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Stay the Night at Blue Knob State Park

Make a reservation at Blue Knob State Park.

Camping

Flush toilets, warm showers, electric hookups

The 50 tent and trailer sites are open from the second Friday in April to mid-October.

Sites are in open fields and wooded areas. Two sites are walk-in only.

Most sites have electric hookups. Water, a sanitary dump station, modern restrooms, and playground equipment are available.

A campground host is usually in attendance during peak activity days.

Blue Knob State Park Campground Map (PDF)

Free Camping for Campground Hosts

One host position

Modern campground host site amenities include 30 or 50-amp electric service.

Hosts are required to assist park personnel for 40 hours per week. A two-week minimum stay is required.

Contact the park office for additional information and availability.

Backpacking

Constructed in 1977 by the Youth Conservation Corps, Lost Turkey Trail is a 26-mile trail traversing state park, state forest, state game lands, and private lands.

Distance markers are at one-kilometer intervals.

Hikers should secure maps and information on parking areas, trail conditions, and regulations. Many people use sections of this trail for day hikes.

Lodging

Modern Cabins

Three cabins and one house are available to rent.

The Fishers Haven and Bear Den cabins sleep four people. The Directors Cabin sleeps six.

The cabins are available from the second Friday in April through the last weekend of October.

Cabins offer:

  • Electric heat
  • Two bedrooms
  • Living room
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen

Renters must supply their own bed linens and towels. A limited supply of dishes, pots, pans, and dinnerware are provided.

In the summer season, the cabins and house only rent by the week. In the off-season, the minimum rental is two days. Advance reservations are recommended.

The Twin Fawn House

The Twin Fawn House sleeps eight and is available year round.

The house offers:

  • Three bedrooms
  • Living room
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen

Renters must supply their own bed linens and towels. A limited supply of dishes, pots, pans, and dinnerware are provided.

In the summer season, the house rents by the week. In the off-season, the minimum rental is two days. Advance reservations are recommended.

organized groups

Organized Group Cabin Camp

A 100-person capacity camp is available for overnight use to organized groups from June through August.

The group cabin camp offers:

  • Sleeping quarters
  • Bathroom and shower facilities
  • A large dining hall/kitchen complex

Reservations are based on previous long-term use, priority for youth groups, length of stay and number of people. Contact the park office for additional information.