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Stay the Night at Laurel Hill State Park

Make a reservation for Laurel Hill State Park.

Camping

flush toilets, warm showers, some electric hook-ups

Of the 262 campsites, 149 have electric hook-ups. Some sites have full-service hook up, which includes sewer, water, and electricity. The campground has:

  • Flush toilets
  • Warm showers
  • Sanitary dumping stations
  • Drinking water

Pets are permitted in designated sites. Please follow all pet camping rules.

The campground is open from mid-April and closes the third Sunday in October.

Site occupancy is limited to one family unit (persons living under one household) or one non-family unit limited to five persons, including one responsible individual 18 years of age or older.

The maximum camping period is 14 consecutive nights.

Laurel Hill State Park Campground Map (PDF)

Free Camping for Campground Hosts

one host position

The campground host site amenities include 30-amp electric service and water and sewer hookup. Hosts are required to assist park personnel for 40 hours-per-week with a six-month minimum stay. A full season commitment is preferred.

Contact the park office for additional information and availability.

Lodging

Lodging facilities can be reserved by calling 888-PA-PARKS, Monday through Saturday, 7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. except state holidays.

Lodging facilities can be reserved up to 11 months in advance or as little as three days before the day of arrival. For reservations two days or less in advance, call Laurel Hill State Park office at 814-445-7725 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (office closed weekends from Labor Day to Memorial Day).

Make a reservation for Laurel Hill State Park.

Check-in time begins at 3:00 P.M. (If scheduled to arrive after 4:00 P.M., renters must contact the park office to arrange key acquisition.)

Check-out is 10:00 A.M the day of departure.

Hufman Lodge

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

Tucked away in a secluded area of Laurel Hill State Park, Hufman Lodge is modern yet retains rustic charm. The large fireplace, cathedral ceiling, and large, private deck overlooking the park and the Laurel Highlands make the lodge cozy and spectacular.

The lodge is well equipped for the winter recreation season, including ski and snowboard racks, and glove and boot dryers. The two-story lodge has five bedrooms, which sleep 14 guests in three double beds, a set of single bunk beds, and two sets of single/double bunk beds. The lodge has three bathrooms (two full, one three-quaters), one and one-half kitchens, recreation room, and laundry.

Amenities

  • Two refrigerators
  • Fireplace
  • Clothes washer and dryer
  • Coffee pot
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes and cups
  • Silverware and knives
  • Pots and pans
  • Can opener
  • Boot dryer
  • Mop and bucket
  • Broom and dustpan
  • Four picnic tables
  • Toilet paper
  • Limited firewood
  • Charcoal grill

Copper Kettle Lodge

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

Situated minutes from Seven Springs, Hidden Valley, and the Great Allegheny Passage, the ADA accessible Copper Kettle Lodge provides year round opportunities for recreation and relaxation. This modern cabin sleeps eight and provides all the comforts and amenities the mountain has to offer. Three bedrooms, one bathroom, full kitchen, living room, dining room, rec room, and the large great room offer plenty of space. Guests must provide their own linens.

Amenities

  • Refrigerator
  • Two wood burners
  • Clothes washer and dryer
  • Coffee pot
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes and cups
  • Silverware and knives
  • Pots and pans
  • Can opener
  • Broom and dustpan
  • Three picnic tables
  • Toilet paper
  • Limited firewood
  • Charcoal grill

Camping Cottages

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

Eight cottages near the campground sleep five people in either single bunks or double/single bunks, and have:

  • Wooden floors and walls
  • Windows
  • Screened porch
  • Picnic table
  • Fire ring
  • Electric heat, lights, and outlets

Lodging Rules

Please make your visit safe and enjoyable. Obey all posted rules and regulations, and respect fellow visitors and the resources of the park:
  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
  • Pets are prohibited in lodge.
  • Do your part to keep wildlife wild. Enjoy wildlife from a safe distance. Do not feed or approach wild animals.
  • Prevent forest fires by using appropriate facilities and properly disposing of hot coals. Do not leave a fire unattended.
  • Quiet hours are 9:00 P.M. - 8:00 A.M.
  • Cutting any live vegetation is prohibited.
  • Smoking inside the facilities is prohibited.

Damages and Renter’s Responsibilities

Lodging facilities must be left in the condition they were found.

Renters are responsible for properly disposing of refuse.

Renters will be financially responsible for any damages incurred including broken or missing items, carvings, or graffiti.

Don’t forget to bring ...

  • Bed linens
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Towels
  • Dishwashing detergent
  • Laundry detergent
  • Pillows and blankets
  • Food and drinks
  • Condiments
  • Radio
  • Cell phone
  • TV with antenna
  • Ax
  • Charcoal and lighter fluid
  • Extra firewood
  • Matches
  • First aid kit
  • Hot pads
  • Lawn chairs

Organized Groups

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Organized Group Tenting

Qualified, organized adult and youth groups day use the 120-person capacity area. This area is open year round. Limited facilities include vault toilets, drinking water, fire rings, and picnic tables. 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.

Youth groups must have one adult leader for each 10 youths. Trailers are prohibited. Fires can only be made in designated locations. Standing timber cannot be cut.

Organized Group Cabin Camps

Large, cabin camps are available for nonprofit organized youth and adult groups from the first Friday in June to September 30. Facilities include flush toilets, central shower house, large dining hall and kitchen, plus small cabins for campers. Applications are only available at the park office.