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A nice place walk and enjoy nature!

My wife and I did spent an afternoon walking with her parents, partly on the Swatara Rail Trail and... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Lebanon, Pennsylvania

A great combination of both easy scenic double track with easy hills along the creek and a swooping... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

My wife and I did spent an afternoon walking with her parents, partly on the Swatara Rail Trail and partly on Bear Hole Trail. My father-in-law and I really enjoyed looking at the old Union Canal locks and thinking back to what it must have...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

A great combination of both easy scenic double track with easy hills along the creek and a swooping fun single track section with fun tight well designed loops -all in one park! Bridges, historical ruins, fossil pit, water falls. My husband runs & I bike....More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank hhays86
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Easy, shaded walking trails along picturesque Swatara Creek with interesting side paths to explore. Pleasant views and even a historic old canal site. Large parking area.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Deborahdear
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Hiked the multi-use trail today. Nothing strenuous, just casual hiking. Enjoyed seeing remnants of the union canal locks built in the 1820's , and the Waterville bridge spanning the swatara creek. The Waterville bridge was originally across Little Pine Creek in Lycoming county. Built in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Brad S
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful!! Bike trails are awesome. From paved to mountain bike trails. Loads of hiking and kayaking, also horseback riding trails. Nature at its finest.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank FlyingBean69
Reviewed 25 October 2015

The local folks will know this Trail as Old State Road. Several years ago, it was repaired and renamed Bear Hole Trail as Swatara State Park was developed. This Trail is open to vehicles the 2nd Friday and Saturday of each month. It is also...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Mosslady53
Reviewed 28 June 2015

I took 5 Boys ranging from the ages of 9-12 here and we had a blast walking on the trails and looking for Geocaches. I highly suggest taking a nice stroll out on the Swatara Rail Trail :)

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank RachelRocks2014
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Yesterday we had to take a trip to Lebanon to pick up a new mountain bike for my wife. I pre-planned a trip to Memorial State Park but upon arriving we noticed that there was not any bike trails. So i picked up the map...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank Phil18705
Reviewed 16 March 2015

If you are looking for a great place to hike or bike, it is here and you are around water the whole time.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Sarah19602160
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

We live visiting this park. We have kayaked through the creek here with friends and tweens. Also have rode bikes and walked through trails. Beautiful scenery. Very pretty with a little snow!

1  Thank bulldogfam
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