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All directions begin from Lancaster County Government Center, 150 N. Queen St, Lancaster, PA.

Climbers Run Nature Center (Iceberg)

226 Frogtown Rd., Pequea, PA 17565

Hours: Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going North on N. Queen St/PA-72 toward E. Chestnut St/PA-23. Take the 1st left onto W. Walnut St/PA-23. Take the 2nd left onto N. Prince St/US-222. Turn slightly right onto New Danville Pike/PA-324. Turn left onto Marticville Rd/PA-741 for 5 miles. Turn left onto Frogtown Rd.and travel about .5 mile to the entrance on your right. Turn right and follow to the parking area on your left across from the Nature Center.

Columbia River Park and Trail (Coral Reef)

41 Walnut Street, Columbia, PA 17512

Hours: Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going North on N. Queen St/PA-72 toward E. Chestnut St/PA-23. Take the 3rd left onto W. James St., which becomes Harrisburg Ave. and then Harrisburg Pike. Turn left to take the US-30W ramp toward York. Merge onto US-30 W via the ramp on the left for 10 miles. Take the PA-441 exit toward Columbia/Marietta. Keep left at the fork in the ramp. Go straight toward Front St., which then becomes PA-441. Turn right onto Walnut St. to the parking area on your right.

Conewago Recreation Trail (Island)

2385 N. Market Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022

Hours: Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going North on N. Queen St/PA-72 toward E. Chestnut St/PA-23. Turn left onto E. McGovern Ave/PA-272. Keep right at the fork to go on E. McGovern Ave/PA-72. Take the 1st right onto N. Prince St/PA-72. Stay straight to go onto Fruitville Pike. Turn left onto York Rd. Stay straight to go onto PA-283 W for 17 miles. Take the PA-743 exit towards Elizabethtown/Hershey. Keep left to take the ramp towards Elizabethtown. Turn left onto Hershey Rd/PA-743 for about 2 miles. Turn right onto N. Market St/PA-230 and continue 1.7 miles to the parking area on your right.

Cove Outlook Park (Sea Turtle)

405 Old Market St, Mount Joy, PA 17552

Hours: Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going North on N. Queen St/PA-72 toward E. Chestnut St/PA-23. Turn left onto E. McGovern Ave/PA-272. Keep right at the fork to go on E. McGovern Ave/PA-72. Take the 1st right onto N. Prince St/PA-72. Stay straight to go onto Fruitville Pike. Turn left onto York Rd. Stay straight to go onto PA-283 W for 8 miles. Take the PA-772 exit toward Mount Joy/Manheim. Keep left to take the ramp toward Mt. Joy. Turn left onto Mount Joy Rd/PA-772. Continue for about 2 miles, then turn right onto Old Market St. The parking area will be on your right.

Denver Memorial Park (Fishing)

801 Main Street A Grounds, Denver, PA 17517

Hours: Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going North on N. Queen St/PA-72 toward E. Chestnut St/PA-23. Turn right onto E. McGovern Ave/PA-272. Turn left onto Lititz Pike/US-222 N. Keep right at the fork to go on Oregon Pike/PA-272. Merge onto US-30 E/US-222 N toward Reading/Philadelphia. Merge onto US-222 N toward Reading/I-76. Take the exit toward 1-75/Denver/PA Turnpike/PA-272. Turn left onto Colonel Howard Blvd/SR 1040. Stay straight to go onto Spur Rd, which becomes Denver Rd. and then becomes Snyder St. Turn right onto Main St. to the entrance on your right.

Lancaster County Central Park (Lighthouse)

1050 Rockford Rd., Lancaster, PA 17602

Hours: Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going North on N. Queen St/PA-72 toward W. Chestnut St/PA-23. Take the 1st right onto E. Chestnut St/PA-23. Take the 1st right onto N. Duke St. Turn left onto S. Duke St. Turn right onto Chesapeake St and then left on E. Strawberry St. Turn left onto Rockford Rd. to the parking area on your left. From the parking area, turn left and follow the roadway to the Garden of Five Senses and follow the trail uphill.

Lancaster Junction Trail (Octopus)

99 Champ Blvd., Manheim, PA 17545

Hours: Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going North on N. Queen St/PA-72 toward E. Chestnut St/PA-23. Turn left onto E. McGovern Ave/PA-272. Keep right at the fork to go on E. McGovern Ave/PA-72. Take the 1st right onto N. Prince St/PA-72. Stay straight to go onto Fruitville Pike. Turn left onto York Rd. Stay straight to go onto PA-283 W for 6 miles. Take the exit toward Salunga and turn slight right onto Spooky Nook Rd. Take the 2nd right then take the 1st right. Turn left, take the 1st right, then turn right. Turn slight right and then left to the trailhead parking area.

