Campgrounds Around Sharon, Pennsylvania

Campgrounds Around Sharon, Pennsylvania
The City of Sharon prides itself for being an urbanized industrial community without the hassles of the big cities. It is located in Mercer County, Western, Pa and is home to 15,000 residents. It is also home to famous establishments like Ryers, the world's biggest shoe store and Winner, the world's largest women's clothing store. It is also the location of Daffin's Candies, a store that displays different chocolate sculptors including a giant chocolate rabbit. Sharon is also nearby numerous campgrounds for your outdoor fix.

Cooper's Lake campground

Cooper's Lake is a 500-acre family owned facility that has been operating for almost 40 years. This campsite surrounds a 10-acre lake where guests can go fishing for perch, bass, trout, catfish and bluegills. Swimming is not allowed in the lake, however, guests can enjoy other activities like horseback riding, nature cruises, golfing and biking within the park and its surrounding areas. The park has five sites to choose from and each are equipped with shower facilities. It also has a barn, a store and a recreational building. Guests can make camp reservations online and bookings for events should be made one year in advance. Cooper's Lake is open from April to October and is just about an hour away from Sharon, PA and Pittsburgh.

Cooper's Lake Campground
205 Currie Road
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Farma family campground

This campsite is located just 17 miles off of Sharon, PA and is open from May to December. It is owned and operated by the May family. Farma features a wide range of camping and recreational facilities. It has 250 sites with full hook-up, restrooms and showers, a camp store, and picnic tables. It also has a lighted swimming pool, a children's play area, a recreation hall, basketball and mini golf course among others. Farma is nearby several local attractions where guests can explore nature trails, wineries, fairgrounds, golf courses, art shops and zoos. The campground's rustic cottages can be rented out for weekend or during holidays and visitors should note that smoking and bringing of pets inside the cabin is prohibited.

Farma Family Campground
87 Hughey Road
Greenville, PA 16125
(742) 253-4535

Pymatuning state park

Pymantuning State Park is a 25,000-acre campground that extends from Pennsylvania all the way to Ohio and is located just 20 miles from Sharon, PA. It has four state campgrounds, three of which are located in the state of Pennsylvania. The State Park lies along the shores of the Pymantung Lake where visitors can enjoy the lake as long as they observe the park regulations. Picnicking and feeding fishes at a nearby hatchery are also some of the popular activities in the area. Pymantung Park operates even during the winter season which makes it a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts.

Pymatuning State Park
2660 Williamsfield Road
Jamestown, PA 16134-0425
(724) 932-3141

Article Written By Marie Scribe

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