State Park Advisories

Boat rental concession hours at Quaker Race Day Use Area from Memorial Day through Labor Day are 10am to 8pm Monday through Friday. Hours on Saturday, Sunday and Holidays are 9am through 8pm. Cash only: $20 for the first hour ($30 for motor boats), and $10 for each additional hour. Please call the boat rental concession for more information at 717-215-6723.

Contrary to the information on Google, Pennsylvania state parks are open every day of the year. Day use areas close at dusk. Park offices are open specific hours. Pools, beaches, and campgrounds are open specific seasons.
Gifford Pinchot is open from 8:00 am to sunset daily for visitors to enjoy. Please be advised that anyone doing a Google search of Gifford Pinchot will see incorrect information regarding the park hours. Google has the park listed as "Closed now". If anyone has any questions please contact the park office at (717) 432-5011 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.