Top Glamping near Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Whether you're an RVer or tent camper, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, PA is a great place to post up for the weekend—or longer. Enjoy the scenic camping, fun activities, and sights and sounds of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Search nearby campsites and find top-rated spots from other campers.

Best Glamping Sites Near Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, PA (65)

    Camper-submitted photo from Stokes State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Stokes State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Stokes State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Stokes State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Stokes State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Stokes State Forest

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    Stokes State Forest

    24 Reviews
    125 Photos
    433 Saves
    Layton, New Jersey

    Nestled in the Appalachian Wilderness of New Jersey, Stokes State Forest attracts campers, hikers, and outdoor enthusiasts all over thanks to its many viewpoints and wild terrain. Spanning over 16,400 acres, visitors can expect exciting adventures crammed with tons of wilderness activities. Surprisingly, there’s a large range of amenities within the various campgrounds located throughout. In addition, there’s a host of unique geographic features to keep even the most dedicated busy for weeks.

    Speaking of geography, there’s no shortage of terrain diversity here. For example, Sunrise Mountain towers 1,653 feet over the undeveloped New Jersey farmland to the East, as well as virgin mountain ranges and forests to the West. Located along the legendary Appalachian Trail, this mountain peak is the most frequently visited site in Stokes State Forest. If you’re not one to hike up the side of a mountain for a view, Sunrise Mountain Rd. traverses all the way to the top for those traveling in a vehicle.

    Nestled below, the 500+ acre Tillman Ravine Natural Area is a green wonderland home to endangered species such as the Barred Owl. The ravine showcases world-class trails spanning throughout its terrain, complete with babbling brooks and overly-curious bears to dodge during your stay.

    Additionally, Stokes State Forest is home to the Lake Ashroe Recreation Area which has an area for Kayaking and Paddle Board rentals. Even though there is no boat ramp, nearby Lake Ocquittunk is perfect for small, electric motor boats. In contrast, those looking for swimming should head to Stony Lake, which features lifeguards on duty and a great recreation area for picnicking.

    Campgrounds are plentiful here, with four different areas to camp at depending on your needs. Shotwell to the East, and Steam Mills to the west both offer normal park amenities, and are perfect for tent campers, or people interested in camping in a lean-to. Just West of Shotwell, Haskin’s Group Camping Area consists of 9 group campsites perfect for groups of 10-65 depending on the campsite. Finally, Lake Ocquittunk has its own campground with reservable campsites, and cabins as well. Fees & permits vary here, so be sure to check the park website for more info.

    Regardless of your interests, if you love the outdoors in any form you’re going to enjoy your stay here. Stokes State Forest literally offers everything an enthusiast could ever dream of doing. From its babbling creeks and forested ravines, to the breathtaking mountain peaks, this is an Appalachian camping experience you don’t want to miss out on.

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $7 - $55 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Taylor Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Taylor Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Taylor Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Taylor Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Taylor Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Taylor Campground

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    Camp Taylor Campground

    24 Reviews
    109 Photos
    309 Saves
    Pahaquarry, New Jersey

    Welcome to Camp Taylor Campground, nestled near Columbia, NJ. This place is a gem for anyone looking to reconnect with nature. Open from mid-April to the end of October, it offers a fantastic escape from the hustle and bustle.

    One of the standout features here is the Wolf Preserve. It's not every day you get to hear wolves howling from your campsite. The preserve offers tours that are both educational and unforgettable. Make sure to book in advance, as they fill up quickly.

    The campground itself is well-maintained and offers a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even glamping options. The sites are spacious and provide a good amount of privacy, with plenty of trees and natural beauty surrounding you. Some visitors have mentioned that the hills leading to the campground are quite steep, so make sure your vehicle is up for the challenge.

    For families, this place is a paradise. Kids can explore the creek, play in the arcade, or enjoy a round of mini-golf. There's also a lake with a swimming beach, perfect for cooling off on a hot day. The playground is another hit, featuring sand diggers and a large Connect Four game.

    Amenities include drinking water, electric hookups, showers, and toilets. Firewood is available for purchase, and campfires are allowed, making it easy to enjoy a cozy evening under the stars. Pets are welcome too, so feel free to bring your furry friends along.

