Camping near Jim Thorpe

Expansive stargazing and epic Lehigh Gorge rafting await campers near Jim Thorpe.

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100 Mile View Camping

14 sites · RVs, Tents400 acres · Jim Thorpe, PA
The 100 Mile View Campground is located 3 miles from Jim Thorpe, the Lehigh Gorge State Park, Delaware, and Lehigh Heritage Trail, White Water Rafting, Steam Train Rides, Museums, Music Entertainment at Mauch Chunk Opera House, and Mauch Chunk Lake which is perfect for swimming, kayaking, paddle boating and fishing. You can get to all of these activities in 3 miles with no traffic by turning left out of our driveway and driving west on Flagstaff Road to Jim Thorpe. We offer hiking and mountain biking trails on our property and a variety of camping opportunities for parties with tents, campers, overlanders, and RVs. Our campsites are booked on ResNexus.com which does not charge additional booking fees for reservations made at our campground. 100 Mile View Camping is a family-run campground that is located in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania on a property that has 100 Mile East to West Panoramic Views. It is comprised of several parcels totaling 100's of acres that were purchased over the past 35 years. We have shared our property with hikers, bikers, and outdoor recreation enthusiasts since day one. Our campground started with only 6 campsites, but with great reviews, we continue growing and have recently received the approvals to become one of the premier camping and outdoor resort destinations in the Eastern United States. Our founder, Jake Arner, has a passion for the outdoors and for people who show respect for nature and for other people. Jake genuinely enjoys sharing his property with others. This property and Jake's generosity have received 5-star reviews online from many people.
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Organic Farm in the Pocono Mts.

3 sites · RVs, Tents45 acres · East Stroudsburg, PA
Our chemical free farm is set on 45 acres overlooking the iconic Delaware Water Gap in the Pocono Mountains! We're located 1 hour from NYC and 1.5 hours from Philadelphia. There are plenty of activities within the 45 acres: hiking, fishing, farming activities, bird watching, biking all on site. We have luscious fields of sustainably produced vegetables, fruit and flowers. Explore the Delaware river from our boat launch or one of the great canoe rental companies. Hike Mt. Tammany, Ski Shawnee Mt, walk the Appalachian Trail, visit America's oldest jazz club in Delaware Water Gap or visit the dozens of water falls surrounding our farm for a swim. (Autumn is camping season in the poconos, bring blankets and plan hikes for excellent fall foliage) We have 3 camping locations which you can park near with your vehicle. They are all private camps and out of sight from others. Our camps sites are for people that like camping in the mountains and near a working farm. Our farm and the community we built is focused on sustainable living with nature, local self reliance, and kindness. Also, feel free to join us in the fields, request a tour, pet a goat, smell a pig, and check out our DIY home renovation, (built with hempcrete). Pets should not be off leash unless well behaved and pets should not be left unattended. truck campers are allowed if they're under 8 feet. No trailers/campers.
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Fairview Farms Airfield

15 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents66 acres · Pine Grove, PA
The 66-acre property has been licensed as an airport (PS20) since the 1980s. It is currently an active, private airport. We don't sell fuel or offer services beyond camping so we primarily have only air traffic with few to no landings each year. In other words, it is very quiet here except during the occasional low pass. We are very eager for pilots to fly in and camp out! The beautiful sunsets and stargazing night skies are a real treat for anyone that comes to visit. Lots of deer, birds, and other wildlife can be seen out and about. Bring your telescope and binoculars to view all the property has to offer! Note that we are always working to improve our slice of heaven, thus we do have tools, vehicles, and equipment stored around the farm that if not used now will be one day. We appreciate your understanding that some areas are used for our personal / farm storage. If you're not into looking at our farmware, there are a few nearby campgrounds. The hot tub is located next to the owner's home. Guests are welcome to use this at any time but must reserve and pay for a time slot. * Book this through the Extras * We are within walking distance of Swatara State Park and close to the Appalachian Trail. Short drive to the local winery, bowling alley, pub/diner, and movie theater. Grocery stores and gas are also nearby. Miles of hiking, rail trail, single-track mountain biking, and kayaking are all right here! See our kayak and bike rentals under extras! Hershey Park is approximately a 30-minute drive from our location. Rausch Creek, Anthracite, and Reading off-road areas are also nearby. Note: Monthly rental discounts are available. Work-stay exchange programs are available. We are always looking for good reliable part-time help on the farm! Please ask! Fall leaves colors are looking awesome! Come enjoy the leaves by day and stars by night beside your campfire! Follow us on Instagram: @fairview_farms_airfield
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Mountain Top Camping

