Cowans Gap State Park


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Cowans Gap State Park


Location:Between Chambersburg and McConnellsburg, off PA 75 in the central southern portion of the state.
Facilities:224 class A campsites (some with electricity), group tent camp, showers, flush toilets, 10 rustic cabins, picnic areas, picnic pavilions, snack bar, hiking trails (10 miles), swimming beach, boat rentals, boat launch, boat mooring, fishing pier (é).
Activities:Camping, boating (electric motors only), fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, ice skating, nature programs.
Special Features:Park's 42-acre Cowans Gap Lake has a 500-foot sand beach and excellent trout fishing.
Address:6235 Aughwick Rd
Fort Loudon, PA 17224

Phone:717-485-3948
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/cowansgap.aspx
Size: 1,085 acres.

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1, swimming will again be permitted in the lake at Cowans Gap State Park, Fulton County.
July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania departments of Health and Conservation and Natural Resources today announced that the beach at Cowans Gap State Park, Fulton County, has been closed for swimming until further notice.
Ice Fishing and Ice Skating at Cowans Gap State Park
Miller, former assistant park manager at Cowans Gap State Park, has been named manager of Ryerson Station State Park, Greene County.
Three Springs, for culvert rehabilitation at Ridge Road and Cold Spring Run; Fulton County Cowans Gap State Park, $287,524 to New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co.
May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- After being closed for nearly 18 months for widespread park improvements, Cowans Gap State Park in Fulton County will reopen nearly all facilities Friday, May 23, at 8 a.
March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The same harsh, wintry weather that held most of the state in an icy, snowy grip since late last year has severely crimped construction efforts at Cowans Gap State Park and delayed the much-anticipated reopening of the popular Fulton County facility.
6 million project at Cowans Gap State Park, Fulton County, and $2.
Oliver today announced that more than 11 tons of trash and tires were recently removed from two dumpsites along Knobsville Road in Cowans Gap State Park, Fulton County, as part of Pennsylvania's Forest Lands Beautification Program.
Cowans Gap State Park, Todd and Metal townships, design work for a $700,000 complete rehabilitation of the dam-control tower and gate valve, including removal of an existing tower and construction of a new tower.