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Campsite2 is a tent site or car camping site for up to 6 people. Unlike Campsite1, you can get your car close to the campfire and picnic table. There are benches around the campfire and a picnic table to use. Unlimited water, unlimited firewood with everything needed for a cozy campfire, and a portapotty that only your campsite uses are provided. This campsite is ideal for p

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Campsite2 is a tent site or car camping site for up to 6 people. Unlike Campsite1, you can get your car close to the campfire and picnic table. There are benches around the campfire and a picnic table to use. Unlimited water, unlimited firewood with everything needed for a cozy campfire, and a portapotty that only your campsite uses are provided. This campsite is ideal for people looking for a quiet camping trip.

Camp Blackbird is a secluded 28-acre property located along the border of Beltzville State Park in Lehighton, PA.  The campsite is surrounded by trees and is a 3-minute walk from the 949-acre lake.  Walk a short ways to swim or sit along the lake.  Miles of hiking trails for you to explore from your site.  You are not on top of other campsites and the state park does not allow overnight camping. There is one other campsite 250-feet away. We ask that you are respectful of your neighbors and keep loud night time noise to a minimum. We ask that your neighbors show you the same consideration, ensuring a serene experience for all. The campsites are ideal for people looking to unplug from it all and become one with nature. This is NOT the place for partying.

We'll give you a map so you can see where to take a short walk to get to the lake.  There are miles of hiking trails a few minute walk from your campsite.  Beltzville Lake is a great place for paddling.  The boat launch is just a few minute drive from Camp. 

In addition to the beautiful immediate surroundings, we are centrally located near many exciting destinations. Year round activities at Blue Mountain Resort, adventure on The Appalachian Trail, fine dining, biking the rail trail and white water rafting in Jim Thorpe, all within a 25 minute drive.

The property is not suitable for parties or events.  The area is a QUIET ZONE. Ideal for people looking to unplug from it all and become one with nature. It is teaming with wildlife and is ideal for birding.  The hosts mission is to disturb wildlife and its habitats as little as possible.  

VERY IMPORTANT - NO PARTIES or unregistered guests on the property. There are other campgrounds in the area that are great for people who want to party. 

We welcome pets. Please add your photos! Especially of your dog camping!

There are two good spots for tents that are rather flat.  If you are sleeping in a tent, we recommend bringing an air mattress, cot, foam pad or extra blankets to put down on your tent floor.  There is no part of the property that is perfectly flat and without stones so bring something to sleep on top of.   If you are sleeping in your car, we have extra wood at the site for you to drive onto if you pick a spot that is unlevel. We allow small pop up campers or camper vans. For an extra $20, we provide electric and water hookup. Please select in extras.

We, the hosts, live on the property about 700 ft from the campsite.  We try to have minimal interactions with the guests to ensure privacy and personal space but we're always reachable. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
2 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Camping vehicle details
Electrical hookup available
Water hookup available
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Back-in site
Max length 14ft
Surface type: loose gravel
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Doesn't accommodate slideouts
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Hiking

A less than minute walk from your campsite connects you with miles of trails. If that ain’t enough, The Appalachian Trail is a ...Read more

Paddling

If you didn’t bring one, you can rent canoes, kayaks, SUPs, and more around the lake. The boat launch is a short drive from cam...Read more

Snow sports

Blue Mountain Resort is a 10 min drive from camp. You can climb and zip line during the warm months, ski/snowboard and tube dur...Read more

Swimming

You can swim after short walk from your site.

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Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Car Camp In The Woods Near A Lake in Pennsylvania.

Waterfall

On the other side of lake is a waterfall that you can check out by hiking the Falls Trail.

Driveway

There is a driveway.

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Hipcamper Jenn
Jenn F.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
October 8th, 2019

My kids had a great time! We all enjoyed ourselves! Cannot wait to go back!!

Hipcamper Matthew
Matthew B.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
July 8th, 2020

RV is roomier than it looks. Hosts are very helpful and accommodating. Would love to go back!

Hipcamper Megan
Megan G.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
August 31st, 2020

This campsite was a great quick escape from the city! The site was clean and stocked with plenty of firewood and water. It's just a 5 minute walk to the lake and a nice swimming spot, and there are some nice trails to walk around on. We would definitely come back again.

Hipcamper Smita
Smita A.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
August 31st, 2020

A very private camp site, in green beautiful surroundings, just a few minutes walk to a private enterance to the lake. Was very helful that ample drinking water and firewood was provided along with a first aid kit, lighter and also a private portapotty. There is hiking trail right on the property too. We enjoyed our short stay!

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Hipcamper Lauren

A true gem!

Lauren W.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
September 8th, 2020

Our second stay at Camp Blackbird was just as wonderful as the first. We stayed at campsite 2 this time around, which is smaller than site 1, but with plenty of room to navigate. The hosts are lovely and are attentive to both the campers and upkeep of the spaces. We stayed 4 nights and had ample firewood, drinking water (provided!) and spigot, and a super clean John - what more could you need :) The campsites are well spaced out, and with so many places to explore and hang out, you still have privacy and quiet time to enjoy the beautiful woods and lake.

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Hipcamper Cari
Cari S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
September 13th, 2020

We enjoyed our weekend in the woods.

Hipcamper Steven
Steven M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
September 21st, 2020

Camp site 2 was nice and secluded. Burried in the woods and a very short hike to the lake. Many places to stop and enjoy the views and water.
Great plus having firewood included and easy to access. Portojohn was clean.

Thanks for the great trip!

Hipcamper Elizabeth
Elizabeth C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
September 27th, 2020

My human and I really needed a break from the pandemic and city living. Camp Blackbird’s camp site is perfect—it’s tucked in the woods, very private and our hosts thought of everything. There’s a path to a great swimming area, and great places to hike. I highly recommend coming here for the break you definitely deserve.

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Hipcamper Donelle

Great weekend escape!

Donelle H.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
October 5th, 2020

We had a great weekend! The campsite was clean and well taken care of & anytime we needed something our hosts were quick to respond! Also, the lake was beautiful this time of year. We would definitely recommend this site.

Awards

Best of 2018 Pennsylvania
1st place
Property
Camp Blackbird
State
Pennsylvania
Country
United States
$60/night
2 Sites

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