The Nature Inn

Bald Eagle State Park

The Nature Inn

Bald Eagle State Park

Institution Type:

Government

Project Class:

Conference Center, Hotel, Site Improvement

Project Delivery System:

General Contractor

Construction Type:

New Construction

Pennsylvania’s first Nature Inn was built to LEED Gold specifications including, geothermal HVAC system, solar hot water system, and nine cisterns to harvest rainwater for flushing toilets. Leonard S. Fiore, Inc.’s skilled carpentry crews completed all of the structural timbers and finished woodwork with Pennsylvania hardwoods from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) sources. The Inn features 16 rooms ranging from single to double beds and spacious family suites. It also includes large meeting rooms, a library, an outdoor patio, grill, and fire ring.

Details and Awards

Total Square Feet

18,500

New Construction Square Feet

18,500

Beds

24

Start Date

01/22/2009

Substantial Completion

07/30/2010

LEED Rating

Gold

LEED Cert Date

Approved

Address

147 Main Park Rd.
Howard, PA 16841

Owner

Department of Conversation & Natural Resources
Harrisburg, PA

Architect

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Structural Engineer

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Export, PA

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