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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