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Colonel Denning State Park

Colonel Denning State Park, in north central Cumberland County, is in Doubling Gap, so named by the “S” turn where Blue Mountain doubles back on itself. This feature may be seen from the Doubling Gap Vista in adjacent Tuscarora State Forest. The park has 273 acres of woodland and a 3.5-acre lake.

1599 Doubling Gap Rd., Newville, PA 17241-9756









Upcoming Events

Disc Golf 101

Learn the basics of playing disc golf, like the rules and regulations, putting, driving, disc placement, and how to make that difficult shot. Also, be part...

9/24 10am
Pennsylvania Pawpaw

Join Ranger Trush for an informative program of Pennsylvania's native fruit, the Pawpaw.

9/24 1pm
On the Trail of Pennsylvania Black Bears

Enjoy us for an educational and very interseting documentary on the Black bears by Pennsylvania Game Commission biologist Dr. Gary Alt. Dr. Alt is one of the...

9/30 7:30pm
Raptor Watch on Flat Rock Overlook

Meet the park naturalist at the Flat Rock overlook and spot migrating raptors. There will be a spotting scope and binoculars for anyone to use.

10/1 11am
A Walk In Penn's Woods

Take a guided walk along the Rattlesnake Trail and learn ti identify, trees, plants, fungi, birds, and more!

10/2 10am

Recent Events

The Fugus Among Us


Raptors of PA


Labor Day Paddle


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