Fishing: Chapman Lake is Catch & Release only, except trout. Visit pfbc.pa.gov/fishpub/summaryad/miscwaters.html for more information.
SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when travelling to and from the quarantine zone.
Chapman State Park
The 862-acre Chapman State Park includes the 68-acre Chapman Lake on the West Branch of Tionesta Creek.
Adjacent to state game lands and the
Allegheny National Forest, Chapman is an oasis of recreational facilities in a vast area of wilderness.
Seasons and Hours
The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk.
The park office is open specific hours. The beach, overnight areas, and other areas are open specific seasons and hours. Contact the park office for facility seasons and hours.
online reservations or call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday to Saturday.
The park is off US 6, in Warren County, near the town of Clarendon, and is adjacent to Allegheny National Forest and State Game Lands 29.
Turn on to Railroad Street in the town of Clarendon, which becomes Chapman Dam Road.
Follow Chapman Dam Road 5 miles to the park.
GPS DD: Lat. 41.75755 Long. -79.17107
Driving Directions: The
Interactive GIS Map has turn-by-turn driving directions to the park office from the Park Information Window.
Please note that the background maps are maintained by a variety of public sources and driving directions usually go to the nearest large road.
Learn, Experience, Connect
An environmental educator is on staff for the summer season and offers a variety of programming including:
Special programming is available upon request.
Access for People with Disabilities
This activity or structure is ADA accessible.
If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.
In an Emergency
Call 911 and contact an employee.
Directions to the nearest hospital are posted on bulletin boards and at the park office.
Warren General Hospital
2 Crescent Park West
Warren, PA 16365