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GPS Location links can be found on each Anchor Page, directly underneath the park location information. Click on the link for a Google Map that shows the location of the park, to which you can get driving directions.

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PLEASE NOTE: This is no longer an interactive map; please visit the individual anchor pages for specific GPS coordinate locations. For a printable version of these directions or a schedule of activities at these parks, please visit our Downloads page to obtain copies that you can print out and keep with you.

All directions were created starting from Coyle Free Library, 102 N. Main St., Chambersburg. If you are travelling from a different area, please consult a map or other means to find starting points. Hours of operations are dawn to dusk unless otherwise noted or posted.

Antrim Township Community Park (Deep Sea Diving)

12315 Grant Shook Road, Greencastle, PA 17225

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Directions to Parking Area: Head south on N Main St toward W King St and take slight right to stay on N Main St. Continue to follow US-11 S for 11.5 miles. Take slight right toward Williamsport Pike and continue on Williamsport Pike. Turn right onto Shanks Church Rd. Turn left on Grant Shook Rd. The park will be on your right.

Buchanan’s Birthplace State Park (Fishing)

6235 Aughwick Road, Fort Loudon, PA 17224

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going south on N. Main St. Turn right onto US-30W/Lincoln Way W and follow for 13.4 miles. Turn left onto Hawbaker Dr. Turn left onto PA-75 S then turn right onto Mountain Rd. Turn right onto Dickeys Rd and take right at the 1st cross street onto PA-16 W. Keep right to continue on Stoney Batter Rd. Drive past Lane pavilion on the left. The parking area will be on the right and the trail starts at the signage directly across from the parking area.

Caledonia State Park (Sea Turtle)

101 Pine Grove Road (Park Office), Fayetteville, PA 17222-8224

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Directions to Parking Area: Head south on N. Main Street toward W. King Street. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto E. King St. Turn right onto 5th Avenue. Turn left onto US-30E/Lincoln Way E for about 9.6 miles. Turn left onto PA-233 N. Turn right into the parking area.

Chambersburg Memorial Park (Lighthouse)

1 Memorial Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going south on N Main St. Turn left onto E. McKinley St. Travel straight through the traffic light at the intersection of McKinley St. and Stouffer Ave. Take the first right into Chambersburg Memorial Park, taking the first turn of the roundabout to travel to the parking areas at the front of the park.

Cumberland Valley Rail Trail – Shippensburg Township Park (Coral Reef)

304 Britton Road, Shippensburg, PA 17257

Website (select 4 under “Trails” tab)

Directions to Parking Area: Head south on N Main St toward W King St. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto E King St. Turn left onto N 2nd St. Continue onto Philadelphia Ave. Philadelphia Ave turns slightly right and becomes College Ave. Turn left onto Edgar Ave. Turn left onto Norland Ave. Norland Ave turns slightly right and becomes US-11 N/Philadelphia Ave. Continue to follow US-11 N. Take W Fort St and Britton Rd to your destination in Shippensburg Township. Turn left onto N Earl St. Turn right at the 3rd cross street onto W Fort St. Continue onto Britton Rd. Turn left into park where you’ll see a splash pad on your right and a pavilion and playground on your left. This is where you will park.

Greene Township Municipal Park (Octopus)

996 Elevator Street, Scotland/Chambersburg, PA 17202

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going south on N Main St. Take first left onto E King St. Turn left on N 2nd St (US 11 N). Turn right onto Broad St. (Broad St becomes Scotland Ave). Scotland Ave becomes Scotland Rd. Take a slight right onto Scotland Rd. Turn left onto Scotland Main St. Take second right onto Elevator St.

Henninger Field Park (Penguin)

241 West Vine Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going south on N. Main St. Turn right on W King St. Turn right on Hood St. Turn right on W Commerce St. Turn left on Wolf Ave. Turn right onto W Vine St.

