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Address: Mahanoy City, PA
10:00 - 18:00
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Good place to camp.

We camped here in September. The campsites are huge compared to other places we have stayed. They are also a good distance away from other sites. The park and lake is very nice. I... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2014
Andrea F
Chicago, Illinois
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Nags Head, North Carolina
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186 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We stayed here two nights while visiting a friend. Our travel trailer was bombarded with acorns all night. Most campsites are now level, neither front to back which is easy to compensate for nor side to side which is a pain in the butt. Because we stayed on weeknights and are over 65 we only had to pay $23.00/night. That... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Arrived end of April shoulder season many uneven campsites close together. very little privacy. They really need spruced up especially when compared with other state parks in different states. Pennsylvania really needs to improve their state park system. A few pets sites, book early they fill up fast especially on weekends. About 80 electric sites . 282 sites total mostly... More 

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Mahanoy City
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

wonderful lake for fishing, pleasant place to take a walk, clean restrooms and showers, wonderful forest views and look to see the wild eagle

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Chicago, Illinois
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139 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2014

We camped here in September. The campsites are huge compared to other places we have stayed. They are also a good distance away from other sites. The park and lake is very nice. I was also impressed by the bathrooms and showers. They were very clean. I would definitely recommend this park to anyone who likes to camp.

2 Thank Andrea F
New York City, New York
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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Spent a night here with my sons this summer. There's a small lake surrounded by a paved path, a camp store, and plenty of camp sites. It's a very pretty park. The playgrounds are modern. Bathrooms were well maintained and clean. We hiked and rented a boat ($14) and had fun. My complaints - We got a flat camp site... More 

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United, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We have been camping at Locust Lake State Park for the past 20 years and love it there. The campground has sites for tents and campers...large and small. The park also has electric hook-up and a waste station for larger campers. There is a camp store on grounds which has tasty breakfast and lunch food, snacks, ice cream, camping essentials,... More 

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Ashland, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I grew up going to this park every year as a child since it is less than 20miles from home and have seen the extreme transformation over the years. Yes this is a NO ALCOHOL park which is clearly outlined in all the rules literature and large signs throughout the park. I can contest that it is a much quieter... More 

3 Thank johntM3276CF
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2014

last year we went camping at locust Lake State Park the park ranger was so nasty and mean he won't even let us strapped are kids in their car seats and he was cursing at our kids and everything and he made our whole camping trip rotten he acts like he owns the park and he don't he is the... More 

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West Hazleton, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

The park has everything boating, swimming a bunch of hiking trails and hand dipped ice cream (love that)....probably the most relaxing of the Pa parks I have been to. Just don't put the address they have on the official web site in your gps or you will end up 5 miles from the park entrance at a dirt trail.....lol A... More 

Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Locust Lake is a nice little state park that has a small lake, creeks, streams, forested hills and some nice camp sites. There are sites for car camping, trailers and a few walk-in sites. The tent sites tends to be pretty quiet despite this park's popularity with families. I've never stayed in the trailer sections. There is a playground, sand... More 

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