Camping at Michaux State Forest
There are numerous designated primitive campsites without developed facilities within the State Forest that can be reserved on a first come, first serve basis. Campers are required to obtain a camping permit at no charge.
For information about campsite availability in Michaux State Forest and to request a permit, please contact the
district office at 717-352-2211.
The PA State Forest Campsite Map shows locations and additional details for designated campsites.
Primitive backpack camping is also allowed throughout the entire forest. Primitive backpack campers do not need a permit if they stay no more than one night at a location.
Camping in groups of 10 or more requires a Letter of Authorization from the District Forester.