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Guidebook for Venango County

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Guidebook for Venango County

Activities
Things to do and see around The Bowman House.
Amazing bike trail close The Bowman House connects three small towns along the Allegheny River. Also part of the Erie to Pittsburgh trail. http://erietopittsburghtrail.org/
Samuel Justus Recreation Trail
Amazing bike trail close The Bowman House connects three small towns along the Allegheny River. Also part of the Erie to Pittsburgh trail. http://erietopittsburghtrail.org/
County park 5 minutes from The Bowman House; nice little lake for kayaking or canoeing, small beach in the summer. Hiking trails. They sometimes have moonlight hikes when there is a full moon. The park is 2,695 acres of mostly wooded land with 20 miles of trail suitable for mountain bikes. The trails are primarily single- track and challenging.
Two Mile Run County Park
471 Beach Road
County park 5 minutes from The Bowman House; nice little lake for kayaking or canoeing, small beach in the summer. Hiking trails. They sometimes have moonlight hikes when there is a full moon. The park is 2,695 acres of mostly wooded land with 20 miles of trail suitable for mountain bikes. The trails are primarily single- track and challenging.
Ride a train through the valley that changed the world.
Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad
409 S Perry St
Ride a train through the valley that changed the world.
Kayak and Canoe rentals, YakNJava, themed excursions.
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Outdoor Allegheny River Services
250 Elk St
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recommandé par les habitants
Kayak and Canoe rentals, YakNJava, themed excursions.
Arts & Culture
Museums, shows, etc.
Excellent productions are staged by local theater group.
Barrow-Civic Theatre
1223 Liberty Street
Excellent productions are staged by local theater group.
small but fascinating local museum featuring interactive exhibits.
Venango Museum of Art Science & Industry
270 Seneca St
small but fascinating local museum featuring interactive exhibits.
Great little collection of antique musical instruments, bandboxes, player pianos, and other entertainment devices of the past.
Debence Antique Music World
1261 Liberty Street
Great little collection of antique musical instruments, bandboxes, player pianos, and other entertainment devices of the past.
The Birthplace of the oil industry.
Drake Well Museum
202 Museum Ln
The Birthplace of the oil industry.
Everything Else
Additional information about the area.
Large national wildlife refuge near Big Oak Ridge.
Erie National Wildlife Refuge Admin Building And Visitor Contact Station
11296 Wood Duck Lane
Large national wildlife refuge near Big Oak Ridge.
Our County
Venango County
Our County
Victorian downtown with lots of cool shops
Franklin
Victorian downtown with lots of cool shops
Small town just up the river from Franklin, 20 minutes from The Bowman House.
Oil City
Small town just up the river from Franklin, 20 minutes from The Bowman House.
Emlenton is a terminal stop on the Allegheny River trail.
Emlenton
Emlenton is a terminal stop on the Allegheny River trail.
Titusville is notable as the birthplace of the oil industry and for a number of years, the leading oil producing area in the world.
Titusville
Titusville is notable as the birthplace of the oil industry and for a number of years, the leading oil producing area in the world.
Meadville was the first permanent settlement in northwest Pennsylvania.
Meadville
Meadville was the first permanent settlement in northwest Pennsylvania.
Food Scene
They grind their own beans.
Bossa Nova Coffee Roastery
1236 Liberty Street
They grind their own beans.
Fine Dining in downtown Franklin.
Bella Cucina
1234 Liberty Street
Fine Dining in downtown Franklin.
Trails To Ales Brewery
1270 Liberty St
Benjamin's Roadhouse
1411 Liberty St
Nightlife
Red Bandana Winery hip little winery in Franklin. https://rbandanawinery.com/
1276 Liberty St
1276 Liberty Street
Red Bandana Winery hip little winery in Franklin. https://rbandanawinery.com/
Grumpy Goat Distillery
1235 Liberty St
Biking, Hiking, Kayaking
The Bowman House is a great place to stay if you like to bike, hike, kayak or canoe. Allegheny river, French Creek, Two Mile Lake, Lake Wilhelm are all within easy reach. The Bowman House is a very rural setting, with an abundance of safe, low traffic roads that create various length "loops" that radiate from Bowman Road. Local parks provide paths for mountain biking and hiking.
The village of Sunville is just one of many local, history filled villages that you can easily bike to from The Bowman House.
Sunville
The village of Sunville is just one of many local, history filled villages that you can easily bike to from The Bowman House.
Nice little lake for kayaking or canoeing. Seasonal boat rentals available.
Justus Lake
Nice little lake for kayaking or canoeing. Seasonal boat rentals available.
Goddard State Park has a really nice bike trail that loops around Lake Wilhelm. The lake is great for kayaking, canoeing, and fishing.
Maurice K Goddard State Park
684 Lake Wilhelm Road
Goddard State Park has a really nice bike trail that loops around Lake Wilhelm. The lake is great for kayaking, canoeing, and fishing.
The roads around The Bowman House have little traffic and are safe for biking. The small communities in the surrounding area offer great scenery, and the hills add challenge to the rides.
473 Bowman Rd
473 Bowman Road
The roads around The Bowman House have little traffic and are safe for biking. The small communities in the surrounding area offer great scenery, and the hills add challenge to the rides.