Camping Pennsylvania  by Bob Frye

Camping Pennsylvania Guide Book

by Bob Frye (Falcon Guides)
Camping Pennsylvania  by Bob Frye
This guide to nearly 100 public campgrounds in the state of Pennsylvania is perfect for tent and RV campers alike. Within each of the campground listings is vital information on location, road conditions, fees, reservations, available facilities, and recreational activities. The listings are organized by geographic area, and thorough site maps will help simplify the search for the perfect campground. In addition, Camping Pennsylvania provides useful tips on camping etiquette, camping with children, and enjoying--or avoiding--the state's diverse and abundant wildlife.

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Trails from the "Camping Pennsylvania" Guide Book
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The Russell T. Letterman Campground features more modern amenities such as showers and flush toilets, but is also more exposed to the sun. Some of the sites on the outside edges of the campground’s tw ...
Howard, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Water is supposed to be blue, right? Not here. Black Moshannon Lake is fed by clear springs, but that water passes through several bogs populated with sphagnum moss and other plants on the way to the ...
Philipsburg, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Blue Knob is best known for its downhill skiing in winter. It is, after all, home to the second- tallest mountain in the state, one that stands just 67 feet lower than Mount Davis in nearby Somerset C ...
Imler, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
This campground offers two double sites as well as an organized group tenting area. Drivers should be aware of low branches and power lines, especially at parking aprons. Situated where Brokenstraw ...
Warren, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Besides its interesting history, this park is unique for one particular reason: It’s home to the only eighteen-hole golf course located within a Pennsylvania state park. Built in the 1920s, the par-68 ...
Fayetteville, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
This park has 3 cottages and 2 yurts for rent and an organized group tenting area. This is a relatively small park with a big feel. It’s only about 800 acres but is situated next to the 500,000-plus-a ...
Clarendon, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Cherry Springs is famous all out of proportion to its size—only 48 acres—because it’s surrounded by 262,000-acre Susquehannock State Forest and little else. That’s the draw. The lack of any developmen ...
Wellsboro, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Located as close as it is to the more famous Cook Forest State Park, Clear Creek sometimes gets overlooked. That’s too bad. You can swim at a small man- made lake, and there’s some exceptional hiking ...
Sigel, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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This is a big park with a big lake—the 1,275-acre Lake Marburg. Much of what goes on in the park centers around that water, which interestingly is owned by a local paper company that still uses the im ...
Hanover, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
The campground, run by Crawford County, is a series of loops near the causeway. Like most Corps facilities, the 333-acre Woodcock Creek Lake offers fine fishing for muskies, northern pike, panfish, wa ...
Meadville, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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his is another great park for hiking, with 18 miles of hiking trails. The 2.5-mile Flat Rock Trail rises to a scenic vista of the Cumberland Valley. Another trail leads to an overlook where you can se ...
Newville, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
All the campground’s sites offer decent privacy. Its ten walk-in sites—particularly numbers 15, 16, 17, and 18—offer the most solitude. There are many ways to enjoy the canyon. Trails lead from th ...
Ansonia, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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The area occupied by this very popular park was once known as the “Black Forest” because its towering trees completely shaded the forest floor from the sun. Amazingly that’s still the case in places t ...
Clarion, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
This is a partially forested campground surrounded by a landscape that’s equally a mixture of woods and fields. This 1,085-acre lake with 17 miles of shoreline, located near the New York state line ...
Lawrenceville, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Cowans Gap is interesting geologically in terms of how it was formed. Most gaps—a notch or pass between two mountains—are water gaps, with a river or stream flowing through them. Cowans Gap is a wind ...
Chambersburg, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
This lake’s beach, which sits on a peninsula, is very popular with swimmers. The ADA-accessible fishing pier in the outflow area is a major attraction for anglers. The lake itself is a favorite with p ...
Kittanning, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Curwensville Lake is a 790-acre impoundment located on the West Branch Susquehanna River. There are no horsepower restrictions on this lake, so that makes it a watery racetrack of sorts—a favorite for ...
Curwensville, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
This campground sits on the Kinzua Arm of Allegheny Reservoir, just south of Kinzua Point. The lake is wider and deeper here, so the location and its launch facilities make it ideal for campers who wa ...
Allegheny National Forest, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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This is Cambria County’s only park, and it’s a small one—71 acres overall, including a 19-acre lake. The campground is, not surprisingly, run sort of like a mom-and-pop operation, but in a good way. T ...
Ebensburg, PA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
A newly finished restroom and shower facility awaits campers here. Most sites are situated under mature shade trees. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Featuring a 1,371-acre lake in the upper rea ...
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