7 sites · RVs, Tents113 acres · Great Meadows, NJ
Private 100+ acre farm covering the peak of one of the tallest mountains in New Jersey with scenic views of the Delaware Water Gap. Rolling fields with woods mixed in with miles of trails to hike and explore. Multiple secluded camping sites throughout the farm. Guests can expect to see sheep and their livestock guardian dog out in one of the fields. Many things to do near by. Mountain Lake has a public beach a few minutes away. Go rafting down the Delaware River less than 30 min away.
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Pocono Point

27 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents10 acres · Lehighton, PA
Pocono Point RV & Campground offers a truly unforgettable vacation experience, where you can enjoy the culture of historic Jim Thorpe any time of year. Our camping near the Pocono Mountains offers an array of stay types like full-hookup RV sites, cozy cabins, as well as the authentic experience of rustic tent camping. We also have one-of-a-kind views over the Delaware Water Gap. Pocono Point RV features accommodations for every family to enjoy; whether you’re camping for the first time or take the family out for an adventure every year, we have the site, tent, or cabin for you.
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Camp Dietrich on Bear Creek

4 sites · Lodging425 acres · Jim Thorpe, PA
Four secluded campsites along Bear Creek in the Poconos, feature spacious safari tents with queen bunk beds, covered dining area, a deck to set up an additional 6 person pop up tent. In addition we have “Check Point Shed” where campers can borrow gear. Drive into your campsite immediately you will hear the sounds of a babbling creek, by giant rhododendrons under magnificent hemlocks and oaks - a truly natural and relaxing experience. Campers can enjoy a short hike to our private waterfall with swimming hole or lay in a hammock by the creek. The sites are surrounded by 400 acres of privately owned natural forest with several miles of marked trails. The campsite is adjoined by Lehigh Gorge State Park and PA state game lands. Sturdy shoes or hiking boots are recommended for hiking. Just minutes away there are outdoor adventures galore: white water rafting, kayaking, biking on rail to trails bike paths, skirmish paint ball, Glen Onoko Falls and Hickory Run state parks. The mountaintop entertainment venue Penns Peak and the historic town of Jim Thorpe are just 15 minutes from the campsite. Jim Thorpe has many fine eatery’s, shops, the Lehigh Gorge Railway and Asa Packer mansion
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The Lookout

4 sites · Tents20 acres · New Tripoli, PA
Welcome to the Lookout. We have made many improvements to our land in the short time we own it. We plan to keep upgrading our property. We plan to use the land for Recreational activites. We have a Hiker Hostel in the Building. The Building was previously the Blue Mountain Lookout Restaurant but has been neglected for approximately 20 years. We are trying to restore the property to bring it back to life.
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GreenHills Camp

3 sites · RVs, Tents30 acres · Birdsboro, PA
@@@ BIG GROUPS 30+ people @@@. please message us if you want the whole campground to yourselves. (make sure the dates are open) Please do not mislead about the number of guests you will have, its very easy for us to check. Please be honest! Any attempt to mislead will result in booking termination and or permanent ban from campground. NO ATVs. Quiet hours start at 10pm - 9am. @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ PLEASE order your fire wood before booking date, we dont have extra fire wood laying around, Please dont order wood when you arrive to camp (order before booking date in ) 2-3 bundles of wood lasts all day so please order accordingly to what you will need. (You can always bring your own firewood or when you arrive go into the woods and collect youre own firewood, there is lots of dry wood on the ground in the wood surrounding campground. If you are looking for peace and complete seclusion, this is the place for you to camp, you will not hear or see any cars once you enter the campsite. Property is located one hour outside of Philly and 2hours away from NYC. 30 beautiful acres with woods and open fields, lots of wildlife, On site parking... after it rains mushrooms like (chicken of the woods) pop out everywhere all you have to do is look. In the summer it smells like flowers all day long, its truly beautiful. This property offers about 6-7acres of fields and 23 acres of woods, the landscape is flat and hills. Places to visit near by! 1. Exeter scenic river trail -park closes at 6pm 2.Berks natural ephraim -hiking 3. Birdsboro waters -park closes 8pm 4. Horseshoe trail -hiking 24/7 5.Birdsboro preserve -park 24/7 6.French creek - state park closes 9pm 7.schulkill river trail -hiking 24/7 8.Rustic Park - closes 9pm 9.Trailhead - Cocalico double trail - hiking Most of these are 4-10mile range from campground ⛺️ Animals you can spot: on campground property. Deer Fox Coyote Turkey Rabbit Turtles Beavers Squirrels Chipmunk Learn more about this land: pitch your tent or park your rv and enjoy the seclusion and silence, 3-4 miles away from major grocery stores and shopping plazas this property is unique and one of a kind, its located in a valley with woods around it and 3 big fields, lots of wildlife including deer turkeys and fox are seen on a daily basis.
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Stonehedge Gardens Holistic Retreat

