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      About Italian Lake
      Located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

      Italian Lake is a 2-acre pond nestled in a park of the same name in historic Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

      The closest major airport is Harrisburg International, 2 miles away. Urgent care can be provided at Harrisburg State Hospital, roughly 4 miles away.

      A brief selection of highly-rated local cuisine includes Tuskers Indian Fusion, Emerald, Cafe 1500, and Garden Vietnamese Restaurant.

      Fun On the Water

      Throughout the year, fishing is not allowed in Italian Lake. However, this is no problem, as you are right on the banks of the Susquehanna River! Visitors will find the calm and smooth waters here to be well-suited for multiple activities!

      Anglers should head to Harrisburg's City Island and take advantage of the public launching point. Whether you want to fish from the shore or take a canoe, kayak, or boat, you'll find brook trout, flathead catfish, and smallmouth bass.

      The cities of Duncannon, York Haven, and Dauphin are other options for launching your watercraft onto the Susquehanna.

      Explore Harrisburg

      The most nationally recognized attraction around Harrisburg is Hersheypark. Founded by Milton S. Hershey, this park was originally built for the company’s employees. The park features eight rollercoasters and a zoo. Spanning over 100 acres visiting Hersheypark should be at the top of your list.

      Visit the Capitol Building Complex in downtown Harrisburg! On top of the main Capitol building is a 1/3 scale replica of the St. Peter's Basilica Dome. The interior features statues, murals, and other pieces of art spanning a timeline of more than a century!

      The Civil War Museum in Harrisburg is a Smithsonian affiliate that holds over 20,000 weapons, manuscripts, and artifacts from this dark time in American history. There are regular public lectures held here for visitors to attend.

      The oldest continually operating produce market in the United States is in Harrisburg! Visit the Broad Street Market, where there are nearly 40 vendors to give you a sample of the local Harrisburg flavor.

      Nearby Nature

      The Capital Area Greenbelt Trail is a 20-mile loop that passes in and around Harrisburg. The trail is a popular destination for Harrisburg residents to bike, hike, or run.

      Wildwood Park is a popular 229-acre nature preserve in the industrial section of town. It has become a popular destination for bird watching, but the park also contains hiking trails, a lake for fishing, and a nature center with a gift shop.

      Why Italian Lake?

      If you're searching for a luxurious home nestled in a historic city, take a look at homes near Italian Lake! It just might be your next year-round home or summer vacation spot.