Park and Recreational Area

2024 Parks & Recreation Regular Meeting Schedule

March 19, 2024, Parks & Recreation Regular Meeting Agenda-canceled

April 16, 2024, Parks & Recreation Meeting Agenda-canceled

May 21, 2024 Parks & Recreation Regular Meeting Agenda

June 18, 2024 Parks & Recreation Regular Meeting Agenda

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


Red and Silver Maple Trees For Sale! For more information, click the link:

Tree and Bench Plaque Order Form (tree price is market value price at the time of ordering)


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 two pavilions, bathroom accommodations, soccer/baseball fields, playground equipment, horseshoe pits, BBQ grills and a walking trail around the park.

Ponderosa Park located on Water Street has one pavilion, bathroom accommodations, volleyball court, soccer/baseball field and playground equipment. 

Pavilion Rentals – Franklin Township/Century Lane Park and Ponderosa Park:

Franklin Township/Century Lane Park has two pavilions available to rent at $75.00 each.

Ponderosa Park has one pavilion available to rent at $75.00. 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.

Ponderosa Park has one Gazebo available to rent at $40.00

The park pavilions may be reserved by calling the Franklin Township office at (717)-432-3773, Monday – Friday 7:00AM – 12:00PM, 1:00PM – 3:30PM. 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 $75.00 is required. The first person to make the deposit will be entitled to the pavilion. Payment is needed within 10 days of making the reservation.

Please call as soon as possible to reserve your desired date!

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

COVID-19 NOTICE:  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.