There never has to be a dull moment when you are visiting Bedford County. The attractions below can keep you busy and entertained no matter when you visit.


Alum Bank Community Fire Company

6738 King St. Clair Rd./P.O. Box 46
Alum Bank, PA 15521
814-839-2490

The Alum Bank Fire Company is an all-volunteer fire company supplying emergency protection to a small area of rural Bedford County Pennsylvania. We currently perform our duties with approximately 25 active members. Our members are trained to perform these duties prior to taking an active role in the department.

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Allegheny Regional Festival of Books

Septmeber 14-15 in Bedford.

The Allegheny Regional Festival of Books is an annual festival to celebrate authors, community, and literacy. The main day of the festival features an author tent, children's tent, live storytelling, poetry readings, writing classes, and walking tours.

Contact Ron at:
814-515-2570

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Bedford County Historical Society Annual Quilt Show and Sale

6441 Lincoln Highway, Bedford, PA 15522
814-623-2011

Annual quilt show and sale. Show runs the 1st Weekend through 2nd Weekend in October at the Bedford County Historical Society.

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Bedford County Fair

P.O. Box 244 / 108 Telegraph Rd., Bedford, PA 15522
(See calendar for July Fair dates) 
814-623-9011

The Bedford County Fair is located in beautiful south central Pennsylvania. Our Fair promotes excellence in agriculture, and takes pride in the involvement of its many sponsors, committees, volunteers, exhibitors, and fair goers who have created the sense of a strong community spirit that will continue for years!

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The Bedford County Historical Society and Pioneer Library

6441 Lincoln Highway
Bedford, PA 15522
814-623-2011

The county’s most extensive collection of historical and genealogical materials. Providing resources and facilities for a broad spectrum of historical and genealogical research. Numerous programs, activities, exhibits and seminars throughout the year to highlight Bedford County history. Located 3 miles west of Bedford on Rt. 30 at 6441 Lincoln Highway, Bedford. Open 9am.-4pm. Mon.-Fri. and the third Sat. of every month 9am-2pm. 814-623-2011. $5/first hr; $2/hr after.

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Bedford County Players Live Theater

220 Sawblade Rd. Bedford, PA 15522
814-623-7555

The Bedford County Players is Non-Profit Community Theater in Bedford, PA. A place for family and friends to get together and enjoy theater.

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Bedford Elks Country Club

(9-hole Golf - Bowling Alley)
937 S. Richard St.,
Bedford, PA 15522
814-623-9714

Spend your summer relaxing around the pool surrounded by some of Bedford's most picturesque views. Take time off and enjoy a meal at our Arandale Lounge with family and friends. Although we are open to the public for recreational use, our members enjoy special rates and our member lounge to enjoy with family and friends.

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The Bison Corral

2708 Lincoln Hwy.
Schellsburg, PA 15559
814-733-2323

The Bison Corral (Cedarrow's Bison Farm) is located 2 miles west of historic Schellsburg in Bedford County. It's often possible to see the herd from route 30. Our gift shop is on the south side of Route 30 and the bison fields are on the other side of the road. We welcome visitors during our gift shop hours.

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Bloody Run Historical Society & Everett Train Station Museum

Open April - October - Saturdays from 11-4.

49 W. 5th St.
Everett, PA 15537
814-623-3366

Saturdays from 11 - 4 from April through October. There is usually an open house every third Sunday at 2:00pm. Check their website for program info at www.bloodyrunhistory.org. Located at 49 West 5th Street, Everett PA 15537.

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Blue Knob All Seasons Resort

1424 Overland Pass
Claysburg PA 16625
814-239-5111

Experience a unique alpine environment. We're nestled among the highest peaks in the Allegheny Mountains at the northwestern tip of Bedford County,about 2 hours from Wash. D.C., Baltimore and Pittsburgh. Guests are attracted to the solitude of the untamed hardwood forests or challenged by our slopes and trails.

