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Colonel Denning State Park

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

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:
  • Hiking Trails:
  • 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: