Gifford Pinchot State Park

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Gifford Pinchot State Park
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A trail in Gifford Pinchot State Park
Map showing the location of Gifford Pinchot State Park
Map showing the location of Gifford Pinchot State Park
Location of Gifford Pinchot State Park in Pennsylvania
LocationLewisberry, York, Pennsylvania, United States
Coordinates40°04′18″N 76°53′16″W / 40.07167°N 76.88778°W / 40.07167; -76.88778Coordinates: 40°04′18″N 76°53′16″W / 40.07167°N 76.88778°W / 40.07167; -76.88778
Area2,338 acres (9.46 km2)
Elevation492 ft (150 m)
Named forGifford Pinchot
Governing bodyPennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
WebsiteGifford Pinchot State Park

Gifford Pinchot State Park is a 2,338-acre (946 ha) Pennsylvania state park in northern York County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. The park is undeveloped and is the site of farm fields and wooded hillsides; the 340-acre (140 ha) Pinchot Lake is an important recreation site featuring prime bass fishing. There are several trails that pass through the park, including the Mason-Dixon Trail. Environmental education programs are provided at the park.[1] A campground featuring a playground, a volleyball court, and horseshoe pits is located at Gifford Pinchot State Park.[2]

Boulders of diabase are common at Gifford Pinchot State Park

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  1. ^ "Gifford Pinchot State Park Official Web Site". Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  2. ^ "Campground Details - GIFFORD PINCHOT STATE PARK, PA". Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Retrieved August 28, 2018.

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