Highpoint Scenic Vista & Recreation Area

Highpoint Scenic Vista and Recreation area was created in 2007 and features 79 acres of scenic meadowlands located on top of a hill over-looking the Susquehanna Valley. This park provides spectacular 360° views of the Susquehanna River and views of the towns of Wrightsville and Columbia. 


ADDRESS: 1199 Hilts Road, Wrightsville, PA 17368

From ROUTE 30 (east or west):

  • EXIT @ Wrightsville (to RT. 462)
  • TURN south on Cool Springs Road to traffic light for .7 miles
  • PROCEED (south) straight through traffic light (crossing over Route 462)
  • TURN LEFT on Knights View Road for .9 miles
  • TURN LEFT on Hilts Road
  • PARKING LOT on immediate right.

Park Information: 

Click here for the park brochure and trail map. 


  • Paved Hiking Trail: ADA ½ mile trail from parking lot to top of hill. The trail has a gentle incline from parking lot to top. Rock benches are spaced along the trail for hikers convenience. Elevation gain is 154 feet. 
  • Drones are permitted in designated areas only. Highpoint Scenic Vista and Recreation Area is a designated area for drone use. All FAA rules and regulations apply. 
  • 196 mile Mason-Dixon Trail passes through the park. 
  • Several mowed trails that allow visitors to enjoy the surrounding meadows. 
  • Restroom at the parking lot
  • Picnic tables