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Stay the Night at Hickory Run State Park

Make a reservation for Hickory Run State Park.

Camping

flush toilets, warm showers, some electric hook-ups

The large tent and trailer camping area has modern restrooms with warm showers, a sanitary dump station, a forested section and a grassy, more open section. Many sites have electric hook-ups. Some sites have full service hook up, which includes:

  • Sewer
  • Water
  • Electricity

The campground has modern facilities from the second Friday in April until the third Sunday in October when the dump station and all facilities with running water close for the season. Rustic camping continues until mid-December.

Pets are permitted on designated sites.

A camp store has general camping supplies, ice, firewood, and food.

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

Hickory Run State Park Campground Map (PDF)

Attention All Campers: Because of an active bear population, overnight guests are required to store all food and any scented items such as toothpaste, deodorant, and dish soap in their vehicle while away from their site. This includes when leaving the site for even a short period of time, day, or night. Park staff will enforce these rules and failure to comply may result in a citation.

Free Camping for Campground Hosts

Two host positions

The campground host site amenities include 50-amp electric service and an allowance of one pet site. Hosts are required to assist park personnel for 40 hours per week, which includes weekends. A three-week minimum stay is required.

Contact the park office for additional information and availability.

Lodging

Make a reservation for Hickory Run State Park.

Camping Cottages

Three cottages in the campground feature:

  • Wooden walls and floors
  • Windows
  • Porch
  • Electric baseboard heat
  • Lights
  • Electric outlets

Each cottage sleeps five people in a single bunk and single/double bunk.

There is no running water or restrooms in the cottages, however, there is potable water and rustic pit-latrines nearby.

Additionally, there is a modern restroom and shower facility for shared use in the lower section of the campground available from opening to the third Sunday in October.

Deluxe Camping Cottages

Two deluxe cottages are available from the second Friday in April until the end of deer season in mid-December.

The deluxe cottages have minimal furnishings:

  • Kitchen stove top
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric heat
  • Lighting
  • Bunk beds

There is no running water, or restrooms in these deluxe cottages, however, there is potable water and rustic vault latrines nearby. Additionally, there is a modern restroom and shower facility for shared use in the lower section of the campground available from opening to the third Sunday in October.

Organized Groups

To reserve a group tent campsite or cabin camp, 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.

Organized Group Tenting

Adult and youth groups can rent one or more of the 13 group sites.

Across PA 534 from the campground, this rustic area is open year round and has:

  • Picnic tables
  • Fire rings
  • Non-flush toilets
  • Water spigots

Organized Group Cabin Camps

Camp Daddy Allen holds 124 people and Camp Shehaqua holds 149 people.

The camps are open from the second Friday in April through the third Sunday in October.

Located in a wooded setting with adjacent play fields, the camps share a swimming pool that is open from about June 1 to Labor Day. Groups must supply their own certified lifeguards.

Daddy Allen Organized Group Cabin Camp Map (PDF)

Shehaqua Organized Group Cabin Camp Map (PDF)