Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA

Recreation in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

State Parks

  • Colonel Denning State Park
    1599 Doubling Gap Road, Newville, PA 17241
    717-776-5272, 888-PA-PARKS, Eight miles north of Newville and nine miles south of Landisburg in Doubling Gap, Colonel Denning State Park features 273 acres of woodland and the three and a half-acre... more info  map

  • Fowlers Hollow State Park
    Upper Buck Ridge Road, Newville, PA 17241
    c/o Colonel Denning
    717-776-5272, 888-PA-PARKS, Located in a narrow valley created by Fowler Hollow Run at the edge of the Tuscarora State Forest, guests visiting the 104-acre Fowlers Hollow State Park will enjoy... more info  map


  • Mayapple Golf Links
    1 Mayapple Drive, Carlisle, PA 17013
    717-258-4088, A member of the Harrisburg District Golf Association, Mayapple Golf Links is a Scottish-style 18-hole golf course with a driving range, practice green and a well-stocked... more info  map

Hiking & Climbing

  • Appalachian Trail
    520 Park Drive, Boiling Springs, PA 17007
    717-258-5771, Great hiking trail with picturesque views, springs of cool water and great shades. more info  map

  • Iron Horse Trail
    Located Along PA Route 274
    717-536-3191, The Iron Horse Trail is designed for day hikes and overnight hiking in Tuscarora State Forest. It provides a 10-mile loop hiking trail between Big Spring State Park and... more info  map

Outfitters & Guides

  • Four Seasons Flyfishing Guide Service
    717-258-9655, Quality guided fly fishing trips on the Yellow Breeches Creek near Boiling Springs and select limestone and freestone streams across Pennsylvania, including Bald Eagle... more info


  • Boiling Springs Pool
    2 Mountain Road, Boiling Springs, PA 17007
    717-258-4121, The Boiling Springs Pool is the oldest public pool in Cumberland County. A full-service snack bar, 220-foot long open water slide, an enclosed 130-foot speed slide, and... more info

Miscellaneous Activities

  • Doublin Gap MX Park, Inc.
    1146 South Pitt Street, Carlisle, PA 17013
    717-249-6036, Doublin Gap MX Park is one of the finest racing facilities in the northeast featuring motocross racing. The track is in Shippensburg at 100 Reasner Lane. more info  map


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