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Places to Camp near Cowanesque Lake

Cowanesque Lake, PA is a great camping destination for adventurers of all types. Discover secluded campsites where you can reconnect with nature. Or maybe you like to bring your family and friends along. Either way, there are Cowanesque Lake campgrounds just for you. You're sure to find the perfect campground for your Cowanesque Lake camping trip.

Best Camping Sites Near Cowanesque Lake, PA (105)

    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Glen State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Glen State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Glen State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Glen State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Glen State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Glen State Park Campground

    1.

    Watkins Glen State Park Campground

    83 Reviews
    292 Photos
    575 Saves
    Watkins Glen, New York

    Watkins Glen State Park is the most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks, with a reputation for leaving visitors spellbound. Within two miles, the glen's stream descends 400 feet past 200-foot cliffs, generating 19 waterfalls along its course. The gorge path winds over and under waterfalls and through the spray of Cavern Cascade. Rim trails overlook the gorge. Camping near Watkins Glen allows you to enjoy the Olympic-size pool, scheduled summer tours through the gorge, tent and trailer campsites, picnic facilities and excellent fishing in nearby Seneca Lake or Catherine Creek, which is renowned for its annual spring run of rainbow trout.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Ives Run
    Camper-submitted photo from Ives Run
    Camper-submitted photo from Ives Run
    Camper-submitted photo from Ives Run
    Camper-submitted photo from Ives Run
    Camper-submitted photo from Ives Run

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    Ives Run

    15 Reviews
    30 Photos
    135 Saves
    Middlebury Center, Pennsylvania

    Overview

    Ives Run Campground sits on the eastern shore of Hammond Lake in north-central Pennsylvania. Surrounded by lush forested ridges, the lake offers recreation for the entire family, including picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, hunting and wildlife watching. Ives Run, with its beach and grassy sunning area, is a great place for kids of any age. The facility has campsites as well as group picnic shelters that can be reserved for family reunions, company picnics, neighborhood gatherings and other group events.

    Recreation

    Tioga-Hammond Lakes offer a variety of outdoor activities. With a boat ramp and overnight mooring, campers can easily spend time on the water. Anglers seek out record crappie, giant musky, striped, largemouth and smallmouth bass, walleye and channel catfish. The fields and forests around the lakes are popular destinations for both local and out-of-state hunters looking for large and small game species native to the eastern hardwood forests. Four hiking trails, each offering something different, can be accessed from this facility. Near the visitor center, archers use the mile-long Archery Trail, which has targets and tree stands.

    Facilities

    Tioga-Hammond Lakes offer a variety of outdoor activities. With a boat ramp and overnight mooring, campers can easily spend time on the water. Anglers seek out record crappie, giant musky, striped, largemouth and smallmouth bass, walleye and channel catfish. The fields and forests around the lakes are popular destinations for both local and out-of-state hunters looking for large and small game species native to the eastern hardwood forests. Four hiking trails, each offering something different, can be accessed from this facility. Near the visitor center, archers use the mile-long Archery Trail, which has targets and tree stands.

    Natural Features

    The partially forested campground sits in the pristine setting of the Endless Mountains region of Pennsylvania, along the Allegheny Plateau in the Appalachian Mountains. The Tioga-Hammond Lakes Project consists of two separate dams and reservoirs. The surrounding land paints a scenic picture of rolling mountains and open fields.

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    This location has limited staffing. Please call (570) 835-5281 for general information.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Reservations to include any reservation changes, such as cancel, refund requests, site transfer, or date changes cannot be made at facility location.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $40 - $100 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Hills Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hills Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hills Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hills Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hills Creek State Park Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Leonard Harrison State Park — Leonard Harrison State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Leonard Harrison State Park — Leonard Harrison State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Leonard Harrison State Park — Leonard Harrison State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Leonard Harrison State Park — Leonard Harrison State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Leonard Harrison State Park — Leonard Harrison State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Leonard Harrison State Park — Leonard Harrison State Park

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    Leonard Harrison State Park — Leonard Harrison State Park

    14 Reviews
    62 Photos
    104 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 Watkins Glen / Corning KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Glen / Corning KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Glen / Corning KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Glen / Corning KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Glen / Corning KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Glen / Corning KOA

    5.

    Watkins Glen / Corning KOA

    17 Reviews
    40 Photos
    47 Saves
    Montour Falls, New York
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Lyman Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lyman Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lyman Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lyman Run State Park Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Cherry Springs State Park Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Tompkins
    Camper-submitted photo from Tompkins
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    Camper-submitted photo from Tompkins

    8.

    Tompkins

    4 Reviews
    12 Photos
    66 Saves
    Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania

    Overview

    Tompkins Campground is on the north shore of Cowanesque Lake in the northern tier of Pennsylvania, less than one mile from the New York state border. Surrounded by lush forested ridges, the lake offers recreation for the entire family, including picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, hunting and wildlife watching. The campground is a great place for kids of any age.

    Recreation

    Cowanesque Lake offers a variety of outdoor activities. With a boat ramp and overnight mooring, campers can easily spend time on the water. There are a variety of indigenous fish that inhabit the area's streams and lakes, and fishing tournaments are held frequently. The North and South Tailrace areas provide access for fishing downstream of Cowanesque Dam. The fields and forests around the lakes are popular destinations for both local and out-of-state hunters looking for large and small game species native to the eastern hardwood forests. The 4 mile Moccasin Trail within the facility leads hikers on a trek through reclaimed farm fields and wood lots inhabited by a variety of watchable wildlife.

    Facilities

    Tompkins has a variety of shoreline sites, most of which have electric hookups. The campground includes 109 traditional campsites and, 16 tent only hike-in sites.A boat ramp, drinking water, hot showers, playgrounds and a dump station are also provided. There are two overlooks and two downstream fishing access points.

    Natural Features

    The partially forested campground sits in the pristine setting of the Endless Mountains region of Pennsylvania, along the Allegheny Plateau in the Appalachian Mountains. The surrounding land paints a scenic picture of rolling mountains and open fields.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Reservations to include any reservation changes, such as cancel, refund requests, site transfer, or date changes cannot be made at facility location.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $40 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Ferenbaugh Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ferenbaugh Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ferenbaugh Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ferenbaugh Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ferenbaugh Campground

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    Ferenbaugh Campground

    6 Reviews
    5 Photos
    26 Saves
    Big Flats, New York

    Five miles north of Corning, NY. Located between Corning and Watkins Glen. 319 acres. Swimming pool, fishing, hiking trails, mini golf, game room, planned weekend activities.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Country Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Country Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Country Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Country Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Country Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Country Campground

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    Canyon Country Campground

    7 Reviews
    6 Photos
    75 Saves
    Gaines, Pennsylvania
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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