Directions

Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is located at 176 Water Company Road in Millersburg, PA 17061

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FROM THE SOUTH (I-81, I-83, Routes 11/15)

The Ned Smith Center is about a one-half hour drive from the intersection of I-81 and Routes 22/322. Follow 22/322 West along the Susquehanna River. At Dauphin you can take Route 225 toward Halifax. (Note: This way will take you over Peter’s Mountain. It is a scenic ride with nice views, but if you or your driver is uncomfortable with heights, you will want to take Route 147).
At Halifax, Route 225 intersects with Route 147. Follow Route 147 North through Halifax (Note: Keep your eye out for a couple of 90 degree turns). Millersburg is about 8 miles ahead on Route 147. Right before entering Millersburg, you will see a large “Welcome to Millersburg” sign. At the top of the hill at the square, take a Right onto Route 209 North. Follow Rt 209 about a mile and a half and go Right onto Water Company Road. The Center entrance is down the hill on the right.
If you chose not to go over Peter’s Mountain, follow 22/322 West towards Clark’s Ferry. Right before you cross the Susquehanna, take Route 147 North to Halifax. You will eventually come to the intersection of Route 147 and Route 225. You will see a Sheetz gas station. Turn Left onto Route 147 North heading toward Millersburg. Proceed as noted above.

FROM THE NORTH (From I-80, Route 15, Route 11)

At Sunbury, take Route 147 South toward Millersburg. On entering Millersburg, at the square, take a Left onto Route 209 North. Follow Rt 209 about a mile and a half and go Right onto Water Company Road. The Center entrance is down the hill on the right.

FROM THE EAST (From I-81, I-78)

Get on Route 209 heading West. You will pass through a number of small towns. The last small town to our East is Elizabethville (8 miles to go). Follow Route 209 West towards Millersburg. Pass the Weis Market on your right and the next road you come to on the Left after Weis is Water Company Road. Go Left onto Water Company Road. The Center entrance is down the hill on the right.

FROM THE WEST (Routes 22/322, State College)

From Routes 22/322, cross the Susquehanna River at Clark’s Ferry. This is just a short way after crossing Routes 11/15. Right after crossing the river, take Route 147 North toward Halifax. At Halifax, Route 147 intersects with Route 225. Follow Route 147 North toward Millersburg (Note: Watch for a couple of 90 degree turns). On entering Millersburg, you will see a large “Welcome to Millersburg” sign. At the top of the hill at the square, take a Right onto Route 209 North. Follow Rt 209 about a mile and a half and go Right onto Water Company Road. The Center entrance is down the hill on the right.

TAKING THE MILLERSBURG FERRY (available only in season)

It can be a wonderful experience to take the Millersburg Ferry across the Susquehanna River on the last wooden stern-wheel ferry in the United States. The Ferry only operates daily in the Summer and on weekends in the late Spring or early Fall. There is a small fee. Information and schedule available at 717-692-2442.

From Routes 11/15 find the Ferry landing south of Liverpool near the intersection of Route 34 at the Ferry Boat Campground. When you exit the ferry, make a right turn on to River Street. Proceed South on River Street. Make a left on Pine. Follow Pine up the hill and go left onto Route 147. Very soon, at the top of the hill at the square, take a Right onto Route 209 North. Follow Rt 209 about a mile and a half and go Right onto Water Company Road. The Center entrance is down the hill on the right.