RV Campsites in Central Pennsylvania

RV Campsites in Central Pennsylvania
Central Pennsylvania offers plenty of woodsy valleys and hills where you can take long hikes surrounded by brilliant colors of nature. You will find lakes for swimming and rivers for fishing and more than a fair amount of snow during the winter to enjoy if you like to ski or snowboard.

Locust Lake State Park

The community of Barnesville in the eastern part of Central Pennsylvania is home to Locust Lake State Park. This is a great spot for a summer camping trip due to the shade provided by the heavy forest that surrounds it as well as the 52-acre lake open for swimming. Numerous bike and hiking trails meander through the park. A total of 80 RV-only sites feature a fire ring and picnic table. In addition to the trails there are also opportunities for boating and fishing. The lake is stocked with trout annually and there are also bass and panfish to reel in.

Locust Lake State Park
687 Tuscarora Park Road
Barnesville, Pennsylvania 18214
(888) PA-PARKS
dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/locustlake.aspx

Bellefonte/State College KOA

Located near the center of Pennsylvania are the 100 RV-only sites found at the Bellefonte/State College KOA campsite. This is a popular spot during the fall so that fans of Penn State can have easy access to the Nittany Lions in Happy Valley. Every site features a lantern pole, picnic table and fire ring. Opportunities abound for fly fishing and trout fishing in the limestone streams. Several golf courses are located nearby and other recreation includes hiking trails, volleyball and basketball courts, horseshoes, and swimming. The Bellevue Amish Market offers a glimpse into a unique culture while offering hand-made crafts for sale and as well as a variety of food.

Bellefonte/State College KOA
2481 Jacksonville Road
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania 16823
(814) 355-7912
bellefontekoa.com

Russell P. Letterman Campground

In Howard, Pennsylvania, sits the Russell P. Letterman Campground and its 101 RV-only sites. The 1,730 acres of water in Bald Eagle Lake are home to thousands of bass, blue gill and crappie. Hiking trails range from easy to moderate and there is also a butterfly trail that is appropriate for families with kids. Many of the sites provide an easy walk down to the sandy beach where you can swim or rent or a canoe or rowboat. Other recreation includes horseshoes and volleyball. The Bald Every site includes a fire ring and picnic table.

Russell P. Letterman Campground
Bald Eagle State Park
149 Main Park Road
Howard, Pennsylvania 16841
(814) 625-2775
dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/baldeagle/baldeagle_trails.aspx

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