Disc Golf Courses in Butler County

Butler County is a disc golfer’s paradise with three championship disc golf courses located at Moraine State Park, Slippery Rock University, and Cranberry Township’s North Boundary Park. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, there is something for you at each course.

All of our courses have three different level tees for ranging difficulties and a variety of terrains and foliage. There is even a learn-to-play course, a previous PDGA World Championship Course, and one of the ten longest courses in the world!

Disc golf images courtesy of Disc Golf Examiner

Lakeview Disc Golf Course

Lakeview Disc Golf Course certainly lives up to its name with gorgeous views of Lake Arthur from above and a variety of trees and other greenery. No two holes on this course are the same with varying terrain and forest to keep it interesting. While beautiful, a day spent on this course won’t be easy. You’ll get a rewarding workout and some challenging practice. You can treat yourself for all your hard work with a visit to the park’s beach & snack bar, open Memorial Day through Labor Day! 

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Lakeview Disc Golf Course

North Boundary Park Championship Disc Golf Course

North Boundary Park Championship Disc Golf Course is the longest disc golf course in Pennsylvania. In fact, it is one of the ten longest in the world!  Its challenging terrain covers elevation changes, tight fairways and lots of trees to navigate around. As Butler County’s newest disc golf course, you can be sure you are getting an amazing experience whether you are just getting familiar with the sport on the learn-to-play course or looking for a new challenge with their two miles of nature trails.

  • 18 Baskets
  • Par 71 course
  • Concrete Tees
  • Woodsy - Hilly
  • Length 10,085ft
  • ADA Accessible Learn to Play Course
  • Directions: On N. Boundary Rd, the park is on the right in 0.6 mile. Turn into the park and stay left at the fork. Follow the road all the way around and park by the baseball field in the southernmost parking lot.

North Boundary Park Championship Disc Golf Course


Slippery Rock University Disc Golf Course

Slippery Rock University Disc Golf Course is located on the edge of the beautiful Slippery Rock University campus. Much like the campus itself, you’ll find the course containing a fair number of hills and some trees. You will also have the challenge of navigating water shots with ponds matching those throughout the university. Enjoy this wonderful course tucked pleasantly within a small town university campus!

  • 18 Baskets
  • Par 65
  • Natural Tees
  • Mostly Open - Mostly Hilly 
  • Length 5,470
  • Previous PDGA ProDisc Golf World Championship Course
  • Directions: Public parking available at the East Lake Lot adjacent to Critchfield Baseball Stadium; or at the Rec Sports Complex at the corner of Branchton and Harmony. Parking passes required Mon – Fri 7:30am – 5pm. Free one day temporary passes available from the Parking Office in the Student Union. Parking office hours; Mon - Fri 7:30am – 4:00pm. Weekend parking does not require a permit

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Slippery Rock University Disc Golf Course


Pittsburgh Flying Disc

Pittsburgh Flying Disc is the greater Pittsburgh region’s local disc golf club. You can visit their website for information on local leagues and tournaments. You can take a look at their calendar or see updates on our courses as well! The website is a great resource for competitive disc golfers who want to see upcoming tournaments or course records as well as leisure players who might just want some specifics or pictures on each course. Besides their website, you can get a hold of them by reaching out to their board or visiting their facebook and instagram pages.

North Boundary Park Championship Disc Golf Course


Fun Facts to Toss Around

  • Disc golf is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States, according to the Professional Disc Golf Association. This sport had a 33% increase in games played from 2019 to 2020 alone.
  • Did you know that you can purchase unique drivers, putters, and mid-range discs at Playthings Etc.?
  • Most disc golf courses have gold, blue, and white tees but the Slippery Rock Disc Golf Course has gold, green, and white to reflect the school colors, green and white! 
  • Lakeview Disc Golf Course was rated in the top 20 United states disc golf courses by udisc.com in 2020.
  • The county has hosted several disc golf tournaments including national tournaments and an international tournament!


Slippery Rock University Disc Golf Course - PDGA ProDisc Golf World Championship

“Our partnership with the Butler County Sports Commission/Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau was instrumental to our successful hosting of the 2015 PDGA Pro Disc Golf World Championships. BCTCB helped us win the bid, line up the host hotel and other player accommodations, as well as connecting us with local sponsors and venues for what the Professional Disc Golf Association called “one of, if not, the best Pro Disc Golf World Championships ever!"

J. Gary Dropcho and Chas Ford
2015 PDGA Pro Disc Golf

Butler County Beer Circuit

Want to get a cold brew after a day out on the course? Choose from a variety of options along the Butler County Beer Circuit, a self-navigated tour of local brewpubs. Don’t forget to fill your “Passport to Hoppiness” as you make your way to each brewery.

Sweet Tooth Trail

Treat yourself after a round by visiting one of the nearby candy shops, creameries, or bakeries. You can find a list on our Sweet Tooth Trail passport. Make sure to get your passport stamped each time you visit another location!

Where to Stay

Maybe you’d like a few days to experience all three courses or maybe you can’t fit all of our wonderful attractions, restaurants, shops, and more into one day! If that’s the case then check out our accommodations in Butler County. We have everything ranging from full service hotels, local Bed and Breakfasts, campgrounds and vacation rentals!