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Clear Creek Cook Forest Campsite

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· Vowinckel, Jefferson, Pennsylvania
5 acres hosted by Josh A.
2 RV/tent sites
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This is your spot. Your own private campground on 5 acres of forest canopy that we unofficially call "Fern Gully", this site is literally adjacent to scenic Clear Creek State Park (1211 acres) and pristine "old-growth" Clear Creek State Forest (16229 acres). Accessible by RVs of any size. Tent campers welcome! Don't have an RV?? Check out RVshare.com to discover loads of options! A driveway leads to a large, flat landing where RVs can set up. Electric (50 and 20 amp) + pressurized water hook-up at sites. UPDATE: we recently added a second site for "friends/family"(full hook-ups) at the other end of the parking pad for those wishing to camp with guests. Fire pit on location. Firewood can be found on the property, but always smart to bring some. Do it your way! Come relax and unwind or get out and get active. Enjoy the serenity and solitude that nature provides at this quiet hideaway for peace and tranquility. POINTS of INTEREST: -Clear Creek State Park swimming area is minutes away, right down the road! -Only a few miles to Clarion River (2019 River of the Year) launch access! You can bring your boat and do some fishing, or rent canoes/kayaks/tubes and float away the day. -25+ miles of hiking trails within walking distance from camp. -Beartown Rocks is within hiking distance or a short drive. -The Seneca Point Overlook/Firetower is a must-see -For those looking for a leisure walk or cyclists, Rails-to-Trails paved trail is a unique experience, stop and see our friends at Lost In The Wilds brewery for a cold refreshment. -10 miles to North Country Trailhead. -10 miles to Cook Forest State Park (8500 acres), known as a National Natural Landmark for some of America's finest virgin white pine and hemlock timber stands. Cook Forest State Park was rated one of America's top 50 state parks by National Geographic Traveler magazine and was chosen by the Pennsylvania DCNR and its Bureau of Parks as one of "25 Must-See Pennsylvania State Parks". -10 miles to Allegheny National Forest. State Game Lands nearby. -Farmer's Inn restaurant has that rustic country flair, great food and a "zoo" that all ages can appreciate. -A local meat market, drive-in movie theatre and RV sales/service a short drive on Route 36 toward Brookville. *Check Out the following websites for some great, detailed information on the surrounding area: **AIRBNB - check out my "Guidebook" there and booking fees are LESS $$!!!** DCNR PAWILDS VISITPAGO
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Vowinckel, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of various First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Josh A.Joined in May 2021
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Jessica B.recommends
October 31, 2023
Fern Gully Campsite #1
This was an awesome place to camp!!!!! There was water/electric hookup, plenty of space for us to park and turn around our truck/camper and the flattest terrain that our 2 German short haired pointers spent every day sniffing out! We will definitely be back!!! Josh was available for any questions (although service was spotty once you were there) which I didn’t mind! We found a doggy toy from the last pup that was there and left a brand new tennis ball for the next best boy/girl to enjoy! 10/10 recommend this stay!
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Dave L.recommends
October 9, 2023
Fern Gully Campsite #1
My wife and I had a great time camping at Fern Gully! The campsite is in a beautiful location among the forest. The crushed gravel pad for the camper was more than adequate and made maneuvering onto the site a breeze. Josh was very responsive to my questions and I would definitely recommend this site to anyone interested in having solitude in the woods!
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Sarah C.
August 28, 2023
Fern Gully Campsite #1
Fairyland wooded site, but very wet
Very private, wooded site with beautiful natural accents, like ferns and mosses. Clear Creek State Park is just a few miles down the road with many hiking trails! Actual site is gravel with easy access to electricity and water. It did rain torrentially on our first night and the campsite remained very wet - and I mean streams of running water - for our entire weekend. If they're calling for rain, be prepared with waterproof shoes and rain shelters! Josh was very responsive to our questions in advance of our arrival, as well.
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Bekah M.recommends
August 11, 2023
Fern Gully Campsite #1
This is THE private site to stay at. Great location with a beautiful wooded view. Would definitely stay again.
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Rob R.recommends
August 9, 2023
Fern Gully Campsite #1
The camper sites were great. Electric and water hook ups very nice. The area was quiet and secluded. We will definitely be back.
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Peter O.recommends
August 7, 2023
Fern Gully Campsite #1
This is a great camp to relax with friends. It has a spacious graveled lot to maneuver the camper. There are two electric and water hook ups so bring a friend. The view of the fern covered forest floor from the fire pit is awesome. It’s 20 minutes to the canoe livery to rent kayaks, canoes or tubes for a relaxing float down the Clarion River. You can walk from the campsite to hit the Clear Creek State Park trails or drive around the corner to the State Park trail head. The neighbors were friendly and we felt safe.
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