Bald Eagle State Park in central Pennsylvania offers stellar bird-watching, water activities on its lake, and a number of camping options.
Ready for a state park adventure in Pennsylvania? Here are the parks we’ve visited, including campground maps, hiking maps, and helpful details.
Looking for a particular park? Use the Search area on the right side to see if we have a Trip Report for it.
Trip Report: Raymond B. Winter State Park in Pennsylvania
Raymond B. Winter State Park in central Pennsylvania’s Bald Eagle State Forest has a small lake, campground, and multi-use recreation trails.
Trip Report: Blue Knob State Park In Pennsylvania
Blue Knob State Park has the second highest peak in PA with close to 20 miles of hiking trails within its 6,100 acres of forest & recreation space.
Trip Report: Caledonia State Park in Pennsylvania
Caledonia State Park in south central Pennsylvania can provide a great camping weekend with a little bit of hiking and a lot of history!
How To Do Your Best State Park Camping in PA, OH, WV, and MD
How can you you do your best camping in state parks? Discover what we’ve learned in 5+ years of weekend RVing in PA, WV, OH, & MD state parks!
Trip Report: The Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) Trail – Pittsburgh to Layton
The Great Allegheny Passage (or GAP) Trail is a 150-mile, year-round biking and walking trail between Pittsburgh, PA, and Cumberland, MD. What is there to see and do from Pittsburgh to Layton?
Trip Report: Keystone State Park in Pennsylvania
Keystone State Park in southwestern PA offers hiking, fishing, biking, kayaking, and swimming opportunities for day trippers or weekend campers.
Trip Report: Little Pine State Park in Pennsylvania
Little Pine State Park, nestled in a cozy valley of Tiadaghton State Forest in north central Pennsylvania, has challenging hiking trails, beautiful wildflowers, fishable creeks, and a comfortable campground.
Trip Report: Codorus State Park in Pennsylvania
Codorus State Park is a large, lakeside recreation area in south-central Pennsylvania that is popular with boaters, birders, and fishermen.
Trip Report: Chapman State Park in Pennsylvania
Chapman State Park in Pennsylvania is a peaceful escape surrounded by wilderness in the northwestern corner of Allegheny National Forest.
Trip Report: Point State Park in Pennsylvania
Point State Park in Pittsburgh, PA, is an amazing oasis in the middle of the city, full of history, panoramic views, and an iconic fountain!
Trip Report: Laurel Hill State Park in Pennsylvania
Laurel Hill State Park in Pennsylvania is centered around Laurel Lake, with options for camping, swimming, fishing, and hiking.
Making Plans to Visit PA State Parks
Are you making plans to visit PA state parks this year? We’ll share some tips and also where you’ll find us this upcoming RV season.
Trip Report: Cook Forest State Park in Pennsylvania
The Cook Forest State Park hikes through the Forest Cathedral, a National Natural Landmark, makes for a scenic camping weekend.
Trip Report: Ricketts Glen State Park in Pennsylvania
If you like waterfalls, Ricketts Glen State Park’s Falls Trail will be your favorite hike in Pennsylvania!