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Stayed here several times in the summer of 2020 bc it was only an hour and a half from home and usually had sites available on or near the lake.
The algae was kind of thick, which made fishing impossible,so we stopped bringing the kayak.
This is one of those parks you need to be careful when picking your site. After a lot of looking online we chose site 260. Unfortunately, the website seems to have some incorrect pictures for sites. Fortunately, our site was still amazing. The pads are kind of small and some are dangerously unlevel and probably unusable for a lot of campers. Our site was large, very tree covered and shady. There are only a handful of sites that are somewhat private, most are open but wooded. The sites only had 15A plugs but the power was very stable during a hot and humid time of year, and the campground was fully booked. The waterfront sites are gorgeous and directly in the water. Right behind us was a huge nature preserve where they permanently closed some sites because BALD EAGLE'S nest there each year. Supposedly it's one of the largest nesting areas. The small restrooms around the campground are the usual outdated small houses but the shower houses are updated and very nice. There is a large park, public space along the water, a beach and a small public fishing pier and boat launch. The camp store looks large and nice but of course was closed for the "virus". All in all, we highly recommend a trip here but caution to research the site's. Maybe even a trip to write down your favorites if you can. We personally like to color code a camp map for every place we go.
This rating is just a personal preference. We needed a spot to stay for the night, and the drive up was not worth it. You drive up a long, steep, windy road to the campgrounds, not to mention the drive to get to the town was very out of the way. If you’re on Sprint or T-mobile - there is no service. We thought it was a little pricey, about $30 for one night. We were also charged 10 extra dollars for having a cat(that never leaves the van) for one night.
The Linesville Campground is a mid-sized state park campground with level, wooded sites, right on the Pymantuning Lake. A short walk to the marina which hires boats and sells snacks& fuel. There is a campground fish cleaning station with complimentary fridges/freezers.
The amenities are well kept with plenty of space, located in the center of the park. There is also a laundry. They accommodate tents, RV’s and have cabins also. RV dump station and water fill up conveniently located in the center of the grounds.
The township of Linesville is just 5min drive from the park entrance. Great weekend escape from Pittsburgh. They welcome furry friends!
Oil F.C. is a hidden gem nestled in the woods not far from Oil Creek State Park. They have a great playground, a maze, a catch and release pond. Lots of things to do to keep the kids, or in our case the grandkids occupied. They have a well stocked camp store, in case you don't want to make the 4 mile ride into town. Their firewood prices are very reasonable. Rachel is a great in accommodating her campers. We were there 3 times this year. Its become our goto campground that's only an hour away from Erie.
I highly recommend this campground. We were here for the first time last year and loved it so much we came back this year. The park itself and the bathrooms were very clean. We book a lakefront site and it is just gorgeous! We have our own private little beach which our dog loves. Which is another plus, we have a Rottie mix and they allow her in. The only reason why I didn’t give it 5 stars is because both times we have been here, the lady at the check in drive up window seemed very confused to where it came off as a little rude. We didn’t know our site number so I gave her my name, and from there it was a fiasco. The check in process took longer than needed. But that won’t stop us from returning. Other than that, it was a perfect weekend getaway! We will be back!
This is a large campground with mostly RV sites. The tent area was relatively small with little space or privacy between sites, and a picnic table and fire pit at each. Most sites were pretty sloped. No real hiking trails here unfortunately, its mostly a fishing/boating park
This campground was a lovely, wooded campground for families and relaxing. However, the owner changed last summer and this campground is no longer available to camp at.
However, if you walk or kayak along Beaver Creek In this area you are sure to see some pretty nature and cool historical locks.
In addition, if you want to stay at “this” campground, you can still technically do that, it has changed owners and is now known as Getaway cabins. You “camp” in small minimalist cabins within the pines.
Reserved site 30, which was on a corner and entrance to the loop. The back of our camper was 15’ from our neighbor’s camper, so no real privacy. Our fire pit ring was also just a few feet from theirs. It was a very cramped space. While we had full hookup, there was no room or privacy. The campground had a playground that was at the entrance and the creek was nearby. We drove through the loop and noticed nearly all of the sites were close together. We did not use the public facilities, so no opinion there. 1-2 bars of Verizon coverage. It was okay, but we won’t go back.