York County Department of Parks and Recreation, Highpoint Scenic Vista and Recreation Area

York County Department of Parks and Recreation


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Description of Service79 acres of scenic meadowlands located on top of a hill over-looking the Susquehanna River. This park was created in 2007 and provides spectacular views of the Susquehanna River. The 193-mile Mason-Dixon Trail runs through the park.

Directions:
ADDRESS: 1199 Hilts Road, Wrightsville, PA 17368

From ROUTE 30 (east or west):

EXIT @ Wrightsville (to RT. 462)
TURN south on Cool Springs Road to traffic light for .7 miles
PROCEED (south) straight through traffic light (crossing over Route 462)
TURN LEFT on Knights View Road for .9 miles
TURN LEFT on Hilts Road
PARKING LOT on immediate right.
TOTAL TIME FROM ROUTE 30 IS 10 MINUTES

Facilities:
Restroom, hiking trail, scenic views, picnic tables, bird watching and fountain (at top of hill).

Features:
Hiking Trail: ADA ½ mile trail from parking lot to top of hill. The trail has a gentle incline from parking lot to top. Rock benches are spaced along the trail for hikers convenience
LocationYork
Geographical AreaYork
Facility/ADA AccessPartially accessible
Intake ProcedureNone
 
Client Information
GenderEither
EligibilityOpen to anyone.
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
 
Availability
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 1199 Hilts Road
Physical Site City, State, Zip Wrightsville, PA 17368
Mailing Address 1 400 Mundis Race Road
Mailing City, State, Zip York, PA 17406
Main Phone 717-840-7440
Fax 717-840-7403
Service Location Email parks@yorkcountypa.gov
Web Address https://yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation/the-parks/highpoint-scenic-vista-recreation-area-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, Highpoint Scenic Vista and Recreation Area
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Public Parks (PL-6400.6500)
Recreational Trails (PL-6400.8500)