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Camping in Gallitzin State Forest

Primitive Backpack Camping

Gallitzin State Forest offers only primitive backpack camping -- there are no sites for trailers or camping vehicles. A camping permit is required for overnight stays of more than one night.

Natural areas and watersheds near exceptional value or high quality waters are closed to camping.

Camping permits and information can be obtained in advance by calling or stopping by the district office during business hours. Special permits are needed for groups larger than ten people.

Please call or email the district office (814-472-1862) for details.