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Fort Hunter Mansion and Park

5300 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17110-1718
+1 717-599-5751
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Enjoyed a pre dusk drive around

Wanted to visit the covered bridge and drove over from Downtown. Enjoyed ambling around and getting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David G
Boca Raton, Florida
via mobile
Under the Stars or Tent!

Fort Hunter Park is an amazing venue that offers something for everyone in the Capital Region of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Georg S
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Built on a bluff overlooking the Susquehanna River, Fort Hunter Mansion and Park has served as a war fort, a hub for frontier commerce, and an exclusive private estate. Now preserved and open to the public, Fort Hunter Mansion and Park invites you to explore Pennsylvania's rich history. Guided tours of Fort Hunter Mansion are available every day but Mondays, May through December. Admission is charged.Fort Hunter Park is open free to the public, daily from 8 am - dusk.
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5300 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17110-1718
+1 717-599-5751
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to visit the covered bridge and drove over from Downtown. Enjoyed ambling around and getting a feel for the pleasant site

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fort Hunter Park is an amazing venue that offers something for everyone in the Capital Region of Harrisburg! The Jazz and Wine Festival offers the best of the best and a large tent on the Susquehanna River Maestro Larry Moore has put together two festivals...More

Thank Georg S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been here before, but the mansion was not open. I was able to return and get a tour. It is a great place to see. Great views of the river.

1  Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fort Hunter Mansion and Park is an interesting diversion to spend an hour or so. The historic barn, Covered bridge and tavern are unique and the grounds are lovely, tucked along the Susquehanna River. If your are passing by, stop in but this is not...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fort Hunter is a jewel of the Dauphin (PA) County parks system. Located along the banks of the Susquehanna River just north of Harrisburg, Ft Hunter is easily reached from I-81 or Rte 22/322. The park provides play areas for small children, vast picnic areas,...More

1  Thank Darthdaddy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this mansion. They do a nice job on preserving it, amazing views of the river and great location for weddings or get togethers. Only bad things, they do not allow dogs.

Thank Lydia W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fort Hunter Mansion and Park offers a beautiful scenic locale for picnics, walking, and relaxing. The park grounds are a photographer's dream - so many photo opportunities! There are 2 picnic pavilions available for rental as well as multiple single picnic tables scattered throughout the...More

Thank FlyEagle
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This mansion on the riverfront was one of the best preserved Victorian homes I have ever seen. Our guide was knowledgeable and we learned quite a bit from her that we never knew regarding the late Victorian era. The only draw back was that the...More

Thank 709lynnb
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Took my 13 year old niece here for the day. We live nearby but had never toured the mansion. Enjoyed the tour. We both felt it was very interesting and great tour guide. We have enjoyed visiting the park many times over the years. There...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the tour. Our tour guide was very sweet as well as informative. A very unique place to visit!

Thank Carson H
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30 March 2017|
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Response from Julia H | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest in Fort Hunter! The scooter will find many level areas outside in the park and the first floor of the Mansion is also accessible. Unfortunately, the second floor is not but your husband would be... More
9 September 2016|
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Response from travellsmart | Reviewed this property |
EVERYONE ABOVE stated the correct answer. They have an indoor area of a train display & a barn, where activities occur. Not that big of a deal to us. Dogs can roam the huge ground area. When, we go to our daughter's... More
27 June 2015|
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Response from Greg P | Reviewed this property |
yes, for the most part...