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Address: Memorial Lake, Green Point, PA
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Biking

Beautiful!! Bike trails are awesome. From paved to mountain bike trails. Loads of hiking and kayaking, also horseback riding trails. Nature at its finest.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
FlyingBean69
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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful!! Bike trails are awesome. From paved to mountain bike trails. Loads of hiking and kayaking, also horseback riding trails. Nature at its finest.

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Myerstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

The local folks will know this Trail as Old State Road. Several years ago, it was repaired and renamed Bear Hole Trail as Swatara State Park was developed. This Trail is open to vehicles the 2nd Friday and Saturday of each month. It is also open the 4th Friday and Saturday in March, April, September and October. It is a... More 

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2 Thank Mosslady53
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I took 5 Boys ranging from the ages of 9-12 here and we had a blast walking on the trails and looking for Geocaches. I highly suggest taking a nice stroll out on the Swatara Rail Trail :)

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1 Thank RachelRocks2014
Plains, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Yesterday we had to take a trip to Lebanon to pick up a new mountain bike for my wife. I pre-planned a trip to Memorial State Park but upon arriving we noticed that there was not any bike trails. So i picked up the map from the Park Station for Swatara State Park and we decided to head there instead.... More 

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1 Thank Phillip A
Annville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

If you are looking for a great place to hike or bike, it is here and you are around water the whole time.

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Thank Sarah19602160
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We live visiting this park. We have kayaked through the creek here with friends and tweens. Also have rode bikes and walked through trails. Beautiful scenery. Very pretty with a little snow!

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Thank bulldogfam
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

It was my first visit to the area as well as the park. At all stops we made there was adequate parking. Everything was labeled with signs. Certain areas of the state park were much busier than others. There were many people hiking or biking as well as campers and people just pulled off from the interstate to check things... More 

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Thank Cortlyn N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

We felt like going on a field trip and wanted to find something off the beaten trail. If you want to find a real gem, try looking for, and actually going to this waterfall. It is off Hwy 81 Exit 112, go east on PA 25 a few minutes. Pull off of the side of the road at a gravel... More 

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Bike and hike trails. play in the Swattie on a hot day. Many cool, deep shaded spots along the creek, but plenty of areas to explore, or hike or bike.

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Thank Helen B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Single track = amazing. Thank the SAMBA bikers for maintaining it so well. I don't bike, but run, and there are plenty of trails to keep me busy for at least an hour.

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