Swatara State Park

Pine Grove, Pennsylvania 17963

Swatara State Park

Swatara State Park Professional Review and Guide

"Set this hike aside to do after it rains and all your favorite trails are muddy. Except for a 0.1-mile stretch on a shale road, the trail surfaces here are paved. This hike is suitable for all ages.

And, although it is almost a 4-mile loop, you could walk, say, to the historic Waterville Bridge and never be farther than a mile or so from your vehicle. Other highlights include the stone ruins of a flooded-out nineteenth-century dam and the abandoned canal system that was connected to the dam."

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Trail Information

Pine Grove
Nearby City
529 feet
Elevation Gain
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Skill Level
Spring, summer, fall
Swatara State Park, c/o Memorial Lake State Park, Grantville 17028; (717) 865-6470; www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findapark/swatara/
Local Contacts
USGS Indiantown Gap, PA
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Jul 2018