Big Spring State Park


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Big Spring State Park


Location:5 miles southwest of New Germantown, along PA 274.
Facilities:Picnic areas, restrooms, hiking trail, snowmobile trailhead.
Activities:Hiking, picnicking, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Located on the side of Conococheague Mountain, park provides access to the hiking trail in Tuscarora State Forest. Park also serves as the trailhead for an extensive snowmobile trail system, providing parking, restrooms, and trail access. A short loop trail in Big Spring leads to a partially completed railroad tunnel, with historic interpretation at the trailhead.
Address:c/o Colonel Denning State Park
1599 Doubling Gap Rd
Newville, PA 17241

Phone:717-776-5272
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/bigspring.asp
Size: 45 acres.

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Big Spring State Park


Location:100 miles west of Abilene, at the southern tip of the High Plains caprock escarpment, within the city limits of Big Spring.
Facilities:8 developed campsites, group camp, picnic areas, group pavilion, day-use group facility, nature trail (é), scenic drive, interpretive center, park store, playground, restrooms.
Activities:Camping, hiking, biking, nature study.
Special Features:Interpretive center includes an Indian artifact display and assorted fossils found in the area.
Address:1 Scenic Dr
Big Spring, TX 79720

Phone:432-263-4931
Web: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/big_spring/
Size: 382 acres.

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Both the initial House and Senate budget proposals call for the agency to cease operating seven state parks scattered across the state - from Lockhart State Park to Big Spring State Park in Howard County to the Wyler Aerial Tramway in El Paso.
Headquartered at the 273-acre Colonel Denning State Park near Newville, Cumberland County, Fromm also will oversee the 104-acre Fowlers Hollow State Park, and the 45-acre Big Spring State Park, both in Perry County.
Headquartered at the 273-acre Colonel Denning State Park near Newville, Cumberland County, Calaba also will oversee the 104-acre Fowlers Hollow State Park and the 45-acre Big Spring State Park, both in Perry County.