There are 28 privately and state operated campgrounds in the Pocono Mountains area. The number of companies operating the campgrounds means there will be a wide variety of policies and fees in effect. See Resources for a list of links.
Activities available at or near campgrounds in the Pocono Mountains include horseback riding, mounting biking, hiking, bird watching, flightseeing, rafting and canoeing.
Most Poconos campgrounds are open year-round. Those that aren't are usually open May to September or April to October.
Fees for entry to Poconos campgrounds and recreation areas vary enormously. Entry fees are typically free to $10, and camping may cost anywhere from $30 to $40 for tent or RV sites with water and electricity. Primitive sites may still cost as much as $30 per night.
Most fees for Poconos campgrounds are based on occupancy by two adults. Additional guests in the same campsite will usually incur additional fees.
Six interstate highways, I-80, I-81, I-84, I-78, I-380 and I-476, offer easy access to the Pocono Mountains and its campgrounds. Greyhound and Martz Trailways offer bus service to the Pocono Mountains.