Welcome to Camp Hill
Charming, peaceful, historic borough only minutes away from the conveniences of downtown Harrisburg
Camp Hill is a peaceful Cumberland County borough located in the west shore area of the Cumberland Valley. Just a few miles outside of the state capital, Camp Hill is quaint and historic, plus the township boasts a great local shopping scene. With only about 7,900 residents, Camp Hill is a relatively small town, making it a cozy and charming place to live. Residents appreciate the top-notch school district, the variety of recreational opportunities, the beautiful public parks, and varied housing styles.
All of the dining, shopping, sports, and business opportunities of downtown Harrisburg are easily accessible and just minutes away from Camp Hill. The historic Hershey, Carlisle, and Gettysburg are less than an hour away. Additionally, the borough is only a short distance from adventure, with many opportunities for hiking, biking, and canoeing in Cumberland County. Camp Hill genuinely offers something for everyone.
What to Love
• Less than an hour from Hershey
• Only a few minutes from Harrisburg
• Great local shopping scene
• Excellent school district
• Varied housing styles and options
• Endless recreational opportunities
People & Lifestyle
Most Camp Hill residents are college-educated, with many professionals and families choosing this small town to settle down. An idyllic, family-oriented suburb, Camp Hill real estate is highly sought-after. A mixture of elegant and historic homes, lush greenery, trendy shops, great schools, and convenient public transportation combine to make Camp Hill very appealing.
When you think of small towns with tree-lined streets, friendly neighbors, and well-maintained local parks, you might conjure an image very similar to Camp Hill. Overall, Camp Hill is a welcoming and attractive neighborhood well-suited to a quiet lifestyle.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
There's plenty to do in Camp Hill and dozens of great restaurants to try. Residing in one of Camp Hill's oldest buildings (dating back to the early 1800s) is The Watershed Pub
, named for the Chesapeake watershed to connect establishment and food source. The pub serves a mixture of pub fare and fresh seafood dishes.
The Evergrain Brewing Co
. serves real, crafted food at the full-service restaurant alongside handcrafted brews. After eating, stop by the Pennsylvania Bakery
for something sweet. For more than 70 years, this family-run bakery has passed recipes down for five generations. The bakery offers a wide selection of homemade pies, bread, donuts, cakes, and coffee drinks.
Since 1928, West Shore Country Club
has maintained its reputation as the premier location for golf, weddings, banquets, family activities, and other special occasions.
Things to Do
Start the holiday season off strong with the annual Candy Cane Walk in downtown Camp Hill. Enjoy refreshments, music, and more by visiting 20+ participating Market Hill shops.
Camp Hill has plenty of local recreation and parks available, and it's just a short distance away from some of Cumberland County's best biking, skiing, canoeing, and hiking. Downtown provides many opportunities for shopping and dining at cute boutiques selling clothing, accessories, home decor, and more.
Nature lovers frequent the Conodoguinet Creek Trail
. At approximately 90 miles long, the creek weaves through agricultural lands and small towns. Enjoy fishing for sunfish and other gamefish, kayaking, or bird-watching for the majestic kingfishers and osprey circling overhead.
Renowned for its Civil War heritage, Camp Hill and the surrounding county boasts several historical attractions. Learn more about the time period by taking the self-guided Civil War on the West Shore Driving Tour
Camp Hill is served by the Camp Hill School District and Camp Hill High School. There is a parish-driven Catholic high school, Trinity High School. Some students also attend schools in the Cumberland Valley School District.
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