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Nearby Attractions to Pine Grove Furnace State Park

Information about Pine Grove Furnace State Park’s nearby attractions is available from the Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau and the Gettysburg Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Explore the Area

Mount Holly Springs is located a few miles from Pine Grove Furnace State Park and offers places to relax and explore. Carlisle is another, larger borough 14 miles north of the park and home to many antique and specialty automobile shows at the fairgrounds.

Learn about some of the area businesses and things to do from the Carlisle Chamber of Commerce.

Nearby State Parks and Forests

Pine Grove Furnace State Park is close to two state parks and one state forest, where visitors can enjoy recreation, education, and other activities.

Michaux State Forest

The 85,500-acre Michaux State Forest is located in the South Mountain area of Cumberland County, Franklin County, and Adams County.

Recreation opportunities include hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, ATV riding, picnicking, fishing, hunting, the shooting range, golfing, and camping.

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center

The 2,531-acres of Kings Gap Environmental Education Center consist of forests on South Mountain, with more than 20 miles of hiking trails, a permanent orienteering course, picnicking, hunting, and other recreational and educational opportunities.

The Cameron-Masland Mansion provides facilities for meals and overnight lodging, and may be reserved for meetings, weddings, receptions, and similar functions.

Kings Gap is one of the several state parks specifically dedicated to provide environmental education and interpretive programs to the citizens of Pennsylvania. A variety of programs are available for children, teachers, and the general public to increase knowledge and awareness of the values and function of our natural resources.

Mont Alto State Park

The quiet, 24-acre Mont Alto State Park features a unique pavilion, picnicking, and trout fishing. Mont Alto is the oldest park still in the Pennsylvania state park system.