Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center

Family Fun

400 Discovery Road, Petersburg, PA 16669
Phone: (814) 863-2000

Shaver’s Creek is Penn State University’s nature center and environmental education laboratory seeking to enhance the quality of life by providing exemplary outdoor learning opportunities.

Located twelve miles south of State College and the main campus of Penn State University, this multifaceted center offers environmental education programs for group visits, natural and cultural history exhibits, live birds of prey, amphibians and reptiles, hiking trails, native plant gardens, and more.

The raptor center, providing perpetual care and housing for eagles, falcons, hawks and owls, is one of the few federally and state-licensed raptor facilities in Pennsylvania.