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These 63 acres were transformed in 1987 into the center of activity for Harrisburg. City Island is the very center of life offering everything from quiet streets and walks to bustling downtown and sports centers.
Rivers Side Stadium
This is the home of the Harrisburg Senators, Harrisburg's AA baseball team.
City Island Miniature Railroad at Walnut Station
Open noon to dusk daily
Some of Pennsylvania's premier miniature railroads are on display at this attraction.
"Pride of the Susquehanna" Riverboat
Leaving from City Place, the "Pride" tours the Susquehanna River in all its glory. Cruises amble along the river and are a great way to spend some time.
RiverSide Village Park
The Pavilion Picnic Area on the east bank of City Island offers a splendid place for picnicking or just relaxing. (The Pavilion can also be rented for private gatherings.) Just north of the Pavilion Area stands the John Harris Trading Post, a replica of the trading post Harris established on the east shore in the early 1700's. Just south of the pavilion stands The Family Kite featuring kites and novelties in a wide range of prices.