Poe Paddy State Park is located at the confluence of Big Poe Creek and Penns Creek, a trout angler's paradise featuring the nationally recognized green drake mayfly hatch in June. Hikers also walk Mid State Trail through the 250-foot long Paddy Mountain Railroad Tunnel.
Two small adirondack style lean-tos and 41 tent and trailer campsites are available from the second Friday in April until the end of antlerless deer season in mid-December. Access is not guaranteed in the winter months.
Excellent trout fishing is available in Penns Creek, which flows by the Poe Paddy campground. Fantastic fly hatches emerge from Penns Creek, and the Green Drake Hatch which usually occurs in late May or early June is nationally known.
Six picnic tables and two pavilions with four picnic tables each are available for year-round use. A multiunit playground is also available in the picnicking area.
The Mid State Trail, with orange rectangular blazes passes through Poe Paddy. You can hike through the 250-foot long Paddy Mountain Railroad Tunnel on the Mid State Trail by following the trail upstream along Penns Creek, crossing a pedestrian bridge and then going to the tunnel.
Marked gravel roads in the area are open for registered snowmobiles after antlerless deer season. Please remember roads also are used by motor vehicles.
The food and boat rental concession is open daily from Memorial Day until Labor Day. The boat concession rents small craft with life preservers. A concession stand is operated from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, that sells food, ice, charcoal and other items.
Special picnic tables and parking spaces have been designated through the park. People with disabilities may use park service roads for access upon request at the park office.