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Albemarle Park (Community Center)

177 South Albemarle Street

York, PA 17403

Hours: 6 am to 10 pm

Directions to Park: From downtown York, follow East Market street toward East York. In approximately 1.2 miles, turn right on South Lehman Street. At the stop sign with King Street, take a slight left – almost crossing straight – and remain on South Lehman Street. The parking area will be on your right.

Apollo County Park (Fire Station)

Shenks Ferry Road

Brogue, PA 17309

Phone: 717-840-7440 (York County Parks Office)

Hours: 8am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: https://yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation.html

Directions to Shenks Ferry Road Parking Area: Follow Route 74 south toward Red Lion. Once you reach the square in Red Lion, continue on Route 74 south 1.5 miles to Burkholder Road (next to Mack’s Ice Cream). Turn left onto Burkholder Road. Follow to New Bridgeville and Route 425. Take Route 425 south approximately 5 miles. Turn left on Shenks Ferry Road and continue until you reach the parking area, which should be 0.5 miles on your left.

Clayton Ely Emig Memorial Park (City Hall)

2 Buttonwood Lane

Hallam, PA 17406

Hours: 8am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Directions: From downtown York, follow Route 462 (East Market Street) east toward Wrightsville. Stay on Route 462 for approximately 7.5 miles until you reach Friendship Avenue in Hallam Borough. Turn right on Friendship Avenue, travel for 0.2 miles, and then turn right on Buttonwood Lane. The park will be located on your left.

Codorus State Park (Hospital and Market)

2600 Smith Station Road (Park Office)

Hanover, PA 17331

Phone: 717-637-2816

Hours: 8am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/codorus.as

Directions to Park Office: From Route 30, follow Route 116 toward Hanover. After approximately 12 miles, turn left onto Route 216 (Blooming Grove Road). Follow Route 216 south for 2.4 miles to the Park Office on your left.

Directions to Marina Day Use Area (Market): Turn left out of the Park Office and follow Route 216 (Blooming Grove Road) south over the 1st bridge. Look for signs to the Marina and Disc Golf area. Take your 2nd left onto the road that enters the Marina Day Use Area. Continue along the park road until you reach the classroom building at the end overlooking the lake.

Directions to Mary Ann Furnace Trail Parking Area (Hospital): From Park Office, take Route 216 (Blooming Grove Road) north to traffic light at Claire’s Restaurant. Turn left onto Grandview Road. At the four-way intersection, turn left on Black Rock Road and follow the trailhead on the left past the first bridge. The trailhead will be marked Mary Ann Furnace Trail.

Cousler Park (Bank)

1060 Church Road

Manchester, PA 17406

Phone: 717-764-4646

Hours: 8am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: www.mantwp.com/recreation/facilities/cousler.htm

Directions to Park Entrance: Take Roosevelt Avenue north off Route 30. At the first light (Weis Markets is on your left), turn right onto Greenbriar Road. Follow Greenbriar Road approximately 1.4 miles to the entrance on your right. The entrance is located across from Christian School of York.

Farmer’s Field (Airport)

Church Road

York, PA

Hours: 8 am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Directions to Park: Follow Route 30 west toward Gettysburg. Continue past the York Airport approximately 2.0 miles until you reach Church Road. Turn right on Church Road and continue to the park entrance on your left.

Gifford Pinchot State Park (Garage and Orchard)

2200 Rosstown Road

Lewisberry, PA 17339

Parks Office: 717-432-5011

Hours: 8am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/giffordpinchot.aspx

Directions to Boat Mooring Area #3 (Garage): Take Route 74 (Carlisle Road) north toward Dover. Remain on Route 74. Approximately 4.2 miles after passing through the center of Dover, turn right onto Alpine Road. Follow Alpine Road approximately 2.7 miles to the entrance to Boat Mooring Area #3 on the left. (The access road to this area will be on your left after passing Forry’s Drive-In restaurant.)

Directions to Conewago Day Use Area (Orchard): Take Route 74 (Carlisle Road) north toward Dover. Remain on Route 74. Approximately 4.2 miles after passing through the center of Dover, turn right onto Alpine Road. Follow Alpine Road approximately 2.5 miles to the Conewago Day Use Area on the left.

Hanover Borough “Trails” (Theater)

Guthrie Memorial Library

2 Library Place

Hanover, PA 17331

Phone: 717-632-5183

Website: http://www.yorklibraries.org/guthrie

Directions to Library: Follow Route 30 West to Route 116. Turn left on Route 116 and continue toward Hanover. This road will become York Street when you arrive in Hanover Borough. At the intersection with Broadway (in downtown Hanover), continue straight onto North Railroad Street. The library will be ahead and on your left after crossing railroad tracks.

