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This listing is for Austin Dam Festival attendees who would like to camp at the park during the festival events, including Memorial Weekend on May 27—29  and The Dam Pow Wow on September 24—25.  This listing is also for The Gathering of the Artist 20—24 and The Dam Rock Show 25—27 attendees, who have purchased tickets, and who would like to come early before or stay at the

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This listing is for Austin Dam Festival attendees who would like to camp at the park during the festival events, including Memorial Weekend on May 27—29  and The Dam Pow Wow on September 24—25.  This listing is also for The Gathering of the Artist 20—24 and The Dam Rock Show 25—27 attendees, who have purchased tickets, and who would like to come early before or stay at the park after The Gathering of the Artist and Dam Rock Shows.   

Book one site per tent group (Max size of 4 per group).  More than 4 campers per group, must book multiple sites. 

Dispersed camping in the designated camping areas applies for use for pitching a camping tent. We can accommodate small tow behind trails or pop-up campers (no sewer/water/electric hook-ups) at in the designated camping areas along the haunted hay-ride road, at the vista, or at the north campground. There are no pre-assigned spots as detailed below. So, guests may choose their camping spots that are available at time of thier arrival. We have space for a limited number of spots for larger RVs. These larger RVs are usually placed at the north campground area.

Camping with a RV/Trailer or a Pop-up camper during the The Gathering of the Artist or The Dam Show during requires special access purchased with The Gathering of the Artist tickets and The Dam Show tickets.

The area around the welcome center / pavilion / concrete ruins / grassy meadow is reserved for the festival vendors to set up, or for the bands and artists to perform, and space for the festival guests to attend the festivals, or for handicap car parking space. So, this area cannot be used as camping space.  Camping behind dam requires special RSPV access purchased with The Gathering of the Artist tickets and The Dam Shows tickets.

These dates can be reserved at this Austin Dam Festival listing in 2022:

Memorial Weekend May 27—29 (Dispersed Camping limited to east side of lower campground area)

Before the The Gathering of the Artist show July 18—19 (Dispersed camping throughout the park)

After the The Gathering of the Artist show July 25 (Dispersed camping throughout the park)

Before the Dam Rock Show August 23—24 (Dispersed camping throughout the park) 

After the Dam Rock Show August 28—29. (Dispersed camping throughout the park) 

During The Dam Pow Wow September 23—25 (Dispersed Camping limited to the lower campground area along the Haunted Hay Ride Road)

For admission tickets and camping details for these events:

For tickets to the Gathering of the Artist on July 20—24 search “Annual Gathering Of The Artist Festival” on eventbrite.com

The Dam Rock Show (Classic Rock Music Festival) August 25—27 (camping included in ticket price). For Dam Classic Rock Show tickets go to "thedamshows" dot com.

The Dam Pow Wow (Native American Festival) September 23—25 (Admission NOT included in camping price). Admission tickets will be available at the gate for purchase on the days of the Dam Pow Wow.

For our Main Events, please visit us on Facebook "Austin Dam Park" to see what’s new! Look for updates and more events to be added.

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
99 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
Wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 20 feet allowed
Pull-in site
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: flat
No Class A RVs, Class B RVs, or Class C RVs
Doesn't accommodate slideouts
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Generators not allowed
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Pack it out
Laundry absent
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out

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Activities

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Biking

Biking is allowed in the park. Hybrid and mountain bicycles are highly recommended to better tolerate a wide range of riding co...Read more

Fishing

Fishing is allowed in the park. Freeman Run runs through the park. For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing reg...Read more

Hiking

There are nature trails. Many along the stream and through the park. Some trailing leads to the Austin Dam ruins and some trai...Read more

Horseback riding

Horseback riding is allowed in the park. Summit Trail Rides hosts trail rides by appointment (additional fee apply) near by the...Read more

Paddling

Our Park's swimming holes are suitable for innertubes. Our Park's stream Freeman Run is not deep enough for kayaks or canoes, ...Read more

Swimming

Swimming and wading in the stream is allowed. "Stone stacking" is one of the most ancient art forms. And a fun activity to do...Read more

Wildlife watching

This is one of the most scenic and remote regions of Penn’s Woods. It offers a great opportunity to view Pennsylvania’s white-t...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Austin Dam Festival Camping in Pennsylvania.

Cave

The Coudersport Ice Mine is located near-by (a short drive within 30 minutes). The Coudersport Ice Mine is an ice cave located ...Read more

Forest

Susquehannock State Forest is one of eight state forests located in the Pennsylvania Wilds region. Our region is mainly covered...Read more

Mountainous

The park is on the Allegheny Plateau, western section of the Appalachian Mountains. The high plateau has been worn away by stre...Read more

Field

The Stargazing at Cherry Springs State Park is located near-by (a short drive within 30 minutes). Cherry Springs presents dark ...Read more

River, stream, or creek

East Branch of Freeman Run flows through the park. Freeman Run is a stream in Potter County, in the state of Pennsylvania. Fr...Read more

Swimming hole

Several swimming and wading holes are in the park. The deepest swimming hole in the park is located at the Coffer Dam. Another ...Read more

Wetlands

Wetlands associated with Freeman Run are classified as Exceptional Value Wetlands. These wetlands support species such as wood...Read more

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Hipcamper Michele
Michele P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 4th, 2021

It was great to camp near the old dam, a stream, and lots of trees. Peaceful and relaxing. The managers, Johnny K and Tonya, were both very friendly and helpful. There is a small camp store and ice can be bought on site. Only drawback was port-a-potties versus actual bathrooms.

Remains of old dam.Creek along the campsites.Camp site.Chimney from old remains.
Hipcamper Wendy W.
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(Dispersed site)
August 30th, 2021
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August 30th, 2021
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August 26th, 2021
Property
Austin Dam Memorial Park
State
Pennsylvania
Country
United States
$16/night
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