11 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Tamaqua, PA
Stonehedge Gardens and Holistic Learning Center is a beautiful, landscaped 20-acre sanctuary with walking trails, ponds, a creek and perennial gardens located in Tamaqua, in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Also onsite are many amenities, including a community kitchen, firepits, local artisan gift shop, and pottery studio. Hike right from Stonehedge into the town of Tamaqua (less than 3 miles) on a designated Rail Trail to find the Tamaqua Community Arts Center, Stokers Brewery, and several restaurant options. Local hiking trails include: * Schuylkill Valley Heritage Trail (7.3 miles) - less than 15 min. drive * Switchback Railroad Trail (18 miles) less than 20 min. drive for a 9 mile descent into Jim Thorpe * Owl Creek Reservoir (2 mi.) less than 15 min. drive boating, fishing, hiking We are also close to: * Jim Thorpe (25 min.) * Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (20 min.) * Blue Mountain Ski Resort (40 min.) Stonehedge provides a healing, sacred, inclusive environment for the cultivation of community and personal transformation through wellness, art, holistic education and connection with nature. Please email info@stonehedge.us for any further questions and visit our website at https://www.stonehedge.us
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RoundStone

10 sites · Tents400 acres · Weatherly, PA
We are a small, family owned campground nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, on the outskirts of the famous Poconos. We offer rustic tent sites and log cabins on nearly 400 acres. The property has been in our family since the late 1800's, initially operating as an ochre mill. We are near the historic town of Jim Thorpe, Whitewater Rafting Adventures, Hickory Run State Park, Lehigh Gorge State Park, Tuscarora State Park, and more. PLEASE NOTE: - Our tent sites are rustic with NO electric or running water. Porta-Johns are available throughout the grounds. (Some sites are closer to port-a-johns than others.) We do not provide potable water or showers but we allow responsible use of the stream for cleaning. - FIREWOOD: Due to the threat of invasive pests, we do not allow firewood to be transported onto the grounds. We have firewood for sale for $7 per crate. You can pick and crate your wood at the wood pile on the grounds at your convenience. Please bring cash if possible or get in touch at the end of your stay to pay via Venmo, PayPal, or Zelle. -We have a variety of wildlife in the area, including BLACK BEARS. Please follow 'Leave No Trace' protocols and be mindful of trash and food throughout your stay. We have a dumpster available to you on the grounds. -Check in is contactless. Upon booking, you will receive directions to your site. -Three night minimum: Memorial Day Weekend, 4th of July Weekend, Labor Day Weekend. -Only some of our sites are available here on Hipcamp. Please get in touch with us for more options if you have a larger group or if you are interested in a cabin.
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River Mountain Outdoors

5 sites · Lodging, Tents83 acres · Bloomsburg, PA
The history of the Pump House began in 1878, when three ambitious men hatched a plan for the world's first long-distance underground oil pipeline which would transport oil from well to refinery more quickly and efficiently than the horse-drawn wagons of the time. Pumping stations were needed every fifty miles along this long route to keep pressure on the pipeline so that the oil could reach its destination. Pump House Bed and Breakfast is one of the only properties in the country in which the both the original homes of the foremen and the large brick buildings remain. Doug, owner, has spent more than 20 years lovingly restoring these foreman houses as well as the large industrial brick buildings. The Brick Barn Hall once housed steam pumps to pressurize the pipe and keep the oil moving, and the Catawissa Cabin behind it served as the telegraph office. The Studio Hall contained boilers that produced the steam to power the pumps, while the adjoining Studio Cabin functioned as a blacksmith's workspace. Today, the buildings function as reception spaces for weddings and other special events, and house private suites as well as an art studio where Doug pursues his work and teaches drawing, ceramics, and stained glass classes. The Season House, one of the two foreman homes, features additional guest accommodations while Doug resides in the other foreman house. Visit and experience a piece of PA history! The 2004 This Old House feature on Doug's
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SECLUDED MOUNTAIN CAMPSITE

