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Camping Grounds State College PA

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Hemlock Acres Camping Area
(814) 349-5955
Poe Valley Park Rd
Coburn, PA
 
Seven Mountains Campground
(814) 364-1910
Rr 1 Box 305
Spring Mills, PA
 
Snow Shoe Park Corporation
(814) 387-6299
Po Box 231
Snow Shoe, PA
 
Camp Blue Diamond
(814) 667-2355
Diamond Valley Rd
Petersburg, PA
 
Woodland Campsites Inc
(814) 445-8860
291 Gilmour Rd
Somerset, PA
 
Fort Bellefonte Campground
(814) 355-9820
2023 Jacksonville Rd
Bellefonte, PA
 
Seven Mountains Campgrounds
(800) 421-7116, 875-9600, (814) 364-1910
101 Seven Mountains Campground Road
Spring Mills, PA
Number of Sites
97 Total Camp/RV Sites,97 Electric and Water,24 Full Hookups,40 Max RV Length,6 Pull-Thru Sites,4 Rental Trailers,25 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Firewood,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Showers,Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,RV on Site,

Bob Kearns Campgrounds
(814) 364-1339
Route 322
Spring Mills, PA
 
Kenshire Kamp Sites
(814) 435-6764
Rr 1 Box 31
Gaines, PA
 
Penn Highlands Campgrounds
(814) 757-8406
Rhine Run Rd
Russell, 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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