Directions to Parks & Recreation Facilities

 

Carlisle Community Pool, 1236 Franklin Street

  • From PA Turnpike: Take exit 226 off the PA Turnpike: From the toll booth follow the signs to Carlisle to the right. You should be on Route 11-S which will become North Hanover Street. After you cross the railroad tracks on North Hanover Street, turn right at the next light onto West North Street. Turn right at the street after the railroad tracks which will be Franklin Street. Proceed on Franklin Street ten blocks. The pool is on the left.
  • From I-81 South: Take exit #47B: Turn right towards Carlisle. Proceed straight to the seventh traffic signal. Turn left on West North Street. Turn right after the railroad tracks on Franklin Street. Proceed on Franklin Street ten blocks. The pool is on the left.
  • From 1-81 North: Take exit #47: Turn left towards Carlisle. Proceed straight to the seventh traffic signal. Proceed straight to the seventh traffic signal. Turn left on West North Street. Turn right after the railroad tracks on Franklin Street. Proceed on Franklin Street ten blocks. The pool is on the left.

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Stuart Community Center, 415 Franklin Street

  • From PA TurnpikeTake exit 226 off the PA Turnpike. From the toll booth follow the signs to Carlisle. Proceed on Route 11-S which will become North Hanover Street. After you cross the railroad tracks on North Hanover Street, turn right at the next traffic light on West North
    Street. Continue across the railroad tracks and turn right on Franklin Street. Drive two
    blocks. The building is on the right at the corner of Lincoln and Franklin Streets. The
    parking lot is next to the building.
  • From I-81 South: Take exit #47B: Turn right towards Carlisle. Proceed straight to the seventh traffic signal. Turn left on West North Street and continue across the railroad tracks and turn right on Franklin Street. Drive two blocks. The building is on the right at the corner of Lincoln and Franklin Streets. The parking lot is next to the building.
  • From I-81 North: Take exit #47: Turn left towards Carlisle. Proceed straight to the seventh traffic signal. Turn left on West North Street and continue across the railroad tracks and turn right on Franklin Street. Drive two blocks. The building is on the right at the corner of Lincoln and Franklin Streets. The parking lot is next to the building.

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LeTort Park, 260 East Pomfret Street

  • From PA Turnpike: Take Exit 226 off the PA Turnpike. From the tollbooth,
    follow the signs to Carlisle, to the right. You should be on Route 11 South which will become North Hanover Street. Continue on this street until you come to the square, (Hanover and High Streets). Proceed straight to the next traffic light and turn left on East Pomfret Street. The park is on the right after two stop signs. The pavilion is in the middle of the park.
  • From I-81 South: Take exit #47B: Turn right at the exit ramp onto South Hanover Street. Proceed straight and at the 4th traffic light, turn right onto East Pomfret Street. The park is on the right after two stop signs. The pavilion is in the middle of the park.
  • From I-81 North: Turn left at the exit ramp onto South Hanover Street. Proceed straight and at the 4th traffic light, turn right on East Pomfret Street. The park is on the right after two stop signs. The pavilion is in the middle of the park.

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Shaffer Park & Shaffer Cabin, 1649 Spring Road

  • From PA Turnpike: Take exit 226 off the PA Turnpike. From the toll booth follow the signs to Carlisle. At the exit ramp, take Rt 11 South. At the 5th traffic light turn right on Cavalry Road. At the next traffic light, turn left on Spring Road. Continue on Spring Road a short distance. You will see the Shaffer Park sign on your left across from Sterretts Gap Avenue. Turn left into the park. The road leads you to the cabin.
  • From I-81 South: Take exit 226 off the PA Turnpike. From the toll booth follow the signs to Carlisle. At the exit ramp, take Rt 11 South. At the 5th traffic light turn right on Cavalry Road. At the next traffic light, turn left on Spring Road. Continue on Spring Road a short distance.
    You will see the Shaffer Park sign on your left across from Sterretts Gap Avenue. Turn
    left into the park. The road leads you to the cabin.
  • From I-81 North: Take exit 52-B (11 South): At the exit ramp turn right onto Rt 11 South. At the 10th traffic light turn right on Cavalry Road. At the next traffic light, turn left on Spring Road. Continue on Spring Road a short distance. You will see the Shaffer Park sign on your
    left across from Sterretts Gap Avenue. Turn left into the park. The road leads you to the
    cabin.

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Thornwald Park, 350 Walnut Bottom Road

  • From I-81 South: Take exit #47B. At the base of the ramp, turn right onto South Hanover Street and proceed to the first traffic light. At the traffic light, make a left on Noble Boulevard. Follow Noble Boulevard straight into the park. (Noble Boulevard becomes Bicentennial Drive.) Bear to the left and park in either of the parking lots on Bicentennial Drive. Paved walking paths lead to the amphitheater from each parking lot.
  • From I-81 North: Take exit #47A of I-81. At the base of the ramp, turn left onto South Hanover Street and proceed to the first traffic light. At the traffic light, make a left on Noble Boulevard. Follow Noble Boulevard straight into the park. (Noble Boulevard becomes Bicentennial Drive) Bear to the left and park in either of the parking lots on Bicentennial Drive. Paved walking paths lead to the amphitheater from each parking lot.

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Valley Meadows Park, 203 Meadow Boulevard

  • From Carlisle: Drive exactly one mile west from the intersection of Orange and West High Street, Carlisle, PA onto the Ritner Highway. When your odometer reaches one mile, turn left on Meadow Boulevard (you will be turning into the Valley Meadows Housing
    Development). The park is at the end of Meadow Boulevard.
  • From I-81 North: Take exit 43: turn left and at next traffic light turn right onto Ritner Highway. Drive approximately .9 of a mile and turn right on Meadow Boulevard (you will be turning into the Valley Meadows Housing Development). The park is at the end of Meadow
    Boulevard.
  • From I-81 South: Take exit 44: turn right and go to next traffic light. Turn right onto Ritner Highway. Drive approximately .9 of a mile and turn right on Meadow Boulevard (you will be
    turning into the Valley Meadows Housing Development). The park is at the end of
    Meadow Boulevard.

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Carlisle Halloween Parade Line-Up Site, East North Street near Biddle Mission Park

  • From 1-81 South: Take Exit # 49: Turn right at the exit ramp. At the fourth traffic light, turn right on North Spring Garden Street. At the next stop sign, you will be entering into the parade line up area. A policeman will direct you to a second stop sign. Check your line-up site map for the appropriate area for your parade entry.
  • From I-81 North: Take Exit #48: Turn left at bottom of ramp onto York Road. At 2nd traffic light turn left onto East High Street. At next traffic light, make a right onto North Spring Garden Street. At the next stop sign, you will be entering the parade line-up area. A policeman will direct you to a second stop sign. Check your line-up site map for the appropriate area for your parade entry.

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