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Bernel Road Park

located at 2501 Bernel Road
State College, PA 16803
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This 74-acre park is owned by Patton Township. The township completed the Phase 1 development of the park at a total cost of $2.1 million.

As authorized by the CRPR Board, Centre Region Parks & Recreation assumed operation of the new park on 1 Nov 2012.  Come explore this exciting park area!

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The Phase 1 features include:

  • Airport-themed play equipment areas with safety surfacing,
  • 18-hole Disk Golf course,Picnic Pavilion available year-round for group reservations - or free family-group use if not reserved,4 tennis courts. An additional 9-holes is being developed by Patton Twp.
  • Paved perimeter walking trails,
  • Paved parking area,
  • Portable toilet unit.
  • The park is open during daylight hours only.

Walking Trail Information:
Trail distance of the outside perimeter is 0.8 miles.
If walked as a Figure-8 loop, the distance is 1.0 mile. The ADA portion (which is the “upper” part, the path section that surrounds the play equipment and Great Lawn) of the Figure-8 loop is 0.5 miles.

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The CRPR Authority is a publicly-funded, municipal agency serving 5 municipalities since 1966. The Authority also maintains 501c3 status.
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