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Stay the Night at Locust Lake State Park

Make a reservation at Locust Lake State Park.

Camping

Flush toilets, warm showers, some electric hook-ups

GPS DD: Lat. 40.78499 Long -76.11921

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

The 282 campsites are divided into tent or trailer sides of the lake. Tenting only is permitted on the north side of the lake. The campsites south of the lake accommodate recreational vehicles or tents.

All campsites are in a wooded area and have:

  • Parking pad
  • Picnic table
  • Fire ring
  • Cleared area for camping equipment

There are also a number of walk-in sites.

Campground conveniences include modern restrooms and washhouses with shower facilities.

A sanitary dump station is on the trailer side of the lake. Trash/recycling areas are on the north and south sides of the lake.

There are three play areas within the campgrounds. Two playgrounds are in the trailer loops and one is on the tent side of the lake. Playground equipment is designed for a variety of age groups.

Locust Lake State Park Campground Map (PDF)

Free Camping for Campground Hosts

three host positions

Campground host sites have amenities that include 20, 30, or 50-amp electric service.

Hosts are required to assist park personnel for 40 hours-per-week with a four-week minimum stay. The hosts are also required to perform light maintenance, litter picking, and promote good public relations with park visitors.

Contact the park office for additional information and availability.

Camp store

A camp store/boat rental is near the fishermen’s launching area on the western side of the lake and has basic food and camping supplies like wood and bait, boat rentals, and a public phone.