Tionesta is a charming town located on the banks of the Wild & Scenic Allegheny River. The Market Village is a must-see attraction that offers shoppers a collection of local merchants offering a variety of handmade treasures. Early summer, is Firefly season when the night is fielded with a spectacular synchronized light show in the Allegheny National Forest. Each July, cowboys and cowgirls compete in the 3-night outdoor Allegheny Mountain Championship Rodeo. The town’s Native American heritage is celebrated each August with the Tionesta Indian Festival. Tionesta boasts Pennsylvania’s only in-land functioning lighthouse, which open for tours several times per year.
Along with the rich variety of outdoor adventures, several camping opportunities are available, including 600 campsites, equestrian, RV, backpacking, and campgrounds. Camping reservations (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov
Hundreds of miles of trails designated for hiking, biking, equestrian, x-country skiing, snowmobiling and ATVing. Outdoor recreation including swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, picnicking and camping.
The Seneca named this area "where the water separates the land". Seven islands totaling 368 acres are designated as part of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
Year round lodging in the Allegheny National Forest. Late 18th century farmhouse bed and breakfast. Cabins available April-November. Home of the PA Firefly Festival.
Relaxed country dining. Features include steaks, seafood, prime rib, awesome burgers and much more. Gift Shop. Rt. 666 Kellettville. 12 miles NE of Tionesta. V/MC/DIS