Camping in Hershey, PA

Camping in Hershey, PA
Hershey, Pennsylvania, is best known as the home of the Hershey corporation, which has its own theme park in the area. You can check out Hershey and its terrain by hiking or biking the trails scattered outside of the city or by wandering through the city or the theme park. Staying in at a Hershey campground is one way to stay close to the action.
 

Ridge Run Campground

The Ridge Run Campground gives you the chance to try hiking, swimming and fishing within the boundaries of the campground. You also have access to whitewater rafting just outside the campground and longer hiking trail runs alongside the campground. The Gifford Pinchot State Park is a short distance from the campground, and you also have access to several nearby golf courses.

Ridge Run Campground
867 Schwanger Road
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
(717) 367-3454

 
 

Hershey Conewago Campground

The Hershey Conewago Campground has seven cabins available for rent and 160 individual campsites for camping in a tent or RV. An 18-hole miniature golf course is located at the campground, as are a swimming pool, playground, horseshoe pits, tennis courts, volleyball courts and basketball courts. There's also a small walking trail that leads around the pond on-site.

Hershey Conewago Campground
1590 Hershey Road
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
(717) 367-1179
http://www.hersheyconewago.com/campground/

Elizabethtown/Hershey KOA

KOA has a campground in the Hershey/Elizabethtown area of Pennsylvania. The campground opens in April and closes every year in November. The campground covers 50 acres and has its own fishing pond on-site. Campers also have access to horseshoe pits, a miniature golf course and a swimming pool. It also runs a hayride for kids during the summer.

Elizabethtown/Hershey KOA
1980 Turnpike Road
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
(717) 367-7718
http://campwithrusty.com/

Highmeadow Campground

The Highmeadow Campground has cabins available for rent, spaces for camping in a tent and RV hookups for larger campers. In the summer, the campground runs special arts-and-crafts style events for kids. As a guest of the campground, you have access to horseshoe pits, basketball courts, volleyball courts, shuffleboard and a swimming pool. A playground and smaller pool are also available for kids.

Highmeadow Campground
1200 Matlack Road
Hummelstown, PA 17036
(717) 534-8999
http://www.hersheycamping.com/

 

Article Written By Jennifer Eblin

Jennifer Eblin has been a full-time freelance writer since 2006. Her work has appeared on several websites, including Tool Box Tales and Zonder. Eblin received a master's degree in historic preservation from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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