Sand Bridge State Park
|Sand Bridge State Park|
|Pennsylvania State Park|
|Natural Monument (IUCN III)|
Rapid Run passes through Sand Bridge State Park
|- elevation||1,572 ft (479.1 m) |
|Area||3 acres (1.2 ha) |
|Managed by||Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources|
|Visitation||17,000 (in 2008) |
|Website : Sand Bridge State Park|
Sand Bridge State Park is a Pennsylvania state park on 3 acres (0.01 km2) in Lewis Township, Union County, Pennsylvania in the United States. The park is the smallest state park in Pennsylvania and consists of a picnic area just off Pennsylvania Route 192. It has three picnic pavilions that were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Rapid Run, a trout stream that is stocked by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, flows through Sand Bridge State Park. The park attracted 17,000 visitors in 2008. The name Sand Bridge remains a mystery. No one, according to the parks official website knows why the area is known as Sand Bridge. The park is surrounded by Bald Eagle State Forest and became a Pennsylvania State park in 1978.
- "Sand Bridge State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. August 30, 1990. Retrieved 2007-12-18.
- "Sand Bridge State Park". Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Retrieved 2006-11-15.
- Laeplle, Wayne (May 30, 2009). "State's budget idea baffles Valley anglers, campers". The Daily Item. Retrieved September 14, 2010.
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