Photo courtesy of Menahem Thalkar

Tionesta Area

Picturesque says it all! Nestled in a valley on the edge of the Wild & Scenic Allegheny River, at the juncture of Tionesta Creek and under the beacon of the Tionesta Lighthouse, Tionesta exudes Americana. "A special place with a relaxed pace", Tionesta has all the amenities you need but without the hurry and worry you don't! The region's western gateway to the Allegheny National Forest and Pennsylvania Wilds is the town of Tionesta. Located in a picturesque valley alongside the Wild & Scenic Allegheny River, countless outdoor recreation lovers begin their "natural escape" vacation here.

Canoeing & kayaking the river and streams, boating on the lake, fishing, hiking and horseback riding can be experienced in this wooded paradise. Cabins, campgrounds, B&Bs and family-owned motels are all available for your custom nature-based vacation. The Native American heritage of the town is celebrated each August with the week-long Tionesta Indian Festival. Community spirit runs year-round, as the merchants of this rural community welcome you into the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of their shops. As the Western Gateway to the PA Wilds, Tionesta begins your journey the right way.

There's just so much for you to do!

  • Canoeing, kayaking, and boating
  • Horseback riding
  • Camping
  • Tionesta Indian Festival
  • Fishing
  • Hiking

Upcoming Events in the Tionesta Area

PA Firefly Festival

June 27, 2015

Allegheny Mt. Championship Rodeo

July 23, 2015

Allegheny Mt. Championship Rodeo

July 24, 2015

See the full Calendar of Events




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Tionesta, PA 16353