Camping at Pennsylvania’s Little Pine State Park

Camping at Pennsylvania’s Little Pine State Park (Location)

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May 5, 2012: We had arrived at Little Pine State Park early enough the day before to have time to set up our tent and then hop back in the car and drive down to Woolrich, PA where my wife wanted to take a look at what the Woolrich outlet store had to offer. While we were away from the campground, a really nasty storm moved up the valley with lots of thunder and lightning and lots of rain. Everyone we met in the morning wondered how we had weathered the storm. Since we had been in Woolrich, where the storm wasn’t too bad, all we could say was, “Sorry, missed it!” 🙂 Continue reading

Lake Shore Trail – Little Pine State Park, Pennsylvania

Lake Shore Trail – Little Pine State Park, Pennsylvania

The Lake Shore Trail begins at the top of the dam and then follows along the shoreline on the east side of the man-made lake that has formed behind the Little Pine Creek control dam. (Route). On the way up the road to the start of the trail we had been entertained by a number of Zebra Swallowtail butterflies.  There were a number of different varieties of butterflies visible among the native flowers growing among the rocks and soil of the dam embankment but enough of a breeze was blowing to keep the butterflies airborne when we were in the area. I would return later to spend more time photographing the butterflies.

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