Local Attractions


Raccoon Creek State ParkKayak on Raccoon Creek

Raccoon Creek State Park has continued to develop from the park’s beginning as a Recreational Demonstration Area operated by the National Park Service in the 1930s, to one of the largest and most beautiful state parks in Pennsylvania.

Facilities at the park are a mix from the early Civilian Conservation Corps camp to modern facilities. In addition to recreational areas, there are large tracts of undeveloped land. The 7,572-acre park features the beautiful 101-acre Raccoon Lake. For more information view the Pennsylvania State Parks website.

Racoon Creek in Hopewell Township

Raccoon creek flows through Hopewell Township. There is a canoe launch site at Green Garden Plaza. At one time this creek was considered “Dead” due mainly to mine acid drainage. Now thanks to the effort of organizations like the Raccoon Creek Watershed Association, it is alive and doing well. Fishermen are now catching Bass, Walleye, Bluegill, Pike and Catfish from this waterway on a regular basis.

Old Economy Village Old Economy Village

Old Economy Village interprets the history of the Harmony Society, a highly successful 19th century religious communal society, and preserves and interprets the unique material culture of the Society during its period of residence in Beaver County, Pennsylvania for citizens of and visitors to the Commonwealth. Discover more information about this historic site view the Old Economy Village website.

The Club at Shadow LakesThe Club at Shadow Lakes

The Club at Shadow Lakes is a private club featuring a Henry Fownes designed a 18 hole championship course nestled in the rolling hills of Hopewell Township Beaver County.

Thanks to the vision of The Shadow Lakes partners, the former Beaver Lakes Country Club has been transformed into the area’s most elegant destination for recreation and social events. Among the improvements to this already exceptional setting is the luxurious new clubhouse designed to provide every comfort to the patrons of Shadow Lakes. Floor-to-ceiling windows grace the banquet and restaurant areas, showcasing magnificent vistas. Discover more about this attraction by visiting The Club at Shadow Lakes website.

The WindmillThe Windmill at Hopewell Township

The Windmill has been providing family fun to local residents in Western PA for over 50 years. Located in Hopewell Township, The Windmill features an 18 hole miniature golf course along with the best ice cream in Pittsburgh.

View details and discover the possible fun on the Hopewell Windmill website.


There are numerous places to shop in Hopewell. The two main centers are Hopewell Shopping Center and Green Garden Shopping CenterPlaza. There are many businesses in the township with the main business corridors being Brodhead Road and State Route 151. 

In addition Hopewell is only minutes from the following shopping destinations:

Hopewell Business & Industrial ParkHopewell Business and Industrial Park

  • 60 acre planned suburban industrial park with building covenants
  • 80 acre expansion underway
  • Potential up to 60% land and building fixed rate financing of 3.75% for 15 years Park is suitable for light manufacturing, 
  • warehousing, distribution, laboratory and office uses
  • Public transit available to the site
  • Registered brokers protected
  • Shovel-ready’ 6 acre site available in highly visible location
  • ¼ mile to Interstate 376 and 5 miles from the Pittsburgh International Airport