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William H. Kain County Park

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Great Place for Kayaking

Very peaceful park, lots of parking. Boat ramps available as well as kayaks to rent. Enjoy a day at... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2019
Richard S
Fun place to hang out

you can rent kayaks here during the summer. There are several picnic pavilions that can be... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2019
York, Pennsylvania
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Jun 10, 2019
“Great Place for Kayaking”
May 19, 2019
“Fun place to hang out”
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

Very peaceful park, lots of parking. Boat ramps available as well as kayaks to rent. Enjoy a day at the park, hiking, biking or kayaking. Also come to fish, by boat, kayak or on shore or off the bridge. Nice park in York County to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Richard S
Reviewed May 19, 2019

you can rent kayaks here during the summer. There are several picnic pavilions that can be reserved/rented via the York County parks website. There is also a playground for little kids. Plenty of free parking.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RaggedyMommy
Reviewed January 24, 2018

I always enjoy visiting my home roots of York County parks. They are clean and peaceful and a great place to connect with Nature and God.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank TODD L
Reviewed July 14, 2017

For those mountain bike enthusiasts out there, this is a great place to enjoy some singletrack riding. Still some challenging technical riding there as well for those that like the more difficult riding, but it's a nice break from all the rock gardens at Rocky...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank trkramer527
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I visited in early fall and enjoyed my time here. There are various trails to walk, and some wildlife to see. The highway runs nearby, which is annoying depending on where you are in the park. Some of the roads were under construction at the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank NelsonLeeMiller
Reviewed January 14, 2016

This York county park is our favorite. Not for activities, although many people go for kayaking, canoeing or fishing in the reservoir. We like to just set up lawn chairs, read, and look at the water. Interesting birds sometimes. It's a peaceful place.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank urbanite1
Reviewed August 10, 2015

Free boat ramps - I have sailed my small boat here - the fishing is not good, lot's of pressure and use, you have lot's of hi-way noise

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Matt L
Reviewed July 28, 2015

Hard to find, but well worth looking for! We rented a kayak for about 1.5 hrs very smooth, relaxing expeirence, but when you leave the launch stay to the right..it is more open & less used. well worth the price

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank setters7
Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by after lunch for a hike thru the woods and walk along the lake edges. Lots of people fishing and kayaking. Paddle boats looked like fun. Many quite spots to explore and enjoy. Several lakes to enjoy.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank weekendwonder1
Reviewed April 21, 2015

The park is always clean and well kept, not overgrown with weeds or waste. There are plenty hiking trails, biking trails, fishing spots, paddle boat rentals, and numerous boat ramps. there is always something to do or just go and relax and take in the...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank michael w
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