Reservoir Park is the biggest park in Pennsylvania. Reservoir Park is additionally home to the National Civil War Museum and gives the setting to a considerable lot of Harrisburg's most well known outside celebrations and exhibitions. The recreation center is a piece of the Capital Area Greenbelt, a 20-mile scenic route encompassing parts of the city. The unique bit of the recreation center dates to 1845.
In 1872, a store for the City of Harrisburg was worked in an undeveloped region outside as far as possible, at that point called Prospect Hill. City pioneers perceived the spot as a magnificent vantage point to see the State Capitol, the Susquehanna River valley and the Blue Mountains and, in 1890, authoritatively settled the territory around the store as a park. The recreation center is the most noteworthy point in the city.