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Locust Lake State Park

Mahanoy City, PA
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Camping stay at Locust Lake

Made our second visit to Locust Lake State Park to camp on the weekend after Labor Day. Not many... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Dave S
Carbondale, Pennsylvania
Every one that I know that has been at the park loves it.

I especially love walking around the lake on the trail which is very beautiful. A nice place to... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Indiana, Pa, United States
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Made our second visit to Locust Lake State Park to camp on the weekend after Labor Day. Not many campers on Thursday evening, but more arrived Friday. Staff is friendly and helpful. Park is kept clean and rangers drive the campground frequently. Restrooms and showers...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I especially love walking around the lake on the trail which is very beautiful. A nice place to visit for a few hours and visit with family who camped there.

Thank darleneg742
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The days were beautiful and fun. However, they did not enforce the "quiet hours" and someone played really loud music from 3 to 7am at the tent camping area. I couldn't believe they let people get away with that. That being said, the woods and...More

Thank Vegetariandiner
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I have been coming to Locust Lake for years with my family. it is a great park for Fishing, Camping and getting exercise.

Thank Kristin621
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I walk this every day.. sometimes in the morning and after work all the time. I have taken numerous photos and enjoy all the scenery the park has to offer. The fact there there is a paved trail right along the entire lake with some...More

Thank Steve V
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This Pennsylvania State Park is built around a reservoir. There are many campsites but only about half are available this early in the season. The sites are well-spaced, but not heavily screened from each other. Sites vary widely in their state of being level. We...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Good clean camping, walking around the lake on paved path. Swimming, fishing from boat or dock (consult park officials for regulations on all, including days, times, cost to camp, etc. They're courteous and helpful). Restrooms maintained, security enforced. Outdoor activities year round center on nature...More

Thank Hiker17920
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This park is so beautiful, especially in the fall. The path around the lake is a great walk, paved for making your walk or biking easier and safer. Great for camping, lots of campsites. For me it's a gem, close to home.

Thank bonnies575
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to go for a walk camp with a tent or a motor home very quiet and peaceful very clean camp store there has everything u need very inexpensive vacation would b great for a family

Thank Aggies23
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a beautiful weekend camping at Locust Lake. We had lakeside camping and it was a wonderful walk around the lake and stopping for ice cream at the camp store. Amazing scenery! Must return.

Thank Faye G
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9 August 2017|
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Response from Hiker17920 | Reviewed this property |
As stated by another there's open sections around the one side of lake, grass area affords at least one bench. There's a small beach area (no animals allowed, enforced). A building nearby has restrooms, another a food stand... More
18 August 2016|
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Response from Airstreemer | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a swimming area but there are no life guards Nice sandy beach
Lisa S
23 July 2015|
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220 Locust Lake Road, Barnesville, PA