Borough of Ephrata Parks
The Borough is proud to have the largest park system per capita in the State of Pennsylvania. Over 322 acres are dedicated to recreational usage including neighborhood parks, athletic complexes, mountain land and meadows. The Borough’s park system supports some great facilities including three outdoor pools, tennis courts, basketball courts, a newly renovated playhouse, a band shell, picnic pavilions, archery ranges, fitness, walking and nature trails.
BOROUGH OF EPHRATA
RECREATIONAL PARKS & PLAYGROUNDS
Parks and Streets Reference Map
Linear Park Trail approximately 4,800 linear feet of trail on the abandoned railway bed between East Fulton Street and Sycamore Road at Pointview Avenue. A twelve foot wide macadam trail with site lighting, benches, trash receptacles, and landscaping.
Lincoln Heights Playground located at Hummer Road and Lincoln Heights Avenue consists of 0.8 acres and contains a swing set and a play structure.
Lincoln Heights Outdoor Recreation Area with an entrance off Joann Avenue/Crescent Avenue consists of 17.8 acres and contains a swing set, a play structure, a gazebo, rest room facilities and 3 ball fields, 2 of which have lights.
Nissley Park/Playground located off Niss Avenue and Bellevue Avenue consists of 4.3 acres and contains a swing set, a climber, a backstop & ballfield, a basketball court and a 224 square foot pavilion.
Pioneer View Playground located off 285 Boomerang Drive consists of 0.4 acres and contains a play structure.
Redcay Playground located off Russell Alley consists of 1.0 acre and contains a play structure and a basketball court.
Bethany Playground located off Tom and Jeff Avenues consists of 5.2 acres and contains a volleyball court, a swing set, a play structure, a basketball court, a backstop area and a 192 square foot pavilion.
Sycamore Acres Park located off Dawn Avenue consists of 1.2 acres and contains a play structure and a half basketball court.
Terraces Park located off Irene Avenue consists of 12.7 acres and contains a 65 ft. ballfield, a swing set, a play structure and has an area for off-street sledding.
Thomas P. Grater Community Park located at the end of Cocalico Street and off of South Oak Street consists of over 19 acres and contains ballfields, play structures, a skatepark, a wetland area, a walking trail, sand court volleyball, the community pools, a band shell, restroom facilities and pavilions. Also, within the park are the Eicher Arts Center & Museum and the Ephrata Performing Arts Center. Please contact the Ephrata Recreation Center at 738-9270 to reserve a pavilion or the park for special occasions.
Edgewater Meadow Park located off South State Street near Circle Drive is a passive park area along the Cocalico Creek, which offers good fishing.
Heatherwood Park located off Heatherwood Drive is an 18.0 acre passive park area with some walking trails
Brickyard Park located off Mason Drive consists of 4.0 acres and contains a play structure, a tennis court and a spring-fed pond.
Moyer’s Meadow Park located off Cloister Alley & Penn Avenue is a passive park area along the Cocalico Creek that offers good fishing.
The Archery Range containing an indoor and an outdoor range is located along North Maple Street. Please call 733-7170 for information regarding use of the ranges.
Haller’s Homestead located off Old Mill Road is a passive park area along the Cocalico Creek that offers good fishing.