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Paradise

10 sites · RVs, Tents49 acres · West Finley, PA
This is retired farm in the middle of nowhere. We have a lake that is stocked with trout, catfish, bass and whatever else is in there. The lake is catch and release only. Fee for fishing. This is a place for people that want to enjoy nature and not have several people camping next to them. This is not a campground with a lot of people, sometimes you may be the only people staying there. Learn more about this land: Hike in woods, basically enjoy nature. We have wooded areas and open field areas to explore. Great place to get away from the world and relax. No utilities or restrooms available. Cell phones only work in limited areas.
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William Tennelle Family Farm

2 sites · RVs, Tents48 acres · Amity, PA
Our 50 acre farm adjoins my parent's 400 acre farm where they raise beef cattle.  My wife and I raise goats and chickens.  In summer of 2020 we expanded into raising hops and focus on making our property hospitable to helping the honeybee population.  We are avid outdoor enthusiasts enjoying camping, hiking, biking, kayaking, exploring... basically all the "ings".Learn more about this land:WTFF stands for William Tennelle Family Farm; you will be staying at an active farm. We raise chickens, goats, and hops. Honeybees coming soon.Car Camping: This site is ideal for someone wanting to camp close to their vehicle. We recommend a 4wd or higher clearance vehicles. Feel free to set your tent up anywhere in the area you choose close to the road. See the map included in the pictures for further information. A tent deck is coming soon. There is a portable fire place hanging on the tree; feel free to place it wherever is convenient for you. Please hang it back up before leaving.The outhouse is shared with our Wooded Camp SitePlease do not cut any trees or saplings; however, feel free to pick up the fallen timber for firewood. There is a pile of falling wood you are welcome to cut from. There is a saw in the outhouse; please return when you are done with it.We offer free farm fresh eggs to all campers; let us know if you would like 6 or 12.
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Nanny’s Rustic Retreat

4 sites · Lodging, Tents10 acres · Smithton, PA
This Adult only camping site is located on a small farm in a rural Westmoreland County setting and offers the view of the surrounding farmlands. This 10+ acres includes a farmhouse, stable and outside facilities including: hot tub, lounge chairs, secluded back deck, picnic tables with propane grills, 3 private toilets, a sink, two urinals, and don’t forget about the 2 private outdoor showers. All of this comes with a great view of the area. You are literary in the midst of a corn field and able to interact with farm animals that will add to this retreat experience. Remember this is an Adult only camping site which includes visitors. If you forget linens, pillows, towels, pillows etc these can be rented for a small fee. Each cabin has a full size bed with a mattress cover. You can also purchase fire wood as each site has an outdoor fire circle.
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Dee L.’s Land

2 sites · Lodging, Tents2 acres · Buffalo Township, PA
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Cheat View Outpost

4 sites · RVs, Tents26 acres · Masontown, WV
On the edge of Cheat CanyonLearn more about this land:Several romote tent sites to choose from close to stream and trails Room for campers in meadow
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The Blue Canoe

147 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents3 acres · Connellsville, PA
The Blue Canoe The Blue Canoe is a magical place. Just say “Youghiogheny” three times and Pennsylvania’s most perfect campsite will appear before you. If you can’t pronounce Youghiogheny, just book us online. Still magical, because we sit right between the Youghiogheny River and the Great Allegheny Passage bike trail. So every campsite comes with a view of the trail or river. We know you want to get right to the fun part, so we make the getting settled part painless and easy. Bring your own accommodations and enjoy options for hookups. Or stay in one of our full-service, deluxe cabins. Camp your way!
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Cooper's Whitewater Hideout

