The Beaver County Conservation District owns and operates an 80-acre wetland which is located in Independence Township. This wetland is being used as an environmental education-learning tool for any group, school or organization that would like to learn more about wetlands. Tours and visits to the wetland should be scheduled in advance with the Environmental Educator.
Raccoon Creek provides a scenic, pleasant canoe trip of up to twenty miles with five different access sites. It is a habitat for a variety of waterfowl and fish. Raccoon Creek is normally canoe-able from March thru June.