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Biddle Mission Park

311 E North Street,
Carlisle, PA 17013
(717) 243-3318

This five-acre park offers a pavilion covering 6 picnic tables with seating for up to 50 (8 adults per table or 10 children per table).  Day rentals are available for $30. Reservations and full payment are required. Contact the Carlisle Parks and Recreation Office at 717-243-3318,

Also available onsite is a basketball pad, playground, restrooms, two charcoal grills, volleyball courts, and a spray pool that operates dependent on weather conditions with temperatures 80 degrees or higher from 9am to 7pm day throughout the summer.  NOTE: Based on CDC recommednations, the spray pool remains closed during the Yellow Phase of re-opening.

What really makes Biddle Mission special is it labyrinth. Tucked away in its own area of the park, the labyrinth is designed as a peaceful spot for visitors to reflect and meditate.

Rest Rooms:  The key must be obtained at the Recreation Office, located on 415 Franklin Street, Carlisle, the day before or the Friday before the reservation.

Things to Do
Family Fun
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Land Recreation
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Field Information
  • Number of Beach Volleyball Courts: 1
  • Number of Outdoor Basketball Courts: 1
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