Getting to GeoVISTA

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The GeoVISTA Center is located in 206 Walker Building at Penn State's University Park campus. Use the links at right for detailed campus maps.

Directions to University Park:

From the south (US 322):

  • From US 322, take the Atherton St./Business 322 exit.
  • Follow Atherton St. north for approximately 5 miles. Continue north on Atherton past the intersection with College Avenue. Walker Building is the six-story white building on your right, 200 yards past College Avenue.
  • The nearest visitor parking is located at the Nittany Parking Deck, adjacent to the Nittany Lion Inn. To get to the garage, continue north on Atherton past Walker Building. Turn right at the third traffic signal (Park Avenue). Travel west on Park for approximately 100 yards; the parking garage entrance is on the right.

From the east or west (Interstate 80):

  • From I-80, take Exit 24 (Bellefonte/State College) to SR 26 south
  • Continue south on SR 26 for approximately 5 miles, to the T-intersection with College Avenue. Turn right onto College (still SR 26).
  • Follow College Avenue for 10 miles to the intersection of College and Atherton St. Turn right (north) on Atherton. Walker Building is the six-story white building on your right, approximately 200 yards past College Avenue.
  • The nearest visitor parking is located at the Nittany Parking Deck, adjacent to the Nittany Lion Inn. To get to the garage, continue north on Atherton past Walker Building. Turn right at the third traffic signal (Park Avenue). Travel west on Park for approximately 100 yards; the parking garage entrance is on the right.

From the University Park Airport:

  • Northwest, US Airways, and United have regular air service to University Park.
  • From the terminal exit, turn left (west) onto Airport Road.
  • Airport Road turns into Fox Hill Road, then Fox Hollow Road as it bends south. Follow Fox Hollow Road to the intersection with Park Avenue (approximately 4 miles from the airport). Turn right (west) on Park Avenue.
  • Pausing to admire the grandeur of Beaver Stadium, proceed west on Park Avenue for 1.5 miles to the intersection of Park Avenue and Atherton St. The nearest visitor parking to Walker Building is located at the Nittany Parking Deck, adjacent to the Nittany Lion Inn. The entrance to the garage is on your right, just prior to the Atherton Street traffic signal.

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