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“A great majestic view!”
Review of Penn Mar Park

Penn Mar Park
Ranked #2 of 2 things to do in Cascade
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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“A great majestic view!”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

This park is a must see in Washington County, MD. This park used to be very popular in the early 1900s. This park is great for children and kid friendly. This park is free. This park has a great majestic view of seeing overlook, seeing the trains. Also go up the hill to see High Rock, Another great majestic view on clear day. I would recommend this to anyone looking for something free to do on any clear sunny day. Last visit May 2014.

Visited May 2014
Thank Brad F
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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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260 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“A beautiful, scenic spot”
Reviewed June 5, 2014

Penn Mar has tons of history and is a beautiful scenic spot, no matter what the season. We have been going there for years!
There are tons of picnic tables, grills and a great playground for the kids.
The summer concert series on Sunday afternoons are free and most enjoyable.

Visited May 2014
Thank Retiredrn365
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New York City, New York
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62 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Stunning Lookout on a Clear Day”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

The park provides a nice rest-stop for day-hikers and thru-hikers on the Appalachian Trail. Beyond the the standard playground equipment and picnic benches the real attraction of the park is the amazing 2-state view from a local high-point. On a clear day you can see many miles across a lush farming valley. The look-out may not be as high or as famous as nearby-High Rock, but it is much less crowded, not covered in graffiti and allows for relaxation in a large covered seating area.
Stop by the small visitor's center as well for a nostalgic glimpse at what Penn Mar Park's glory days.

Visited August 2013
1 Thank Justin S
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