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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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A great place to visit - spectacular view of the valley !

If you are a motorcycle rider this is a MUST destination - the ride up and down the mountain is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Brad M
Great Hiking

I can't believe I visited here for the first over the summer after growing up in the area. What a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rachel L
Newark, Delaware
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“hiking trails” (5 reviews)
“scout troops” (3 reviews)
“school groups” (3 reviews)
500 Kings Gap Rd, Carlisle, PA 17015-9306
+1 717-486-5031
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 28 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

Thank queenpat2017
Reviewed 9 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
Reviewed 9 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
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
Reviewed 13 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
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

Thank CPTAmerica71
Reviewed 19 August 2017

A nice place to visit and walk around without having large crowds of people. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the area.

1  Thank theoldloneranger
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My husband & I used to come here quite a bit to hike & enjoy the view, but I hadn't been back since his death in 2006. A childhood friend is back in the area for a family visit & suggested Kings Gap for something...More

Thank Kanilea361
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