Miscellaneous

Is camping allowed in Pennsylvania state parks?

Is camping allowed in Pennsylvania state parks?

Most campsites in Pennsylvania state parks can be reserved 11 months in advance to noon of the day of arrival. Advance reservations are available for almost all campsites. Unreserved sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Can you camp overnight in PA state Game Lands?

Camping Rules The Game Commission limits hikers who want to camp on game lands to one night per location. Campers must also stay 500 feet from any springs.

Where can I go camping for free in PA?

10 Places to Camp for Free in Central Pennsylvania

  1. Tioga State Forest.
  2. Susquehannock State Forest.
  3. Elk State Forest.
  4. Tiadaghton State Forest.
  5. Sproul State Forest.
  6. Moshannon State Forest.
  7. Bald Eagle State Forest.
  8. Rothrock State Forest.

Can you camp anywhere in PA state forests?

Our state forests offer primitive and motorized camping without any modern facilities, water, dump stations, or utility hook-ups. This is where you want to stay to get a true wilderness camping experience!

Can I use a tent at an RV site?

Space can be an issue if you plan to pitch a tent in an RV designated campsite. Tents have to use stakes and are generally wider than RVs tend to be. RV spaces normally only have enough room for an RV, campfire pit, and picnic table. Make sure if you plan to tent camp, you call ahead and make sure you have enough room.

Can you sleep in your car in national forests?

Yes, you can sleep in your vehicle. I often sleep in the back of my truck at Inyo National Forest Trailheads, and I have seen people sleeping next to their vehicle on the ground plenty of times.

Can you sleep in your car in Pennsylvania?

Yes, you can sleep in your car. Neither PennDOT nor PTA have adopted rules prohibiting sleeping in vehicles. Both expect drowsy drivers to pull into a rest area or service plaza and get some sleep before continuing driving.

What is the difference between tent and tent-only?

“Standard non-electric” means an RV site but tents can use it too. The tent-only sites do not have room to park an RV, but there is room for your car. As a tent camper you have your pick of all of them.