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City Island

10 N. Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-233-7211
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Ranked #5 of 8 Activities in Harrisburg
Type: Islands
Activities: Golfing, Picnicking
Traveler Description: City Island is downtown Harrisburg's major city park.  It is home to the Harrisburg Senators minor league baseball team, as well as the minor league... more »
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West Haven, Connecticut
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76 reviews 76 reviews
37 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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10 reviews 10 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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7 reviews 7 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
20 helpful votes 20 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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Reva, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

City Island is home of the Harrisburg Senators which is affiliated with the Washington Nationals. We went to see them for the 4th of July. The park was really amazing, I could tell there are lots of things to do there besides watch baseball. There is train that goes around the whole park. I would like to go back sometime... More

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