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10 Best Camping Spots in Pennsylvania!

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You don't need to be an ace outdoorsman to enjoy these fantastic Pennsylvania campsites — but you do need to know where to go. From luxury glamping at Airydale Retreat to backwoods camping along the cherry trees at Susquehannock State Forest, here's our list of the 10 best camping spots in Pennsylvania.


Hersheypark Camping Resort, Hershey, PA

Looking for a family camping destination? Visit Hersheypark Camping Resort, where you can pick from spacious RV and tent sites in a gorgeous setting with fun activities for the whole family. After riding coasters during the day at Hersheypark, head out for stargazing by night!

Airydale Retreat, Mill Creek, PA

Camping and creature comforts? You'll find the best of both worlds at Airedale Retreat. So glamp in style and take advantage of their unique, nature-inspired getaways that are simple yet luxurious.

Michaux State Forest, Fayetteville, PA

Michaux State Forest, considered Pennsylvania’s “cradle of forestry,” is a favorite spot for local backcountry campers. Camp your way in the secluded forest, abundant with Chestnut Oak and Red Maple trees.

Raccoon Creek State Park Campground, Clinton, PA

Raccoon Creek State Park is a wonderful place to camp, with 7,572 acres and the sparkling Raccoon Lake. The park was originally a recreational demonstration area operated by the Civilian Conservation Corps, but now it's open to all.

Laurel Ridge State Park, Rockwood, PA

For secluded camping and year-round enjoyment, try Laurel Ridge State Park. Hike the 70-mile Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail and pitch a tent on the park's well-kept camping grounds.

Farma Family Campground, Greenville, PA

Farma Family Campground & Cabins is a family-friendly retreat in Western Pennsylvania for those looking for a relaxing break away from it all. Here, you can make a splash in the outdoor pool, or get out and explore the excellent nature trail on-site.

Paper Mill Pines Glamping, Shickshinny, PA

Want to enjoy a secluded getaway with your sweetheart? Paper Mill Pines Glamping Site, located on a private 28-acre property, is the perfect place for you. Snuggle by the fire listening to crickets and bullfrogs serenading you each night.

Locust Lake State Park Campground, Barnesville, PA

The Locust Lake State Park Campground is the epitome of Pennsylvania. Surrounded by beautiful forests and a picturesque lake, campers can enjoy the outdoors in peace and quiet.

Shore Forest Campground, Hop Bottom, PA

Shore Forest Campground offers the perfect destination for your family camping vacation. With endless outdoor adventure and fun to keep the whole family busy, this camping resort is ideal for your next family getaway.

Susquehannock State Forest, Coudersport, PA

The Susquehannock State Forest gets its name from the Susquehannock people, who populated the area before European settlers arrived. Black cherry trees line the camping sites, attracting campers for over 40 years.

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