Milton State Park


Milton State Park is an 82-acre island on the West Branch Susquehanna River, between the boroughs of Milton and West Milton. The northern half of the park has day use facilities and the southern half remains in a wooded state for hiking and nature study.

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Picnicking: There are picnic tables, drinking water, charcoal grills and restrooms. Please dispose of charcoal in the proper facilities.


Recreation Fields: Soccer fields are popular attractions for local clubs and the public.


The Susquehanna River flows past Milton State Park, Pennsylvania.Boating: unlimited hp motors permitted
A boat launch is on the east side of the island. River elevations vary with the seasons and generally are not deep enough for large watercraft.

Motorboats must display a current boat registration. Non-powered boats must display one of the following: boat registration; launching permit or mooring permit from Pennsylvania State Parks, available at most state park offices; launching permit from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission laws apply. Complete information on boating rules and regulations in Pennsylvania is available from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Web site.


Fishing: The Susquehanna River has warm water and cold water fishing. Common species are smallmouth bass, panfish and catfish.

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission laws apply. Complete information on fishing rules and regulations in Pennsylvania is available from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Web site.


Hiking: 3.5 miles of trails
The trails explore the riverine habitats of the south side of the river island.


Access for People with Disabilities


The ADA symbol indicates that this activity or structure is ADA accessible.If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.