Apollo Park was donated to the county in 1969 by P. H. Gladfelter and named in honor of the 1969 Apollo moon landing. Apollo Park was originally two parcels of mostly forested and very wild river hill country joined together to create this 340 acre park located east of New Bridgeville in southeast York County. The park is a fine example of beautiful Susquehanna River hills habitat: rhododendron, mountain laurel-covered valleys that cut into sharp, heavily-forested slopes falling down to the river. In addition, several clear streams (Wilson Run and Boyd Run) cut through the valleys on their way to the Susquehanna River.
Boyd Rd Parking lot Address: 4925 Boyd Road, Brogue PA 17309
From Red Lion, follow Burkholder Rd. east to New Bridgeville. Take Rt. 425 east for 3.5 miles;
Boyd Road Parking Lot: Turn left on Boyd Rd. Follow to end of the dirt road.
Shanks Ferry Road Parking Lot: Turn left on Shanks Ferry Rd. Parking lot is about 1/2 mile on left.
- 196-mile Mason-Dixon Trail runs through the park. A overnight camping shelter is available for those that are hiking the Mason Dixon Trail. Click here for Overnight camping regulations.
- Multi-use trail: Open to mountain biking, hiking, and horseback riding. The parking lots are currently too small to accommodate horse trailers.
- Fishing: Fishing is permitted in the Susquehanna River as well as in Wilson Run. All Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission regulations apply.
- Hunting: Is allowed by Park Permit only.
- Winter activities: Cross country skiing and snow shoeing.