Best Tent Camping Pennsylvania  by Matt Willen

Best Tent Camping: Pennsylvania Guide Book

by Matt Willen (Menasha Ridge Press)
Best Tent Camping Pennsylvania  by Matt Willen
The Keystone State provides a spectacular backdrop for some of the most scenic campgrounds in the country. But how do you know which campgrounds offer the most privacy or the easiest access to Pennsylvania’s impressive first-time campers? Matt Willen has traversed the entire state and compiled the most up-to-date research to steer you to the perfect spot!

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Trails from the "Best Tent Camping: Pennsylvania" Guide Book
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The campground provides you with access to some beautiful backcountry with several recreational opportunities available nearby. Because the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania along Pine Creek attracts the a ...
Westfield, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Located just north of Interstate 80 in central Pennsylvania, Bald Eagle State Park is a very popular destination for campers. The main attraction of the park is its 1,700-acre Foster Joseph Sayers Res ...
Howard, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Black Moshannon is one of the most scenic and pleasant parks to visit in the state. With its lake, beaver ponds, sphagnum bogs, and forest, Black Moshannon State Park is one of Pennsylvania’s most be ...
Philipsburg, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
At 2,240 feet, the campground at Blue Knob has one of the highest elevations of any campground in the state. The nights here are cool, and the hiking offers extraordinary views. The park offers pl ...
Imler, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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The owners of this campground are really interested in providing their visitors with an excellent camping experience. Located just outside of McConnells Mill State Park in western Pennsylvania, Break ...
Portersville, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Clean. Quiet. Pretty. These three words popped into my head when I arrived at the campground at Chapman State Park. The park has a nice 68-acre lake with a beach for swimming and moorings for visitor ...
Clarendon, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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What many people don’t know about this campground is that its tent-only camping area is one of the best in the state. Located in southern York County, Codorus State Park is perhaps best known for its ...
Hanover, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Situated in a gap on the side of Blue Mountain, the campground at Colonel Denning offers large, private sites and easy access to some spectacular mountain scenery. Colonel Denning State Park does no ...
Newville, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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The rustic structures here were built in the 1930s by the CCC and are now listed in the National Register of Historic Places. There are two state parks with campgrounds at the northern end of the Pin ...
Ansonia, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
The back reaches of this forest can be rather wild and remote, containing verdant bogs and lakes that remain from the retreat of glaciers from the area during the last ice age. Lrocated in the Pocon ...
Canadensis, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Dewdrop offers some wonderful views of Kinzua Bay and is centrally located in a part of the national forest with many recreation opportunities. Located on Forest Road 262, which is part of the ...
Allegheny National Forest, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Although all of the sites at Dingmans are nice, those on the lower-level floodplain of the Delaware River are really in another class, especially the 17 sites that are located right along the river ...
Dingmans Ferry, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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There is no shortage of things to do within and around Forbes State Forest. The forest has six motorized campsites, four of which provide excellent opportunities for tent camping near other recrea ...
Laughlintown, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
The situation of the park in the back of Fowlers Hollow causes it to remain relatively cool during the summertime. Fowlers Hollow State Park is one of those little-known secrets of the Pennsylvania ou ...
New Germantown, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Among the activities you’ll find at the park, the lake provides for several of them. At 167 acres, Frances Slocum Lake provides an ideal habitat for warm-water fish. Electric boats and paddle craft ar ...
Wilkes Barre, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
For a campground so close to the city and suburbs, French Creek is surprisingly clean, well maintained, and thoughtfully designed with the tent camper’s interests in mind. Named the 2013 Pennsylva ...
Elverson, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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The campground loop at Greenwood Furnace is situated within a beautiful hemlock forest, with its characteristic deep-brown duff and reddish-brown trees, backed by the creek that drains the park lak ...
Huntingdon, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
The name of the campground area says it all. You can get wonderful scenery; peace and quiet; backcountry hiking, biking, or skiing; and wildlife viewing to your heart’s content. The recreation facilit ...
Warren, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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You can’t say one bad thing about the campground at Hibernia County Park. It is truly a five-star campground. The campground at Hibernia County Park is an absolute gem of a place to spend a night or ...
Coatesville, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Hickory Run is a great place for hiking, fishing, and hunting, as well as other activities. Myriad trails throughout the park range in difficulty from flat and easy to steep, rugged, and difficult. ...
White Haven, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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