Loyd H. Roland Memorial Park – Akron (Seagull)

Lion Lane, Akron PA 17501

Hours: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going North on N. Queen St/PA-72 toward E. Chestnut St/PA-23. Turn right onto E. McGovern Ave/PA-272. Turn left onto Lititz Pike/US-222. Keep right at the fork to go on Oregon Pike/PA-272. Merge onto US-30E/US-222 toward Reading/Philadelphia. Merge onto US-222 toward Reading/I-76. Take the PA-772 exit toward Rothsville/Brownstown. Merge onto PA-772 toward Rothsville/Akron. Turn right onto Oregon Pike/PA-272. Continue to follow PA-272. Turn right on N. 11th St. Turn left on Lion Lane and continue to parking area.

Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area (Sunken Treasure)

100 Museum Drive, Stevens, PA 17578

Hours: (Trails) Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted; (Visitor’s Center); 8a-4p Tuesday to Saturday; 12p-5p Sunday; closed Monday

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Directions to Parking Area: Take PA-501 North to N. Clay Road for about 13 miles. Turn right onto N. Clay Road. Take Kleinfeltersville Road to Museum Road for about 3.5 miles. Turn left onto Museum Road to the parking area on your right

Money Rocks County Park (Starfish)

936 Narvon Road, Narvon, PA 17555

Hours: Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going North on N. Queen St/PA-72 toward E. Chestnut St/PA-23. Turn right onto E. McGovern Ave/PA-272. Turn left onto Lititz Pike/US-222 N. Keep right at the fork to go on Oregon Pike/PA-272. Merge onto US-30 E/US-222 N toward Reading/Philadelphia. Merge onto US-222 N toward Reading/I-76 for 11 miles. Take the US-322 exit towards Ephrata and keep right at the fork in the ramp. Turn right onto Division Hwy/US-322 E for 10 miles. Turn right onto Narvon Rd. to the parking area on your right.

Musser Park (Narwhal)

135 N. Lime Street, Lancaster, PA 17602

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Parking Area: Head east on W. Chestnut Street toward N. Queen Street. Turn right on N. Shippen Street and park along the street and park.

Overlook Park (Penguin)

595 Granite Run Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted.

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going North on N. Queen St/PA-72 toward E. Chestnut St/PA-23. Turn left onto E. McGovern Ave/PA-272. Stay to the right and turn right onto N. Prince St., which becomes Fruitville Pike. Follow Fruitville Pike to Granite Run Drive and turn right. The entrance to the library is on the right.

Salisbury Township Community Park (Crab)

750 White Horse Road, Gap, PA 17527

Hours: Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going North on N. Queen St/PA-72 toward W. Chestnut St/PA-23. Take the 1st right onto E. Chestnut St/PA-23. Continue to follow PA-23. Merge onto US-30 E towards Coatesville. Take the PA-340/Old Phila Pike exit. Keep left to take the ramp toward Intercourse. Turn left onto Old Philadelphia Pike/PA-340 for about 7 miles. Turn slightly right onto E. Newport Rd/PA-772 for 5 miles. Turn left onto Denlinger Road. Turn right onto Spring Garden Road, which becomes White Horse Rd/PA-897. The parking area is on your right.

Theodore A. Parker III Natural Area (Submarine)

114 Wesley Rd., Quarryville, PA 17566

Hours: Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going North on N. Queen St/PA-72 toward W. Chestnut St/PA-23. Take the 1st right onto E. Chestnut St/PA-23. Take the 1st right onto N. Duke St. Turn left onto S. Duke St. Turn right onto Eshelman Mill Rd. Turn slight left onto Gypsy Hill Rd. Turn right to stay on Gypsy Hill Rd. Turn left onto Beaver Valley Pike/US-222S and follow this for 9 miles. Turn slight left onto W. State St/PA-372. Turn right onto S. Lime St/PA-472 for 3 miles. Turn right onto Wesley Rd., past the first parking area and go 0.7 miles to the gravel parking area on your right.

Warwick to Ephrata Rail Trail (Wave)

Warwick Township Building

315 Clay Road, Lititz, PA 17543

Hours: Dawn to dusk, unless otherwise posted

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going North on N. Queen St/PA-72 toward E. Chestnut St/PA-23. Turn right onto E. McGovern Ave/PA-272. Turn left onto Lititz Pike/US-222 N. Keep left at the fork to go on Lititz Pike for about 5 miles. Turn right onto Owl Hill Rd. Stay straight to go onto Pierson Rd. Turn left onto Rothsville R/PA-772. Enter the next roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Clay Rd. to the entrance on your right.

 

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