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Wildlife Watchers Kayak Program

Take a kayak out on Doubling Gap Lake and enjoy the surroundings. Check out some of the residential critters, like bullfrogs, Northern watersnakes, Belted kingfishers, snapping turtles, and more. Hour long time slots begin at 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 1:00 p.m. To reserve a timeslot, please call (717) 776-5272. Otherwise you can come to the beach and take out a kayak on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Note: Masks and social distancing are optional for vaccinated participants, but are required for nonvaccinated participants.


Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 11:00am to 2:00pm

Colonel Denning State Park
1599 Doubling Gap Rd., Newville, PA 17241-9756


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Boating/Paddling, Canoeing/Flatwater Kayaking

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The Beach Area

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