Local Resources

If you have a question that is not here, email adventure recreation at adventurerec@athletics.psu.edu.

Appalachian Outdoors
Outdoor gear and clothing retail store. Also provices rental service and is a great source of info about local resources!
http://www.appoutdoors.com/
123 S. Allen St. State College, PA 16801
814-234-3000
The Bicycle Shop
Local bike shop with a large inventory of retail and rental bikes and dedicated staff of mechanics to provide bicycle maintenance and repair.
www.thebicycleshopinc.com
441 West College Ave. State College, PA 16801
814-238-9422
Freeze Thaw
Downtown bike shop that builds, sells, and repairs bikes of all kinds.
http://www.freezethaw.com/gear
109 South Allen St. State College, PA 16801
814-272-0178
Purple Lizard Maps
Excellent trail maps available for several of the local regions (Rothrock, Scotia, and Bald Eagle).
http://www.purplelizard.com
Can be purchased online or at Appalachian Outdoors (see above).
Nittany Mountain Biking Association: NMBA
Connect with other mountain bikers in the area and get beta on local trails.
http://nittanymba.org/
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)
Get information about local state parks and all of the recreational opportunities that they offer.
http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/
Tussey Mountain Outfitters
Retail canoe and kayak store and rentals
308 West Linn Street Bellefonte, PA 16823
814-355-5690
Stone Valley Recreation Area
Hiking, cabin rentals, boating, fishing, and home to Vertical Adventures (high ropes course, outdoor climbing wall, and alpine tower)
http://www.athletics.psu.edu/stonevalley/
325 Charter Oak Road Petersburg, PA 16669
814-863-1164.
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
Penn State's Environmental Center with hiking trails, undergrad programs, birds of prey, kids educational room, and more
http://shaverscreek.org/
3400 Discovery Road Petersburg, PA 16669
814-667-3424

Equipment Rental

Adventure Recreation has a full line of equipment available for rental. You must give at least 24 hours notice through either email or phone call to rent equipment. Drop-in rentals are not guaranteed! Please see rental forms below for our gear list and pricing.