Swatara State Park


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Swatara State Park


Location:14 miles north of Lebanon off I-81.
Facilities:Undeveloped. Backpacking trailhead, trails.
Activities:Boating (non-powered only), fishing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, hunting, cross-country skiing.
Special Features:Geology of the park is predominately sedimentary rocks formed in a shallow ocean during the Middle Devonian Period of the Paleozoic Era, about 375 million years ago. An Upper Mahantango Formation that contains significant marine fossil beds is exposed at a site along Old State Road and provides opportunities for fossil collectors.
Address:c/o Memorial Lake State Park
RR 1, Box 7045
Grantville, PA 17028

Phone:717-865-6470
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/swatara.aspx
Size: 3,520 acres.

See other parks in Pennsylvania.