Cowans Gap State Park


Also found in: Wikipedia.

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.

See other parks in Pennsylvania.
References in periodicals archive ?
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and other officials toured the dam at Cowans Gap State Park and discussed how the Restore Pennsylvania proposal could help address green infrastructure needs in the state.