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Promised Land State Park

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Address: 10 miles north of Canadensis, along PA 390, RR 1 Box 96, Greentown, PA 18426-9735
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+1 570-676-3428
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Mon - Sat 07:00 - 17:00

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Promise Land Camping

We used to camp here when I was a teenager and wow have things changed! The bathhouse was clean and very nice. We had a full hookup site which was unheard of back in the day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melissa F
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used to camp here when I was a teenager and wow have things changed! The bathhouse was clean and very nice. We had a full hookup site which was unheard of back in the day. One thing that hasn't changed is how friendly everyone is and how peaceful the setting is. We talked with so many people. We had... More 

Thank Melissa F
Danvers, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful park! Went second week of April with 8 & 9 year olds. Chilly some days, sunny and warm others. Fireplaces with cooking grills at every site. Bathrooms, dish stations, laundry (bring quarters!) are clean and well kept. Rangers are kind and watchful. Water is beautiful-- we had toes in on beach and in fishing holes (bring... More 

Thank J8450PPkaren
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10 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a family friendly State Park.. camping, swimming, (no motor) boating. Rental boats, campsites, cabins. Excellent for RVs or tents ⛺. Fishing, nature trails and activities.

Thank Phil G
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited in March, there was still snow on the ground and the waters were still iced over. Gorgeous lakes, wildlife, pretty easy hikes. Definitely have some cool campsites that I will be visiting this summer.

Thank Monica K
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went away for our six month anniversary. We ended up staying a very small, family owned cottage. However, we took a trip to find some nice scenic overlook that and we came across this state park. The views were amazing, the weather was great! The trail was so easy to use and it was such a... More 

Thank Galina E
Portsmouth, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stayed 3 nights at a Pickeral Point electric site within view of the lake last week. What a treat. The site (101) was relatively level, clean and was just what we had hoped for. There was no water at this site but we could fill our collapsible jug from the freeze proof spigot 2 sites down from our spot.... More 

Thank Cindy W
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Visited promise land last wknd it was so beautiful and very clean beaches were clean the lake was beautiful ver peaceful very inexpensive in the summer as I looked into pricing and there is a lot there to do if u have children highly recommend it

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is another wonderful state park that offer couples and families for great bonding time. So easy to park and so many things to do here. Here is very nicely kept and great for picnic, bicycling, hiking or just seat nearby the lake and gaze at the sky. We went kayaking and canoeing on the lake, though, the rental place... More 

Thank Alison C
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very quiet park , good for hiking. Great year-round. Have even caught a glimpse of a couple bears :)

Thank Amanda B
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

We have a vacation home not too far from here and love to visit. It is so beautiful and well kept. There are some homes in the area that look abandoned or uncared for. Don't let that scare you. The beaches are nice and the public areas are very clean. It feels like you are in the middle of no-where,... More 

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