Skate Park

The Skate Park is a public facility managed by the Lancaster County Department of Parks and Recreation.

Location
826 Eshelman Mill Road Lancaster, PA 17602

Description

The quarter-acre skate park includes the following:
  • A snake run that is nearly 200 feet long
  • Three ovoid bowls with depths of four, six, and 10 feet with stainless steel round nosing
  • A full pipe, 16 feet in diameter and 25 feet long - this unique pipe, which is a marriage of half-inch-thick steel over shotcrete, is the only one of its kind in the United States. A meandering entrance path of some 600 feet and two curvilinear, concrete benches may be skated as well.
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Hours
The Skate Park is open from sunrise to sunset year-round subject to weather conditions. Please call the Ranger Station (717-295-3605) before you visit as the facility may be closed due to ice, rain, or snow.

Rules & Restrictions
  • Only skateboards and in-line skates are to be used in the skate park. Bicycles of any kind and scooters are prohibited.
  • Safety equipment must be worn to skate at the facility:
    • Skateboarders must wear a safety helmet with internal suspension system, elbow pads, and knee pads.
    • In-line skaters must wear the above equipment as well as wrist pads with metal or other shock-resistant material inserts.
  • The concrete surface (unlike street asphalt) is relatively smooth; wheels made of softer materials are recommended.
  • Rules for use of the facility are posted at all entrances.
Parking
Parking is available off Eshelman Mill Road, south of the Skate Park. The facility is handicapped-accessible from this lot. Handicapped parking is also available in the small lot on Yeates Court.