Sand Bridge State Park

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Sand Bridge State Park
Pennsylvania State Park
SBSP Rapid Run 1.JPG
Rapid Run passes through Sand Bridge State Park
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Union
Township Lewis
Location [1]
 - elevation 1,572 ft (479.1 m) [1]
 - coordinates 40°59′54″N 77°06′54″W / 40.99833°N 77.11500°W / 40.99833; -77.11500Coordinates: 40°59′54″N 77°06′54″W / 40.99833°N 77.11500°W / 40.99833; -77.11500
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha) [2]
Founded 1978
Management Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Visitation 17,000 [3]
IUCN category III - Natural Monument
Sand Bridge State Park is located in Pennsylvania
Sand Bridge State Park
Location of Sand Bridge State Park in Pennsylvania
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.[3] 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.[2]


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