Potter County

They call it God’s country. With 1,192,713 acres of pristine wilderness and over 800 miles of trout streams, it’s easy to see why. In Potter County you’ll see miles of rolling landscape dotted with the most charming country towns.

Potter County 

Mile Markers: 165-200

Tourism Region: Pennsylvania Wilds

 “Do 6” things in to do in Potter County:

1.Discover why timber is the number one industry in Potter County. The Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, commemorates the trials and triumphs of Potter County’s lumbermen - past and present.

2.Take a self-guided tour of Galeton. Exquisite architecture and rich woods bear witness to the area’s lumbering past. of the town and learn about life in the deep Pennsylvania woods.

3.Experience one of the first dark sky preserves in Pennsylvania at Cherry Springs State Park., the park boasts 0% light pollution. The result is an astronomer's paradise.

4.Hike a part of Susqehannock Trail System, an 85-mile loop through the forest.

5.Visit the site of Potter County's worst disaster at remnants of Austin Dam a beautiful park that serves as a memorial to the 89 lives taken when the dam broke in 1911.

6.Spend some time in the historic town of Coudersport. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places, the site has been called "a superb example of 19th century small town America". Victorian-era buildings, artisan shops and restaurants along Main Street give the town an old fashion feel.

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Visit Potter Tioga

2053 Route 660

Wellsboro, PA 16901