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Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach

130 Lakeview Dr, Mount Gretna, PA 17064-6051
+1 717-964-3130
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Great place for summer fun!

This lake has something for everyone. Sandy beach, shallow to deep swimming. High dive, canoes... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
via mobile
Summertime Fun For The Entire Family!

One of the biggest attractions at the lake is the swing into the water! Just a ton of fun for any... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Donna S
New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“high dive” (7 reviews)
“diving board” (6 reviews)
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130 Lakeview Dr, Mount Gretna, PA 17064-6051
+1 717-964-3130
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This lake has something for everyone. Sandy beach, shallow to deep swimming. High dive, canoes, rope swings. Sun shade.

Thank Gretnafan
Reviewed 7 March 2017

One of the biggest attractions at the lake is the swing into the water! Just a ton of fun for any kid of any age!! Big tubes are available for cheap all day rentals as well as canoes and kayaks at half hour rental prices!...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Mount Gretna is a summer resort with a lake and a summer theater. Each year it has an annual house tour which is usually the first week in August. I had taken the tour maybe 10 years ago. I persuaded my husband to come with...More

1  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We were there with my family and paid over $100 for all of us to get in. The lake is roped off so if any of your children are not adequate swimmers, they are not allowed past the rope. Also you can not even hold...More

1  Thank Keith K
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A family oriented fun time at Gretna lake complete with a sandy beach! My favorite place to spend a summer day. With I summer pass we spend afternoons swimming.

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Our weather was not ideal but they offered a discount based on the forecast. Super-clean and tremendous fun for the kids! Roped off shallow end for non-swimmers and fun for more confident swimmers including diving board, high dive and water swing. Sandy beach area for...More

Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Went with another family and had an awesome day! Kids loved swimming , diving and volleyball! Brought a picnic lunch. Only drawback was the kids couldn't play frisbee or toss a ball around. Only volleyball allowed. Very clean and safe environment!

Thank jdean12345
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Great place. Usually the thought of public pool/ lake bathrooms disgusts me but this place was immaculate. If you have great swimmers rest assured they will have a blast. The little ones can wade in the shallow. The prices were decent in the snack shack....More

Thank Beth L
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We had four birthdays within 3 weeks in August so we decided to combine and splurge on a catered, pavillion picnic at Mount Gretna Lake. Glad I called a month early as only one of our day choices was available. Special thanks to Phil for...More

Thank nedia
Reviewed 8 August 2016

$16 per adult, $8 for 11 and under is a bit pricey for 11:30 to 6:30. You can often find a coupon to get $1 off per ticket. However, it is well worth it. Staff is friendly, water is cool and the place is well...More

Thank Matt J
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Jill W
Is handicapped parking near the lake/beach?
10 May 2017|
Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
I would call to see exactly what is available to meet your specific needs!
Does it cost????
28 July 2015|
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Response from Marcia2424 | Reviewed this property |
There is a cost for the waterfront activities at mt gretna.