Colonel Denning State Park

1599 Doubling Gap Rd.; Newville, PA 17241
Phone: 717-776-5272 | Hours: Sunrise to Sunset
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Dates of Operation
Year Round

Hours of Operation
Sunrise to Sunset

Phone Number

Colonel Denning State Park

Boating, Fishing, Hiking, Swimming,


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.

A sand beach is available for use from mid-May to mid-September.

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