York County Department of Parks and Recreation, Richard M. Nixon Park

York County Department of Parks and Recreation

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Description of ServiceRichard M. Nixon Park, located in Springfield Township, features a 14,000-square-foot Nature Center. Nestled on 187 acres of meadow, wetland,woodland and aquatic habitats Nixon Park supports a wide variety of plant and animal life.

•Hiking Trails: There are over six miles of trails. Bikes, horses and pets are not allowed on the trails.

•Nature Center: Full-time Naturalists staff the center and offer guided nature walks and programs to pre-scheduled groups. If you would like to schedule a program for your group visit the education section of the website for more information. The center is ADA accessible. The Nature Center is open Tuesday-Saturday, 8:30am – 4 :30pm, and Sunday, 12:00pm-4:30pm. Closed Mondays and most holidays.

•Theme Weekends: Throughout the year different theme weekends occur focusing on different nature topics such as Maple Sugar Weekend, Great Backyard Bird Count Weekend, Reptile Week and more.

Please, view events calendar for upcoming events. Website below.
Geographical AreaYork
Intake ProcedureCall for more information.
Client Information
EligibilityOpen to anyone.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsCall for more information.
Hours of Operation •Park Office: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm; Closed 12:30pm-1:00pm. •Parks: Dawn to Dusk
Contact Information
Contact's Name Tammy F. Klunk
Contact's Position Parks Director
Contact's Phone 717-840-7227
Contact's Email tfklunk@yorkcountypa.gov
Physical Site Address 1 5922 Nixon Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip York, PA 17403
Mailing Address 1 400 Mundis Race Road
Mailing City, State, Zip York, PA 17406
Main Phone 717-428-1961
Fax 717-840-7403
Service Location Email parks@yorkcountypa.gov
Web Address https://yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation/the-parks/richard-nixon-parks.html
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Parks and Recreation, York County Government
Affiliated Program: York County Department of Parks and Recreation
This Service: York County Department of Parks and Recreation, Richard M. Nixon Park
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Hiking Trails (PL-6400.8500-300)
Nature Centers/Walks (PL-6400.6000)
Public Parks (PL-6400.6500)