2 sites · Tents11 acres · Jim Thorpe, PA
We offer two primitive tent camping sites on our private wooded acreage surrounding our residence, located 6 miles outside the town of Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania. Our 2 sites are located on the Southern slope of Scrub Mountain at an elevation of 1473 ft, in the Bear Creek Drainage area a beautiful and rugged tributary to the Lehigh River Our 2 Tent campsites are completely landscaped and contain all basic amenities such as water, electric, stone fire rings, with tables and chairs.The property is completely wooded secluded and quiet however the property is frequented by potentially dangerous wildlife such as bears coyotes and rattlesnakes. Guests are given a brief orientation upon arrival as to potential dangers and basic rules. To protect our guests our property is video monitored with night vision cameras and perimeter sensing alarms which are activated after dark which alert the hosts to any potential unwelcome trespassers crossing over the perimeter. Our location is a great base camp for those outdoor adventurers looking to explore the Lehigh River Gorge, Hickory Run State Park, SGL#141 and other natural attractions of Carbon County, PA. Our property provides convenient access to many outdoor activities such as Whitewater Rafting, on the famous and scenic Lehigh River. Mountain Biking on the Lehigh Gorge Trail, Day Hiking to scenic vistas and we are within short driving distance of several Scenic Waterfalls. Our prize possession is the outstanding trout fishing in the Lehigh River and it's numerous tributaries, all of which have good populations of Native Brook Trout, Wild Brown Trout and wild and stocked Rainbow Trout as well as many other cold water fish species. Our location further provides top notch wildlife viewing and photography on our private property you are highly likely to encounter black bears, coyotes, whitetail deer, wild turkey and even an occasional mountain lion, as well as many other various other game species. For you bird watchers this part of the Poconos has an exceptional population of wild birds some very rare. Your Campsite Hosts are Keith and Deborah and their 3 lovable and friendly rescue Dogs Sophie, Trinity, and Neo who all reside on the property in the main house (Please if you do not enjoy Dogs please do not book a stay here), The Main House is open to all guests for bathroom, showers, laundry, and kitchen use if necessary, or to escape potentially dangerous weather or wildlife. Keith (58), Debby (60) and the dogs are highly experienced outdoor adventurers who enjoy backpacking, camping, kayaking, fishing and Rockhounding along with many other outdoor pursuits. As hosts their goal is to provide their guests with a safe, relaxing and adventurous getaway. Keith owns and operates an Outdoor Adventure Guide Service known as Bear Mountain Adventures providing personalized outdoor adventures in and around the Lehigh River Gorge and Carbon County, PA. Your Hosts can suggest, plan, outfit, and even guide you on any outdoor excursion you would like to enjoy during your stay., and they are happy to provide you with information on all the hidden natural wonders of the area. If you seek to avoid the crowded commercial and state campgrounds then we got you covered, book a stay at our semi-primitive campsites at our remote mountain home and let us provided you with true and individualized mountain hospitality. We look forward to seeing you on the Mountain.
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Overview

Surrounded by Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains, Jim Thorpe is full of opportunities for calm camping relaxation and thrilling outdoor adventure alike. Check in at pet-friendly tent sites or private cabin rentals with modern restrooms. Family-friendly RV sites in the area also offer full hookups, cozy firepits, and free wifi. Enjoy the excitement of whitewater rafting in Lehigh Gorge State Park near Weatherly, or explore the network of forested bike trails to the top of the mountain—wide tires are recommended. For a more relaxing getaway, stay at private campsites near Mauch Chunk Lake Park with easy access to kayaking and boat rentals. Or drive the big rig to more RV parks past Lehighton. Here, campers can indulge in the heated swimming pool, spa-style bathhouse, and stocked fishing ponds. Tent camping season in eastern Pennsylvania picks up quickly after Memorial Day. For a quieter camping experience, consider the shoulder seasons of spring and fall with nice weather, bright foliage, and fewer crowds.

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