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Locust Lake State Park

Mahanoy City, PA
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Attractive campground with hit-or-miss sites.

The map of the campground on ReserveAmerica is pretty inaccuate. We selected our site because it... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2016
McKinnonC
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New York City, New York
a place for the outdoorsman in the family.

a place where a person who like the outdoors should go a little of everything to do for people who... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2016
SAM W
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Shenandoah, Pennsylvania
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“camp store” (23 reviews)
“entire lake” (4 reviews)
“hiking trails” (5 reviews)
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Mahanoy City, PA
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Reviewed June 18, 2016

The map of the campground on ReserveAmerica is pretty inaccuate. We selected our site because it looked like it has the greatest distance between it and other adjacent sites. Wrong! Avoid Site #243 at all costs. It's TINY - not enough room for your tent's...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2016

a place where a person who like the outdoors should go a little of everything to do for people who like to travel and like to do there things they prefer.

Thank SAM W
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Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place for some outdoor fun. We like to fish here in the spring. The State does stock the lake for trout fishing. Camping is also very popular here. There is a camp store that sells ice cream. You can walk around the entire lake....More

1  Thank Linmad
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Reviewed November 2, 2015

I've been to this campground 2-3 times, it's one of my brother-in-law's favorites. I like the campground, it's not too far from home and one of the main features is a paved walking trail around the lake. Most of the campsites are fully wooded and...More

2  Thank Sharon E
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Reviewed October 23, 2015

Visited the park to hike and enjoy the fall weather. Nice fall foliage. State Parks could do a better job of identifying the hiking trails on the property. Also, finding a place to park was somewhat confusing which did not matter at this time since...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2015

Small lake in a depressing area. Not very appealing. Campground very crowded. Sites close together. Not worth the trip.

Thank shermanrebecca
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Reviewed October 4, 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...More

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Reviewed April 26, 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...More

1  Thank tkuba
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Reviewed March 26, 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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Reviewed October 12, 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...More

2  Thank Andrea F
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August 8, 2017|
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Response from Hiker17920 | Reviewed this property |
As stated by another there's open sections around the one side of lake, grass area affords at least one bench. There's a small beach area (no animals allowed, enforced). A building nearby has restrooms, another a food stand... More
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Mcoxon
August 17, 2016|
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Response from Airstreemer | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a swimming area but there are no life guards Nice sandy beach
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Lisa S
July 23, 2015|
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