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Frances Slocum State Park

Valley View Drive, Wyoming, PA
+1 570-696-3525
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Very nice spot

Nice CG host, well patrolled and very clean. Didn't use the day use area but it looked nice. Very... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
JOHN B
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Family picnic at the lakeside pavilion

The park is a great place for a family reunion picnic/outing ! Reserved the pavilion by the lake... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Cymru1
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Winchester, Virginia
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Valley View Drive, Wyoming, PA
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Nice CG host, well patrolled and very clean. Didn't use the day use area but it looked nice. Very expensive firewood that's a pain to access at the store/pool. Bring in some wood from outside the park respecting the firewood rules for distance. Nice lake,...More

Thank JOHN B
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The park is a great place for a family reunion picnic/outing ! Reserved the pavilion by the lake .... great area to eat, wander about (hike), rent boats ... just enjoy the outdoors. This review is limited to the waterfront area .... the lakeside pavilion....More

Thank Cymru1
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We camp from May through October and many of our trips are to state parks. This park is by far the worse for its facilities. No heat in the bathrooms plus the bathrooms need updating. All water spigots have been stripped so the only place...More

2  Thank _mpweiss
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I like going out and just sitting by the lake. There are very few bathrooms which are locked up for the season. The summer is pretty cool tho

Thank Alyssa B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A few minutes from home takes you back to nature. The park is refreshing to walk around. There is also a playground and a pool.

Thank RTGJK
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Francis Slocum State Park named for the historical significance of the kidnapping by the Indians of young Francis Slocum during the early settling of the region. The park offers a PA State designated "big bass lake", boat launches, hiking trails, life guarded pool, paddle boat...More

2  Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to take family photos. The scenery is beautiful. It's also a nice place for family reunions. There is a lot of space. It has a great children's playground, hiking, and a beautiful lake to fish or go boating.

Thank Kristin D
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I haven't been here since the summer but am due for another visit. The lake when frozen is awesome with the quacking from the ice

Thank Alyssa B
Reviewed 14 November 2016

rent a paddle boat, canoe, fish, picnic at one of the pavillions or hike in the woods. Great place to relax and enjoy the great outdoors. Pool available in summer, but have not used it in years.

Thank 106maurenm
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Beautifully kept park. We seek about places we haven't been to for hiking. I was looking at another park when this popped up. I had just finished a book where the main character was Francis Slocum. It is an amazing story about a young Quaker...More

1  Thank tandhgoraj
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Gail D. V
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
In this area, bears are a reality. As a hiker, you must always be aware of your surroundings and movement at a distance. Never try to get a better look or go near a cub.
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gator2256
28 August 2016|
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Response from Barberett | Reviewed this property |
I have never stayed there. I'd call the park. I live two miles away from it.
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Virginia I
27 July 2015|
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Response from Marykay512 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I cannot answer that. I am local to the park and I don't camp there.
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