Buchanan's Birthplace State Park

2831 Stony Batter Road
Mercersburg, PA 17236

717-485-3948

Buchanan’s Birthplace State Park is an 18.5-acre park nestled in a gap of Tuscarora Mountain in Franklin County. The park and the surrounding forested mountains offer an abundance of beauty throughout the year.

In addition to the president’s memorial, there are:

Two picnic pavilions
Picnic tables
Restrooms
Drinking water
Buck Run flows through the park and hosts a population of native trout. Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission regulations and laws on approved trout waters apply to Buck Run.

Picnicking at Buchanan’s Birthplace State Park

Picnic tables, drinking water, restrooms, and two pavilions are in a wooded setting near Buck Run.

Fishing at Buchanan’s Birthplace State Park

Buck Run -- approved trout waters -- flows through the park and provides a population of native trout.

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission regulations and laws apply.

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