Heritage Rail Trail County Park (Post Office and Restaurant)

400 Mundis Race Road (York County Parks Office)

York, PA 17406

Phone: 717-840-7440 (York County Parks Office)

Hours: 8am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: https://yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation.html

Directions to Hanover Junction Parking Area (Post Office):  From York City, follow Route 30 west toward Gettysburg.  Turn left onto Route 616 at the first stoplight after the road narrows from a divided highway.  This is Trinity Road.  Continue south on Route 616 approximately 5.7 miles. You will pass through York-New Salem.  Follow to the intersection where Route 616 turns right.  DO NOT TURN. Continue straight on Route. 214 and travel through Seven Valleys.  Turn right on Maple Street. (There is an old school on the corner.)  Follow this road about 2 miles to the first stop sign. (This is Route 616.)  Turn right on Route 616.  The Hanover Junction parking area is about 300 yards up the road on the right.

Directions to Railroad Parking Area (Restaurant): Take Interstate 83 to the Shrewsbury exit (# 4). At the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto East Forrest Avenue and continue straight toward Shrewsbury. Cross North Main Street and continue to follow Route 851 approximately 1.3 miles to Railroad. The parking lot will be on your right prior to crossing the railroad tracks.

John C. Rudy County Park (Home)

400 Mundis Race Road (York County Parks Office)

York, PA 17406

Phone: 717-840-7440 (York County Parks Office)

Hours: 8am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: https://yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation.html

Directions to Park: From Route 30, follow Mount Zion Road (Route 24) north to Sherman Street. Turn right on Sherman Street and then left on Mundis Race Road (after the bridge). The park is 0.6 miles on your right.

Mason-Dixon Trail – Lock 12 Area (Construction Company)

River Road

Airville, PA 17302

Hours: 8am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: http://www.pplweb.com/holtwood/general+information.htm

Directions to Parking Area: Follow Route 74 south (South Queen Street) toward Red Lion. Continue on Route 74 (Delta Road) south toward Delta. After traveling approximately 15.5 miles on Route 74, turn left on to Route 372 (Holtwood Road). Remain on Route 372 east to the Norman Wood Bridge. Turn left on to River Road just before the bridge. Take your second right into the parking area.

Native Lands Park, Zimmerman Center for Heritage (Cemetery)

1706 Long Level Road

Wrightsville, PA 17368

Hours: 8am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Directions to Park: Take Route 30 east to the Wrightsville Exit. At the end of the ramp, turn right on Cool Springs Road toward Wrightsville. Turn left on Route 462 and continue into Wrightsville
Borough. At the stop light, turn left on Route 462 (Hellam Street). Before reaching the Susquehanna River bridge, stay straight on Hellam Street. (Route 462 will continue across the bridge). Turn right on South Front Street, drive under the bridge and continue on this road (which becomes PA Route 624). Remain on PA route 624 (Long Level road) for approximately 4.0 miles to the entrance to the Zimmerman Center for Heritage on your right.

P. Joseph Raab County Park (Historic Site)

2600 Hoff Road

Seven Valleys, PA 17360

Phone: 717-840-7440 (York County Parks Office)

Hours: 8am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: https://yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation.html

Directions to Park: From York, take Route 30 west and turn left onto Route 616. Follow Route 616 for 5.5 miles to Green Valley Road. Turn right on Green Valley Road and follow 2 miles to Hoff Road. Take a right on Hoff Road. The parking lot is 0.5 mile ahead on the left.

Reservoir Park (College/University)

Grantley Road

York, PA 17403

Hours: 7:30am to 9:00pm, unless otherwise posted

Directions to Park: From downtown York, follow South George Street toward York Hospital. Turn right at Country Club Road and travel approximately 0.7 miles to Grantley Road (stop light). Turn left on Grantley Road and continue another 0.6 miles to the park entrance on your left.

Richard M. Nixon County Park (Museum)

5922 Nixon Drive

York, PA 17407

Phone: 717-840-7440 (York County Parks Office)

Hours: 8am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: https://yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation.html

Directions to Park: Take Interstate 83 south to the Leader Heights exit (#14). Turn right and follow Leader Heights Road to South George Street. Turn left on South George Street toward Jacobus. After passing Smith Village, turn right on Valley Road and follow down the hill. After driving around a sharp right curve, turn right onto Nixon Drive. At the stop sign, turn left continuing on Nixon Drive and into the park.

