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Dickinson Park and Cross Country Trail

1240 Ritner Highway,
Carlisle, PA 17013
(717) 243-3318

The 18-acre park is located off Route 11 on the west end of the Borough of Carlisle.  The park is owned and maintained by Dickinson College but Carlisle Borough has use of certain facilities within the park. The features of the park include soccer fields, a rugby field, a softball field, and a football field.  This facility does provide an exclusive use to Dickinson College students during certain times of the year.

Hiking and Biking: An active individual will find a a 3.1 mile loop trail  which borders the athletic fields. The trail has a gravel surface with a moderate slope and is part of the Carlisle Borough Bicycle and Pedestrian Trail Network.

Rest Rooms: Public restrooms available.

Things to Do
  • Parking: Parking lot
Quick Check
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Restrooms:
Land Recreation
  • Any Length Trail:
  • Hiking Trails:
  • Miles of Trails: 3.1
  • Number of Trails: 1
  • Trail Length < 5 Miles:
Field Information
  • Number of Soccer Fields: 2
  • Number of Softball Fields: 1
  • Soccer Fields:
  • Softball Fields: