Washington Township - 1779
Township CodeCalendar

13013 Welty Rd, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Phone: (717) 762-3128

Fax: (717) 788-0372

Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Parks & Recreation

Washington Township owns and maintains five parks and Rouzerville Community Center located within the 
Township boundaries: Red Run Park, Pine Hill Recreational Area, Rolando Park, Happel's Meadow 
Wetland, and Antietam Meadow Park. These parks are maintained by our public works crew, who work 
regularly to keep the parks clean and safe for those who go to enjoy the parks.

Pavilions are available to rent for the day during warm weather at Red Run Park, Pine Hill Recreational Area and Rolando Park. The Pavilion Fee Schedule lists each of the pavilions at Red Run Park, Pine Hill Recreation Area and Rolando Park showing its fee for a day’s rental and the number of people it will accommodate.

While Red Run, Pine Hill, and Happel’s Meadow have been in existence for many years, Antietam Meadow Park is new, and the Antietam Meadow Park Committee along with the Antietam Watershed Association and Washington Township personnel are in the process of designing this newest addition to the Washington Township Parks and Recreation Department.

Our parks are open to all who wish to use them, whether you are a resident of the Township or not. Each park has unique qualities and offers a variety of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Red Run, Pine Hill and Rolando all have pavilions available for rent for group activities by calling or coming into the Township office. All pavilions may be used on a first come, first served basis without reservation and if they are not marked reserved for the day.

There is play equipment at each of these three parks, and Red Run Park has a creek running through it and a bandstand with live bands on Sundays provided free of charge, all summer long. Pine Hill offers a skate park, ball fields and several walking trails. Rolando is a quaint, all by itself, pavilion with a playground near by. 

Happel’s Meadow is a wetland preserve, and while it is beautiful to drive by during certain times of the year, the Township is planning ways to make this park more accessible and hands-on to the general public. An adjoining parcel of land was acquired recently for use as a parking area and possibly a future nature center. These plans are a ways off, but with this unique wetland area located in the Blue Ridge Summit area, it provides an opportunity for viewing the very natural beauty of nature.


The popular Red Run Park is located on PA Route 16 and Pine Hill Park with walking trails and ball fields is located on Mentzer Gap Road. Both parks are easily accessible to all citizens. The two wetlands are Antietam Meadow Park and Happel’s Meadow.

Two additional parks are located in the township and are operated by others. Zullinger Community Center and the Sheffield Manor recreation area are available for people in those areas.

Red Run Park offers play grounds, pavilions for rent, lovely Red Run Lake 
and Red Run Express Train for kids. From  Spring to Fall, you can find various 
events offered including live bands almost every Sunday afternoon. 
Reservation Form 

Pine Hill Recreation Area is a secluded park that offers ball fields, a playground for many hours of fun, pavilions for rent, and beautiful walking trails. At Pine Hill you will also find Dunlap Skate Park. Reservation Form

Monterey Park also known as the Rolando Park is a serene park 
with a nice playground and lots of room to run and play. Pavilion for 
rent will be available May 2018 and projects are underway to make this 
park a gem to visit.
Reservation Form

Washington Township also offers the
Rouzerville Community
Center and  Park
for rent. This is a large building great for family reunions 
special events, and parties for special occasions.   Reservation Form

If you are interested in renting any of the park pavilions or 
Rouzerville Community Center, forms can be found here 
on this website or feel free to call the Washington Township 
office during regular business hours between 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, 
Monday through Friday. 
(Government Holidays are observed) Payment is required 
before any reservation is put on our calendar.

The Comprehensive Recreation, Park and Open Space Plan can be read by clicking on the highlighted link.

Franklin County has created a draft – Greenway and Open Space Plan. The executive summary can be read by clicking on the link below.

Draft Franklin County Greenway and Open Space Plan Executive Summary

The complete Greenway and Open Space Plan may be read at the township office.

The Department of Environmental Protection Hazardous Sites Cleanup Program
Waynesboro TCE Site – Welty Road click here for Statement of Decision.