Rocky Ridge County Park (Park and Skyscraper)

Deininger Road

York, PA 17402-9781

Phone: 717.840.7440 (York County Parks Office)

Hours: 8am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: https://yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation.html

Directions to Park: From Route 30, take Mount Zion Road (Route 24) north for 1 mile. Turn right onto Deininger Road and follow into park.

Roof Park (Police Station)

599 Lewisberry Road

New Cumberland, PA 17070

Hours: 8 am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Directions to Park: Take Interstate 83 north to exit #39A (Lewisberry Road/Route 114). At the end of the exit ramp, turn left, cross over I-83 and continue on Lewisberry Road approximately 1.8 miles to the park on your right.

Samuel S. Lewis State Park (Transit Station)

6000 Mount Pisgah Road

York, PA 17406

Phone: 717-432-5011

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findapark/samuelslewis/

Directions to Park: Take Route 30 East (toward Lancaster) and follow to the Wrightsville Exit. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp – this is Cool Springs Road. Follow Cool Springs Road as it crosses Route 462 (Lincoln Highway) and turns into Cool Creek Road. Cool Creek Country Club will be on your right. Continue on Cool Creek Road approximately 1.5 miles to Mount Pisgah Road. Turn right onto Mount Pisgah Road and follow to the entrance of Samuel S. Lewis State Park on your left.

Spoutwood Farm Center (Farm)

4255 Pierceville Road

Glen Rock, PA 17327

Phone: 717-235-6610

Hours: 9 am to 5 pm Monday-Saturday, Closed on Sunday (This is private property – please respect their hours of operation.)

Website: www.spoutwood.com

Directions to Farm: Take I-83 south to the Glen Rock exit (#8). Turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp and continue on Seaks Run Road until you reach the stop sign. Turn left on Susquehanna Trail and immediately right on Church Street Extended. Continue on Church Street as it descends into Glen Rock Borough. At the bottom of the hill, turn left on to Main Street and continue across the bridge. Main Street will turn into Route 216/Manchester Street as it leaves Glen Rock Borough. Continue approximately 3.9 miles to Pierceville Road on the left. Turn left on Pierceville Road and proceed to Spoutwood Farm, approximately 0.6 miles on your right.

Spring Valley County Park (Hotel)

Crest Road

New Freedom, PA 17349

Hours: 8 am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: ycwebserver.york-county.org/Parks

Directions to Folklife Parking Area: Take Interstate 83 South to the Glen Rock exit. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left on Route 216 (Seaks Run Road). After going under the highway, turn right onto Potosi Road and follow into the park. After passing Crest Road on your left, look for signs for road 3239. Turn right on this road and continue to the Folklife Parking Area. If you cross the Codorus Creek on Potosi Road, you have traveled too far.

Springettsbury Township Park (Shopping Center)

1501 Mount Zion Road

York, PA 17402

Phone: 717-755-0100

Hours: 8am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Directions to the Parking Area: From Route 30, take Mount Zion Road (Route 24) north for 0.5 mile. Turn right onto Pleasant Valley Road and turn right into the first parking area by the tennis courts.

Sunset Lane Park – West Manchester Township
(Water Tower)

Sunset Lane

York, PA 17408

Phone: 717-792-3505

Hours: 8 am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Directions to Park: Follow Route 74 north toward Dover. After passing the Route 74 entrance to the West Manchester Mall, travel approximately 0.75 miles to the stop light at Sunset Lane. Turn left on Sunset Lane and follow to the park next to Trimmer Elementary School.

William H. Kain County Park (Courthouse and School)

Old York Road (Lake Redman) and South George Street (Lake Williams)

Jacobus, PA 17407

Phone: 717-428-1961

Hours: 8am to dusk, unless otherwise posted

Website: https://yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation.html

Directions to Old York Road Parking Area (Courthouse): Follow South George Street into Jacobus Borough (Main Street). Turn left onto Church Street and travel about 0.2 miles. At the church (where Church Street turns to the right), turn left on to Old York Road. Stay on Old York Road as it makes a 90º right turn. Continue straight on Old York Road as it becomes a dirt road. The parking area will be at the end of the dirt road.

Directions to South George Street Parking Area (School): Take Interstate 83 south to exit #14 (Leader Heights). Turn right and follow Leader Heights Road to South George Street. Turn left on South George Street toward Jacobus and continue for approximately 1 mile. Turn right into the gravel parking area across from the Lake Redman Dam.

York City Trails (Library and Stadium)

Martin Memorial Library

159 East Market Street

York, PA 17401

Phone: 717-846-5300

Website: http://www.yorklibraries.org/martin

Directions to Library: From downtown York, follow East Market Street 2 blocks to the library (corner of East Market and South Queen Streets). On-street parking may be available.

 

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