Skip Navigation LinksDCNR > State Parks > Find a Park > Keystone State Park

Keystone State Park

The 1,200-acre Keystone State Park is great for day-trips and family vacations year round. Camping, modern cabins, many trails, and a lake are all within walking distance, providing an ideal setting for wildlife watching or outdoor adventures.

The park is within easy driving distance from the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, the Laurel Highlands, and their many attractions.

Seasons and Hours

The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk.

The park office is open specific hours. The beach, overnight areas, and other areas are open specific seasons and hours. Contact the park office for facility seasons and hours.

 

Directions

The park is in Derry Township, Westmoreland County, three miles from the intersection of PA 981 and US 22. The park office is on SR 1018, Keystone Park Road.

The campground, cabins, and visitor center are on Stone Lodge Road and can be reached from Slag Road, T 860.

GPS DD: Lat. 40.37608  Long. -79.37995

 

Driving Directions: The Interactive GIS Map has turn-by-turn driving directions to the park office from the Park Information Window.

Please note that the background maps are maintained by a variety of public sources and driving directions usually go to the nearest large road.

Recycling

Keystone State Park recycles all glass, aluminum, bimetalic cans, and plastics 1 and 2. Please deposit recyclables in labeled dumpsters throughout the park.

Environmental Education and Interpretation

The park offers a wide variety of environmental education and interpretive programs March to November. Through hands-on activities, guided walks, and informational programs, participants gain an appreciation and understanding of natural and cultural resources.

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. The ADA accessible James A. Kell Visitor Center is a historic stone lodge located in the overnight area of the park. The center contains an introduction to the history, flora and fauna of the park, educational handouts, and historic artifacts.

Access for People with Disabilities

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.

In an Emergency

Call 911 and contact a park employee.

Directions to the nearest hospital are posted on bulletin boards and at the park office.

Nearest Hospital

Excela Latrobe Hospital
121 West Second Avenue
Latrobe, PA 15650
724-537-1000

​explore keystone state park

Keystone State Park