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Camping Grounds Scranton PA

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How Kola Camp
(570) 587-1732
Rr 2 Box 135
Dalton, PA
 
Clayton Park Recreational Area
(570) 698-6080
Rr 2 Box 123d
Lake Ariel, PA
 
Keen Lake Camping
(570) 488-5522
Route 6
Waymart, PA
 
Schaffer's Riverside Campground
(570) 836-1509
Rr 3 Box 266
Tunkhannock, PA
 
Hanson's Lakeshore Campgrounds
(570) 639-1642
Pole 151
Harveys Lake, PA
 
Sunrise Lake Family Campground
(570) 942-6421
State St
Nicholson, PA
 
Keen Lake Camping
(800) 421-7116, (570) 488-6161
155 Keen Lake Road
Waymart, PA
Number of Sites
325 Total Camp/RV Sites,325 Electric and Water,214 Full Hookups,40 Max RV Length,35 No Hookups,5 Pull-Thru Sites,
Amenities
Cable TV,Dump Station,Firewood,Group Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Ice,Ice Cream Shop,WiFi HotSpots,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Religious Services,Showers,Snack Bar,Store,Cabin Rentals,RV on Site,Lodge Rentals,
Recreation
Game room,Basket Ball,Boat Launch,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Hay Rides,Horse Shoes,Kayak Rentals,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Pedal Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Sports Field,Swimming Pool,Swimming - Lake,Theme Weekends,arcade/game room,

Stony Mountain Campground
(570) 836-1997
644 Stony Mountain Rd
Tunkhannock, PA
 
Yogi Bear''s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort Tunkhannock
(800) 421-7116, (570) 836-4122, 570-836-9644
30 Vacation Lane
Tunkhannock, PA
Number of Sites
126 Total Camp/RV Sites,99 30 Amp Service,12 50 Amp Service,126 Electric and Water,77 Full Hookups,12 No Hookups,37 Pull-Thru Sites,2 Total Rental Units,99 Sideouts,
Amenities
BBQ Pits,Cable TV,Dump Station,Firewood,Fenced Pet Area,Group Area,Ice,Ice Cream Shop,WiFi HotSpots,Charge for Internet Access,Laundry,Pets Welcome,Propane,Showers,Snack Bar,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade,Game room,Fishing,Hay Rides,Horse Shoes,Jumping Pillow,Mini Golf,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Theme Weekends,

Lost Mountain Campground
(814) 352-7310
195 Lost Mountain Ln
Rockwood, PA
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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