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Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach

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Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good22%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“high dive”(9 reviews)
“grassy area”(3 reviews)
“summer fun”(2 reviews)
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130 Lakeview Dr, Mount Gretna, PA 17064-6051
+1 717-964-3130
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

So fun for our crew of 5 which includes 2 adults, 2 tweens and 1 teen. Clean, family friendly. The kids loved the swing, diving board and high platform. Bonus we could bring in our own food and drinks.

1  Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 17 August 2018

people here are saying it is over priced - but it is a well cared for place with lots of amenities - Kayaks and tubing - deep lake high dive and high rope/metal swing - all the rafts and decking are made of the recycled...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This lake is so small, especially the roped area . Just a few swimmers and you feel like you have no room . The water looks dirty . There is an odd smell also . It is $19 to get in , what does that...More

1  Thank MMags02
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

1. Its 19 dollars to get in, which is definintly steep for what you get. 2. We went as a group of adult friends and definintly felt out of place, it's mostly families with young children. So, it's definitely a safe environment for families. 3....More

Thank RueMU
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

I have lived nearby and driven by the lake my entire life, but haven’t ever visited until this year. The lake “felt” clean. The parts where you can stand are sandy so you don’t feel like you’re standing in lake sludge. The lake water is...More

15  Thank LancasterCtyNative
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I have been here many times over the years, especially when I was young. In recent years, however, I have abstained from going to this lake because of the price. It's upsetting because Mt. Gretna Lake is a fun and summery place to go, but...More

7  Thank ssomple
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

$19 to get in? Seems a little over priced if you want to just relax by the water... I would consider going back if it was less than $10.

6  Thank Allyson F
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This is our second year coming here. The first year I brought my then 12 year old son (just turned 12) with his friend and this year I brought my now 13 and 16 year old sons with the 16 year old bringing a 17...More

Thank bboughter830
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Mt Gretna Lake is a very natural place , great family day out Nice and clean , with very friendly staff

Thank Yexsy A
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Didn't use the actual faciliites at the lake, but we entered the grounds and toured the faciliites. Looks like a great place for swimming, canoeing, and just relaxing and having fun! Was a very clean area with very clean bath house and restrooms!

1  Thank we4singalto
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9 May 2017|
Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
I would call to see exactly what is available to meet your specific needs!
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Response from Marcia2424 | Reviewed this property |
There is a cost for the waterfront activities at mt gretna.