From exploring the natural beauty and history to shopping and taking in a show, there’s no shortage of things to do in York, PA – for everyone. 

York County, PA State Parks

Enjoy the great outdoors, thanks to our Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant state parks.


The 3,500-acre park in southern York County features ADA-accessible restrooms, campsites, cabins, yurts, and a lodge.  

Gifford Pinchot

Situated in northern York County, the 2,338-acre park has ADA-accessible options, including two picnic pavilions, fishing pads, a pier, and a swimming beach. Plus accommodations such as cabins, yurts, and cottages.

Samuel E. Lewis

The 85-acre state park, home to Mt. Pisgah, has an ADA-accessible scenic view of the Susquehanna River valley.

You may use a power mobility device with an approved permit. The application is available at park offices and online. For additional accommodations due to a disability, contact the individual state park offices.

Check out other local parks for more.

More Outdoor York, PA Attractions

Howard Tunnel HRT

York County Heritage Rail Trail

The Heritage Rail Trail, part of the York County Parks system, stretches more than 30 miles and is ADA-accessible with compacted stone or asphalt surfaces.

Northern Central Railway of York

Everyone is welcome to come aboard this locomotive attraction. The New Freedom Station features a wheelchair lift and an accessible restroom. Contact the railway at for more accommodation details. 

WellSpan Park

WellSpan Park, home of the York Revolution, has been certified as a sensory-inclusive venue by KultureCity® through a partnership that will promote an accommodating and positive experience for all guests with a sensory issue, no matter their age or ability.

The certification process ensures that the staff at WellSpan Park is trained annually by leading medical professionals on how to recognize those guests with sensory needs and how to handle a sensory overload situation. KultureCity® Sensory Bags, equipped with noise-canceling headphones (provided by Puro Sound Labs), fidget tools, verbal cue cards, and KCVIP lanyards, will be available to all guests at the Shipley Energy Ticket Office in the ballpark who may feel overwhelmed by this new environment.

Prior to their visit to York’s premier sports and hospitality venue, families and individuals can download the free KultureCity® App, where one can view what sensory features are available and where to access them, including Quiet Areas, where to get a KultureCity® Sensory Bag, and where the Headphone Zones are. The app also features the Social Story, which provides a customized visual preview of what to expect while enjoying a visit to WellSpan Park.

York Revs sensory bag displayed York Revs sensory room

Indoor Attractions

Keystone Kidspace

Keystone Kidspace

The family attraction, which features activities, workshops, and events centered around art and science, welcomes all. Upon request, the center will reserve hours for guests with developmental challenges. Accessibility aids are provided when possible.

William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum

The historical museum is ADA-accessible on the first floor only. 

Warehime-Myers Mansion & History Museum

The historical attraction features wheelchair ramps and ADA-accessible restrooms. The Hanover Area Historical Society strives to adhere to all ADA accessibility guidelines to enhance every visitor’s enjoyment of the historic buildings or grounds. A docent is always on duty to assist visitors.

Appell Center for the Performing Arts

The center’s Capitol and Strand theaters offer ADA-compliant seating during shows. If you need assisted listening devices, those are available at the Strand Theatre. Sign language is also available, though you must give advance notice for assistance. Service animals are also welcome. Coordinate your experience with the center’s box office.

DreamWrights Center for Community Arts

In addition to being wheelchair-accessible, this venue has an audio describer who gives a live, verbal narration of the onstage visual elements; touch tours of the set, props, and costume design; and sensory-friendly performances.

Eichelberger Performing Arts Center

The center offers wheelchair space on both levels, an elevator, and assistive listening devices.

The Pullo Center

The center has accessible seating and restrooms on both levels, an elevator, and assistive listening devices.

Those are just some of the many ADA-accessible attractions in York County. Our area is also home to numerous shops, restaurants, farmers markets, and more available to all.