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Shaffer Park

1649 Spring Road,
Carlisle, PA 17013
(717) 243-3318

This 18-acre park is conveniently located near the Carlisle Fairgrounds and features walking trails and a membership-only dog park. The dog park is run by the Carlisle Area Dog Park Association. For more information, visit carlisleareadogparks.org

Groups: The park offers a rustic cabin which serves as an ideal meeting place for scout troops, church or business groups, family reunions or parties. The kitchen contains a stove, refrigerator and microwave, but no cooking utensils; meeting rooms; 50 folding chairs and 5 folding tables. The cabin can be rented year-round for full or half-days by calling the Carlisle Parks and Recreation Department at 717-243-3318 or e-mailing parksandrec@carlislepa.org.

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