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Memorial Lake State Park
Memorial Lake State Park © William Supko
Memorial Lake State Park © William Supko
18 Boundary Road
Grantville, Pennsylvania   17028

Phone: 717-865-6470
Toll Free: 888-727-2757
Reservations: 888-727-2757
Memorial Lake State Park is surrounded by Fort Indiantown Gap Military Reservation in East Hanover Township. The park consists of 230 acres in scenic Lebanon County near the southern base of Blue Mountain.
Boating: electric motors only

The 85-acre Memorial Lake has two boat launching ramps, a courtesy dock and 56 overnight mooring spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis. Sailboating and sailboarding are very popular on Memorial Lake.

A boat rental has canoes, paddleboats, rowboats, sailboats and sailboards from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

The 85-acre Memorial Lake has largemouth bass, muskellunge, northern pike, yellow perch, white and black crappie, various species of panfish, bullhead, channel catfish, carp and sucker. Trout are also found in the lake although they are not stocked. The lake is readily accessible for shoreline or boat fishing.

Four separate access roads provide easy entry to the day-use areas. Picnic tables are provided in shady groves, along the shoreline and at areas that provide scenic views of the lake. Charcoal grills are conveniently located throughout the park. Two picnic pavilions are available for reservation or on a first-come, first-served basis. They are conveniently located with easy access to the lake, restrooms and water fountains. Each pavilion accommodates 70 people. Call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS for reservations.

Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
May 27 a great local favorite
This has been a favorive place for my family to go to take a walk, ride bike, picnic and just relax. It is like a day vacation
June 11 We love coming here to fish! by Shirley2010
My husband and I recently started fishing here and really enjoy it. Almost always catch something, the view is beautiful, and the park is so clean. A friend of ours told us about this place, and realized that I used to come here years ago for walks.
July 22 Kids favorite fishing spot by steve
Just a question for an employee.Ihad been fishing w/ my kids along the lake on 7/18 and i had lost my fishing license i wondered if therewas a lost&found at the park office or anywhere else thank u.

Area Campgrounds
Hershey Conewago Campground
PO Box 449
Hershey, PA
Hershey Highmeadow Campground
PO Box 866
Hershey, PA
Jonestown KOA
145 Old Route 22
Jonestown, PA
Lickdale Campground
11 Lickdale Road
Jonestown, PA
Thousand Trails Hershey Preserve
493 South Mt. Pleasant Rd.
Lebanon, PA
Pine Grove RV Resort and Cottages
1445 Suedburg Road
Pine Grove, PA
Area Fishing Related Businesses
Ron's Wholesale Bait
7805 Allentown Boulevard
Harrisburg, PA
(717) 652-1552
Area Cabins and Lodges
Hershey Golf Club Group & Btq
1000 E Derry Rd
Hershey, PA
(717) 520-4997
Hershey Entertainment & Resort Company: Hershey Information
Hershey, PA
(717) 534-3090
Suites at Hershey The
176 Hershey Park Dr
Hershey, PA
(717) 534-2003
Hershey Entertainment & Resort Company: Hershey Information
Hershey, PA
(717) 534-3090

The park is 30 minutes east of Harrisburg and is easily reached from I-81. From the north, take Exit 85. From the south, take Exit 85B. Turn north onto Fisher Avenue and follow signs to the park.


Pennsylvania State Parks