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Kings Gap Environmental Education and Training Center

500 Kings Gap Rd, Carlisle, PA 17015-9306
+1 717-486-5031
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Kings Gap is not only a great place to go hiking but also a learning center. It also has a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer W
long-term favorite

Having had kids, Scout troops and a general love of nature, King's Gap has been one of my favorites... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Holly H
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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500 Kings Gap Rd, Carlisle, PA 17015-9306
+1 717-486-5031
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kings Gap is not only a great place to go hiking but also a learning center. It also has a beautiful garden and pond with frogs and snakes to observe. During the summer they do a lot of outdoor music concerts too. It's just all...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Having had kids, Scout troops and a general love of nature, King's Gap has been one of my favorites for over 30 years! The view from the porch of the mansion is spectacular... never get tired of seeing it. Special programs by the DCNR are...More

Thank Holly H
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This place boasts of having 16 miles of trails with picturesque views from different points. Our favorites are the Scenic Vista Trail, Buck Ridge Trail, and Watershed Trail. If you are on the Buck Ridge Trail, you'll find a post with a sign-in booklet -...More

Thank CPTAmerica71
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A nice place to visit and walk around without having large crowds of people. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the area.

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

My husband & I used to come here quite a bit to hike & enjoy the view, but I hadn't been back since his death in 2006. A childhood friend is back in the area for a family visit & suggested Kings Gap for something...More

Thank Kanilea361
Reviewed 9 August 2017

For those of us that live in Central PA, it's a quiet gem. Did you know you can snowshoe here in the winter - for free, you can borrow the snowshoes from the park rangers. They have a great owl nature program. Just saw a...More

Thank PSoTD
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Stunning place for a 10 am Sunday morning yoga class on the terrace at the mansion. Bring a comfy mat, layers, and be ready to enjoy pine trees, gentle breeze, sun, low humidity, open sky and lovely stonework as you move through a strong Hatha...More

Thank Ajit J
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We went to King's Gap to take in a small hike with our daughter and young grandchildren. We stopped at the Education Center to see what was available. They had a great bee colony display in the corner of the center. Kathy came over and...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great place to visit and learn. Even if there is not a "class" you can still see and learn. Great views of the Cumberland Valley!

Thank BES09
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Had never been until recently. It is a beautiful place completely focused on nature and not leaving "no trace behind". They have several hiking paths. We went with a bunch of young children and they organized a set of educational activities that were very welcomed...More

Thank margusVM
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