    The staff here are known for their friendliness and helpfulness, going out of their way to ensure you have a great stay. Whether you're here for a weekend or planning an annual trip, Camp Taylor Campground offers a memorable experience for everyone.

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $33 - $42 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from High Point State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from High Point State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from High Point State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from High Point State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from High Point State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from High Point State Park Campground

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    High Point State Park Campground

    23 Reviews
    138 Photos
    130 Saves
    Matamoras, Pennsylvania

    High Point Camp Campsites: 50 tent sites (no trailers) along Sawmill Lake with fire rings and picnic tables. Flush toilets are within walking distance. Open April 1 through October 31. Fee: NJ Resident $20 per night; Non Resident $25 per night.

    Group campsites: Two group campsites with drinking water and pit toilets. Each campsite accommodates up to 25 people. Open year round. During the winter months visitors must bring in their own water or obtain it at the park office. Fee: NJ Resident $50 per night; Non Resident $100 per night.

    Cabins: Two cabins each with furnished living room with a woodstove; three bedrooms -one room with double bed, two rooms with twin beds; kitchen with hot and cold running water, electric stove, refrigerator; bathroom with shower, toilet, and sink. Electricity. Cabins are located on eastern shore of Steenykill Lake. Each accommodates six people. With prior permission from the superintendent, two additional people may be accommodated. Cabins are open from May 15 to October 15. Fee: NJ Resident $75 per night; 525 per week; Non Resident $85 per night; $595 per week.

    Group cabin: Living room with woodstove, full kitchen, two bunkrooms with double bunks, bathrooms, showers. Accommodates up to 28 people. Open May 15 to October 15. Fee: NJ Resident $175 per night; Two-night minimum; Non Resident $185 per night; Two-night minimum.

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    • RVs

    $5 - $20 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Hickory Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hickory Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hickory Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hickory Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hickory Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hickory Run State Park Campground

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    Hickory Run State Park Campground

    60 Reviews
    190 Photos
    470 Saves
    Albrightsville, Pennsylvania

    Are you daring enough to hike the Shades of Death Trail? This is just one of the hiking trails available to visitors at Hickory Run State Park. Not to worry though, the trail is not nearly as ominous as its name. Hickory Run was established as a state park in 1945 following a long and storied history of devastation and restoration. The first settlements in the area occurred following the American Revolution, when landowners began building mills on the local creeks. By the mid-1800s, the area was clearcut, then experienced several incidents of fire and flooding. In 1935 the area was purchased by the National Park Service (NPS) for use as a recreation area, and many of the roads, campgrounds and trails were developed. Ten years later, the NPS transferred the land to the state of Pennsylvania for use as a state park.

    Just 30 miles south of Scranton, Hickory Run State Park is a 16,000-acre natural area in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains. The area features numerous trout streams, boulder fields, wetlands and restored forests. The area is also home to a variety of wildlife, from birds to black bears. The park’s large campground features more than 300 tent, trailer and RV sites, as well as a few walk-in sites and camping cottages. Some campsites are ADA accessible. Park facilities include restrooms with showers, drinking water, two playgrounds, amphitheater, fishing pier, dog-walking area, and a camp store. There’s also recycling and dump stations. The Shades of Death and Beach trails are accessible right from the campground. Campsite rates range from $15–$40/night; cabins and cottages range from $38–$105/night.

    There is no shortage of outdoor play to be enjoyed on your visit to Hickory Run. On warm days, cool off with a dip in Sand Spring Lake, or go wading below Hawk Falls; cast a line for brook and brown trout in Hickory Run or Mud Run; or test your precision at the park’s disc golf course. There are also several geocaches hidden in the park if you’re up for a little treasure hunting. If you’re packing hiking boots, you have 44 miles of trails to wander. Choose from short, family-friendly nature and wildlife-watching trails, to the more strenuous Boulder Field Trail, which traverses a 16.5-acre field of sandstone boulders that predate several of North America’s ice ages. In winter, many of the park’s trails are open for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Great Divide Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Divide Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Divide Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Divide Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Divide Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Divide Campground

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    Great Divide Campground

    14 Reviews
    35 Photos
    152 Saves
    Andover, New Jersey

    Nestled in the foothills of New Jersey’s rural Sussex County, The Great Divide campground is your gateway to fields, forests, mountains—and the finest in New Jersey camping and recreation. Adventure, relaxation, family time or solitude, you’ll find it here. No matter what type of getaway you seek, we invite you to experience camping your way.

