Gifford Pinchot State Park


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Gifford Pinchot State Park


Location:Along PA 177 between the towns of Rossville and Lewisberry in the southeastern portion of the state.
Facilities:339 class A campsites, group tent campsite, yurts, 3 cottages, 10 cabines, showers, flush toilets, picnic area, picnic pavilions (é), snack bar, hiking trails (18 miles), bridle trails, bike trails (3.5 miles), swimming beach, 3 boat launches, boat mooring, boat rentals, playfield, 18-hole disc golf course, amphitheater.
Activities:Camping, boating (electric motors only), sailing, sailboarding, fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, hunting, disc golf, cross-country skiing, ice boating, ice fishing, ice skating, nature programs, boat tours.
Special Features:Park consists of reverting farm fields and wooded hillsides, with 340-acre Pinchot Lake as its centerpiece.
Address:2200 Rosstown Rd
Lewisberry, PA 17339

Phone:717-432-5011
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/giffordpinchot.aspx
Size: 2,338 acres.

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His contributions to forestry, conservation and resource management also were honored by the Bureau of State Parks in the naming and development of Gifford Pinchot State Park, a 2,338-acre, full-service park between Rossville and Lewisberry, York County.
Pennsylvania also honored Pinchot by creating the Gifford Pinchot State Park near Harrisburg.
May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today named Bob Deffner as manager of Gifford Pinchot State Park, York County.
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May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Michael DiBerardinis today announced that as part of AARP Pennsylvania's National Day of Service on Thursday, May 12, state officials will join in a cleanup and repair effort at Gifford Pinchot State Park in York County.
Central PA - York County Community Partner - Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Gifford Pinchot State Park - Park Beautification and Cleanup 2.
Colonel Denning State Park, Cumberland County -- Wildwood Lake Sanctuary, Dauphin County -- Swatara State Park, Lebanon County -- Tuscarora State Forest/Big Spring State Park, Perry County -- Gifford Pinchot State Park, York County -- Susquehannock State Park, Lancaster County -- Little Buffalo State Park, Perry County -- Buchanan State Forest, Franklin County -- Stony Valley Rail Trail, Dauphin and Lebanon counties -- Samuel Lewis State Park, York County -- Joseph E.
Mark Schweiker, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Executive Deputy Secretary John Plonski today dedicated new lakefront facilities at Gifford Pinchot State Park.
Littlestown, for restroom improvements and a new comfort station; and Gifford Pinchot State Park, $494,834 to Johnston Construction Company, Fox Run, and Blatt & Myers Inc.
A section of lake and beach is provided for swimming at Gifford Pinchot State Park in York County.