What's New at Fort Hunter?

  • Enter the Marshmallow Peep Show

    Let your inner Peep out, enter the Marshmallow Peep Show on May 3, 2015.  Start planning your entry now.  Click here for... More »

  • Sunday, September 21 – Celebrate Fall

    Fall begins, celebrate at Fort Hunter Day on Sunday, September 21, 10 am – 5 pm.  Enjoy free kids games and activities, hayrides, pony rides, a craft show, demonstrations, quilt exhibit... More »

  • The Dig is On!

    Archaeologists from the Pennsylvania State Museum have begun their annual excavation at Fort Hunter.  Look for them behind the Mansion digging around the Ice House.  They have already uncovered several... More »

Fort Hunter Mansion and Park is a division of Dauphin County Parks and Recreation Department, which is host to a diversity of natural, historic and cultural resources.  DCPR includes seven areas – the Community Gardens, Fort Hunter Park, Fort Hunter Conservancy, Henninger Bridge, Lykens Glen Park, Wiconisco Creek Park and Wildwood Park.