2 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents3 acres · Bruceton Mills, WV
This special and hidden place is the perfect hideaway along the West Virginia border with Maryland, just 15 minutes from Morgantown. It is perfect for anyone looking to fish, paddle, ski, hike, hunt, etc. . . and just get away from it all! This land has been developed for easy access and insulated serenity. The property is within a gated development with plentiful waterfront access along Laurel Run and Big Sandy Creek (multiple community parks exist including a waterfall hike to Wonder Falls). The strong 5G cell coverage here is great for hot-spotting. There are more than 20,000 acres of public lands within minutes of this campsite, come check this place out and enjoy a campfire away from it all! For River Runners: This site is within 5 minutes to the Lower Big Sandy, 30 minutes to the Cheat, 30 minutes to the Upper Yough, and 45 minutes to the Lower Yough. Also check out Highwater Hobbies in Bruceton Mills for all your gear needs: https://www.highwaterhobbies.com/ For Hikers: the gates of this development are located along the Allegheny Trail for more information see https://www.hikethealleghenytrail.org/
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ROCK⭐️STAR

16 sites · RVs, Tents3 acres · Morgantown, WV
CAMP ROCKST⭐️R Whats with that name ? Well!………My soulmate and I are on a dream mission renovating a very old house/building/bar that sets on 2.8 acres outside of Morgantown, WV into a conservatory venue so do speak of all things we love and want to keep alive like -local music, geo, food, art, crafts.. just to name a few. We like to Jam like rockstars 🎸🎤🥁🎹🪕🪗🎺🎻🎷 ~ROCKS🔭🌌🗿 Property has lots of interesting rocks and minerals including Quartz, Calcite, Petrified wood ,Jasper, Dolomite ,Opal, Cossils, Chert, Siderite and Silicified corel if you know where to look. 👀 ROCKSTAR - A cool resting stop 'Most Importantly' a safe place to pull over whether just for a few hours /overnight/weekend or maybe working locally from out of town and you have a camper and would need a weekly rental space to park and stay more affordable than most motels . Just give us a shout and we can help figure it out.❤️ Staying in a Car, van, camper, bus, RV, truck, horse n buggy, motorcycle, boat, spaceships etc. ❤️All walks of life our welcome here at Rockstar❤️👽💛🤡💙🤠💚🖤🤎🤍🧡 2️⃣campsite’s W/electric 🏕🚍 ⛺️Disbursed tent sites you choose on arrival where you would like to camp ⛺️Tent camp sites are PPP = P-ark in gravel lot P-ack gear 1 min walk P-itch tent ℹ️ -Available to all booked campsites 🚽🚰- Items with double stars ** please see extras for pricing 🚿Hot/cold Outdoor shower house ** 🪵 firewood** 📶 -FREE WiFi - 🍕Pizza** 🎣🪱 fishing worms** 📸🎶 RockStaR🛼 🪩photo Session /Jam** 📪 We are located off of I -79 Goshen Rd Exit #146 Smithtown Rd Morgantown, WV 26508 📍GAS The Pilot Station conveniently open 24hrs 0.3 mi 🏧 📍HotSpot Hailey's 0.3 mi🎰🏧 📍ParknRide 0.1 mi 🅿️🚖 📍4-H Camp/ with Public swimming pool 1.6 mi🛝🏀🪁🏖 📍WV Railtrail access 4.3 mi 🚴🏻‍♂️🚵‍♀️🌸🍄🪺🌳🐿 📍Marina river access 4.2 mi 🚣🏻‍♀️🐠🎣🐟🛶 📍Toms Run Perserve 0.6 mi 🌲🌻🍄🌷🐿 📍Walmart is 3.6 mi exit 1 🛒🏧 ❤️ Few things to be expected when staying with us at RockStar besides a warm and welcome smile 😊 a meet and greet from our very friendly kittycat's that roam the property they are in and out of main house. 🦌🐿🦨🐀🪨🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾Deer can be seen in the back yard most evenings. If your traveling with pets please use caution before just letting them off leash when you arive . 🌲We do have a creek running threw the property, Lots of mother nature here in Wild and Wonderful West Virgina Being close to the interstate and The Pilot Truck stop station OpEn 24\7 there is lots of traffic noise
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Rustic Paradise

