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Posted on: May 30, 2019

[ARCHIVED] York County Announces an Online Parks and Recreation Locator

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York County Announces an Online Parks and Recreation Locator

Locate recreation opportunities for children throughout York County


York County Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Department has created an online Parks and Recreation Locator. The specific design of this web application is to assist residents and visitors in locating recreational opportunities for children throughout York County.

“This map is a great place to start if you are looking for recreational opportunities for children,” said Trish Startup, Public Information Officer. “It’s easy to use and mobile friendly.”

What types of parks and recreation facilities are listed within the Locator?

  • Parks
  • Schools
  • Parks with Trails
  • Trails
  • Parks with Dog Parks
  • Bike Parks

How do I use the Locator and what type of information is available?

Viewers can “tap” or “click” on a specific location icon on the map or insert a location name or address in the search bar to focus on a specific area. Each park and recreation listing includes the following:




Days of operation

Hours of operation

Age range

Street view

Website for the specific location


How Do I access the Locator?

Use the following link: York County Parks and Recreation Locator or visit the York County GIS Online Mapping Applications website page located on the York County website at

The York County GIS Department developed the Locator application in coordination with their intern Ms. Heidi Hearne, a recent Environmental Studies Winthrop graduate. For more information about York County GIS and to view other GIS online mapping applications, please visit

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