Lakeside camping near Philadelphia

Sleeping under the stars is simpler than you think with these forests, lakes, and parks near Philly.

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6 top lakeside campgrounds near Philadelphia

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Pine Creek

4 sites · TentsMedford, NJ
Old Cranbury farm in the middle of West Jersey. Pitch your tent in our hay field or set up a spot in the woods. Fish off our dock. Dark skies for viewing the stars.
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Scenic Turtle Ridge

4 sites · Tents35 acres · Coatesville, PA
Turtle Ridge farm is 35 acres of scenic beauty in historic Chester County, Pennsylvania. Secluded and private. Hiking and fishing available. Turtle Ridge Farms borders the Brandywine River and about 1,000 acres of woodland park. We try to be a unique host farm experience. We will have contactless check in available upon arrival. Campers will fill out the registration form on the front porch and then go to their site. A note about fishing. Fishing is available in the Brandywine River behind our farm, in Hibernia Park, at Springton Manor catch and release pond, and also at Chambers Lake in the park. 35-acre bucolic farm with goats, sheep, chickens and geese. Sites are near our one acre pond and each site has a fire pit. Our farm borders the 1,000-acre Hibernia Park with its historic mansion, extensive woodlands, hiking trails and along the beautiful Brandywine river. Lots of wooded areas, trails, rock outcroppings and beautiful scenery. The entrance to the park is through our farm gate near Site 2 and then down a trail. There is an indoor powder room with flushing toilet and sink for campers to use and a small camp shop. Wood is available for purchase. We are located 5 minutes from the hospital, 10 minutes from grocery stores, 30 minutes to Amish country and Longwood Gardens. Hopewell Furnace, St. Peter's village, Daniel Boone homestead, Historic Springton Manor, Marsh Creek Park and lake are all nearby. Check out our Facebook page and reviews - Scenic Turtle Ridge and small web site www.scenicturtleridge.com We are Open Year Round. Offer Farm fresh eggs for breakfast. Children age three and under are free. Children age four and up must register and pay as campers. All children must be supervised at all times and kept quiet from 10 pm to 8 am. Please make sure to check in before 10 pm. Please like, tag, and post some of your camping photos on our Facebook page- Scenic Turtle Ridge or with HipCamp!
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Great Times Camp Ground

2 sites · Lodging52 acres · Waterford Works, NJ
Great Times Camp ground has been the home of "Great Times Day Camp" for 25+ years. In the heart of the pinelands, GTDC provides a beautiful ground for campers to enjoy the outdoors and experience new things like boating, hiking, and more. Update - We have added a parking location close to the main site area! It is now extremely easy to access the site location!AC Available! Great Times Camp Ground consists 52 acres of the amazing outdoors including a large natural lake, acres of woods to explore, and lots of fun activities such as volleyball, basketball, and even a beach to enjoy. Great Times operates as a children's day camp during the summer months, but now can be enjoyed all year round.Activities Available:- Basketball Courts- Tennis Courts- Fishing- Beach- Sport Fields for ActivitiesIf you would like the bunkhouse / cabin - you must add it as an extra, otherwise it will be assumed that you are tent camping.
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Camp Nox ⛺️

1 site · Lodging20 acres · Plumsteadville, PA
Escape the crowded campgrounds and enjoy an off-grid, private campsite along the Tohickon Creek and adjacent to Lake Nockamixon State Park. Located on top of a wooded ridge that overlooks the winding Tohickon Creek, this single 20+ acre campsite is peaceful with abundant wildlife. Secluded enough for you to unwind and relax but conveniently close to the small towns of Ottsville, Easton, Bethlehem, Frenchtown, New Hope and Doylestown. Spend your time relaxing at camp, at the creek or exploring adjacent Nockamixon State Park. The park offers fishing, paddle boarding and boating opportunities on the lake, and swimming, mountain biking, and hiking in the park. Ralph Stover, Peace Valley, Ringing Rocks and Delaware Canal State Parks are only a 15-minute drive for outdoor enthusiasts. If you looking for dining and shopping experiences, we would love to share some local gems based on your interests. Our campsite is accessible by car and set up so you can start relaxing as soon as possible. The 10x12’ canvas tent includes a bunk bed with two queen memory foam mattresses. Bring your own favorite linens and make yourself at home. The campsite offers a private campfire pit, firewood, seating, a picnic area, a food prep area, water and a well-maintained porta-potty. If you have a larger group, feel free to pitch another tent to accommodate more guests. If you are looking for more options to enhance your stay, check out our add-on services. Plan your perfect getaway at this peaceful secluded site! Check us out on Instagram: Camp_Nox for additional info. We look forward to hosting you. Happy Camping!
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camp griffin

9 sites · Lodging5 acres · Pittstown, NJ
camp griffin has been in my family for 49 years and it is a very special and sacred place!Learn more about this land:Set on an elevated platform on a natural grass field, surrounded by wildflowers is a Pittstown Yurt. Inside you'll find comfortable blankets, a full size bed, and perfect spot to get away for a few days. Our tent is a 4-season rated enclosure to keep out the elements while you enjoy your nights in comfort. We have a heater which keeps you toasty even on the coldest nights!  The local area is bounding with adventure, quaint riverfront towns, flea markets, antiquing, river rafting, kayaking, farmers markets, apple picking, pumpkin picking and great hiking...  We have a fire pit for your use and enjoyment... the possibilities are endless... we are pet friendly, please note that we have two Weimaraners who love other dogs and are super friendly!!!
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Maple Grove Farm

22 sites · RVs, Tents26 acres · Alleghenyville, PA
Hello, come over for a stay on our 26 acre farmers. You will be next door to a 5 acre pond full of fish to catch and surrounded by wildlife. The site is in the field next to the pasture occupied by cows or a horse depending on the time of year. Perfect for camping and hammocking. RVs are welcome as well but there is not electric or water hookup. We would love to have you.
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Welcome to Hipcamp, your go-to resource for camping in the United States! Looking for a camping experience near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a beautiful lake? We've got you covered with over 178 options in that area alone. And with an average price per night of $52 and options as low as $25, there's something for every budget. Looking for the best campsites? Check out Fairview Farms Airfield (294 reviews), Pine Creek (216 reviews), and Camp Blackbird (193 reviews). These sites offer popular amenities like potable water, showers, and trash disposal, as well as activities such as swimming, fishing, and hiking. So pack your gear and get ready to enjoy the great outdoors!

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