Keeping It Cool Outdoors in Clearfield County, PA

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Summer can be just downright muggy and miserable for some places. But, Clearfield County finds average temperatures in the low 80s during the summer with moderate humidity.

Why?

Simply put , it’s mountainous terrain keeps things a bit more comfy in the Summer months. And that summer comfort offers plenty for those that like to be outdoors without the sweat.

  • Mid-June is an exceptional time to see the Mountain Laurel in full bloom along the trails in Quehanna and at Wopsononock. Animal life is teeming as well; hibernation season is over, and mothers are teaching their young how to navigate and safely explore the region’s hills and valleys.
  • Clearfield County has miles of largely navigable streams and lakes; you can drop your anchor and patiently wait, put on the waders and get some quality fly fishing in, or simply have a seat at streamside and plop a baby night-crawler into the water.
  • Kids will enjoy dropping their line off of several bridges along the West Bank of the Susquehanna River. Hog Back Bridge, RT 879, is located between Curwensville and Clearfield or you can travel further down the river and stop at the Hyde Bridge, Market Street Bridge or the Nichols Street Bridge.
  • With over 30 Hiking trails with various degrees of difficulty, hiking in Clearfield County is for everyone during the Summer months.
  • 102 Miles of the West Branch Susquehanna River is located in the boundaries of Clearfield County. Numerous lakes and rivers also give canoers and kayakers a variety of challenges across Clearfield County. Whether it’s a nice easy paddle or whitewaters you are looking for, cooling off in the summer couldn’t be easier!
  • Visit Clearfield County offers five trails for your next geocaching adventure. Use their CCGT passport to collect 20 codes found within each cache on any of our trails and redeem it for a collectible geocoin. If you complete all five CCGT trails and have your passport validated, you will receive a trackable geocoin. Take a step back in time on the Forgotten Clearfield County Geotrail or pay tribute to those who have served and currently serve on our Hometown Heroes Geotrail. The Waterways Geotrail reveals a new fishing spot and hidden streams that feed the West Branch of the Susquehanna River. If you’re looking to explore the wilderness, try the Parks and Recreation Geotrail, which is sure to give you a breath of fresh air. The oldest geotrail, Cemeteries, leads geocachers to large, small, and hidden plots.

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