Frequently Asked Questions

Salt Springs Park is open from sunrise to sunset 365 days a year.

Yes, dogs are allowed as long as they are always on a leash, cleaned up after, and quiet.

2305 Salt Springs Road, Franklin Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

Warning: Many GPS systems will direct you to the park via Route 167 North, then onto Salt Springs Road. Do not follow this direction. A large section of this one-lane dirt road is not passable. See our detailed directions for an alternate route. If you want to enter via Route 167, use Silver Creek Road only.

There is no entrance or parking fee at Salt Springs. Please consider leaving a donation in the donation box in the main parking lot to support the work of the volunteer organization that funds and operates this park.

We depend on volunteers! We welcome people of all ages and abilities. Volunteers help keep the park safe and clean, welcome visitors, support our programs, and much, much more. Just contact us today so we can connect your interests with our needs.

Yes and yes. Our two streams are designated Approved Trout Waters by the PA Fish and Boat Commission, which stocks them with trout several times each spring. Hunting is allowed in most areas of the park. Exclusions are the campgrounds, picnic areas, and the Natural Area (waterfalls, gorge, and surrounding acres). All applicable state laws for hunting and fishing must be followed in the park.

Absolutely. We host a number of weddings, as well as many other special occasions, each year in the Williams Pavilion. The pavilion has a large, grassy area behind it where some couples set up tents and/or tables and chairs, even trellises, for larger crowds. Here's more information on the Williams Pavilion and renting it out for your special occasion.

The Wheaton House is open to the public on weekends from May through September. It is an 1840s farmhouse, and we have environmental and historical displays to enjoy. We also have a modest gift shop, because everyone needs a Salt Springs T-shirt! Private tours of the house and grounds can also be scheduled anytime throughout the year for a modest fee. Just contact us.

Yes. We work with all kinds of groups—scout groups, homeschool groups, the local school system, even gardening groups—to fulfill specific project requirements. Just contact us to discuss the possibilities.

We'd be happy to. Ten months a year we send out an electronic newsletter highlighting current events and upcoming programs. Just contact us today and we'll add you to the mailing list. We can also send you a copy of our latest programs brochure.