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Directions to Parks

NEW for 2021!

A GPS Location link has been added on each Tail page this year, directly underneath the park location information. Click on it for a Google Map that shows the location of the park, to which you can get driving directions.

2021 Tail Locations Map

PLEASE NOTE: This is no longer an interactive map; please visit the Tail pages for specific GPS coordinate locations. For a printable version of these directions or a schedule of activities at these parks, please visit our Downloads page to obtain copies that you can print out and keep with you.

All directions were created starting from Coyle Free Library, 102 N. Main St., Chambersburg. If traveling from a different area, please consult a map or other means to find starting points. Hours of operations are dawn to dusk unless otherwise noted or posted.

Antietam Meadows Park (Beaver)

11881 Rinehart Drive, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Website

NOTE: Follow written directions. Do not put the address listed in GPS.

Directions to Parking Area: Head south on N Main St toward W King St and take a slight right to stay on N Main St. Slight left onto S Main St and turn left onto Garfield St. Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto S 2nd St. onto PA-316 S/Wayne Ave for 13.5. miles. Turn left onto Main Street. (Route 16 East) travel east past McDonalds. At the next light, turn left onto Roadside Ave. (road behind Waynesboro Hospital) travel approximately .5 miles. Turn left onto North East Ave. Bear right at the stop sign (right turn does not need to stop) onto Country Club Rd. Travel approximately .5 miles. Turn right onto Scott Drive. The destination is straight ahead.

Antrim Township Community Park (Chameleon)

12315 Grant Shook Road, Greencastle, PA 17225

Website

Directions to Parking Area: Head south on N Main St toward W King St and take slight right to stay on N Main St. Continue to follow US-11 S for 11.5 miles. Take slight right toward Williamsport Pike and continue on Williamsport Pike. Turn right onto Shanks Church Rd. Turn left on Grant Shook Rd. The park will be on your right.

Caledonia State Park (White-tailed Deer)

101 Pine Grove Road (Park Office), Fayetteville, PA 17222-8224

Website

Directions to Parking Area: Start out going south on N. Main St/US-11 toward W King St. Take 3rd left onto E Queen St/US-30. Continue to follow US-30E for 10 miles. Turn left onto Pine Grove Rd/PA-233. Turn left into the park in a short distance. The park office is immediately to your left. Go past the office, over 2 bridges and bear left at the stop sign to parking area 2.

Chambersburg Memorial Park (Chipmunk)

1 Memorial Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201

Website (Select 9 under “Parks” tab)

Directions to Parking Area: Start out going south on N Main St. Turn left onto E. McKinley St. Travel straight through the traffic light at the intersection of McKinley St. and Stouffer Ave. Take your first right into Chambersburg Memorial Park, taking the 2nd right turn out of the flagpole roundabout to travel to the playground and pavilion parking area at the back of the park.

Cumberland Valley Rail Trail – Chambersburg Extension (Shark)

Coyle Free Library – this trail starts from the steps of the Coyle Free Library

102 N. Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

Website (select 4 under “Trails” tab)

Note: All directions were created from Coyle Free Library, 102 N. Main St., Chambersburg.

Ed Miller Walking Trail (Memorial Park) (Lobster)

Memorial Park Drive, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Website

Directions to Parking Area: Head south on N. Main St toward W King St and stay on Main St through roundabout intersection. Follow S Main St and take left onto Garfield St. Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto S 2nd St. Continue onto PA-316 S/Wayne Ave for 13. 5 miles. Turn left onto Buchanan Trail E/W Main St. Follow Main St East toward Clayton Avenue. Make a right turn onto Clayton Avenue. Follow Clayton Avenue and turn right onto East 4th Street. Follow to the bottom of the hill into Memorial Park. Parking for the Ed Miller Walking Trail is both on the left and right side of East 4th Street.

Enoch Brown Park (Peacock)

2730 Enoch Brown Road, Greencastle, PA 17225

Website

Directions to Parking Area: Head south on N. Main St toward W King St and stay on Main St through roundabout intersection. Follow US-11/S Main St for 7.7 miles and turn right onto Kauffman Rd W. Turn left onto Guitner Rd. Turn left onto Stone Bridge Rd. Turn right onto Enoch Brown Rd and the park will be on your left.

Greene Township Municipal Park (Swallowtail)

996 Elevator Street, Scotland/Chambersburg, PA 17202

Website

Directions to Parking Area: Start out going south on N Main St. Take first left onto E King St. Turn left on N 2nd St (US 11 N). Turn right onto Broad St. (Broad St becomes Scotland Ave). Scotland Ave becomes Scotland Rd. Take a slight right onto Scotland Rd. Turn left onto Scotland Main St. Take second right onto Elevator St.

