Outdoor Activities in Central PA

Explore our numerous hiking trails and find your game at a nearby golf course.

Hiking
Clarence Schock Memorial Park at Governor Dick

Hike to the summit of the Clarence Schock Memorial Park at Governor Dick to catch a 360-degree view of Lebanon County and the surrounding four counties. The entire park offers over 14 miles of hiking and biking trails.

(717) 964-3808
Lebanon Valley Rails to Trails

Located in the heart of Lebanon Country, the Rails to Trails boasts 20 miles of beautiful trails. The trail is loved by bikers, walkers and horseback riders alike. Bring you bikes to enjoy the history & scenic views! From Lawn, PA to Lebanon, PA. Only 5 miles to the trailhead. (5 miles in Colebrook, PA)

Memorial Lake State Park

Memorial Lake State Park’s 230 acres are near the base of Blue Mountain in East Hanover Township, Lebanon County.  Enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, picnicking, kayaking and much much more!

(717) 865-6470
Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach

Relax on eight acres of beach, picnic at a shaded picnic table, rent kayaks and explore the mountain stream-fed lake, or enjoy one of the other amenities offered at Mt Gretna Lake. 

(717) 964-3130
Union Canal Tunnel Park

The 110 acres of recreational open space features three historical locks that were part of the Union Canal and includes a number of trails running along pasture, wooded areas, the canal, and farmlands. (9.4 miles)

(717) 272-1473
Golfing
Deer Valley Golf Course

Located just east of Harrisburg, Deer Valley is a premier public course with 18 holes. A favorite of locals as well as visitors to central Pennsylvania. (9.2 miles)

(717) 583-4653
Fair View Golf Course

This public golf course sits at that base of the south Gretna Mountains in lovely Lebanon Valley. (8.3 miles)

(717) 273-3411
Spring Creek Golf Course

Spring Creek at The Hershey Country Club is a beginner and family friendly golf course with the area’s longest 9 hole course! Located in the heart of Hershey. (4.1 miles)

(717) 533-2847