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Stay the Night

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Camping

flush toilets, warm showers, some electric hook-ups

GPS DD: Lat. 39.88783 Long. -79.49427

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

Kentuck Campground has about 200 campsites and is open from April to mid-December.

The campground has 27 walk-in sites that require a short hike from the vehicle to the campsite.

Kentuck Campground also has three sites with walled tents and three multi-sites.

All campsites have:

  • Picnic table
  • Fire ring
  • Parking space

Many campsites have electric hookups.

The campground has a sanitary dumping station and shower houses.

Advance reservations are required to ensure campsite availability.

Ohiopyle State Park Campground Map (PDF)

Free Camping for Campground Hosts

1 host position

The campground host site has amenities that include 20, 30, or 50-amp electric service, water, and sewer hookup.

Host is required to assist park personnel for 40 hours-per-week with a two-week minimum stay.

Contact the park office for additional information and availability.

Camping Cottages

These rustic, wooden structures have:

  • Electric lights
  • Electric heat
  • Electric outlets
  • Windows
  • Small table and chairs

A cottage sleeps five people in bunk beds.

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. One cottage is ADA accessible.

Dogs are permitted in cottages 235 to 237 for a fee.

Yurts

These round, canvas, and wood walled tents have a wooden deck and sleep five people in bunk beds.

Yurts have:

  • Cooking stove
  • Microwave oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Countertop
  • Table and chairs
  • Electric lights
  • Electric heat
  • Electric outlets
  • Fire ring
  • Picnic table

Located in the center of Kentuck campground, the yurts offer convenient accommodations for weekly rentals.

Shorter stays are available during the spring and fall seasons.

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. One yurt is ADA accessible.

Backpacking

Ohiopyle serves as the southern terminus for the 70-mile Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail. This trail traverses the Laurel Ridge from Ohiopyle to the northern end near Johnstown.

The trail is open for year round hiking and backpacking.

An overnight shelter area is located every eight to 10 miles along the trail.

The portion of the trail within Ohiopyle State Park is 6.3 miles of very strenuous and rocky hiking. Hikers are rewarded for their effort as they pass beautiful overlooks and creeks on this section. Reservations for backpack camping are required and can be made up to 11 months in advance.

Organized Group Tenting

Qualified adult and youth groups may use this area which is equipped with picnic tables and grill, and access to a showerhouse.

Groups may use a 20- or 40-person area or multiple sites for larger gatherings.