A young visitor enjoys the annual Fort Hunter Trick or Treat Trek with her family
Here at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park we welcome visitors of all abilities and are actively working to improve our accessibility to better serve our community. Current accommodations include:
- A beautiful, paved path along the scenic Susquehanna River that connects with the Capital Area Greenbelt Trail at Heckton Church and offers a paved spur trail down to the river and many chances to sit along the way.
- The first floor of the Fort Hunter Mansion is wheelchair accessible, advance notice preferred, please call 717-599-5751 for more information.
- ASL interpreted tours of the mansion are available upon request with minimum one week notice. Please contact the mansion staff for more information. Phone: 717-599-5751 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Open captioned video on the history of Fort Hunter available as part of the Mansion tour, or for select special events.
- The Everhart Covered Bridge is wheelchair accessible from a paved parking lot and leads to a level grass trail along the remnants of the Pennsylvania Canal.
- Heckton Church is ramp accessible and is used for special events or can be rented for wedding ceremonies. For more information, please call 717-599-5188, ext. 2114 or email email@example.com
- The first floor of the Centennial Barn has ground level entry with an antique brick patio, used for special events or available for rent.
- Two paved pavilions are available to rent, ground level access over grass.
- Numerous paved and fine gravel pathways throughout the park.
- Sensory-Friendly hours available for select events.
- While pets are welcome to visit the outdoor areas of the park, only trained service dogs (or miniature horses) are permitted inside exhibit spaces according to ADA regulations.
- An inclusive playground with new concrete paths and remodeled restrooms nearby to meet the diverse needs of Fort Hunter Park visitors.
Downloadable PDFs can be found below!
Fort Hunter Mansion and Park Accessibility Guide Fall 2023
Sensory Map of Fort Hunter Mansion