The Susquehanna Greenway is a 500-mile corridor full of opportunities to explore the outdoors, including an abundance of parks and conserved lands just waiting for you to explore.

Our list below showcases some of the top parks Susquehanna Greenway where you can enjoy a stunning overlook or riverside view.

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Shikellamy State Park

For those seeking river views and overlooks, Shikellamy State Park has it covered thanks to its two sections: the Marina and the Overlook. From the Overlook, park goers can enjoy a stunning view of the Susquehanna River confluence, where the West Branch meets the North Branch. From the Marina, there’s no shortage of riverside scenery, whether you choose to walk the trails, have a picnic, or boat right on the river.

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Isle of Que

The Isle of Que is a narrow, 5-mile long peninsula in the Susquehanna River that is separated from the mainland by Penns Creek on its western side. Though not officially a park, this charming riverside neighborhood boasts Susquehanna River views and quiet streets perfect for walking, jogging, or biking as you soak up the scenery. It even has a boat launch for direct access to the calming waters.

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Millersburg Riverfront Park

When it comes to expansive Susquehanna River views, Millersburg Riverfront Park can’t be beat. This outdoor space is dotted with benches and swings that face a dazzling view of the river, where you can watch the historic Millersburg Ferry make its passage and admire the Appalachian ridges that rise up from the scenery.

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Fort Hunter Park

Located on the northern outskirts of Harrisburg, Fort Hunter Park is a historic property with stunning views of the Susquehanna River. Visitors can tour the historic stone-façade mansion, or enjoy the outdoor sights of the property, including a front row seat as trains cross the Rockville Bridge, the longest stone masonry arch railroad viaduct in the world.

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Susquehannock State Park

Susquehannock State Park is situated on a wooded plateau, which overlooks the Susquehanna River. There are four properties that comprise the State Park Complex—these include Urey Overlook, Hawk Point Overlook, Pinnacle Overlook, and Wissler’s Run Overlook, all of which showcase views of the Susquehanna River.

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