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Driving Directions

Rt. 641  


Follow west out of town.  (Right under the RxR, then left)Continue about .5 miles, turn Right onto McClures Gap Rd.  (before cemetery).  Follow across turnpike, then across creek bridge.  After creek bridge, take 2nd Left onto CampgroundRd, which turns into Opossum Lake Rd.  Follow to lake entrance on Left.


Rt. 641  


Follow east out of town, through Plainfield.  Turn Left at Mountain Lakes onto McAllisters's Church Rd.  Follow across turnpike then right across creek bridge onto Burgners Road.  Follow about .7 miles then Right onto Mt. Zion Rd.  Lake (dam) will be on Left.


Rt. 81  

North & South:

Exit 44 at Plainfield.  Turn North onto Rt. 465.  Follow through light at Rt. 11, to "T" at Rt. 641.  Turn Left onto Rt. 641 west, go .1 mile and turn Right onto Meadowbrook Rd.  Follow across turnpike, then across creek bridge.  Turn Left at "T" and follow to stop sign.  Turn Right then immediate Left.  Follow to top of hill to stop sign.  Turn Left onto Campground Rd., which turns into Opossum Lake Rd.  Follow to Opossum Lake on Left.



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Watershed Area - Township View

4.83 Square Miles of Drainage area.

Surrounding roads.

This is a view of the surrounding roads around the lake.

North Cumberland County.

Satellite image of Opossum Lake - south of the Cumberland/Perry County lines.

Aerial View of Opossum Lake.

Lake view. Red line shows property border.

Overhead w/propertly line.


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1205 Easy Road
Carlisle, PA 17013
Ed Franco,
Steve Fealtman,