Parks & Trails
- Conodoguinet Creek Water Trail Guide
- VDNP Trail Map
- Park Rules & Regulations
- Pennsylvania Fishing Regulation
The 2023 athletic field application will be available in January. At that point, applications will be accepted for review.
- 2023 Athletic Field Application
- Athletic Field Use Safety Waiver
If you are in need of assistance with your reservation, we’d be happy to help by phone or in-person at the Recreation Office, 8 Flowers Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. Reservations can be made online or by phone. Athletic field rental applications are handled in-house. Please contact the Parks & Rec Office to inquire. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (717) 766-0178.
Hidden Creek Park
50 Millfording Road (next to sewer plant)
This 14-acre Community Park features 4 multi-purpose fields, a picnic pavilion with 6 picnic tables (6 feet long) with a single charcoal grill, handicap parking, creek access for paddling and fishing, a playground for children 2-12, and portable restrooms.
Pleasant View Park
Paul Walters Memorial Park
10 Elm Street
This 44-acre Community Park features 3 softball fields, 1 small practice softball field, and a small concession building. Plans for future development of 34 acres is in progress. The Township recently added a large age-segregated playground, parking, sidewalks, and landscaping.
15 John King Lane, New Kingstown
This 7-acre Neighborhood Park features a paved walking trail that is roughly .37 miles, a playground for children 2-12, a t-ball field, a large open field to play, portable restrooms, handicap parking, a pavilion with 6 picnic tables (6 feet long) and a charcoal grill.
50 Bernheisel Bridge Road
This 103-acre Sports Complex is only 500 feet from the Appalachian Trail and offers various athletic fields, a playground for children 2-12, large open fields to play, indoor and portable restrooms. The indoor restrooms are only open during the peak season. There are two pavilions; a wooden pavilion with 8 picnic tables and a single charcoal grill, and a concession pavilion, with six 6 picnic tables and electric. Handicap access is available from the parking area.
110 Sample Bridge Road
This 54-acre Natural Resource Area features a 2-mile stone walking trail, with inner looping trails for shorter walks to and from the parking area. The trail winds through various meadows and wetlands, situated along the Conodoguinet Creek. Interpretive signs and benches are placed throughout. The site also offers access to the creek for paddling and fishing.
Veterans Memorial at Willow Mill Park
80 Willow Mill Park Road
Built in 2011, the Memorial stands in the upper corner of the hill at Willow Mill Park. Bricks or plaques can be purchased for those currently serving or who have served. You do not have to be a resident, nor does the person your honoring/remembering have to be a resident of Silver Spring Township.
80 Willow Mill Park Road
This 18-acre Community Park features a pavilion along the creek with seating for 100+, a double charcoal grill, and electric. Handicap access is available right next to the pavilion. There are portable restroom facilities, access to the creek for paddling and fishing, a 9-hole disc golf course, the Historic Huston Mill (public access restricted),Veterans Memorial, a playground for children 2-5.
Parking is available at Stony Ridge Park, 50 Bernheisel Bridge Road, Carlisle, PA 17013. During the regular season (generally March-November) and during park hours of sunrise to sunset, hikers can park inside the park to gain access to the trail. There are indoor restrooms and a water fountain for hikers to refill their water bottles. If you’d like to park overnight or for extended days, please contact the Parks & Rec Office at 717-766-0178 or email email@example.com.