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Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach

130 Lakeview Dr, Mount Gretna, PA 17064-6051
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Tons of fun, but way too expensive

I have lived nearby and driven by the lake my entire life, but haven’t ever visited until this... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
LancasterCtyNative
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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
via mobile
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
ssomple
,
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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  • Average17%
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“high dive”(10 reviews)
“grassy area”(3 reviews)
“summer fun”(2 reviews)
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130 Lakeview Dr, Mount Gretna, PA 17064-6051
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I have lived nearby and driven by the lake my entire life, but haven’t ever visited until this year. The lake “felt” clean. The parts where you can stand are sandy so you don’t feel like you’re standing in lake sludge. The lake water is...More

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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Jill W
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Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
I would call to see exactly what is available to meet your specific needs!
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Response from Marcia2424 | Reviewed this property |
There is a cost for the waterfront activities at mt gretna.
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