We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cherry Springs State Park

4639 Cherry Springs Road, Coudersport, PA 16915
+1 814-435-5010
Review Highlights
Light Show

Spent about 5 hours on the public observation field for the Perseids meteor show, watched moonrise... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
Ignore Curmudgeon Below

Despite the complainer below and their disdain for the park being shared with everyone, this is an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa K
via mobile
Read all 174 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“milky way” (49 reviews)
“new moon” (16 reviews)
4639 Cherry Springs Road, Coudersport, PA 16915
+1 814-435-5010
Write a Review
Reviews (174)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent about 5 hours on the public observation field for the Perseids meteor show, watched moonrise then headed out. Saw a good number of "shooting stars" and the milky way for the first time in years. It was cold, for August, had fleece blankets and...More

Thank hoheit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite the complainer below and their disdain for the park being shared with everyone, this is an awesome place to visit. It is a dark zone with restrictions on lighting when visiting in the dark. This makes it an exceptional place to view the night...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drive to Cherry Springs State Park is very scenic and enjoyable. it is the only darkest site on East coast with Gold designation for dark skies. Astronomy field is for serious and long term all night star gazing. You can reserve astronomy domes on park...More

Thank Koolboyz2004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time stargazers and we had a great experience. Plenty of parking and room for blankets and chairs. We were able to hear the DCNR speaker as well and was very informative. Highly recommend!

Thank ajjarm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seeing the stars I used to see in my childhood and youth was like seeing old friends. Amazing. We went during the new moon so that we could see the Milky Way, but I would go back anytime. It's a short walk from the parking...More

Thank Rozmova5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cherry Springs State Park is a wonderful little place to visit and view celestial bodies in all of their glory! This was my third time there to photograph the Milky Way, which was simply stunning last night. I have camped there with my granddaughter/adventure partner...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Helpful hints: Schedule during a new moon so you can see the Milky Way. Autumn is a great time because there is less chance of haze. Loved it! It was horizon to horizon filled with stars. Super helpful park rangers gave a great program. Every...More

1  Thank MitziMagic
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Went with the family last night on an impromptu visit. The night was cool and clear and the only downside to the stars was a bright half moon. The guides there were informative and patient and my young daughter was wowed by the telescopes they...More

Thank dardyfamily
Reviewed 3 July 2017

As I sit here and read all of the rave reviews about Cherry Springs, I feel compelled to tell everyone about the old Cherry Springs; the one with the air strip, the nostalgic hangars, the no reservation camping, the peace and the quiet… the Cherry...More

7  Thank Amy M
Reviewed 12 June 2017

we visited Cherry Springs State park during a recent visit to Coudersport, PA. The evening program began around 9 or 930pm and continued on until after 1030; the program may have continued on even later as the staff and volunteers seemed to be willing to...More

2  Thank rachel M
Nearby Restaurants
Brick House Deli
29 reviews
17.07 km away
Olga Gallery, Cafe, & Bistro
133 reviews
20.65 km away
The Costello Inn
7 reviews
21.14 km away
The Farm At Pine Creek
5 reviews
15.54 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Pennsylvania Lumber Museum
57 reviews
13.07 km away
Ole Bull State Park
7 reviews
16.55 km away
Austin Dam Memorial Park
15 reviews
23.59 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
21 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Richard G | Reviewed this property |
Also the toilets are vault type.
James C
6 May 2017|
Response from Mechelle P | Reviewed this property |
It's an open field, so possibly not. Best bet for that would be Lyman Run State Park in Galeton, PA