3 sites · RVs, Tents2 acres · Bruceton Mills, WV
Secluded camping near Big Sandy Creek, close to Cheat Lake. If you are looking to unwind, you have found the perfect place. Whether you prefer the comfort of an RV or the rustic charm of a tent, we’ve got you covered. Our spacious RV site offers electricity. For the adventurous souls, our tent sites provide the ideal setting to immerse yourself in nature. Sit back and enjoy the outdoors and the sound of babbling waters. Enjoy your days hiking along the river, and your evenings sitting by the campfire. Our camp is located in a gated community and is only a short 5-minute walk to the community common area where you can enjoy breathtaking views of Big Sandy Creek and picnic areas that are ideal for get-togethers, and family getaways. Embark on exhilarating hikes on scenic trails, discover waterfalls and refreshing waterholes that provide the perfect backdrop for relaxation and rejuvenation. With unparalleled natural beauty and endless opportunities, your perfect camping getaway awaits. Book your camping adventure today. A limited cell signal depends on your network provider in this area. Please plan accordingly. Of course pets are welcome, they are family. Pictures provided include camp sites and community common areas. Close to Coopers Rock State Park, Cheat Lake, and Morgantown. 45 minutes to Deep Creek Lake, MD.
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The Campsite at Dragonfly Lake

1 site · Tent20 acres · Woodsfield, OH
The Campsite at Dragonfly is located on a secluded and private 20 acres in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains. The campsite is a 1000 ft hike from the parking area. The campsite includes a fire ring and firewood and a nearby chemical toilet. There are various water sport activities like fishing, kayaking, or paddle boating and plenty of hiking trails to explore the great outdoors! This is a nature lovers paradise... enjoy watching ducks, geese, blue heron, egrets, hawks, varieties of turtles, largemouth bass, catfish, bluegill, deer and many more animals. Please note that this hike is up and down a decent grade, so please plan accordingly and take this in consideration if any one in your party has physical limitations. During your stay you are welcome to enjoy the lake, we have kayaks, pedal boat, jon boat and stand up paddle boards located at the floating dock on the dam. You are welcome to use them all, weather permitting, just please return them to their proper place and in the same condition you found them in. The lake is deep so please make sure to keep any non-swimmers safe with the use of flotation devices. If you plan to fish you are welcome to bring your own fishing gear. The lake is stocked with bluegill, large-mouth bass, and catfish but it is nature so you may find other species that we don’t know about! We also provide firewood so you don't have to worry about packing it!!! Other things you will probably want to pack for your stay include: Sturdy shoes for walking to your camp site and exploring the trails. Please ask to see what is available/restricted during your stay. Flashlights/Headlamps for navigating outside after dark Bug spray Jacket/long pants (it can get chilly in the evenings in the spring and fall) Frequent questions and answers: *Can you drive up and park by the campsite - No, The camp site is a short 1000 ft hike from the parking area *How do you get your things to the camp site - Pack light... there is a hand cart to transport things up and down the hill. *Will there be other people on the property... there are two cabins on the other side of the lake... we have made every effort in layout and design of the property to maximize seclusion and privacy and the vast majority of our guest appreciate and are respectful of it. *Are there shared common areas and things - The lake is private and shared by the guest of the cabins... boats and life jackets are shared and are to be returned to the main dock area at the dam. *Can we swim in the lake - We have made no accommodations for swimming... it is a muddy bottom lake... Many people have swam in it... like all outdoor activities, they are at your own risk and should have adult supervision when appropriate. *Is there phone service.... service is spotty. *Is there a bathroom... there is a chemical toilet just a short walk from the campsite *Are there weeds and plant life in the lake - Yes, it is a natural body of water not a treated urban drainage ditch... we have at times had issues with vegetation and algae but we have made great strides to keep the lake clear and as natural as we can. *Can I bring a generator... no... we like to maintain the sound of nature for our guest. **Please check out our area tourism website for activities and area information** discover monroe county .org Check out our 5 star lodging reviews online for "The Nest Lodging and Rentals" located near Woodsfield, Ohio.
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Camping At The Creek.

