Running in downtown Harrisburg is a great option for a scenic run. We suggest starting at City Island where the Harrisburg Senators minor league baseball team plays.


Parking is available at City Island for free. For directions to City Island, use the following address in your GPS or smart phone.

25 Station Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Running from City Island includes a scenic run around the island with views of downtown Harrisburg.


A run over the Walnut Street Bridge brings you into downtown.


While downtown, take in views of the Pennsylvania State Capitol.


Before heading back over the Walnut Street Bridge, take a jog riverside along the Susquehanna River.


Pros: Free parking, minimal traffic, beautiful scenery, public restrooms,

Cons: No availability of water fountains, could be busy with people,