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The Wellsboro Department of Parks and Recreation operates and maintains 6 area parks encompassing 497 acres of parkland.  All parks open at SUNRISE and close at SUNSET with the exception of Packer Park court areas which are open until 11:00 p.m. for lighted tennis & basketball play.


Wellsboro Parks and Recreation is a "Young Lungs At Play" participant.

When you see the YLAP posted sign, please refrain from using tobacco products in these restricted areas. 

Let's give our youngsters "Clean Air To Breathe!"

* Packer Park Playground 

*  Packer Park Picnic Pavilion 

*  Packer Park Swimming Pool 

*  Woodland Park Playground 

*  Woodland Park Picnic Pavilion(s) 

* Charleston Recreation Area ballfields (5) 

*  Meade Recreation Area - Jr. League ballfield


Wellsboro Parks


Packer Pool & Park swimming-pool-wellsboro.png

Lighted tennis courts, basketball court, picnic pavilion, playground, Community Center, volleyball court, Olympic Outdoor Swimming Pool, passive areas. Located on Queen Street, one block from the Wellsboro Diner. Come beat the heat at Packer Pool. Daily rates available as well as individual and family memberships. Senior Citizens are always admitted free!


Woodland Park

Picnic pavilions, walking trails, barbecue pit, playground, basketball court, horseshoe pits, passive areas. Take Bryden Street off of east avenue. Enjoy the tranquility of a wooded setting. Quiet lunches, a walk with nature, or just sit back and soak in the sounds. A quiet oasis in the hustle & bustle of life.


Nessmuk Lake nessmuk-lake.png

Fishing, boating (electric motors only), picnic pavilion, group barbecue pit, walking path, heli-pad. Located on Rt. 287 on the border of the Borough of Wellsboro and Delmar Township line. A cooperative effort between the Borough of Wellsboro, Soil Conservation Service, and the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission. Lake is governed by Pennsylvania Fish Commission rules and regulations. Notice to users - canoes, kayaks, inflatables etc. must be registered if placed on Nessmuk Lake.



Fishing, boat launch (electric motors only), picnic tables, restroom. Located on Round Top Road which can be accessed off of Route 6. The fishing was hot on the opening day of trout season as the banks were literally shoulder to shoulder with anglers of all ages.


Meade Street Recreation Area 

Parks & Recreation Adult Softball Field, Senior Little League ball field, concession stand.  Located on Meade Street in Wellsboro.


Charleston Street Recreation Area

A battery of Little League baseball & softball fields, restrooms, concession stand. Home location for Wellsboro Area Youth Soccer (WAYS).  Located on Charleston Street in Wellsboro.


Wynken, Blynken & Nod "On The Green wellsboro-greenelectronmonkey.com.png

Famous fountain in a picturesque, tranquil setting. The most photographed site in Wellsboro. Located in the center of Wellsboro across from the Tioga County Courthouse.


Photos of Wellsboro by professional photographer, Mark P. Bixby  History of Wynken, Blynken, Nod (click here)

Park Hotline: To report problems in any public park or open space, such as safety concerns, trees that have fallen or have dangerous branches, facility hazards, playground damage, graffiti and vandalism, telephone: 570-724-3186