    With dozens of amenities and attractions, The Great Divide is the perfect vacation spot for families, couples and groups. Hesitant to leave creature comforts behind? We offer cabins and cable TV hookups. Prefer to ‘unplug’? Choose a primitive campsite and enjoy sleeping under the stars. From our Olympic-sized pool to our full schedule of family-friendly activities, there’s something for campers of all ages and interests.

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    • Reservable
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    Camper-submitted photo from Swartswood State Park Campground - TEMPORARILY CLOSED
    Camper-submitted photo from Swartswood State Park Campground - TEMPORARILY CLOSED
    Camper-submitted photo from Swartswood State Park Campground - TEMPORARILY CLOSED
    Camper-submitted photo from Swartswood State Park Campground - TEMPORARILY CLOSED
    Camper-submitted photo from Swartswood State Park Campground - TEMPORARILY CLOSED
    Camper-submitted photo from Swartswood State Park Campground - TEMPORARILY CLOSED

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    Swartswood State Park Campground - TEMPORARILY CLOSED

    13 Reviews
    37 Photos
    155 Saves
    Newton, New Jersey

    UPDATE as of June 2024: Swartswood State Park campground currently closed for major construction to main campground restroom. This closure includes family sites, shelters, and group sites. Reservations are not being accepted at this time.

    Welcome to Swartswood State Park Campground, nestled near Swartswood, NJ. This place is a solid choice for anyone looking to escape into nature from April 1 to October 31. The campground offers a mix of tent, RV, cabin, glamping, and yurt accommodations, so there's something for everyone.

    One of the standout features here is the lake. While swimming might be hit or miss depending on lifeguard availability, the lake is perfect for fishing, canoeing, and kayaking. Rentals are available if you didn't bring your own gear. The lake area also has some great spots to just kick back and relax.

    The campsites themselves are pretty well-equipped. Each site comes with a picnic table and fire ring, and the ground is flat enough for tents. If you're looking for a bit more privacy, aim for the sites tucked away in the woods. Just be prepared for a bit of a walk to the bathrooms and water spigots. Speaking of bathrooms, they're clean and come with flush toilets and showers.

    For families, there's a playground and plenty of open space for kids to run around. If you're into hiking, there are trails that loop around the lake and through the woods, offering some nice views and a good workout.

    Pets are welcome, but make sure to check the specific pet-friendly sites. And yes, you can bring your furry friend along for the adventure.

    Overall, Swartswood State Park Campground is a great spot for a weekend getaway or a longer stay. Whether you're here to fish, hike, or just relax by the fire, you'll find what you need. Enjoy your stay!

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
    Camper-submitted photo from Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
    Camper-submitted photo from Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
    Camper-submitted photo from Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
    Camper-submitted photo from Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
    Camper-submitted photo from Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

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    Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

    19 Reviews
    42 Photos
    281 Saves
    Jefferson, New Jersey

    This is the largest park in the Morris County Park System, encompassing 3,494 acres of beautiful near-wilderness and recreational areas. The Reservation is the park to visit with over 24.5 miles of multi-use trails for novice and experienced skill levels. For off-road bicyclists, discover the challenge and adventure of the blazed biking trails. Horseback riding, seasonal camping, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and softball are recreational activities at Mahlon Dickerson Reservation. Digital trail maps are available online.

    One of the outstanding features of the Reservation is the magnificent view from atop Headley Overlook, a 1,280 foot elevation, one of the highest points in Morris County. The Saffin Pond area is a most scenic location to enjoy a day of fishing. The Saffin Rock Rill area offers space for educational programs.

    Some of the unique activities at Mahlon Dickerson Reservation include a radio-controlled car track, and model boat racing. All are operated by nonprofit groups comprised of interested residents.

    Mahlon Dickerson Reservation (MDR) is a 3,590+ acre park with miles of trails and a Recreational Campground. MDR is a quiet place to enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, birdwatching and more. There are two (2) camping areas within the park. One (1) area accommodates Recreational Vehicle (RV) campers who travel with Motorhomes (Class A/B/C), Trailers/Fifth Wheels and Pop-up Campers. The second area is for Tent and Adirondack Shelter (Shelter) campers.

