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Stay the Night at Bald Eagle State Park

Camping

Bald Eagle State Park offers both modern and rustic camping experiences.

Make a reservation at Bald Eagle State Park.

Russell P. Letterman Campground

This modern camping area is less than one mile from the beach, marina, and other park facilities, and features:

  • 97 campsites
  • Full-service sites
  • Electric hookups
  • Flush toilets
  • Warm showers
  • Yurts
  • Camping cottages
  • Amphitheater
  • Sanitary dump station

The campground opens the second Friday of April and closes in mid-December.

Each campsite has a paved parking spur, picnic table, and fire ring.

Electric hookups of 30 amps are available at most sites, and some campsites have 50-amp hookups. Some sites have full service hookup, which includes sewer, water, and electricity.

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. Two campsites accommodate people with disabilities.

Russell P. Letterman Campground Map (PDF)

Rustic Camping Area

This rustic area has 35 walk-in sites for tents and 35 sites reserved for camping vehicles. The tent camping sites are walk-ins and are about 150 feet from the road. Parking spaces for tent campers are along the road.

Drinking water is available along the campground road. Restrooms have vault toilets and a sink with running water. A sanitary dump station is available.

Rustic Camping Area Map (PDF)

Free Camping for Campground Hosts

Bald Eagle State Park has one host position available in each campground. Modern campground host site amenities include 30-amp electric service with a water and sewer hookup. The primitive host site does not provide any amenities.

Hosts are required to assist the park personnel 40 hours per five-day work week (including weekends). Work hours are from 12:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M., except Sundays, which will be from 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Campground hosts will be on-call to assist the park at various times. Contact the park office for additional information and availability.

Lodging

Bald Eagle State Park has several lodging options, depending on your comfort level.

Make a reservation at Bald Eagle State Park.

Camping Cottages

Three camping cottages in the Russell P. Letterman Campground open the second Friday in April and close after the end of deer season in mid-December.

Each cottage sleeps five people and has:

  • Wooden walls and floors
  • Windows
  • Electric lights and outlets
  • Electric heat
  • Bunkbeds
  • Porch
  • Picnic table and fire ring
  • Nearby shower house

Dogs permitted in Camping Cottage #1 for a fee.

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. Cottages #1 and #3 are ADA accessible.

Deluxe Camping Cottage

A deluxe camping cottage in the Russell P. Letterman Campground opens the second Friday in April and closes after the end of deer season in mid-December.

The deluxe cottage sleeps five and has:

  • 2 rooms
  • Four-burner electric range and a and microwave oven
  • Countertop and cabinets
  • Refrigerator
  • Table and chairs
  • Wooden walls and floors
  • Windows
  • Electric lights and outlets
  • Electric heat
  • Bunk beds
  • Porch
  • Picnic table and fire ring
  • Nearby shower house

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

Yurts

Two round, canvas and wood yurts in the Russell P. Letterman Campground open the second Friday in April and close after the end of deer season in mid-December.

A yurt sleeps six and has:

  • Canvas and wood walls, with windows
  • Wood floor
  • Four-burner electric range and a microwave oven
  • Countertop and cabinets
  • Refrigerator
  • Table and chairs
  • Electric lights and outlets
  • Electric heat
  • Bunk beds
  • Skylight/vent
  • Porch
  • Picnic table and fire ring
  • Nearby shower house

Dogs are permitted at Yurt B for a fee.

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. Yurt B can accommodate people with disabilities.

The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle

Experience the beauty of Bald Eagle State Park in The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle. The 18,500-square-foot, 16-room building overlooks the park’s lake and provides full-service accommodations.

This modern inn, unique to the park system, focuses on outdoor recreation and stewardship, making maximum use of green building technologies, while serving as a premier interpretive facility for bird watching.

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.