Outdoor Adventure in Lancaster, PA

Experience Lancaster County’s natural beauty with biking, hiking, covered bridge tours, hot air balloon rides and the best outdoor Lancaster activities.

Escape to the great outdoors during your trip to Lancaster County, which boasts a whole host of ways to enjoy our landscape while taking in a breath of fresh air! You’ll quickly discover that the outdoor activities in Lancaster, PA are some of the best ways to interact with the Pennsylvania Dutch culture and landscape.

Lancaster outdoor activities range from leisurely to exciting. Some of the best hiking/biking trails and parks in Pennsylvania are found here in Lancaster County. Grab your mountain bike for some off-road biking, or wind along our scenic back roads, which have been voted one of the best places to "get lost."

Our seemingly endless miles of rolling Pennsylvania Amish farmlands and 29 PA Dutch covered bridges will serve as your pathway to simpler times. Explore them by foot, by bike, by horse and buggy, or even by air in a hot air balloon. Your choices are as wide open as our landscapes. Start planning your trip by exploring our Lancaster activities directory below.

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King Swings

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Lititz Bike Works


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Nookside Stables

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Chiques Rock Outfitters
41 Walnut Street, Columbia, PA 17512
(717) 475-6196

Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach
130 Lakeview Drive, Lebanon, PA 17042
(717) 964-3130

Ambush Airsoft and Paintball
91 Hilltop Drive, Conestoga, PA 17516
(717) 989-4519

Hawk Valley Golf Course
1319 Crestview Drive, Denver, PA 17517
(717) 445-5445 (800) 522-4295

Foxchase Golf Club
300 Stevens Road, Stevens, PA 17578
(717) 336-3673

Overlook Golf Course
2040 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601
(717) 569-9551

Crossgates Golf Club
One Crossland Pass, Millersville, PA 17551
(717) 872-4500

Four Seasons Golf Club
949 Church Street, Landisville, PA 17538
(717) 898-0104

Tanglewood Manor Golf Club
653 Scotland Road, Quarryville, PA 17566
(717) 786-2220

Highlands at Donegal
650 Pinkerton Road, Manheim, PA 17552
(717) 653-2048

Evergreen Golf Course
1503 Lititz Road, Manheim, PA 17545
(717) 898-7852

AvalancheXpress Snow Tubing at Heritage Hills Resort
2700 Mount Rose Avenue, York, PA 17402
(717) 755-0123 (877) 782-9752

Outdoor Adventure

Kayaking on the Susquehanna River Photo Credit: DiscoverLancaster.com

Learn about the best spots for canoeing, boating, kayaking, tubing,...

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Lancaster County's seemingly endless rolling Amish countryside back roads...

Pinacle Point Overlook, Holtwood, along the Susquehanna River Photo Credit: DiscoverLancaster.com / Simone Associates, Inc.

Lancaster is home to eight county parks, totaling 2,003 acres.

open farm fields

Lancaster County is home to many excellent bird watching locations...