9 sites · RVs2 acres · Bruceton Mills, WV
Located 2.5 miles off of I-68 Bruceton Mills Exit #23. Three full hook up RV sites. 30A, or 50A Electric, Water, Sewage. RV’s only. (Only 1 RV per site.) Site size 24’ x 72' Back in only. Maximum of 8 people per site. No Bathroom, or shower facilities onsite. Fire pit rings on all sites. Picnic tables on all sites. Campfire wood onsite available for purchase. Onsite Playground. Access from campsite to Big Sandy Creek. Kayaking, Canoeing, Fishing with proper state licensing. Kayak and Canoe rental in the town of Bruceton Mills, WV. on Big Sandy Creek. 5 minutes away. (Not affiliated with Camping at the Creek.) Approx. 20 Minutes to Youghiogheny River and Lake. Approx. 20 Minutes to Cheat River. White Water Rafting, Kayaking Canoeing, Hiking. Approx. 30 Minutes to Pennsylvania Laurel Highlands. Approx. 30 Minutes to Ohiopyle State Park in Pennsylvania. Hiking, Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, Mountain Biking. Allegany Rail Trail System. Approx. 30 Minutes to Deep Creek Lake in Western MD. Approx. 30 Minutes to Western MD Rail trails. Approx. 15 Minutes to Coopers Rock State Park. Approx. 20 Minutes to Cheat Lake. Approx. 15 Minutes to Forbes State Forest in Pennsylvania.
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Cole's Greene Acres Farm

5 sites · LodgingHolbrook, PA
I am a retired 26 year military serviceman. My wife, Deanna, and I decided to move back to the 800 acre family farm and start homesteading.We currently raise registered Black Galloway cattle, Scottish Highland cattle, Oberhasli goats, 150 laying hens (Barred Rocks & Buckeyes), Broiler chickens, a Hereford sow that we have bred each year, & 5 Honey bee hives.We also have a kitchen garden, plant 1/4 acre of pumpkins, and tend to an orchard with apples, peaches, plumbs, pears, cherries, grapes, raspberries & blueberries.We are a working farm (at our own pace) and enjoy the peaceful country atmosphere. Come, enjoy a visit to the country and have some s'mores around the campfire.We are located 60 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and 30 miles north of Morgantown, West Virginia.Come unplug & relax with us!We hope to see you soon.
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The best camping near Ryerson Station State Park guide

Overview

About

Battles have been fought over Ryerson Station State Park. Granted that was before it was actually a state park, it doesn’t take away from classic 18th century vibe going on here. Once a hotly contested area between Native Americans and Settles, Ryerson Station is now a living ode to the majestic beauty of the old world. Rifles are commonplace during hunting season when a sharp shooter may take home a deer or a turkey and there are tons of fun, hands-on learning opportunities for the kiddos year round. History plus hiking plus swimming and a dash of famous Northeastern fall foliage equals a perfect recipe for a little R&R.

When to go

The ideal time to visit Ryerson Station State Park is during the spring and fall when the weather is mild and the natural scenery is at its peak. Summer months bring warmth and a full bloom of park life, but also more visitors. Winters can be harsh, with snow potentially limiting access to certain areas of the park.

Know before you go

  • Check the weather forecast before your visit to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.
  • Be aware of park hours, which may vary by season, to plan your trip accordingly.
  • Remember to pack essentials like water, snacks, and a first-aid kit for your outdoor adventures.
  • Stay informed about any trail closures or area restrictions that may be in effect during your visit.
  • Take advantage of the park's available amenities, such as picnic areas and restrooms, for a comfortable day out.

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