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Stay the Night at Lackawanna State Park

Make a reservation for Lackawanna State Park.


Flush toilets, warm showers, some electric hook-ups

The campground is within walking distance of the lake and swimming pool, and features forested sites with electric hook-ups and walk-in tent sites.

Campground shower houses provide warm showers and flush toilets.

Fox Run and Maple Lane loops allow pets at designated sites.

A sanitary dump station is near the campground entrance.

The campground opens the second Friday in April and closes October 14.

The maximum camping period is 14 consecutive days in the summer season and 21 consecutive days in the off-season.

Lackawanna State Park Campground Map (PDF)

Free Camping for Campground Hosts

Two host positions

The two campground host sites have 50-amp electric service. Hosts are required to assist park personnel for 40 hours per week with a minimum stay of two weeks. Contact the park office for additional information and availability.


Make a reservation for Lackawanna State Park.

Camping Cottages

Located in the Carpentertown Loop of the campground, three camping cottages feature:

  • Wooden walls and floors
  • Windows
  • Porch
  • Electric lights and outlets

Each cottage sleeps five people in bunk beds.

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.


Located in the Carpentertown Loop of the campground are two yurts, which are round, canvas and wood walled tents with a wooden deck. They sleep four or five people in bunk beds and feature:

  • Cooking stove
  • Microwave oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Countertop
  • Table
  • Chairs
  • Electric heat and outlets

Organized Groups

Organized Group Tenting

Three areas with a combined capacity of 160 people are open April through October to adult and youth groups. This area has a modern shower house along with:

  • Picnic tables
  • Fire rings
  • Water hydrants

Advance reservations are required.

To reserve a group tent campsite, call 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), Monday to Saturday, 7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. except on the Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day holidays.