Bridgeview B&B
810 South Main Street
Marysville, PA 17053
Email:
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Phone: (717) 957-2438

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Little Buffalo State Park Hiking Trails

Certain places just attract people. The cool, clear water of Little Buffalo Creek has been attracting people for centuries. American Indians frequented Little Buffalo Creek on hunting trips. Farmers and merchants used to gossip and pass news while the grain was ground at Shoaff's Mill. Nearby, merchants, local people and travelers met at Blue Ball Tavern. Today, thousands of people meet at Little Buffalo State Park in the beautiful fall weather as the leaves change and the air grows crisp to picnic, fish, and hike on 8 miles of different trail routes.
Sturdy footwear is recommended because of rocky footing on some of the trails.
Little Buffalo Creek Trail: 1 mile, easiest hiking, located at the west end of the park, offers hikers the beauty and sounds of water and good opportunities for seeing wildlife.
Exercise Trail: 1.2 miles, easiest hiking, mowed path, has 18 permanent stations where hikers can do many different exercises. It's a good trail on which to see bluebirds.
Blue Ball Trail: 0.25 mile, easiest hiking, is ADA accessible from East Picnic Area and runs near Blue Ball Tavern.
Campground Spur: 0.5 mile, easiest hiking, begins at the campground pond. It drops down an easy grade in a hollow.
Fisherman's Trail: 1 mile, easiest hiking, wanders through a mature hemlock forest where the dense canopy allows very little sunlight to reach the forest floor. A vista overlooking the lake and dam is on the east end of the trail.
Mill Race Trail: 0.5 mile, easiest hiking, can be accessed by Shoaff's Mill, and follows the stream and the mill race. By Furnace Run hikers can find pieces of slag.
Middle Ridge Trail: 2.5 miles, most difficult hiking, runs to the west end of the park. It offers many short, steep climbs while traveling through a variety of habitats. Open fields feature nice views of the lake.
Buffalo Ridge Trail: 1.5 miles, most difficult hiking, runs to the Newport and Sherman's Valley Railroad trace, and, as it winds up the ridge offers glimpses of the area's industrial history. A hardwood forest with scattered hemlock giants covers the area today. Look for flat areas of dark ground where wood was stacked, and burned slowly to make charcoal.
After a long day of hiking and seeing all the beautiful colors the fall season has to offer, make the Bridgeview Bed and Breakfast your Central PA lodging destination. Come and relax in a warm cozy room with private bath, Wifi and tasty breakfast to start your day! Enjoy the beauty of fall in the Susquehanna Valley from the large deck, covered porches or indoor sitting room. Visit us online, and be sure to check Trip Advisor for guest comments, then call 717-957-2438 to book your stay.
Visit The Pennsylvania State Museum

The State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg PA offers many exhibits from history to wildlife on three different floors.
On the first floor you will find, Pennsylvania Icons, Village Square, and Memorial Hall. The second floor includes, Transportation & Industry, Objects of Valor: Commemorating the Civil War in Pennsylvania, and the Anthropology and Archaeology Gallery. Up on the third floor you will find the Mammal Hall, Life through Time and the Hall of Geology. There is something for everyone to see and learn when you experience the Pennsylvania State Museum.
Another great experience in Central Pennsylvania, is lodging at The Bridgeview Bed & Breakfast . Located on the Susquehanna River, the view at our establishment is incredible!! With our wrap around deck and indoor observation room, your viewing and photography possibilities are endless! At The Bridgeview, there are comfortable rooms with private baths, Wifi, freshly prepared breakfasts and plenty of space to kick back and relax. Check our reviews, visit us on the web and call 717-957-2438 to book your room!
There is something at The Bridgeview B&B for everyone!!!
Variety is the Spice of Life!!

What makes the area in and around Harrisburg Pennsylvania such a great place to railfan?
That's easy! Variety and Activity!!!
A diverse mix of train types: intermodal; manifest; unit trains of coal, grain, oil, ethanol, steel slabs; diesel and electric passenger; foreign power, including export locos; and of course Heritage Units!!
Multiple choices of lines to railfan; Norfolk Southern has six different mainlines, two industrial branches, three major yards and the Enola Diesel shop; there is Amtrak's Electrified Keystone line; and several independent short lines. Take your pick!!
Harrisburg is already a busy hub for Norfolk Southern, and rail traffic has grown tremendously resulting in greater levels of train frequency. NS is currently rebuilding older locomotives (both General Electric and Electro Motive) plus using distributed power on select trains.
With all the numerous different trains and rail lines converging in Harrisburg it is easy to see why Central PA is a terrific area for train watching.
Come see for yourself!! Call 717-957-2438 to book a room at The Bridgeview Bed & Breakfast where we put you right in the middle of all the action!! Surround yourself with trains and a magnificent view of world famous Rockville Bridge!! Take a virtual tour of The Bridgeview and visit Trip Advisor to see why our guests keep returning again and again!!
Also be sure to visit us on Facebook for daily pictures, updates and customer comments!!!
Fall on the Susquehanna River

Nothing says Rest & Relaxation like a leisurely canoe or kayak trip on the Susquehanna River, a shaded stroll through the woods full of multi colored leaves, or to simply sit back and take in the vibrant mountainous backdrop.
The Bridgeview Bed and Breakfast has wrap around decks, covered porches and an indoor observation room to offer multiple angles of our beautiful and famous surroundings. Enjoy the extraordinary views of the 110 plus year old stone arch Rockville Bridge, Blue Mountains, Susquehanna River, and wildlife all together in one picture perfect setting! A perfect place for photography, nature, train watching, and family getaways. The Bridgeview B&B features a private bath in each comfortable room, Wifi, A/C, tasty breakfasts and a relaxed atmosphere that will make you feel right at home! It's like staying with old friends!
So, visit our website for rates and information, check out Facebook for current pictures and guest comments, plus reviews on Trip Advisor!!!!
Just call 717-957-2438 to make The Bridgeview Bed and Breakfast your fall lodging destination and enjoy all the beauty that Central Pennsylvania has to offer!

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