Friends of Greenwood Furnace, Whipple Dam and Penn Roosevelt

State Parks

Special Events

SnowFest & Polar Plunge-Jan. 19, 2019-11 am-4pm

GREENWOOD FURNACE - Alright…who’s ready for some SNOW!!! Our Snowfest is all about embracing the cold & snow by enjoying different forms of outdoor recreation - don’t hibernate, recreate!

  • Featured Event: 1 pm - Greenwood Furnace 5 mile running race
  • Featured Event: 3 pm - Juniata Valley YMCA Polar Plunge
  • 11 am - 4 pm - Free Fat Bike Demo/Trial
  • 11 am - 12pm - Ice Harvesting
  • 1 pm - 3 pm - Live Music
  • 1 pm - Bonfire on the beach
  • 2 pm - Smokey Bear
  • Plus ice skating, broom ball, and winter camping at the park
  • Location: Greenwood Park. For more information contact the park at 814-667-1800 or email at:

Polar Plunge-Pano

FUN ON THE BEACH DAY!-2018 - August 3rd AND 4TH

This is one of our favorite events; Enjoy the free kayaking (all equipment supplied), face painting, a swimming race across the lake, and cap the evening off with a bonfire and great concert by local artist. Location: Greenwood Furnace Park.

Whipple lake summer concert series

There are four concerts scheduled and attendance is free! Eat some popcorn and enjoy the bonfire on the beach, or paddle your kayak around the lake while listening to a variety of bands. The concerts dates are listed on the events side-bar on the home page, but are typically held the 3rd Saturday of each month. 

Holiday Open House - December 1, 1-4 pm

Come to the festivities and take part in a variety of holiday traditions. Activities include:

  • Make old-fashioned tree ornaments
  • Ride a HORSE-DRAWN carriage through the park!
  • Visit with old Saint Nick himself!
  • See the Victorian Christmas tree decorations
  • And don't miss the hot cider and home made cookies, especially the cookies...





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