Description

Located in the scenic Allens Valley of Fulton County, Cowans Gap State Campground is soundtracked by Pennsylvania's endemic waterfowl, emanating from the forty-two-acre lake. Aside from the fantastic bird watching and other water-loving activities, you’ll be able to say the night at one of the campground numerous primitive and modern campsites that line the ground’s adjacent Plessinger trail.
Campsite area
Bring your own Tents, Vans and truck campers, Trailers, RV & Motorhomes, Cabin
208 sites
Up to 5 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Cowans Gap Park Campground.

Beach
Forest
Lake
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Park
Cowans Gap State Park
State
Pennsylvania
Country
United States
Phone Number
717-485-3948
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
39.991° N, 77.93° W
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Tent Only: 35 Sites
(Up to 5 people per site)
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Cabin & Lodging: 10 Sites
(Up to 4 people per site)
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Tent Only - Group: 1 Site
(Up to 40 people per site)
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 137 Sites
(Up to 5 people per site)
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Tent / Van: 25 Sites
(Up to 5 people per site)

Safety at Hipcamp

Inclusion Policy

We have a zero-tolerance policy against discrimination at Hipcamp and are committed to helping our Host and Hipcamper community be inclusive.

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Hosting Standards

All Hosts should review and adhere to these standards around providing a positive Hipcamp experience, being a thoughtful neighbor, and serving as a responsible citizen.

Hipcamper Standards

All Hipcampers should review and adhere to these standards for safety, trip preparation, and respect in order to uphold Hipcamp’s most important value: “leave it better.”

Safety partners

Recreate Responsibly

  1. Know before you go
  2. Practice physical distancing
  3. Plan ahead
  4. Play it safe
  5. Explore locally
  6. Leave no trace
  7. Build an inclusive outdoors

Leave No Trace

  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

National Weather Service

We integrate with the National Weather Service to provide valuable fire advisories to Hosts and Hipcampers. Real-time Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watch Warnings help keep our community safe.

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