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Pennsylvania State Parks

If you want to explore Pennsylvania's great outdoors, you've come to the right place. DCNR's Bureau of State Parks manages 300,000 acres for these popular outdoor recreation activities and more:

Pennsylvania state parks do not charge an entrance fee.

Make online reservations or call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday to Saturday, for state park information and reservations, or email us your postal address for an information packet.

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Help us plan for the future of Pennsylvania state parks! Take our short, online survey. Your opinion will help us guide your parks for the next 25 years.

2018 Pennsylvania State Parks Calendar

The 10 x 13-inch, deluxe 12-month wall calendar has a full page per month and features beautiful images from across the state. Calendar sales directly support maintenance of state parks.

Calendars are available to purchase online. Supplies are limited. The cost is $12.26 per calendar, which includes a small shipping fee, plus sales tax. Calendars also will be available at a limited number of state parks. Preview the back cover of the 2018 calendar (PDF).

State Park Gift Cards

Need a unique gift for an outdoor lover? Pennsylvania state park gift cards are a flexible option. The cards can be used for:

  • Camping reservations
  • Cabin rentals
  • Picnic pavilion rentals
  • Gifts from state park gift shops

The cards cannot be used at friends group facilities or contracted concessions in state parks. Reload the card when it gets low. Minimum amount is $5. No maximum amount.

Gift cards may be purchased online, at any park office, or by calling 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757). All proceeds are used for the operation of Pennsylvania state parks.

Contact the Bureau of State Parks

Bureau of State Parks
P.O. Box 8551
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8551