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In Happy Valley for your COVID vaccine?

It is great news that the vaccine is accessible to all. Pennsylvania has set up a Regional Vaccine Clinic at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College. What else is there to do while you are in Happy Valley for your vaccine...read on.

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Millbrook Marsh Nature Center Artwalk is Open Now Through February 21, 2021

A new and very fun project has just opened at the Millbrook Marsh Nature Center. CRPR has added color and cheerfulness along the Millbrook Marsh Nature Center’s Boardwalk to encourage Happy Valley residents and visitors to get outside and enjoy nature. We want to lift people’s spirits during the winter months!

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See Happy Valley’s Top Spots Via an Interactive Geocaching Tour

Whether you’re a longtime Centre County resident or a visitor stopping by for the first time, see more of beautiful Happy Valley with a unique way to explore some of the area’s most interesting spots: the new Visit Centre County GeoTour from Centre Region Parks & Recreation and the Happy Valley Adventure Bureau, launching July 2020.

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Happy Valley Agventures

Happy Valley is a place where fresh picked takes on a whole new meaning and the produce section is simply called, nature. Come explore all the Agriculture Adventures waiting to be discovered.

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GRIT Gravel Grinder brings mixed surface biking to Rothrock State Park in 2021

On the edge of State College, Rothrock State Forest offers over 200,000 acres of forested ridges and rhododendron-lined streams, as well as over a hundred miles of trails. This swath of public land has long been a favorite haunt for hikers, trail runners and mountain bikers, but in recent years, a new user group has been flocking to the forest to enjoy its 200-plus miles of gravel roads and snowmobile trails.

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PAWsitive News for Pets

The perfect places in Happy Valley that are welcome to dogs...and people. Hotels, restaurants, attractions and more, open to you and your furry best friend.

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau cannot stress enough that we believe in responsible and safe travel. We do encourage visitors planning business or leisure travel to Happy Valley to refer to the following resources for reliable information and updates regarding COVID-19. Please keep in mind that some articles on this blog were written in a different age pre-virus. Please refer to the individual business websites for current status and hours available. HVAB links to business and other appropriate pages at every opportunity.