Indian Steps Nature Preserve

This is a recreation managed preserve


approximately 28.108 acres

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This nature preserve is closed to hunting.


Preserve coordinates (decimal degrees):  39.87029, -76.38267

Note: there are no parking areas on this preserve. It is adjacent to the Lower Chanceford Township Boat launch, near the intersection of Indian Steps Rd and Furnace Rd., Airville, PA.

There are also privately owned cottages on this nature preserve. Please respect cabin owners’ privacy.

Prevent Tick Borne Illness! 
  • Wear repellent 
  • Check for ticks after your visit
  • Shower soon after being outdoors
  • Call your doctor if you get a fever or rash

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Emergency Information

In case of emergency, call 911

Nearest Hospital:

UPMC Pinnacle Memorial – 21.2 miles away

 325 S Belmont St, York, PA 17403

WellSpan York Hospital – 22.4 miles away

1001 S George St, York, PA 17403

Additional Resources:

Airville Volunteer Fire Co, non-emergency number: (717) 862-3806

PA State Police, non-emergency number:  (717) 428-1011

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