Gifford Pinchot State Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Gifford Pinchot State Park

Gifford Pinchot State Park is a 2,338-acre Pennsylvania state park in northern York County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. The park is undeveloped and is the site of farm fields and wooded hillsides. It is an important recreation site featuring prime bass fishing. There are several trails that pass through the park, including the Mason-Dixon Trail.

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Attractions Near Gifford Pinchot State Park

Golden Plough Tavern

Golden Plough Tavern

18.46km from Gifford Pinchot State Park

The Gen. Horatio Gates House and Golden Plough Tavern are two connecting historic buildings located in downtown York, York County, Pennsylvania. The tavern is quite significant for its age and social history but is also an exceptional museum of historic carpentry and vernacular architecture.

The Haines Shoe House

The Haines Shoe House

23.13km from Gifford Pinchot State Park

The Haines Shoe House is a shoe-shaped house in Hellam Township, Pennsylvania about two miles west of the borough of Hallam, on Shoe House Road near the Lincoln Highway.

Codorus State Park

Codorus State Park

31.82km from Gifford Pinchot State Park

Codorus State Park is a 3,500-acre Pennsylvania state park in Heidelberg, Manheim, Penn, and West Manheim Townships in southwestern York County, Pennsylvania in the United States. The park was created around Lake Marburg, an artificial lake covering 1,275 acres and is named for Codorus Creek, which forms the lake.

Indian Steps Museum

Indian Steps Museum

49.75km from Gifford Pinchot State Park

Indian Steps Cabin, also known as the Indian Steps Museum, is a historic memorial and museum located at Lower Chanceford Township, York County, Pennsylvania. It was built between 1908 and 1912. It is essentially "L"-shaped with two wings extending from a circular "Kiva." The foundation and first story is constructed of local, well-cut stone. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.

Methodist Episcopal Church

Methodist Episcopal Church

82.34km from Gifford Pinchot State Park

The Woodside Methodist Episcopal Church, situated in Kent County, Delaware, is a historic Methodist congregation that has been a central part of the local community for generations. Established in [year of establishment], this church has played a vital role in the Methodist movement in the region.

East Brandywine Historic District

East Brandywine Historic District

97.58km from Gifford Pinchot State Park

East Brandywine Historic District is a national historic district located at Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. It encompasses 189 contributing buildings located east of the central business district of Wilmington dating from the late-18th to the early-20th century. The buildings reflect a mix of architectural types and styles include industrial buildings, churches, schools, semi-detached houses, rowhouses, apartment houses, restaurants, and stores.

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York County

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York County is a northern County in the U.S. state of South Carolina. is part of the Charlotte metropolitan area and the Metropolitan Statistical Area that includes Charlotte, North Carolina, Concord, North Carolina, Gastonia, North Carolina, and Rock Hill, South Carolina.

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For more information about Gifford Pinchot State Park, visit: https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/FindAPark/GiffordPinchotStatePark/Pages/default.aspx