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Camp Dietrich on Bear Creek

· Jim Thorpe, Carbon, Pennsylvania
425 acres hosted by Scott D.
4 lodging sites
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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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17 ratings · 11 reviews
Tricia S.recommends
May 20, 2024
Bear Creek Hideaway in the Poconos
Bear Creek Hideaway
Bear Creek is always the best camping experience! Scott and Christina are genuinely the nicest couple and superior hosts. Everything is always well maintained, comfy and cozy! We sleep like babies with the sound of the creek and waterfalls right outside of our tent! There’s usually a bear sighting, one took a quick walk through camp this time! Sunrise and sunset are met with quite a symphony of birds, many many birds! There are so many reasons we love Bear Creek and the Dietrich’s, that’s why we always lengthen our stays and keep returning!
Christian S.recommends
May 19, 2024
Bear Creek Falls Getaway
Beautiful campsite and Scott was a great host - we had everything we needed for a fun weekend. We had a great time despite the rain. We’ll be back!
Adrienne I.recommends
May 19, 2024
Retreat on Bear Creek
Great host, beautiful site, perfect for newbie campers with young kids. Even in the rain we were well set up and had a great time. Will definitely comeback.
Kyle K.recommends
May 14, 2024
A Creek Runs Through It, Poconos
Beautiful campsite, Amazing host!
First off, Scotts hospitality was warm and welcoming, and made sure our group had anything we needed prior and then some. The campsite is beautiful and spacious, very clean and well managed. With trails for hiking and beautiful streams and waterfalls filled with native trout to awe in beauty, it’s truly an amazing stay!
Carlie S.recommends
May 13, 2024
Retreat on Bear Creek
10/10 - Can't wait to rebook!
We had an incredible stay on Scott's land - the site, and the land was all super tidy and the campsite really did have everything they listed, so next time, we will pack even lighter and rely more on what is provided for an even easier pack-in and pack-out. Their land is incredibly fun to explore and the hiking paths are well-marked and well-maintained. We never heard any other people from the other campsites - the sites are far enough away and completely private thanks to how Scott set everything up (and trees, of course!) It was actually raining all but one day on our trip, but that's just a testament to how nice the campsite was set up. We were able to stay dry when we wanted to under the canopy and still have a great time. Even hiking in the rain was fun with the tree coverage! Thank you, Scott and family!
Chase H.recommends
May 9, 2024
Bear Creek Falls Getaway
Jim Thorpe Gem!
Camp Dietrich was wonderful! I surprised my wife with a getaway with old friends at the Getaway at Bear Creek site, and we had so much fun. Hiking trails on the property were a bonus that we didn’t know about heading in! The waterfall is dreamy.
Jim Thorpe, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Susquehannock and Lenapehoking (Lenni-Lenape) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Scott D.Joined in November 2020
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