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Address: 10 N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1677
Phone Number: +1 717-233-7211
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Recreational island with trails for biking and jogging as well as boat...

Recreational island with trails for biking and jogging as well as boat rentals, a steam train and miniature golf.

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Nice baseball stadium, mini golf course, and space to bike/walk

City Island has a bit to offer for everyone. It has a baseball stadium, water front view of Harrisburg, a mini golf course, and is great for catching Pokémon (for those who still... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Dylan H
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Dauphin, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even though City Island hostas a lot of venues throughout the year, I prefer to go when nothing is happening. Perfect for a leisurely stroll, a tough workout or relaxing by the water. Whatever makes your heart happy, City Island has it.

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Thank Tracy B
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37 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

City Island has a bit to offer for everyone. It has a baseball stadium, water front view of Harrisburg, a mini golf course, and is great for catching Pokémon (for those who still play). The island is a great place to go for the kids as well. Definitely one of my favorite areas to hangout during the summer.

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Thank Dylan H
harrisburg, United States
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76 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So many things to do. To watch soccer or baseball or swim or do boating. Or just take children and have fun. A lot to do. Island is between East and West Shore of Harrisburg. Very convenient. Plenty of parking.

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Thank Lewis S
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

We , (My wife and 4 year old ) enjoyed our one night stay at Crown Plaza Harrisburg all the more because of our few hours at City Island. We went on a very hot day in August - so hot , the local TV station sent a reporter to interview some of us visitors there to see was it... More 

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Thank Pat M
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56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Family of 5 in our way to Hershey we slept on Hilton Harrisburg which was great and we looked for outdoor activity and found the city island on trip advisor. The Island in the middle of the river is beautiful and great to walk around. I don't know why but only the ice cream which was excellent!!!! all were closed.... More 

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Thank Inbal A
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Home to the Senators professional baseball players, City Island is far more than a ball park. Enjoy miniature golf along the riverside, ride the carousel or the train which circles the island. People enjoy bicycling, inline skating or just casually meandering the path around the island. Summertime children enjoy wading at the beach and can enjoy a refreshing snow cone... More 

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Thank Anonymouswriter1968
Palmyra, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Stopped at City Island on our way through Harrisburg to visit family. It was overrun with Pokemon seekers. Grown adults all over the place catching animated characters on their smart phones. Spent some time at the batting cages. Lots of fun for the little boys.

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Thank Michelle K
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

City Island is easily accessible with parking available on the island. Sporting events and family centered fun activitiew. The walking bridge makes it easy to cross over the river and also walk around the city. Great for biking or walking.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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206 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

The best thing about City Island with Water Golf. Not just the golf-it's the food stand! Surprisingly good and massive amount of ice cream for the dollar. Highly recommend sneaking out of the Senators game and helping yourself!

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Thank ThoughtsofRS
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39 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Pretty cool, an island in the middle of a river that's part of the capital. There's a few things to do too. I definitely recommend visiting the water mini golf. There wasn't a whole lot to do though and they should have made some areas inaccessible for cars as there's no sidewalks along the roads.

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