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Saturday, May 12, 2012

Hershey Thousand Trails Park ~ Lebanon, Pa

Description:  This is probably one of the most beautiful Thousand Trails Parks we have ever stayed in.  Set on 200 acres of rolling farmland in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, this preserve is enclosed in a natural valley of grassy fields, sloping down to a small fishing lake.  Birds singing all day long ~ Love it!!!

Amenities:  Basketball court, canoes, country store, covered bridge, family center, fishing dock, game room, lake, laundry facilities, mini-golf, nature trail, paddleboats, pavilion, pickleball court, playground, shuffleboard, spa, swimming pool, tennis courts, volleyball court, wading pool, Wi-Fi access.

Directions:  GPS Coordinates: N 40° 16' 5.03" W 76° 31' 8.87";   Route 322 Lebanon, to South Mount Pleasant Rd.~ park is about 2 miles down road on right.

Web Sitehttp://www.trailblazermagazine.net/directory/hershey.php

Rate: membership park

Date of Stay: May 12th, 2012 ( 14 nights)

Campground Sites:  250 full hookups, 32 power and water only, 10 overflow sites. First Come First Serve.  There are a split between 50 amp and 30 amp sites.  New section with 50 amp is $3 per day.

Weather During Stay: With 2 weeks here we had some rain and a lot of sunny but cooler days... not real cold but pretty much perfect!

Phone/TV/Internet:Both AT&T and Verizon worked well in this park; TV with rooftop satellite was good but there are some sites with trees that I am sure you would need a portable dish; Internet Mi-fi card with Verizon worked really well (4G).

Elevation/Landscape:  elevation is 464 feet with beautiful rolling hills and landscape

Lighting/Noise: The lighting & noise level was great here.... even on the weekends there wasn't much noise.
Hiking/Walking/Biking:  Lots of great areas to walk, bike or hike...

Things to See & Do: There was a lot of things to see & do in this area: including GREAT country drives.   Hershey Park is only about 6 miles away.

  • Indian Echo Caverns, 12 miles
  • The Union Canal Tunnel, 12 miles
  • Susquehanna River, 12 miles
  • Pennsylvania Dutch Country, 20 miles
  • Wilbur Chocolate, 20 miles
  • Middle Creek Wildlife Preserve, 25 miles
  • Harley Davidson, 30 miles
  • Knoebels Amusement Park, 30 miles
  • Gettysburg Battlefields, 55 miles
  • Pennsylvania Grand Canyon, 125 miles

  • Rating: (9.8) We loved this park and would come back with no hesitation.

    Have Fun & Travel Safe

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