Park at Governor Dick

Clarence Schock Memorial Park at Governor Dick Environmental Center

                             Mt Gretna Pa          717-964-3808   


Park Open Daily Dawn to Dusk

​Environmental Center Hours:

Closed December through February except for special programs.  Check our Event Calendar.


March  -  Saturdays 10am - 4pm

                       Sundays 1pm - 5pm


April through November: 

                      Wed. to Sat., 10am - 4 pm

                      Sundays   1pm - 5pm


Trails are open from dawn to dusk.  You must be off the park property by nightfall.  


**REMEMBER** You must be off Park property when night falls.
Please respect the properties of our neighbors.
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            Brick Campaign  ADA-Accessible Forest Boardwalk  Brick Campaign

Construction will begin this fall on an ADA-accessible boardwalk trail into the forest with views of the trail down slope from two roofed observation platforms.  Be a part of this new feature of Governor Dick
Park by sponsoring a donor brick.  Visit https://www.bricksrus.com/donorsite/governordick for more information and a form for your donation.  ​Deadline for ordering is November 25.




Clarence Schock Memorial Park at Governor Dick is an 1105-acre stewardship forest and nature center nestled in the woods of Mt. Gretna, Pa.


We offer:

Educational programs - Scout Badge Workshops, School and Home School Programs, Backyard Biologists family programs

Guided hikes and nature walks - Toddlers in Tow, Senior walks, Fitness hikes, wildflower ID, night hikes, history walks

Outdoor events - Orienteering, Bouldering, Music on the Porch, Hike to Health

15 miles of trails in the park are enjoyed by hikers, bikers, equestrians, and families.  Dogs are welcome but MUST be leashed and under control.

Wildflower meadows - bee, bird, insect and butterfly watching