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About Ricketts Glen State Park
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ADA Accessible
Drinking Water
Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
Pets Allowed
Picnic Table
Sanitary Dump
Trash Available
Water Hookups
Ricketts Glen State Park is located in Pennsylvania
41.336 N
-76.296 W
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28 Reviews of Ricketts Glen State Park
Great Hiking, other activities

There is quite a lot of hiking available, as well as great views. A lot of vertical hiking as well as a lot of steps. Be prepared to stop several times to either take a break or allow others to pass on the narrow walkways. Not very pet-friendly because of being so close to cliffsides.


Amazing waterfall trails! At the top is Lake Jean which is a great place to spend the day in the summer! Beach is clean!

Great campsites!

Walking distance to the falls trail, nice spacious and private campsites. I highly recommend.

beautiful spot!

Great hiking! There are various trails for all skill levels, and pets are welcome!

amazing waterfalls!

such an amazing and beautiful hike! with several waterfalls and such a great atmosphere. only downfall for me, personally, was the restrooms near the parking to enter the trail. We’re super dirty!!!! Just no toilet paper, trash was over flowing and so on! But otherwise this place was great!!!! really would recommend maps at the trails entrance.

beautiful falls trail!

the hike is definitely not for the easily winded people, or anyone with bad knees, the hike down was pretty steep at some points but very well maintained! and the hike back up was again steep but maintained! and you got different falls to look at both ways, I believe there are around 17 waterfalls there? all very beautiful. would definitely recommend! if you can’t get a campsite here though because it books up fast I’d suggest worlds end state park, 20 min away! you can check out my review for that one as well :)

perfect isolation

we had a wonderful experience. drove our car right up to our site, had a ton of space to set up. a nice picnic bench and fire pit was there and we were sure 61 so the lake was 100 yards from all of this. the weather was perfect but we arrived at 3, went for a little hike, came back to set up dinner by the fire and it was all so easy to navigate. Our camp host did an awesome job explaInIng the map as well. in the morning with breakfast by the fire and the lake background was perfect. then we packed up and drove to park by the entrance where the day hikers park to do the waterfall hike route. that took us about 2 1/2 hours while taking our time

beautiful falls

great hiking to see over 20 waterfalls! trails are nice but can be narrow in spots.

Beautiful waterfalls; large lake; great campsites

I love this campground and have stayed there in both the summer and the Fall. We kayak on the lake ( our own kayaks, but at a beginner level). The Falls Trail is challenging and beautiful, especially in Autumn, and can also be accessed with appropriate ice gear during the Winter. We love to tent camp and choose campsites by the lake. It is a State Park; it’s clean; I feel safe. No alcohol.

Great for family or one day hike.

Stopped here to break up a longer drive to Shenandoah. Got in around 3:00 and had time to set to camp and make a quick loop through the 3 mi Falls Trail. Trail is incredibly well maintained and only moderately strenuous. Falls are beautiful. We were happy with our campsite and the restroom facilities.