    This campground is designated for recreational camping only.

    This seasonal site is intended for short-term stays and does not allow for monthly or long-term reservations.

    RV Sites - Reservations area allowed for up to fourteen (14) consecutive nights and cannot exceed 14 reserved nights in a 30 day period. Tent and Shelter Sites - Reservations are allowed for up to two (2) consecutive nights, three (3) consecutive nights on a Holiday weekend and cannot exceed two (2) reserved nights , three (3) on a Holiday weekend in a 7 day period.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Tobyhanna State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Tobyhanna State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Tobyhanna State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Tobyhanna State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Tobyhanna State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Tobyhanna State Park Campground

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    Tobyhanna State Park Campground

    23 Reviews
    84 Photos
    189 Saves
    Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania

    Welcome to Tobyhanna State Park Campground, nestled near Tobyhanna, PA. This spot is a gem for anyone looking to escape into nature while still having access to some creature comforts. The campground is open from the second Friday in April to the third Sunday in October, making it a perfect seasonal retreat.

    One of the standout features here is the access to a beautiful lake. Visitors rave about the lakefront campsites and the opportunity to rent boats or kayaks. If you're into hiking, there's a fantastic five-mile trail around the lake that's especially stunning in the spring when the trees are in bloom and the bird activity is off the charts.

    The campground itself is well-maintained with clean facilities, including showers and toilets. You can also find electric hookups, drinking water, and a sanitary dump station. Firewood is available on-site, and fires are allowed, so you can enjoy a cozy campfire under the stars. Pets are welcome, but keep in mind that there are specific pet-friendly areas.

    For those who enjoy a bit of convenience, there's a camp store stocked with basic necessities. The sites are generally flat and spacious, though some are more secluded than others. If you're looking for a bit of privacy, try to snag site 132—it's a favorite for its seclusion and direct access to a nature trail leading to the lake.

    Families will find this campground particularly appealing. There's a playground, and the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming. Just be prepared for some early morning noise if you're near a group site. Overall, Tobyhanna State Park Campground offers a great mix of natural beauty and practical amenities, making it a top choice for a relaxing getaway.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Delaware Water Gap / Pocono Mountain KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Delaware Water Gap / Pocono Mountain KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Delaware Water Gap / Pocono Mountain KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Delaware Water Gap / Pocono Mountain KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Delaware Water Gap / Pocono Mountain KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Delaware Water Gap / Pocono Mountain KOA

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    Delaware Water Gap / Pocono Mountain KOA

    14 Reviews
    40 Photos
    85 Saves
    Shawnee on Delaware, Pennsylvania
    • Pets
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    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $45 - $250 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Jenny Jump State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Jenny Jump State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Jenny Jump State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Jenny Jump State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Jenny Jump State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Jenny Jump State Forest

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    Jenny Jump State Forest

    14 Reviews
    61 Photos
    138 Saves
    Johnsonburg, New Jersey

    Welcome to Jenny Jump State Forest, a gem nestled near Blairstown, NJ. This campground is a favorite for many, offering a blend of natural beauty and well-maintained facilities. With a season running from April 1 to October 31, it's the perfect spot for a spring or summer getaway.

    Jenny Jump State Forest boasts a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even glamping options. The cabins, or "shelters" as some call them, are a real treat. They come equipped with four walls, a roof, a locking door, and windows, making them a cozy alternative to traditional tent camping. One reviewer even described their stay in a shelter as a luxurious experience compared to their usual glamping trips.

    The campground is known for its friendly and helpful staff, as well as its clean and well-manicured grounds. Visitors have praised the spacious sites and the excellent hiking trails that are easily accessible from the campground. If you're into hiking, you'll love the trails that wind through the forest, offering scenic views and a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle.

    Pets are welcome here, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure. Just make sure they're on a leash. The campground also features amenities like drinking water, electric hookups, showers, and toilets, ensuring a comfortable stay.

    One thing to note is that the campground is alcohol-free, so plan accordingly. Firewood is available for purchase, and campfires are allowed, making it easy to enjoy a cozy evening under the stars.

    Whether you're looking for a quiet retreat or an active outdoor adventure, Jenny Jump State Forest has something to offer. Come and experience the tranquility and natural beauty that so many visitors have come to love.

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