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Nearby Attractions to Samuel S. Lewis State Park

Information about Samuel S. Lewis State Park’s nearby attractions is available from the York County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Explore the Area

Samuel S. Lewis State Park is located between two towns with charming downtowns that boast many shops, restaurants, and places to relax -- York and Wrightsville. York is known as “the White Rose City” and Wrightsville is located along the Susquehanna River with scenic views.

The park is close to the picturesque Pennsylvania Amish and Mennonite farms of Lancaster County.

Learn about some of the area businesses and things to do from the York County Economic Alliance and the Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Nearby State Parks and Forests

Samuel S. Lewis State Park is close to two state parks, where visitors can enjoy recreation, education, and other activities.

Gifford Pinchot State Park

The 2,338-acre Gifford Pinchot State Park is a park located in northern York county along PA 177 between the towns of Rossville and Lewisberry. The park consists of reverting farm fields and wooded hillsides with the 340-acre Pinchot Lake serving as a prime attraction.

Recreational activities include hiking, biking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, disc golf, and camping.

Susquehannock State Park

The 244-acre Susquehannock State Park is on a wooded plateau overlooking the Susquehanna River in southern Lancaster County. Besides the outstanding view, the park offers a variety of recreational opportunities including hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, cross-country skiing, wildlife watching, and camping for year-round fun.

Other Nearby Outdoor Spaces and Natural Places

Native Lands Park and Rocky Ridge Park are short drives from the park and provide additional recreational opportunities.

Pennsylvania Heritage Areas

Heritage Areas protect, enhance, and promote Pennsylvania’s historic, natural, cultural, and scenic resources.

Susquehanna Gateway Heritage Area recognizes the role the Susquehanna River plays for history, recreation, and the economy of the towns along the river.