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196 Reviews of 37 Allegheny National Forest, Pennsylvania Campgrounds

Anna H.
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2021

The Perfect Spot

We have a camper, but wanted to take the kids tent camping for a change, and this was the perfect place. It’s first come first serve, but we lucked out with a huge spot, shady, right beside the gorgeous creek, and also the closest to the toilet (which did occasionally send a slight scent our way,…

Site6
Month of VisitAugust
cThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2021

This place is charming

Apparently lots of other folks agree, many seasonal campers here. Quiet tonight with only 4 or 5 empty spots. We arrived after closing but host drove me hind us. Seamless check in, easy hook up showers were very hot good pressure home made . Love it here 5+. Close to I80.

Site67
Month of VisitAugust
cThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2021

This place is charming

Apparently lots of other folks agree, many seasonal campers here. Quiet tonight with only 4 or 5 empty spots. We arrived after closing but host drove me hind us. Seamless check in, easy hook up showers were very hot good pressure home made . Love it here 5+. Close to I80.

Site67
Month of VisitAugust
a
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2021

Nostalgic

My family has headed to this spot for years… it family friendly, has decent fishing, miles of trails, and a small beach. Also zero cell reception! Check out Kinzua dam and Jakes Rock nearby.

Month of VisitJuly
M
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2021

Kiasutha

Great scenery.

SiteTent site
Month of VisitAugust
Megan B.
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2021

Great Spot

We loved it here. I hiked in with my kids. Easy hike and doable with kids if they are used to hiking. Lots of spaces, but it can get crowded on the weekends. The vault toilets were convenient. It is bear territory so brought a bear cannister, but I didn't hear of anyone having any issues.

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Month of VisitNovember
John K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2021

Laid back

Nice little campground. Very quiet. Sites are generously sized. Roads are paved. The lake is very small with a swimming beach area.

Site70
Month of VisitAugust
NThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2021

Awesome!

The sites are clean, the staff is friendly and the extras (pool, pizza, etc.) are on point. We’ll be back!

Month of VisitSeptember
Nick  O.
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2021

Great all around

Great place very clean with lots to do. Very family friendly and pet friendly too. Staff is great.

Site38
Month of VisitAugust
Cassandra C.
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2021

Resort like campground

This campground is very well taken care of, and huge! We did not take advantage of all of the amenities available, but the bathroom was great. It was a single room with toilet and shower - and it was incredibly clean. 

We opted for a premium pull-thru site, which included furniture and a…

SiteK1
Month of VisitJuly
M
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2021

Allegany, Quaker Lake

Went in June, they were basically just opening. Grass wasn’t cut, got nasty bites from chiggers. Quaker store had essential gear but it was left over from last season. Just wouldn’t recommend going in June. Save it for July or August. 

  • We saw fire flies and listening to an American Woodcock which is a very rare bird
SiteParallel cottage 11
Month of VisitJuly
Amber W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2021

Gangs of unruly kids on bikes

We used to enjoy this campground. Nice paved roads inside, fairly level sites depending on location. Some sites are very private and others are open with no privacy. In the back loop the sites are set up for group camping, so if not traveling with multiple friends/family with campers avoid those…

Month of VisitOctober
Amber W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2021

Try to stay once a year

This has become a very popular campground and reservations fill quickly. We usually try for an entire family outing here once a year in October. Very nice, clean campground on the river. We have stayed in sites and a cabin, but never one of the yurts. Family friendly and not overly crowded.

  • view from the cabin we stayed in
  • in side on one of the cabins along the river.
Site30
Month of VisitNovember
JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2021

Really cool, remote spot

Arrived to a nearly empty campground. Only a few people on a weekday.

No firewood on site, so bring it with ya. Really good, cold water from the well!

Little bit of Verizon coverage.

Bad news - Gypsy moths are everywhere!!!!

Site114
Month of VisitJuly
Amanda S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2021

Beautiful lake site, infested with Gyspy Moth caterpillars.

We booked this campsite in February and we were not told of the Spray block to be used to treat that part of the forest for Gyspy Moth caterpillars that filled our campsite. We were pelted for 4 days with droppings and leaf particles from them eating the oak trees. Other than that, the site was…

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Site17
Month of VisitJuly

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