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Public input wanted on results of state park survey


A preliminary report gleaned from results of an extensive two-year survey seeking public input on the future of Pennsylvania’s state parks has been released.

“Commenting on everything from pets in campgrounds to trails and beaches, thousands commented on what they like, dislike and hope to see someday in their state parks,” said Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn.

“This information shaped recommendations that will help in the creation of a strategic plan to ensure the Pennsylvania state park system remains ... relevant and valuable...”

The Bureau of State Parks’ website now features downloadable information detailing survey findings and includes a public comment tool to address recommendations suggested as a result of this input.

In addition, Nockamixon State Park and other parks across the state are scheduling public meetings. The Nockamixon meeting is at 8 p.m. Nov. 7, at the Environmental Education Center at Nockamixon State Park. Park in lot #12. For handicapped parking, call 215-529-7300 option 6. Bring a flashlight. For state park information, visit