Park and Recreational Area

Township Parks & Recreation Board encourages all residents to visit our parks.

COVID-19 NOTICE FOR PARKS: Signs have been posted at all parks in regards to CDC recommendations for COVID-19. To stop the spread of germs, it is recommended you stay 6′ away from others; cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands; in public, wear a mask; do not touch your eyes, nose and mouth; clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces/objects; wash hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds and stay home if you are sick. To see more detailed information, refer to the pages below:

COVID-19 Guidelines Posted at Franklin Township Parks


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Franklin Township has multiple parks for it’s residents and guests to enjoy among them are:

Twin Hills Park located off of Furman and Twin Hills Roads with access to park from Furman Road, no amenities available at this park.

Haar’s Crossing located near Chainsaw Road has a horseshoe pit, horseshoes are not provided for the pit.

Century Lane Park/Franklin Twp. Park  located off Century Lane has 2 pavilions, bathroom accomodations, soccer/baseball fields, playground equipment, horseshoe pits, BBQ grills and a walking trail around the park.

Ponderosa Park located on Water Street has 1 pavilion, bathroom accomodations, volleyball court, soccer/baseball field, playground equipment 

Both, Franklin Township/Century Lane Park and Ponderosa Park have pavilions that are available for rent.

Franklin Township/Century Lane Park has two pavilions available to rent at $50.00 each.

Ponderosa Park has one pavilion available to rent at $50.00. There is a kitchen that can be rented for an additional $50.00 fee and a $50.00 security deposit. The security deposit is returned once the event has concluded and the kitchen is inspected for damage, cleanliness, etc.

The park pavilions may be reserved by calling the Franklin (Township office at (717)-432-3773 during business hours: Monday – Friday 8:30AM – 12:00PM, 1:00PM – 4:30PM. If a requested date is available, a tentative hold will be placed for you on that date. However, in order to secure the date, a payment of $50.00 is required. The first person to make the deposit will be entitled to the pavilion.

Please call as soon as possible to increase you opportunity to get the date that you wish.

Payment is needed within 10 days of making reservation.