If you drive along Gay Street in Windsor, you see many and varied bridges over Fishing Creek. Plus there are other neat things to see.
Parks, towns and neighborhoods: Neat places to visit in York County, Pa.
Looking for places to entertain, educate and explores around York County and its region?
Well, I’ve compiled photo galleries with explanatory captions, with links, of many neat places. Some might be new to you.
They all have been posted to the Retro York Facebook Group.
So, if you’re looking for new experiences around York County – America’s Greatest Outdoor Playland – give these a look!
York city parks, neighborhoods
Albemarle Park, with AIDS Memorial
Campus Park, with Voni G. Grimes Gym
King’s Mill area, rail trail, greenery and industrial buildings side by side
King’s Mill to King Street, rail trail, a tour of major buildings along this stretch
Bantz Park, offers access to Codorus Creek
Campus Park, former site of this beautiful York Collegiate Institute campus.
Arles Park, built on a historical connection with France.
Bummy’s Woods, a.k.a. Rotary Woods
Atop Indian Rock Dam, a kind of park, with great views.
The Towns of York County
Windsor, plus a short history of this borough with its “minature castles.”
The Bridges of Windsor, a lot to take in on one back street.
York Haven, a town with good bones.
Red Front, a beautiful crossroads near Dallastown
Freysville, a village of churches in Windsor Township.
Adamsville, a.k.a., Arbor, a.k.a. Pinchgut
Winterstown, midway between Red Lion and Stewartstown
Potosi, a beautiful Springfield Township crossroads
York Springs, it has the York name and lots of history but sits in eastern Adams County.
Rinely, a tidy crossroads also known as Mount Pleasant
New Oxford, an Adams County town that is very walkable
Goldsboro, a tidy Susquehanna River town
Saginaw, a Susquehanna River town that hosted a railroad and quarry
Saginaw, Part II: There’s a lot to see in this town.
Saginaw, Part III: As seen through the collection of Randy Lowe.
Saginaw, Part IV: More from Randy Lowe.
Saginaw, Part V: Rare scenes of Meadowbrook Pool.
Mount Wolf: Scenes from the town that spawned a Pa. governor
Privately owned or non-profit
places that welcome the public
Brown’s in Loganville: A place where everyone likes to go
Summit Grove Camp, New Freedom: Beautiful retreat near the rail trail
The Parks of York County
Nixon Park, and its built environment
Windsor Wonderland and Park, Windsor Township
Brookside Park, Dover Township, our last electric park
Dover Community Park, all kinds of historical things to see here
York Haven Park, green space with a view of the Susquehanna and York Haven’s hydropower plant
Hollow Creek Park, unsung park that links up with Nixon
William H. Kain, surrounding beautiful Lake Redman
Red Lion Mile, following the old Ma & Pa
Lake Williams, Lake Redman’s older sibling
William H. Kain Park, filled with hills and trails
Other sites of interest:
Hellam Township’s Wildcat Falls, attracting Lancaster countians to York County.
The Steps of York County, some of these old stairs lead to no where
Places to visit in the region, beyond
Paxtang, the very walkable Dauphin County borough
Note to readers
The I am regularly adding to this list so please check back.