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Kings Gap Environmental Education Center

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500 Kings Gap Road,
Carlisle, PA 17015
(717) 486-5031

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center includes 2,531 acres to explore including 25 miles of trails, 3 day use areas, birding opportunities, biking trails and educational programming at the on-site mansion.

Find more details on all the things to see and do at Kings Gap here.

Weekend Stays at the Mansion -- Spend the weekend at the Mansion from April through mid-November. There is a two-night minimum stay (Friday & Saturday nights). Continental breakfast is included in the cost. All suites and rooms come with a refrigerator, Keurig coffee maker and coffee/tea, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, linens, and toiletries. Check-in time is between 3 pm and 7 pm on Friday and check-out time is 11 am on Sunday. There are four suites with a maximum capacity of 4 people each and three rooms with a maximum capacity of two people each. To book a room, call 888-PA-PARKS or visit: https://pennsylvaniastateparks.reserveamerica.com/.

Things to Do
COVID-19 Updates
  • Complimentary Parking:
  • Directions: Directions: From Interstate 81, take Newville exit 37. Travel south on Route 233 for approximately 2.5 miles. Turn left onto Pine Road and continue for 2.5 miles. The entrance to Kings Gap is on the right; watch for the sign.
  • Gift Shop:
  • Hours: Sunrise to Sunset
  • Months Open: Open year-round
  • Motorcoach Parking:
  • Notes: Whispering Pines and White Oaks Trail are paved and are designed for wheelchairs.
  • Parking: Free; Electric Vehicle Charging Station A two-plug, electric-vehicle charging station is available f
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Additional Information
  • Sleeping Rooms: 7
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Family Fun
  • All Ages:
Guided Adventures
  • Backpacking:
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Land Recreation
  • Any Length Trail:
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  • Hunting:
  • In Kings Gap State Park:
  • Interpretative Signage:
  • Miles of Trails: 16
  • Number of Trails: 13
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  • Group Reservations Required:
  • Maximum # of People for Tour: 60
  • Motorcoach Parking:
  • Price Range: varies
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Facility Info
  • Largest Room 840
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1835
  • Reception Capacity 100
  • Theatre Capacity 48
  • Any Licensed Caterer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Registration Area
  • Full Service Catering
  • Guest Rooms Available
  • Lobby/Reception Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Outdoor Capacity 500
  • Banquet Capacity 48
  • Number of Rooms 2
  • Booths 10
  • Classroom Capacity 30
  • Sleeping Rooms 15