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Blue Knob State Park

124 Park Rd.
Imler, Pa 16655
814-276-3576

Blue Knob State Park: This is our "Big Mountain" park. This year-round wilderness adventure consists of over 5,600 acres of woodland. An extensive hiking trail system offers 17 miles of trails through changing timber types, across cool streams and occasionally passing by pioneer homesteads that are slowly yielding to the forces of nature.

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The Bedford Fine Art Gallery

230 South Juliana St.
Bedford, PA 15522
724-459-0612

"Enriching Today's Décor With Exceptional Paintings From the Past" Rare. Beautiful. Enchanting. Create a nexus within your home--stunning 19th century artwork that complements the color, pattern, texture and design of both historic and modern homes for the next level of self-expression. Capture the wonderful nostalgia of the past by incorporating carefully selected paintings. Sat. 10-5 or 724-459-0612 for appointment.

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Briar Valley Winery

107 East Pitt St.
Bedford, PA 15522
814-623-0900

In historic Bedford, Pennsylvania you will find the first winery in Bedford and the surrounding counties to produce all vinifera wines. We invite you to visit us and experience the pleasure of tasting our wines. Our Tasting Room has a great atmosphere; tables where you can enjoy a romantic glass of wine and tables where you can bring a group of friends and laugh the evening away!

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Broad Top Area Coal Miners Museum

105 Church Street
Robertsdale, PA 16674
814-635-3807

Housed in the former Robertsdale United Methodist Church, the museum contains a large collection of mining memorabilia that focuses on the coal mining and steam railroading history and heritage of the tri-county Broad Top Region of south-central PA. Call 814-635-3807, weekends, April-Oct, or 814-907-1788 for special tours. 105 Church Street, Robertsdale, PA, just off PA Rt. 913. Contact for group tours and special activities. Adults $5, Children $3.

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DelGrosso's Park & Laguna Splash

4352 East Pleasant Valley Blvd.
PO Box 335
Tipton, PA 16684
814-684-3538

Enjoy an Amazing Family-Fun Day at the Park with Great Amusement Park Rides and the Awesome Laguna Splash Water Park. With Free Parking & Free Admission into the Ride Park, you can spend the day enjoying “The Best Amusement Park Food” in a Family-Friendly Place of Fun.  Contact them at 814-684-3538. 4325 East Pleasant Valley Blvd. Tipton, PA, 16684

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Down River Golf Course

18 Holes / Par 72

Rt 30 East of Everett
Everett, PA 15537
(814) 652-5193

Down River Golf Course is positioned along the mountains in South Central Pennsylvania. This family owned, challenging 18-hole course is located just 8 miles from the PA turnpike. The course is surrounded by the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River and has been the nesting place for our very own national bird, the Bald Eagle. Down Rivers flat terrain yet slanted greens has been a local favorite for many years and allows for an enjoyable experience for players of all skill levels.

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Downtown Bedford, Inc.

124 South Juliana St.
Bedford, PA 15522
814-623-0048

For 250 years our streets, taverns, and shops of Bedford have welcomed travelers. Today we continue that rich tradition as we welcome a new generation to discover the joys of our little town. We invite you to join us and share in the passion and talent of our community.

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Fall Foliage Festival

First two weekends in Oct, Downtown Bedford (See Calendar of Events)
PO Box 234, Bedford, PA
814-624-3111

Bedford's Fall Foliage has continually brought people together over crafts, art, music, and fellowship. Centered in the historical downtown, Fall Foliage Festival is bringing the best of local arts, crafts, and culture together in the crisp mountains of central Pennsylvania

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The Farmers and Threshermens Jubilee

Sept 4-8, 2019 - 67th Anniversary
3054 Kingwood Road
Rockwood, PA 15557.
814-624-3111

Where Steam Is King! A country festival celebrating antique machinery and early machines of agricultural life. Steam engines, early gasoline tractors, horse and dog powered machines! Demonstrations, parades and contests. 3054 Kingwood Road, Rockwood, PA 15557. 814-926-3142.

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Fishertown Quaker Museum

3140 Valley Road
Fishertown, PA 15539

724-388-2924

Learn about the interesting history of the Quakers in western Pennsylvania and how they influenced the development of this region. Housed in the 1883 Quaker Meeting House, The Fishertown Quaker Museum has various displays, photographs, educational exhibits, and genealogical information for visitors and researchers alike. Generally open June-August, Sat. and Sun. 1-4. Please call 724-388-2924 or 814-839-2952 to plan your visit. 3140 Valley Rd, Fishertown, PA 15539.

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Fort Bedford Museum

110 Fort Bedford Drive
Bedford , PA 15522
814-623-8891

Fort Bedford was built by the British as part of their fortified supply road, Forbes Trail. The road was the instrument that helped the British eradicate the French presence at Fort Duquesne. The fort was a protector of that road. The museum was constructed near the site of the 1758 fort. Fort Bedford Museum is located in downtown Bedford, 110 Fort Bedford Drive. Admission charged. Group rates available. For more information call 814-623-8891. Open late May-Oct.

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Guided Walking Tours of Historic Bedford

131 S. Juliana St.
Bedford, PA 15522
1-800-765-3331

The Visitors Bureau offers free guided tours of Historic Bedford on Friday afternoons in the summer and fall. The tours start at 3:31 and conclude at 5:00. Think history is boring? Think again.

The history of Bedford County is presented here in a way that young and old can enjoy.

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Grouseland Tours

Bike Tours and Repair, Custom Getaways

467 Robinsonville Road
Clearville  PA  15535

814-784-5000

Welcome to Grouseland Tours, Where biking is more than just an obsession! If you're looking for a unique, memorable, and personalized outdoor adventure, you've come to the right place. At Grouseland, we provide custom getaways for bikers of all experience levels.

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H&BT Rails to Trails of Bedford County

Office: 187 Municipal Rd., Defiance, PA 16633
814-928-5253

The new Huntingdon and Broad Top Rail Trail, which reuses a former railroad right-of-way to provide public recreational along the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River, is now complete! The H&BT Rail Trail is open to hikers and bikers with 10.6 miles of trail open between Riddlesburg at the north end and Tatesville at the south.

Trailhead Locations:

Riddlesburg Park Trailhead

Hopewell Trailhead

Cooper Park Trailhead

Cypher Bridge Trailhead

Tatesville Trailhead


Isett Heritage Museum

1191 Stone Creek Ridge Rd.
Huntingdon, PA 16652
814-643-9600

 Isett Heritage Museum is home to the area’s largest collection of antiques and memorabilia. Family oriented, educational and fun for all ages with exhibits from 1800’s to present day.  We welcome individuals, organizations, churches, schools or bus tours. Explore the themed displays on a fully guided tour or browse at your leisure. 

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King Valley Golf Course

18 Holes / Par 72

132 King Valley Lane
Imler, PA 16655

(814) 239-0199

This family owned course has been open since 2000. This 18 hole course started out as a family farm and has grown into a beautiful layout. Its located 13 miles from the PA turnpike. There is the best of both worlds within this course.. The front 9 allows the golfer to experience hills and turns, as the back 9 gives the golfer an easier, flatter layout.. A practice green and driving range is also available.

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Lincoln Caverns Inc. and Whispering Rocks

7703 William Penn Highway - U.S. Route 22
Huntingdon, Pa. 16652 - 814-643-0268

Over 85 Years of Discovery! Where science and adventure are NATURALLY FUN! Family-friendly, one hour interpretive tours of two spectacular crystal caverns. Educational programs, Raystown Rocks gift shop, primitive camping. Great family events. October Ghosts & Goblins Tours, December Santa in the Cave, February Batfest and June Discovery Days. Closest Cavern to Raystown Lake.

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Mini Golf at Friendship Village

348 Friendship Village Rd.
Bedford, PA 15522
814-623-1677

Something for everyone at Friendship Village RV Campground and you don't have to be a camper to enjoy these activities.

Miniature golf, as well as paddle boat and row boat rentals, fishing, swimming, fun barn etc.

