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Swimming at Gifford Pinchot State Park

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. A large, ADA accessible beach in the Quaker Race Day Use Area is open from late-May to mid-September, 8:00 A.M. to sunset.

Near the swimming beach are:

  • Boat rental
  • Picnic facilities
  • Snack bar
  • Children’s play area

Swim at your own risk. Please read and follow posted rules.

Smoke-Free Beach

Smoking is prohibited on the beach and in the swimming area. For visitors who smoke and still want to use the beach, designated areas adjacent to the beach are provided. The restriction includes:

  • Cigarettes
  • Pipes
  • Cigars
  • E-cigarettes
  • Other handheld, lighted smoking devices