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City Island

10 N. Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-233-7211
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Ranked #10 of 15 Activities in Harrisburg
Type: Islands, Food & Drink
Activities: Golfing, Picnicking
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Owner description: Recreational island with trails for biking and jogging as well as boat rentals, a steam train and miniature golf.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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125 reviews 125 reviews
14 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The mini railroad is great, if you ignore the run-down condition of the train station. The carousel is fun, if you ignore it's run-down condition. The pavilion is large and good for events, if you ignore it's run-down condition and the fact that many of the doors on the building are broken and no longer operable. The mini golf course... More

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West Haven, Connecticut
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76 reviews 76 reviews
37 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Visited City Island last week. Everything is falling apart and decaying. There is a minor league ballpark, miniature golf, a train ride and a riverboat ride on the river. All looked pretty good, but island itself is falling apart and not very clean. Lots of litter and facilities are either beat up or closed.

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oxford
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63 reviews 63 reviews
10 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Great family park with free parking. In the evening, you can stroll along, look at flowers, take the choo cho ride, loook at the river and harrisburg skyline, Very pleasant to look at lots of families enjoying the fresh air.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

I seen this place from the highway going to Hershey outlets, and decided to stop on the way back. I'm glad I did to my amazement I'd stumbled upon the Washington nationals AA team the Harrisburg Senators. Wanted to take pictures of them practicing and was allow to enter the stadium for free. The kids loved it especially the batting... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I've been here several times and love it each time! I took off a half day of work on a Tues and picked up my niece and came to City island (her 1st time). It happened to be an afternoon when temps hit 90° so unfortunately the batting cages were closed until 5 pm because of the heat. So I... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Nice area, lots of family people doing the same. There's a few little things that will keep young children happy like a little train.

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Wellsville, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

miniature golf & fresh dipped ice cream-strolling along the paths-sometimes have included along with a bike ride along the river

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Harrisburg,Pa.
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

When Baseball Season arrives..........City Island is the place to go to see a nice ball game with the Harrisburg Senators. You will see a ball game which doesn't cost you an arm and leg to get into. Concession food is reasonably price for a family outing. Forget the major leagues where you have to take out a loan for a... More

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Harrisburg
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

On City Island you can you watch a baseball game and fire works, take a train ride, ride the paddle boat, swim, and picnic all in one place. Nice area for families to spend a day. Plenty of parking and it is inexpensive. Best time to visit is in spring or summer. The Pride of the Susquehanna paddle boat cruise... More

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Dayville, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We visited City Island in the Fall, so it was pretty much closed. We walked around on a nice sunny afternoon. Looked like there is plenty to do for families plus the Harrisburg Senators baseball team plays here. Swimming facilities (bath house), miniature golf & a train ride for children. You can walk to it across the foot bridge from... More

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