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Bald Eagle State Forest

6 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

Bald Eagle State Forest, named for the famous Native American, Chief Bald Eagle, includes 193,424 acres in Snyder County, Union County, Centre County, Mifflin County, and Clinton County.

It spans across the high, sharp ridges of central Pennsylvania and features miles pristine mountain streams…

Reservation Info

Backpack campers are permitted to camp in the forest without a permit if staying no more than one night in any location. Backpack camping does not allow for access to motorized vehicles during overnight stays. A permit is required if the backpacker desires an emergency point-of-contact or if a…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
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  • AT&T
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  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

6 Reviews of Bald Eagle State Forest

Ratings Breakdown

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M
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2021

Motorized Campsite

Overall Bald Eagle State Forest was an amazing location and beautiful place to explore. We had an amazing stay, and the trails were tons of fun to drive. The only downside of our campsite was that it was listed as “motorized”. These sites are advertised as drive-up and occupy your vehicle sites,…

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Site41
Month of VisitOctober
Joann&WellsThePup I.
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2021

Very secluded quiet spot

Nice little spot with no one around. Maybe 2-3 cars passed on the SF road each day. Primitive camping with picnic table and fire ring - that’s it. Have to carry your gear from your car a little ways. Very close to the MST. Only complaint was that there was a beautiful creek behind it with no trail.…

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Site16
Month of VisitJuly
Danielle
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2021

Dispersed Site #13; Pretty, loud, not accessible for pop up campers

Husband and I set off for a weekend of boon docking at Bald Eagle State Forest in our little pop up camper. We stayed at site #13, which is a dispersed site- not in the campground. 

Picture a lovely large, round grassy meadow surrounded by trees at the end of a long gravel road. Picnic table, fire…

  • The in-accessible to pop-up campers site.
  • We set up behind the boulders, at the end of the gravel road
  • Looking down the gravel road. (We are at the end of it.)
Site13
Month of VisitMay

Location

Bald Eagle State Forest is located in Pennsylvania

Coordinates

40.798319 N
77.389987 W

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