Happel’s Meadow Wetland Preserve (Pig)

14325 Buchanan Trail East, Waynesboro, PA 17214

Website

Directions to Parking Area: Head south on N. Main St toward W King St and stay on Main St through roundabout intersection. Follow S Main St and take left onto Garfield St. Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto S 2nd St. Continue onto PA-316 S/Wayne Ave onto PA-316 S/Wayne Ave for 13.5. miles. Turn left onto Main Street. (Route 16 East) travel east past Waynesboro Hospital, following Route 16 East through Washington Township. Continue past Sheetz and head up the mountain. You arrive at destination at the top of Blue Ridge Summit. The drive for Happel’s Meadow will be the second right just after Old Route 16.

Johnston Run Streamside Trail (Zebra)

Oregon St., Mercersburg, Pa 17236

Directions to Parking Area: Head south on N Main St toward W King St and take slight right to stay on N Main St. Turn right onto US-30 W/Lincoln Way W (pass by Dollar General on the left). Turn left onto PA-416 S. Turn left onto Landis Dr. Turn right onto Church Hill Rd/Oregon St and continue to follow Oregon St. The parking area for the trail is located between short overpass with signage for Borough of Mercersburg Stockpile and Mercersburg Beverage.

Michaux State Forest (Fox)

10099 Lincoln Way E, Fayetteville, PA 17222 (District Office)

Website

Directions to Mount Hope Trail Parking Area: Head south on N. Main St toward W. King St. and turn left onto Derbyshire St (PA-316). Turn right onto Wayne Ave/PA-316 for approx. 13 miles. Turn left onto W. Main St./PA-16/PA-316 and follow PA-16. Turn slight left onto Charmian Rd. Turn slight left onto Furnace Rd., which becomes Gum Springs Rd. Turn left onto Mount Hope Rd. The parking area will be on your right in about 1 mile.

Montgomery Township Park (Rabbit)

10404 Shimpstown Rd., Mercersburg, PA 17236

Directions to Parking Area: Head south on N Main St toward W King St. Take slight right to stay on N Main St. Turn right onto US-30 W/Lincoln Way W (pass by Dollar General on the left) Turn left onto PA-416 S. Turn left onto Buchanan Trail W/N Main St. Turn right onto PA-75 S/Fort Loudon Rd. Turn left onto Shimpstown Rd. The park entrance will be down a gated gravel road on your right.

Norlo Park (Rattlesnake)

3050 Lincoln Way East, Fayetteville, PA 17222

Website

Directions to Parking Area: Start out going south on N. Main St/US 11 S toward W King St. Drive .22 miles and take 3rd left onto E Queen St/US 30 E. Continue to follow US 30 East for 4.82 miles. Turn from Lincoln Way E onto Lincoln Terrace (at white sign that says Norlo Park – Softball, Tennis, Pavilions. Turn right at stop sign. Turn right into parking area just beyond the tennis courts.

Pat O’Connor Nature Park (Seahorse)

8264 Lynos Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Website

Directions to Parking Area: Head south on N Main St toward W King St. Continue .7 miles and turn left onto Garfield St. Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto S 2nd St. Continue onto PA-316 S/Wayne Ave for 13.5 miles. Turn left onto Buchanan Trail East/W Main St. Follow Main Street East toward Clayton Avenue. Turn right onto Clayton Avenue and continue south. Turn left onto State Hill Road (997 South). Follow for ½ mile and then turn right onto Lyons Road. Follow Lyons Road for about one mile (you will pass the Antietam Humane Society) until you reach the entrance for the park at the intersection of Lyons Road and Goods Dam Road. Limited parking area.

Renfrew Park & Museum – Lower parking area (Squirrel)

1010 E. Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Website

Directions to Parking Area: Head south on N Main St toward W King St. Continue .7 miles and turn left onto Garfield St. Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto S 2nd St. Continue onto PA-316 S/Wayne Ave for 13.5 miles. Turn left onto PA-16 E/Buchanan Trail E/W Main St. Follow Main Street East toward Clayton Avenue. Continue past McDonald’s, CVS, and Summitview Elementary School. Drive past the entrances for the Renfrew Offices. Turn right onto Welty Road. Turn right directly after the Renfrew Museum and Park Sign (after the turn, the Washington Township Offices will be on your left). Follow the road into the Lower Parking Area for Renfrew Park & Museum.

 

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