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Stay the Night at Ryerson Station State Park

Make a reservation to stay the night at Ryerson Station State Park.


Rustic sites, some with electric hookups

A 46-site campground for tents or trailers lies on a ridge overlooking the park. Camping facilities are open year round. Camping permits must be secured at the park office. Some campsites permit pets for an additional fee. Twenty-two sites have electric hookups requiring an additional fee.

Vault toilets and a sanitary dump station are provided.

A playfield for kickball and other field sports is in the campground.

Ryerson Station State Park Campground Map (PDF)

Free Camping for Campground Hosts

One host position in the rustic campground

The campground host site has amenities including 30-amp electric service. The host is required to assist park personnel for seven days a week, with a four-week minimum stay of no more than eight weeks. Contact the park office for additional information and availability.

Camping Cottages

Two camping cottages in the Polly Hill Campground are open year round.

Each cottage sleeps five people and has:

  • Wooden walls and floors
  • Windows
  • Electric lights and outlets
  • Electric heat
  • Bunkbeds
  • Porch
  • Picnic table and fire ring
  • Nearby shower house

Parking for up to two vehicles is available at each cottage.

Organized Group Tenting

A rustic camping area is available for organized adult or youth groups from the second Friday in April to the end of September.

The area can accommodate up to 100 people and provides:

  • Vault toilets
  • Drinking water
  • Fire rings
  • Picnic tables
  • Pavilion

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.