Never mind about sleeping on the ground in a tent, because you’ll be out in two seconds after a day of exploring here. Camping at the Hearts Content Recreation Area puts you at the heart of the Allegheny National Forest, and there are enough trails here to keep a professional trail runner busy for seasons on end. The Hickory Creek Trailhead is just north of the campground, which is a good place to start. When you’re all tuckered out, we highly recommend a more leisurely stroll through the Hearts Content Scenic Area, which covers over 200 acres of virgin forest.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
27 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


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Becky & Melanie W.
didn't provide a recommendation.
June 2nd, 2018

I have stayed at this campground a few times. It is located near the Hickory Creek Wilderness, a very lush 12.1 mile loop with backcountry sites. Hearts Content is a great place to stay the night before or after a backpacking trip. Firewood is available at the campground for $10 for a large bundle. Site 12 is a large wooded site with a lean-to. It is located near a toilet & water. Site was $14 is 2015.

Site 12 w/ lean-to.Setting up at the campground after a night of backpackingHickory Creek Wilderness trail
Hipcamper Ben P.
recommends this listing.
July 7th, 2019
Hipcamper Ben P.
recommends this listing.
February 26th, 2018
Hipcamper Pam M.
recommends this listing.
July 15th, 2017
Allegheny National Forest
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41.692° N, 79.254° W
Tent / RV / Trailer - Group: 1 Site
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 26 Sites
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