Stay the Night at Gifford Pinchot State Park
Make a reservation for Gifford Pinchot State Park.
flush toilets, warm showers, some electric hook-ups
With 339 campsites at the southern end of the lake, this park provides one of the largest state park campgrounds in the commonwealth.
The campground opens the second Friday in April and closes by the end of October.
All of the sites have macadam pads and can accommodate virtually any piece of camping equipment from a large motor home to the smallest tent. Many sites have electric hook-ups. Some sites have full service hook up, which includes:
Pets are permitted on designated campsites.
This activity or structure is ADA accessible. The campground has:
An ADA accessible swimming beach
Some ADA accessible campsites
Boat launching and mooring area
Sanitary dumping stations
Staffed campground office
Modern bathhouses with flush toilets and showers
Gifford Pinchot State Park Campground Map (PDF)
Free Camping for Campground Hosts
two host positions
The campground host site amenities include 30 or 50-amp electric service. Hosts are required to assist with maintaining restrooms, monitor traffic at the campground office, and assist park personnel for 40 hours a week with a four week minimum stay. Contact the park office for additional information and availability.
Lodging at Gifford Pinchot
The following lodging facilities are available to rent at Gifford Pinchot State Park.
Ten modern cabins can be rented year-round. Cabins are furnished and have:
A living area
Two or three bedrooms
Renters provide their own:
Cabins also have boat mooring areas on the lakeshore.
This activity or structure is ADA accessible. One cabin is ADA accessible.
These round, canvas, and wood walled tents have a wooden deck and sleep five people in bunk beds. Yurts are adjacent to potable water and restrooms with showers and have:
Cooking stove, refrigerator, and countertop
Electric heat and outlets
Fire ring and picnic table
This activity or structure is ADA accessible. One yurt is ADA accessible.
Three cottages sleep five people in bunk beds. Cottages are adjacent to potable water and restrooms with showers and have:
Electric heat, lights, and outlets
Porch, picnic table, and fire ring
This activity or structure is ADA accessible. One cottage is ADA accessible.
Make a lodging reservation.
Organized Group Tenting
The six sites, which can hold up to 250 people, are in the campground. This modern area is for scout, church, or other organized groups that wish to camp together. Advance reservations are required.
To reserve a group tent campsite, call 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), Monday to Saturday, 7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. except on the Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day holidays.