Colton Point State Park is a 368-acre (149 ha) Pennsylvania state park
in the United States. It is on the west side of Tioga County's Pine
Creek Gorge, also known as the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania, which is
800 feet (240 m) deep and nearly 4,000 feet (1,200 m) across at this
location. The park, named for Henry Colton, a Williamsport lumberman who
cut timber there starting in 1879, extends from the creek in the bottom
of the gorge up to the rim and across part of the plateau to the west.
Known for its views of the gorge, it offers opportunities for
picnicking, hiking, fishing, hunting, whitewater boating, and camping.
It was chosen by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural
Resources for its "Twenty Must-See Pennsylvania State Parks" list. Pine
Creek has carved the gorge through five major rock formations from the
Devonian and Carboniferous periods. A path along Pine Creek was first
used by Native Americans, then lumbermen, and from 1883 to 1988 it was
the route of a railroad. The gorge was named a National Natural Landmark
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