What's New at Fort Hunter?

  • Santa’s Reindeer and Christmas Tree Dresses

    Another weekend full of free fun is on tap at Fort Hunter.  Mrs. Santa and a reindeer will make a quick stop from 12:30 – 2:30 on Saturday, December 9.  Sunday... More »

  • Start Your Holidays at Fort Hunter!

    Usher in the season, leave your cares behind.  Visit the Craft Reunion, Greens Sale, Kids Shop, Fort Couture, the Toy Train Exhibit and don’t forget the Mansion decorated for Christmas! ... More »

  • Sept 25 – 29 The Dig is On!

    The archaeological excavation is underway in the Mansion back yard.  Look for the archaeologists on weekdays  between 10am and 3pm.  They are finding musket balls and shards of pottery from... 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.