493 S. Mt. Pleasant Rd.
Ranger Station: (717) 867-5515
Address above is not to be used for mail delivery to members.
Set on 200 acres of rolling farmland in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, this preserve is enclosed in a natural valley of grassy fields, sloping down to a small fishing lake. Six miles away is Hershey’s Chocolate World (rides and live entertainment), ZooAmerica, plus many golf courses and three major outlet centers. Nearby are also Amish settlements and the Indian Echo Caverns. Exciting recreation schedule. High Use designation is in effect July 1 until September 8; we recommend you make reservations 90 days in advance during these months.
Campsites: 250 full hookups, 32 power and water only, 10 overflow sites.
Rentals: 8 garden homes, 6 mini-garden homes, 3 log-sided units, 4 Getaway cabins, 6 TT cabins, 1 29-foot trailer.
Basketball court, canoes, country store, covered bridge, family center, fishing dock, game room, lake, laundry facilities, mini-golf, nature trail, paddleboats, pavilion, pickleball court, playground, shuffleboard, spa, swimming pool, tennis courts, volleyball court, wading pool, Wi-Fi access.
Points of Interest
GPS Coordinates: N 40° 16' 5.03" W 76° 31' 8.87"; elevation is 464 feet.
From the east: From the Pennsylvania Turnpike, take Exit 266 (Lebanon/Lancaster). Take Route 72 north to Route 322 west through Fontana to South Mount Pleasant Rd. Take a left off Route 322.
From the west: Take either the Pennsylvania Turnpike as listed from the east or Route 322 from Hershey through Campbel Town to South Mount Pleasant Rd. Take a right turn off Route 322.
From the north: Take Route 81 to Exit 85. Go south on Route 934 to Route 322, then west to Mount Pleasant Rd. Take a left off Route 322.
From the south: Take Hwy. 15 north or I-83 north to the Pennsylvania Turnpike, then east to Exit 266. Take Route 72 north to Route 322 west through Fontana to South Mount Pleasant Rd. Take a left off Route 322. This route is much easier than trying to get through Harrisburg.
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