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Wittlinger Nature Preserve

2 Mountain Road,
Boiling Springs, PA 17007
(717) 258-4441

The Donald L. Wittlinger Nature Preserve is a 50-acre nature preserve owned by South Middleton Township that features access to Yellow Breeches Creek, opportunities for nature exploration and hiking trails. Access to the Preserve can be obtained from the Boiling Springs Pool or from Tanger Road. 

Hiking: The entrance to the one-mile, easy to moderate trail is located near the Boiling Springs swimming pool at the south end of Children's Lake. The Wittlinger Trail has historical, ecological and recreational features.

Boating & Fishing: View the Yellow Breeches Creek Water Trail Guide and Map (.pdf) 

Things to Do
  • Directions: Route 81 to Carlisle. Take Route 34 South. Travel approximately 3 miles on 34 to a traffic light at Route 174. Turn left onto 174 and travel to Boiling Springs. Turn right onto Front St. A small parking lot is available at Race St.
Quick Check
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Land Recreation
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  • Miles of Trails: 1
  • Number of Trails: 1
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Water Recreation
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