Great for families to get away. Quiet and scenic, great trails. Close to lake and fishing
My boyfriend and I love this place so much, as soon as we came back from a 2 night weekend stay, we booked a week long trip for the fall. Unless you are in the pet camping area, the whole place is very wooded, which we like the feel of. However, tent campers beware, the sites are very very small, and sometimes you’re almost sharing this small space with your neighbor. Great if you have an RV to sleep in, but we like to tent! There are a few larger spots to get 1 large tent in, or a few medium to small ones. I would recommend scouting the campsite before your trip and picking your spot/circling your favorite spots on the map before you book your trip. Bathrooms are clean, have showers, and all the running plumbing - even soap to wash your hands! They sell firewood in bundles for $5 and bags of ice for $2. Plus they have a gift shop for any forgotten essentials. The nearby town is cute with lots of little markets, restaurants and a family fun center, called Caddie Shack. I’d recommend the “famous smorgasbord” at The Oakhurst Tea Room nearby. There’s is a swimming area/beach across from the campground, and Ohiopyle is nearby for lots of outdoor and river activities. Also nearby is a local bike trail that is very wooded and takes you to the swimming area - love it.
We booked this state park last minute to go away for memorial day weekend. We were not sure what to expect but were pleasantly Surprise. It's a beautiful park with hundreds of campsites and amazing lake and huge swimming beach area bike rentals boat rentals hiking trails and you can even see some very Old groupcamping cabins. They even have some very adorable cottages for rent.
Small park small campground. Very beautiful
Like most of southwestern PA, there is a ton of history and the area is beautiful. This is a great place to get up to if you want to do some good fishing and hiking. There is a tendency for this place to get busy on holidays but if you can avoid those weekends, its great!
this was a very fun place! there was easy little rocks to boulder and climb! and even a few smaller caves to explore! It was an adventure paradise with a close location to the seven springs ski resort
This area is one of the nicest areas in southwestern PA near Pittsburgh. Ohiopyle and the Laurel Highlands both have lots of hiking, biking, and boating (canoeing / kayaking) options, and it's an especially beautiful area to visit in the fall. Laurel Hill specifically has a pretty large campground area with the standard site options, bathrooms with showers, and even a few different playgrounds. From the campground, you can walk to the Jones Mill Run Dam (built by the CCC) for a cool photo opp or hike the short Hemlock Trail to see some old growth forests. The Laurel Hill Creek and Lake are also within walking distance for fishing, trying to see salamanders, turtles, snakes, etc. Lots to do with the family.