Kings Gap State Park

Sitting astride South Mountain in southern Pennsylvania, Kings Gap Environmental Education Center offers a panoramic view of the Cumberland Valley and offers many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Acquired in 1973, Kings Gap consists of a 32-room stone mansion, education offices and 2,571 acres of land. Explore the pine plantation, deciduous forest, vernal ponds and native plant garden from sunrise to sunset anytime of the year. Kings Gap provides environmental programs and events for all ages throughout the year. 

About KGSP

Plants to Monitor

Want to help? It’s easy. Choose from the plants below and track when they flower, leaf out or set seed. 

American witchhazel
Hamamelis virginiana
Nyssa sylvatica
Canada goldenrod
Solidago canadensis
Tussilago farfara
Eastern teaberry
Gaultheria procumbens
Highbush blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum
Mountain laurel
Kalmia latifolia
Skunk cabbage
Symplocarpus foetidus
Trailing arbutus
Epigaea repens
Tulip poplar
Liriodendron tulipifera

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