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Colonel Denning State Park

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6 reviews
1599 Doubling Gap Road,
Newville, PA 17241
(717) 776-5272

Starting Today September 30, 2020, and possibly lasting until October 23, 2020, Colonel Denning State Park will be closed for road paving. The main park road will be closed as well as the campground and pavilions; there will be no access to the park. Hiking/Trail access is available at the Elk Hill Road, Tuscarora Trail parking lot. Thank you for your patience.

Colonel Denning State Park  is located on 273 acres of woodland and offers a variety of hiking, biking, hunting and birding, as well as, boating and swimming at the 3.5-acre Doubling Gap Lake. 

Find more details on all the things to do at Colonel Denning State Park here.

Things to Do
  • Gift Shop:
  • Hours: Dawn to Dusk
  • Months Open: Year-round
  • Motorcoach Parking:
  • Notes: The campground will remain open through the last day of rifle deer season on December 10, 2017 and be closed for the entire 2018 camping season due to a rehabilitation project.
  • Parking: Free
  • Payment Accepted:
    • American Express
    • Discover
    • Mastercard
    • Visa
Quick Check
  • Credit Cards Accepted:
  • Handicapped Accessible:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Restrooms:
Family Fun
  • All Ages:
  • Under 4:
  • Family Fun Fishing:
  • Fishing:
  • Ice-Fishing:
  • Stocked Trout:
Land Recreation
  • Any Length Trail:
  • Biking Trails:
  • Bird Watching:
  • Colonel Denning State Park:
  • Cross-Country Skiing:
  • Environmental Education:
  • Equestrian Trails:
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  • Hunting:
  • Interpretative Signage:
  • Miles of Trails: 3.5
  • Number of Trails: 3
  • Orienteering:
  • Picnic Area/Pavilions:
  • Scenic Overlook:
  • Trail Length < 5 Miles:
  • Trail Length > 5 Miles:
Water Recreation
  • Boating:
  • Ice-Skating:
  • Swimming:
  • Camping:
  • Fishing :
  • Number of Sites: 52
  • On Site HLD Tank:
  • Organized Group Tenting:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Seasonal Campground:
  • Electric and Water Hook Up: