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Gifford Pinchot State Park

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Address: PA Route 177, between the towns of Rossville and Lewisberry, Lewisberry, PA 17339
Phone Number: 717-432-5011
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Pleasant visit on a beautiful lake.

Fall 2009 Most sites are good size. Our 22 foot small RV had difficulty pulling in late at night at the angle of the site. they have a wood lot sign that is not very high off the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Middle of the cornfields, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, well-maintained park, lovely picnic area right off the lake. Boats and kayaks to rent. There was a little flooding on the paths, because of the recent rain.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Fall 2009 Most sites are good size. Our 22 foot small RV had difficulty pulling in late at night at the angle of the site. they have a wood lot sign that is not very high off the ground that you need to miss, too. I think this was a tent site but we had a tent for an additional... More 

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Lewistown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We spent a week in one of the park cabins. This is the best State Park that we have stayed in because of the size of the park and the lake. There are many things to see and do.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Stayed here in the Dragonfly Cottage and had a wonderful stay! As some other reviewers have pointed out, the privacy is a bit lacking between sites, especially the tent sites, but for the cottages it was not such a big deal. It was clean and cozy and simple. We had direct access for our kayak to the lake which was... More 

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Oneida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Most sites are good size. Bathhouses are kept clean and always plenty of hot water. Roads are paved and security is good

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PA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Lake is ok to swim or fish in Woods full of poison and ticks. Picnic is ok. Grass areas in campground full of poison ivy

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Always enjoy going for hikes at Pinchot. The lake is very nice and the trails around the lake are well marked and easy to follow. Not the most rigorous trails, but definitely nice for a Sunday afternoon walk with the dog.

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York, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Went canoeing yesterday with two granddaughters - ages 16 & 18. Put in at the Alpine Road launch site. Nice facility to launch from. We paddled in the backwater and then under the bridge and out into the main lake. Had a really good time!

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Hamilton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is a really nice facility. It's clean, well maintained, lots of hot water in the shower house. Many of the sites are close to the water and have their own water access. Lots of trails to hike and places to fish. This was my 2nd time there and will be going again.

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Lewisberry, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Is a great place for people who enjoy the outdoors. I live real close so I visit the park weekly with friends, family.

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Additional Information about Gifford Pinchot State Park

Address: Address: PA Route 177, between the towns of Rossville and Lewisberry, Lewisberry, PA 17339
Phone Number: 717-432-5011
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lewisberry
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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