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Kings Gap Environmental Education and Training Center

500 Kings Gap Rd, Carlisle, PA 17015-9306
+1 717-486-5031
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Treasure

Beautiful place for enjoying the beauty of central Pa. Many miles of hiking trails, from very easy... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
gsne2016
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Great family location

They offer educational tours, music on lawn in Summer, great Fall festival, beautiful view... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
P W
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Carlisle pa
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500 Kings Gap Rd, Carlisle, PA 17015-9306
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+1 717-486-5031
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Beautiful place for enjoying the beauty of central Pa. Many miles of hiking trails, from very easy to moderately difficult traverse much of the property.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

They offer educational tours, music on lawn in Summer, great Fall festival, beautiful view, hikes, gardens

Thank P W
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

If you are a motorcycle rider this is a MUST destination - the ride up and down the mountain is beautiful - and fun if addressed at a 'sporting pace' ;) The Training Center has much to offer as well - a great spot for...More

Thank Brad M
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

I can't believe I visited here for the first over the summer after growing up in the area. What a great park with so many hiking trails! Even if you don't hike, the view from the top is great.

Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Even in the local area of Carlisle, folks don't know how wonderful this state park is -- and the added attraction of the Cameron-Masland Mansion and Gardens. Great for outdoor activity in the surrounding trails, and the Mansion area offers a place for awesome events...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Potentially interesting place, but little to offer. Pretty location on a small mountain. Not much more to offer.

Thank George P
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Mountainous terrain & hiking trails, extensive forest, and sweeping panoramic views, Kings Gap State Park is a treat any time of year, but is especially rewarding during autumn's foliage display. Our recommendation for the very best place to enjoy colorful Cumberland Valley & Blue Mountain...More

Thank OldBridges
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Kings Gap is not only a great place to go hiking but also a learning center. It also has a beautiful garden and pond with frogs and snakes to observe. During the summer they do a lot of outdoor music concerts too. It's just all...More

Thank Jennifer W
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Having had kids, Scout troops and a general love of nature, King's Gap has been one of my favorites for over 30 years! The view from the porch of the mansion is spectacular... never get tired of seeing it. Special programs by the DCNR are...More

Thank Holly H
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

This place boasts of having 16 miles of trails with picturesque views from different points. Our favorites are the Scenic Vista Trail, Buck Ridge Trail, and Watershed Trail. If you are on the Buck Ridge Trail, you'll find a post with a sign-in booklet -...More

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