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Sand Bridge State Park
IUCN Category III (Natural Monument)
SBSP Rapid Run 1.JPG
Rapid Run passes through Sand Bridge State Park
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Location Lewis, Union, Pennsylvania, United States
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Elevation 1,572 ft (479 m)
Established 1978
Visitors 17,000
Governing body Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Website Sand Bridge State Park

Sand Bridge State Park is a Pennsylvania state park on 3 acres (0.01 km2) in Lewis Township, Union County, Pennsylvania in the United States. The park is the smallest state park in Pennsylvania and consists of a picnic area just off Pennsylvania Route 192. It has three picnic pavilions that were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Rapid Run, a trout stream that is stocked by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, flows through Sand Bridge State Park. The park attracted 17,000 visitors in 2008. The name Sand Bridge remains a mystery. No one, according to the parks official website knows why the area is known as Sand Bridge. The park is surrounded by Bald Eagle State Forest and became a Pennsylvania State park in 1978.

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