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Discover the beautiful, fleeting world of spring wildflowers on a guided walk at #NixonPark tomorrow from 2:30-4pm!

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Sunset Bike Rides on the Heritage Rail Trail:  Click here for Flyer

Moonlight Bike Rides on the Heritage Rail Trail:  Click here for Flyer

Moonlight Boat Rides on Lake Redman:  Click Here for Flyer


Scout Fun Days March 28 and 29 and Garlic Mustard Pull April 19: Click Here for Flyer


Looking for information about Christmas Magic? Click here.

The York County Department of Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of programming throughout the year highlighting the area’s cultural, historical and natural history.  Programs range from Family Camp-Out Night, Fox Story Times, Reptile Week, Rock and Mineral Weekend, Porch Talks at the train stations to citizen science programs such as the Butterfly Count.

The most popular program offered each year is the annual Christmas Magic: Festival of Lights. Tens of thousands of York County residents come to the event for its magical displays of lights.  Christmas Magic is just one of many educational and recreational opportunities available to people of all ages and interests.

We invite you to explore our Events Calendar using the navigation to the left to find a program for you.

Rock and Mineral WeekendFamily Campout Night at Nixon   
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