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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

Phone

717-776-5272

Website

dcnr.state.pa.us

Region

South

Manager

Jeffrey Johns

Email

coloneldenningsp@pa.gov

Upcoming Events

Kayaking at Doubling Gap Lake

Sign-up at the Boat launch the day of the event. Limited to 11 spots available 5 single kayaks and three two person kayaks. If under 18 must be accompanied...

9/21 12pm
Kayaking at Doubling Gap Lake

Sign-up at the Boat launch the day of the event. Limited to 11 spots available 5 single kayaks and three two person kayaks. If under 18 must be accompanied...

9/23 12pm
Make your own Bamboo Fishing Ple

Come out to Doubling Gap Lake and Make your own Bamboo Fishing Pole. Limited quantity of Bamboo poles available.

9/23 1pm
Fall Migration Watch From Flat Rock Vista

Hike up to Flat Rock Vista and view birds at the start of the fall migration. “More Difficult” uphill hike that is 6 miles long. Binoculars and Spotting...

9/28 11:30am
Archery

Come learn the basics of archery! How-to and safety instruction will be given every half hour, followed by an opportunity for participants to try it for...

9/29 12:30pm

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