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Welcome to Potter County - "God's Country"

They call it "God's Country" and after just one visit, it's easy to see why. Potter County is a haven for those looking to relax and unwind, get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and reconnect with nature. It's also home to the darkest skies and brightest stars in the eastern United States. While we're most famous for our skies, we are down to earth; quirky and authentic; charm not chain; wild yet welcoming; rugged and resourceful. We find great joy in exploration and discovery, and in cultivating relationships between people and the environment. Come visit and enjoy our way of life, if only for a little while.

Do you have a group that needs ideas for a vacation? Potter County has a wide variety of experiences that are suitable for groups… more

Galeton's Famous 4th of July Fireworks & Red Suspenders Weekend

July 3, 2015 - July 4, 2015
Food, vendors and entertainment throughout the weekend. Parade starts at 11 AM Saturday. Be sure to stick around for Galeton's Famous July 4th...more

Night Sky Tour

July 3, 2015 - July 5, 2015
Experience the splendor of the night sky. Observe the constellations through a laser-guided tour conducted by park staff. Hear the legends and myths...more

41st Annual Bark Peelers' Convention

July 4, 2015 - July 5, 2015
Check out the newly renovated PA Lumber Museum and all the new exhibits!  Celebrate the "Woodhicks" of the late 1800s with...more

Night Sky Tour

July 10, 2015 - July 19, 2015
Experience the splendor of the night sky. Observe the constellations through a laser-guided tour conducted by park staff. Hear the legends and myths...more

Eastern Traditional Archery Rendezvous

July 23, 2015 - July 26, 2015
Over 100 dealers plus 8 all 3D courses on over 200 acres with 200 targets representing realistic hunting scenarios. Course, range and balloon shoot...more

Night Sky Tour

July 24, 2015 - July 26, 2015
Experience the splendor of the night sky. Observe the constellations through a laser-guided tour conducted by park staff. Hear the legends and myths...more

79th Annual Potter County Fair

July 26, 2015 - August 1, 2015
Livestock, agriculture, baking and craft competitions, plus carnival rides and all kinds of vendors, food and entertainment! A true...more

64th Annual Woodsmen's Show

July 31, 2015 - August 2, 2015
The three day weekend offers a bit of excitement for everyone! Every event has a connection to Potter County's rich lumbering history. Come see...more

Frosty Hollow Herbal Fair & Country Market

August 1, 2015
Herbs, gardening, nature art and other tours, exhibits and seminars....more

14th Annual Kettle Creek Music Fest

August 7, 2015 - August 8, 2015
A fun-filled weekend with music, entertainment, food and a variety of crafts.  See website for lineup and ticket prices....more

Potter County Bowhunters Festival

August 13, 2015 - August 16, 2015
Archery dealers and vendors, plus 7 courses on over 200 acres with 180 targets representing realistic hunting scenarios. Course, range and balloon...more

13th Annual Austin Dam Show

August 28, 2015 - August 29, 2015
An eclectic mix of great live music!  Multi-media lighshow projected on the Austin Dam ruins after dark!  Join us for a dam good...more
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Get the 2015 Official Potter County Vistors Guide and start planning your trip ...more
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Potter County is located within a single day's drive of every major city in the Northeastern United States ...more