Places to Play in Franklin, PA

Franklin located in the beautiful rolling hills of Northwestern PA along the confluence of the Allegheny River and French Creek. There are plenty of outdoor activities to keep you busy while you’re in town for The Pepper Festival!

Allegheny Valley Trails Network

Over 50 miles of abandoned railway in the Allegheny River watershed converted into multipurpose, non-motorized recreational trails <MORE INFO>

Victorian Architecture Walking Tours

Franklin’s Historic District is one of Pennsylvania’s architectural gems, with over 20 different styles of architecture; more than 200 significant buildings and one of the most intact Victorian Business Districts in the Commonwealth. Franklin has examples of every major architectural style from 1830 through 1930.. <MORE INFO>

Barrow-Civic Theatre

A completely-renovated art deco theater, striving to create a legacy of quality entertainment by tapping the resources of all age groups, and encouraging the pursuit of artistic talents. <MORE INFO>

Oil Creek State Park

The Oil Creek Valley is the site of the world’s first commercial oil well. Oil Creek State Park tells the story of the early petroleum industry by interpreting oil boomtowns, oil wells, and early transportation. Scenic Oil Creek carves a valley of deep hollows, steep hillsides, and wetlands. <MORE INFO>

Two Mile Run County Park

Two Mile Run County Park is a nearly 2,695 acre park with a 144 acre lake. The park hosts nearly 38 miles of trails that make it a year-round place to have fun and enjoy the great outdoors. <MORE INFO>

A Golfer’s Paradise

The Franklin area is home to seven golf courses: Cross Creek Resort, Lucky Hills, River Ridge, Sleepy Hollow, Wanango Country Club, White Tail Run, and Speer’s Public Golf Course.