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Kings Gap Environmental Education and Training Center

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See the Whole Valley!

Cumberland Valley is gorgeous all the time, but especially this time of year! We enjoy going here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carolyn C
Great place to visit

My sister & cousin were here visiting from Arkansas. We were out driving around & said we need to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Linda R
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

Cumberland Valley is gorgeous all the time, but especially this time of year! We enjoy going here with a picnic to watch the sunset or music on the mountain! Our guests at the Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast always get this as a recommendation of...More

Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister & cousin were here visiting from Arkansas. We were out driving around & said we need to take them to the mansion. They loved it. Beautiful views, amazing house & grounds. I f your ever in the area you need to check it...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 29 August 2018

King's Gap is a beautiful state park providing access to miles of hiking trails that can be enjoyed throughout the year. In addition the park rangers offer an extensive menu of activities and educational programs. These can be enjoyed by both children and adults. Families,...More

Thank Darthdaddy
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Really nice, well kept place. There's alot to do..once you get off the windy road. We went in the winter but has lots of trails and environmental education and bird and fish spieces

Thank William F
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Everyone needs to take a drive up the mountain to Kings Gap Mansion and grounds at least once. The views from the front terrace are amazing! Many hiking trails. It’s always a treat to visit in the fall at open house and tour the mansion....More

Thank Snyd33
Reviewed 6 August 2018

It is a beautiful drive up a well maintained road to an unusual mansion with lovely views. A great place to bring a person in a wheelchair to see the views. There is a network of trails if you want to spend time hiking. Be...More

Thank gooddog88
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center is located on South Mountain about 15 minutes from I-81 at Carlisle, PA. This state’s website indicates that “Kings Gap is one of several state parks specifically dedicated to provide environmental education and interpretive programs to the citizens of Pennsylvania.”...More

Thank Broderipii
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The building is a wonderful facility that has maintained the rich history of the area. The grounds are wonderfully kept and the staff was great.

Thank Marcie0413
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Beautiful place for enjoying the beauty of central Pa. Many miles of hiking trails, from very easy to moderately difficult traverse much of the property.

Thank gsne2016
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

They offer educational tours, music on lawn in Summer, great Fall festival, beautiful view, hikes, gardens

Thank P W
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