Martin’s Mill Bridge Park (Polar Bear)

3505 E. Weaver Road, Greencastle, PA 17225

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going south on N. Main St. and take a slight left on US-11S/S Main St. Stay on US-11S for 11.5 miles. Take a slight right toward Williamsport Pike and continue onto Williamsport Pike. Turn right onto Shanks Church Rd. Turn left on Grant Shook Rd. Turn right onto E Weaver Rd.

Michaux State Forest (Shell)

10099 Lincoln Way E, Fayetteville, PA 17222 (District Office)

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Directions to Parking Area: Head south on N. Main Street toward W. King Street. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto E. King St. Turn right onto 5th Avenue. Turn left onto US-30E/Lincoln Way E for 9.6 miles. Turn right onto PA-233 S. Turn left onto S. Mountain Rd. Turn right onto Old Forge Rd. for about 2 miles to the parking area on your left.

Mill Creek Acres Park (Sailboat)

300 Eisenhower Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going south on N. Main St/US 11S toward W. King St. Stay on N. Main taking a slight left onto S. Main St/US 11S. Turn right onto Eisenhower Dr. Mill Creek Acres Park will be on your left.

Mont Alto State Park (Snorkeling)

35 Rocky Mountain Rd. South, Fayetteville, PA 17222

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going south on N. Main St/US 11S toward W. King St. Drive .22 miles and take 3rd left on E Queen St/US 30 E. Continue to follow US 30 East for 4.82 miles. Turn right onto Falling Spring Rd. In 2.8 miles, turn right to continue on Falling Spring Rd. In 2.1 miles, turn right onto Mont Alto Rd. Continue onto Ash St. Continue onto PA-233/N Park St. The parking area for the destination will be on your right.

Norlo Park (Starfish)

3050 Lincoln Way East, Fayetteville, PA 17222

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going south on N. Main St/US 11S toward W. King St. Drive .22 miles and take 3rd left on E Queen St/US 30 E. Continue to follow US 30 East for 4.82 miles. Turn from Lincoln Way E onto Lincoln Terrace (at white sign that says Norlo Park – Softball, Tennis, Pavilions). Turn right at the stop sign. Turn right into the parking area just beyond the tennis courts.

Otterbein Church Community Park and Recreation Park (Submarine)

13375 Welty Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268

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Directions to Parking Area: Head south on N Main St toward W King St. Continue .7 miles and turn left on Garfield St. Turn right at the 2nd cross street on S 2nd St. Continue on PA-316 S/Wayne Ave for 13.5 miles. Turn left on PA-16 E/Buchanan Trail E/W Main St. Follow Main St E toward Clayton Ave. Continue past McDonald’s, CVS, and Summitview Elementary School. Drive past the entrances to the Renfrew Museum and Park offices. Turn right on Welty Rd. The destination will be on your right in approximately 1 mile.

Renfrew Park & Museum (Sunken Treasure)

1010 E. Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268

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Directions to Parking Area: Head south on N Main St toward W King St. Continue .7 miles and turn left onto Garfield St. Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto S 2nd St. Continue onto PA-316 S/Wayne Ave for 13.5 miles. Turn left onto PA-16 E/Buchanan Trail E/W Main St. Follow Main Street East towards Clayton Avenue. Continue past McDonald’s, CVS, and Summitview Elementary School. Drive past the entrances for the Renfrew Offices. Turn right onto Welty Road. Turn right directly after the Renfrew Museum and Park Sign (after the turn, the Washington Township Offices will be on your left). Follow the road into the Lower Parking Area for Renfrew Park & Museum.

Tuscarora Wildlife Education Project (Water Skiing)

4881 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg, PA 17236

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Directions to Parking Area: Start out going south on N. Main St. Turn right onto US-30W/Lincoln Way W. In 8.7 miles, turn left onto PA-416 S. Turn right onto Lemar Rd. Turn left onto Orchard Rd. Turn left onto PA-75 S. Turn right onto into the main entrance of James Buchanan High School and proceed directly around the back of the building. The Center will be directly ahead on your right. Parking is in the rear of the building.

 

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