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Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach

130 Lakeview Dr, Mount Gretna, PA 17064-6051
+1 717-964-3130
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Overpriced for the experience.

I have been here many times over the years, especially when I was young. In recent years, however... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Outrageous Price

$19 to get in? Seems a little over priced if you want to just relax by the water... I would... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Allyson F
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“high dive” (9 reviews)
“diving board” (6 reviews)
“non swimmers” (3 reviews)
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130 Lakeview Dr, Mount Gretna, PA 17064-6051
+1 717-964-3130
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

I have been here many times over the years, especially when I was young. In recent years, however, I have abstained from going to this lake because of the price. It's upsetting because Mt. Gretna Lake is a fun and summery place to go, but...More

1  Thank ssomple
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

$19 to get in? Seems a little over priced if you want to just relax by the water... I would consider going back if it was less than $10.

1  Thank Allyson F
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This is our second year coming here. The first year I brought my then 12 year old son (just turned 12) with his friend and this year I brought my now 13 and 16 year old sons with the 16 year old bringing a 17...More

Thank bboughter830
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Mt Gretna Lake is a very natural place , great family day out Nice and clean , with very friendly staff

Thank Yexsy A
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Didn't use the actual faciliites at the lake, but we entered the grounds and toured the faciliites. Looks like a great place for swimming, canoeing, and just relaxing and having fun! Was a very clean area with very clean bath house and restrooms!

Thank we4singalto
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Another huge price increase. There was hardly anyone there today on a perfect summer day. Guess it's been priced out of the ball park. We used to come almost every week. Can't do that any more.

1  Thank PITAGirl
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This lake has something for everyone. Sandy beach, shallow to deep swimming. High dive, canoes, rope swings. Sun shade.

Thank Gretnafan
Reviewed 7 March 2017

One of the biggest attractions at the lake is the swing into the water! Just a ton of fun for any kid of any age!! Big tubes are available for cheap all day rentals as well as canoes and kayaks at half hour rental prices!...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Mount Gretna is a summer resort with a lake and a summer theater. Each year it has an annual house tour which is usually the first week in August. I had taken the tour maybe 10 years ago. I persuaded my husband to come with...More

1  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We were there with my family and paid over $100 for all of us to get in. The lake is roped off so if any of your children are not adequate swimmers, they are not allowed past the rope. Also you can not even hold...More

3  Thank Keith K
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Jill W
10 May 2017|
Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
I would call to see exactly what is available to meet your specific needs!
28 July 2015|
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Response from Marcia2424 | Reviewed this property |
There is a cost for the waterfront activities at mt gretna.