Located 2 miles west of Bedford, along route 30. Turn north onto Friendship Village Road.

 

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The National Museum of the American Coverlet

322 South Juliana St.
Bedford, PA 15522
814-623-1588

The National Museum of the American Coverlet is America’s only full-time, year-round, independent institution devoted to antique woven coverlets. Stop by for an informal guided tour.

Check out the changing exhibitions, special events, workshops and classes – and unique Museum Shop. What’s a coverlet?

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Old Bedford Village

220 Sawblade Rd.
Bedford, PA
15522
814-623-1156

Old Bedford Village welcomes you to discover America's history. Our living history village brings the past into the present. Old Bedford Village offers a rich variety of educational and entertainment activities.

Visitors of all ages will enjoy our military and civilian re-enactments, colonial crafts, exhibits and instructions, festivals, murder mystery evenings, old fashioned Christmas celebrations and more.

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Olde Bedford Brewing Company

109 Railroad Street 
Bedford, PA 15522
907-229-7942

Our beers are crafted with spring water and often hops grown on our own Hideaway Ranch, in the mountains of Bedford County. As we create new brews, we will surprise your taste buds with unique and delicious flavors along with traditional brews we are sure you will love.

We built our brewery in Historic Downtown Bedford, where we can embrace the History of “Olde Bedford” while making it close and convenient to the public.

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Omni Bedford Springs Resort Golf Course

2138 Business 220
Bedford, PA
15522
814-623-8100

Omni Bedford Springs Resort is proud to be home of one of the country’s first golf courses. This course has undergone a total renovation overseen by noted classic golf course restoration architect Ron Forse, restoring it to its original course layout.

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Omni Bedford Springs Resort Spa

2138 Business 220
Bedford, PA
15522
814-623-8100

This pampering 30,000-square-foot destination spa, is one of the few spas in the country utilizing natural spring water in all of its treatments. The spa's treatments are actually inspired by the resort's eight mineral springs, first used by the local Native Americans for their healing properties.

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PA Consort Society

See Calendar of Events for live performance schedule.

PO Box 535, Bedford, PA
814-623-5188

The PA Consort is an all volunteer organization committed to bringing outstanding musicians to Bedford, PA for concerts and educational workshops.

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Ridgetop Orchards

2953 Valley Road
Fishertown, PA 15539
814-839-4181

Ridgetop Orchards... purveyors of locally grown cherries, peaches & apples for over 35 years. We invite you to come taste the fruits of our labor! Pick your own cherries in June. Fresh peaches in August. Apple varieties August - December. Signature fruit jams, butters & sauces available throughout the year. Porch store located in Fishertown, PA - about 8 scenic miles from Bedford. Open seasonally, August - December, Monday - Saturday 9 - 5. Visit us on our porch or order online today!

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Shawnee State Park

132 State Park Road
Schellsburg, PA 15559
814-733-4218

Shawnee State Park: Shawnee is our "Lake Park". Located along Route 30 near Schellsburg, Shawnee consists of 3,983 acres with a 451 acre lake. Picnic tables and fire rings are available. Non-powered and electric boats are permitted with a permit or registration. Rentals available. A 12 mile hiking / biking system is also suitable for cross country skiing.

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Warriors Path State Park

1153 Warriors Path Road
Saxton, PA 16678
814-658-3847

Warriors Path State Park: This small park (334 acres) is located 2 miles south of Saxton (near the northeastern tip of Bedford County). This finger of land is bounded on 3 sides by the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River. This is a good area for canoing/kayaking or perhaps a picnic.

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Wilderness Adventures Kennel

Herb and Jamie Brambley - Owners
Please call for an appointment.
Breezewood, PA 15533
814-735-3225

You could also become introduced to the husky working dog and the many tasks they perform. Whether it’s pulling a bike, cart, four wheeler, or dogsled, these animals will amaze you with their grace, beauty and intelligence. Meet the dogs at Wilderness Adventures Kennel and learn to harness and bootie a dog, and then hang on for a ride. Call 814-735-3225 for kennel tours, directions, and more information.

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