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    Camper-submitted photo from Cherry Springs State Park Campground
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    1.

    Cherry Springs State Park Campground

    27 Reviews
    81 Photos
    291 Saves
    Jamison, Pennsylvania

    Welcome to Cherry Springs State Park Campground, nestled near Coudersport, PA. This place is a stargazer's paradise, renowned for its incredibly dark skies. If you're into astronomy, you've hit the jackpot. The park enforces the use of red lights to preserve night vision, making the stars pop like nowhere else.

    The campground itself is pretty straightforward but has everything you need for a comfortable stay. There are toilets, drinking water, and even electric hookups for those who need a bit of modern convenience. Fires are allowed, so you can enjoy a cozy campfire under the stars. Just remember to bring your own firewood or purchase it locally.

    Visitors rave about the sense of community here. Folks often bring professional telescopes and are more than happy to share the views. Even if you don't have your own equipment, just lying back and watching the night sky is an experience you won't forget. The campsites are a bit open, but that just means more room to spread out and enjoy the view.

    During the day, you can explore the surrounding wilderness with plenty of hiking trails that offer beautiful scenery, including hills and water features. The drive to the campground is also a treat, especially if you take the scenic route from Philadelphia.

    So pack your tent or RV, grab your red flashlight, and get ready for a celestial show like no other. Cherry Springs State Park Campground is waiting for you.

    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
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    Camper-submitted photo from Lyman Run State Park Campground
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    Lyman Run State Park Campground

    23 Reviews
    77 Photos
    110 Saves
    Galeton, Pennsylvania

    Lyman Run State Park Campground, near Galeton, PA, is a fantastic spot for a camping trip. This place has it all: clean facilities, spacious sites, and a beautiful lake. The campground is open from the second Friday in April through December, so you've got plenty of time to plan your visit.

    One of the standout features here is the lake. It's perfect for fishing, swimming, or just relaxing by the water. The beach area is a hit, and there's even a concession stand nearby—though be sure to bring cash, as cards aren't accepted. The campground itself is divided into two areas: one larger section by the lake and a smaller, quieter section a bit further away. Both offer well-maintained sites with picnic tables and fire rings.

    If you're into stargazing, you're in luck. Cherry Springs State Park, known for its incredible dark skies, is just a short drive away. Many campers prefer staying at Lyman Run because Cherry Springs can get crowded. Plus, the stargazing from Lyman Run is pretty impressive on its own.

    The amenities here are top-notch. The bathrooms are modern and clean, with hot showers and even a composting system that keeps things odor-free. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. And if you're into hiking, there are some great trails with scenic overlooks, like the Rock Run Trail.

    Overall, Lyman Run State Park Campground is a great choice for anyone looking to enjoy the great outdoors with a few comforts of home. Whether you're in a tent, RV, or cabin, you'll find everything you need for a memorable stay.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
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    Sinnemahoning State Park Campground

    9 Reviews
    59 Photos
    61 Saves
    Driftwood, Pennsylvania
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Allegheny River Campground

    7 Reviews
    5 Photos
    59 Saves
    Coudersport, Pennsylvania
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $34 - $138 / night

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    Ole Bull State Park Campground

    10 Reviews
    33 Photos
    93 Saves
    Cross Fork, Pennsylvania

    Welcome to Ole Bull State Park Campground, nestled in the serene wilderness near Cross Fork, PA. This spot is a gem for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle and immerse themselves in nature. The campground is open year-round, offering a peaceful retreat no matter the season.

    Ole Bull State Park Campground is known for its clean and quiet environment. Visitors often rave about the well-maintained facilities, including clean bathrooms and showers. The campsites are spacious and spread out, providing a comfortable amount of privacy. Some sites are shaded by tall pines, while others are more open, giving you options depending on your preference.

    One of the standout features here is the access to Kettle Creek, perfect for fishing and swimming. You might even spot a bald eagle if you're lucky! Hiking trails wind through the park, offering scenic views along the streams and through the woods. The trails are well-kept, making them great for a leisurely hike or a more challenging trek.

    For those interested in stargazing, Cherry Springs State Park is just a short drive away. It's renowned for its dark skies, making it an ideal spot for observing the stars. Many campers make the trip to Cherry Springs during their stay at Ole Bull.

    Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. Just remember to keep them on a leash and clean up after them. Firewood is available for purchase, though some visitors have found local sellers who offer delivery right to your campsite.

    Whether you're pitching a tent, parking an RV, or staying in a cabin, Ole Bull State Park Campground has something for everyone. It's a fantastic place to unwind, explore, and enjoy the great outdoors.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
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    Austin Campground

    5 Reviews
    6 Photos
    23 Saves
    Austin, Pennsylvania

    Austin Campground is the ideal location for your next adventure in Potter County, Pennsylvania. We offer modern, very clean, and well kept campground and facilities, everything for your comfort and convenience.Potter County is full of natural excitement, and at Austin Campground, you and your family can see it all. From the areas magnificent Benezette ELK herds, to visiting the beautiful Pennsylvania Grand Canyon, there is something for everyone in every season.

    Austin Campground accommodates all camping preferences, including full-service modern rental cabins, sites for large motor homes or RVs and, of course, classic sites for tents of all sizes.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
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    Leonard Harrison State Park — Leonard Harrison State Park

    14 Reviews
    62 Photos
    105 Saves
    Gaines, Pennsylvania

    On the east rim of the 585-acre Leonard Harrison State Park, you'll find great pa grand canyon camping that offers modern facilities, a visitor center, and the most famous scenic views of the canyon. On the other side of the canyon is Colton Point State Park. The campground is open from the second Friday in April until the third Sunday in October. Picnic tables, fire rings, showers, flush toilets, and a sanitary dump station are provided.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $19 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Parker Dam State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Parker Dam State Park Campground
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    Parker Dam State Park Campground

    18 Reviews
    60 Photos
    77 Saves
    Mill Run, Pennsylvania

    Welcome to Parker Dam State Park Campground, nestled near Penfield, PA. This place is a gem for anyone looking to escape into nature. The campground is open from the second Friday in April to mid-December, giving you plenty of time to enjoy its beauty.

    The campground offers a mix of tent and RV sites, some shaded and others more open. If you’re bringing a big rig, you’ll find it friendly here with electric and sewer hookups available. There’s also drinking water, showers, and toilets to keep you comfortable during your stay. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along.

    One of the highlights here is the small lake where you can rent kayaks and paddle boards. It’s a great spot for families, with a jungle gym right in the middle of the campground to keep the kids entertained. If you’re into hiking, you’ll find plenty of trails to explore, and the park is close enough to Benezette for a quick trip to see the elk.

    Visitors have mentioned that the bathhouses are clean and modern, and the park staff are friendly and helpful. The campground host is known for being particularly welcoming and ensuring the sites are well-maintained.

    For those who love a bit of rustic charm, the cabin camping here is a treat. You might even get snowed in during the winter, which adds to the adventure. The cabins come with stoves, making it easy to cook indoors if the weather turns.

    Whether you’re here for a quiet retreat or a family adventure, Parker Dam State Park Campground has something to offer. Enjoy your stay and make the most of this beautiful spot!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $20 - $22 / night

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    Sizerville State Park Campground

    2 Reviews
    10 Photos
    12 Saves
    Austin, Pennsylvania
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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