Colonel Denning State Park


Campground Type
State Park

1599 Doubling Gap Rd.
Newville, Pennsylvania 17241


Colonel Denning State Park

Campground Details

Open: Open from Apr through Dec
Number of Sites: 52

Colonel Denning State Park, in north central Cumberland County, is in Doubling Gap, so named by the ā€œSā€ turn where Blue Mountain doubles back on itself. This feature may be seen from the Doubling Gap Vista in adjacent Tuscarora State Forest. The park has 273 acres of woodland and a 3.5-acre lake.

Camping: rustic sites
The 52-site, tent and trailer campground is open from the opening day of trout season to the day after deer season in December. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring, and are near non-flush toilets and a sanitary dump station. Pets are permitted on designated campsites.

Organized Group Tenting: Qualified adult and youth groups may reserve the organized group tenting area for overnight use. This space includes five tent pads, picnic tables, lantern holders and a large fire ring. The organized group campsite can accommodate a maximum size group of 20 people.

Recreational Opportunities

Hiking - Picnicking - Swimming - Fishing - Hunting - Orienteering - Cross-country Skiing - Ice Skating - Organized Group Tenting - Camping

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