Your Online Camping Family

Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#2167 - 03/08/10 09:20 AM Ricketts Glen Area
blackngoldncamo Offline
Backpacker

Registered: 01/26/10
Posts: 8
Loc: NW PA
Does anyone have a recommendation on a private campground near Ricketts Glen State Park? Thinking about making a trip out east this summer but don't want to stay in the park because we tend to carry on a bit. Thanks.
_________________________
A plan is just a list of things that doesn't happen.

Top
Don't Want To See These Ads Anymore? Register a New User... Members don't have to see these ads !
#11316 - 04/06/13 06:52 AM Re: Ricketts Glen Area [Re: blackngoldncamo]
HappyCamper2 Offline

Camping is My Life
*

Registered: 03/12/12
Posts: 1345
Loc: Juniata county, PA
Here is one :
http://redrockcampground.com/

Here is another:
http://www.goodscampground.com/

Here's another :
http://www.pioneercampground.com/links.htm

Another:
http://www.wpce.com/

I have never stayed in any of these but your could check them out.....I always stayed in the park.
_________________________
Barb/HappyCamper2
-------------------
Camping isn't my life, my grandchildren are!
-------------------
2013 Chevy Silverado 3/4 ton 4x4 extended cab
2011 Summerland trailer 26ft

Top
#14594 - 08/12/13 06:34 PM Re: Ricketts Glen Area [Re: blackngoldncamo]
Bnb0627 Offline
Backpacker

Registered: 08/12/13
Posts: 3
Loc: NJ
We will be heading to Rickett's Glen this fall. Has anyone stayed at Pioneer or Good's campground? I could only find reviews on Goods, a lot of complaints about people shooting off fireworks all night long and the long walks to a restroom. But Good's is a lot closer to RG. There was also one called Glassmere nearby. Thanks

Top
#14629 - 08/14/13 06:37 AM Re: Ricketts Glen Area [Re: blackngoldncamo]
HappyCamper2 Offline

Camping is My Life
*

Registered: 03/12/12
Posts: 1345
Loc: Juniata county, PA
I will look for you, somewhere I saw a campground rating system that was pretty good, you can also check out trip advisor, they have campground reviews too. But I will try to find the site I am referring to....may take me a day or two, or if Mike sees this, he might know what I am talking about.


Edited by HappyCamper2 (08/14/13 06:38 AM)
_________________________
Barb/HappyCamper2
-------------------
Camping isn't my life, my grandchildren are!
-------------------
2013 Chevy Silverado 3/4 ton 4x4 extended cab
2011 Summerland trailer 26ft

Top
#14786 - 08/20/13 06:22 PM Re: Ricketts Glen Area [Re: Bnb0627]
3dogsacampin Offline
Tent Camper

Registered: 08/19/13
Posts: 68
Loc: Worcester, PA
Hi,

We just stayed at Pioneer Campground for the first time 8/8-8/12/13. It is a small CG (99 sites). Only water and electric with the dump station in front of the office. The road leading to the CG is not signed well but keep following and you will see the sites and then follow the signs to the office. It is very clean and the owners are very attentive to your needs. We stayed in site 101 which was a great site. Other sites we wrote down were 23, 19, 16, 14, 12, 33, 55 and 69. FYI, sites 11-23 are on the main road in and out of the CG. Not a far walk to the office/restrooms/showers and pool. Rickets Glen was maybe 15 miles away. Cable reception was good but I did not use the Wi-Fi. We camped in a 30' travel trailer.
_________________________
Kim
_______________________________
2013 Keystone Outback 250RS
2012 Ford F-250 Crew Cab

Top
#14788 - 08/20/13 06:27 PM Re: Ricketts Glen Area [Re: blackngoldncamo]
HappyCamper2 Offline

Camping is My Life
*

Registered: 03/12/12
Posts: 1345
Loc: Juniata county, PA
Excellent info Kim, thanks for sharing it!
_________________________
Barb/HappyCamper2
-------------------
Camping isn't my life, my grandchildren are!
-------------------
2013 Chevy Silverado 3/4 ton 4x4 extended cab
2011 Summerland trailer 26ft

Top
#15102 - 08/29/13 08:27 AM Re: Ricketts Glen Area [Re: HappyCamper2]
tanstaafl Offline
Weekend Camper

Registered: 08/23/13
Posts: 225
Loc: Lehigh Valley, Pa.
Originally Posted By: HappyCamper2
I will look for you, somewhere I saw a campground rating system that was pretty good, you can also check out trip advisor, they have campground reviews too. But I will try to find the site I am referring to....may take me a day or two, or if Mike sees this, he might know what I am talking about.


I've also found rvparkreviews.com to be helpful.
_________________________
Mark
__________________________________________
Allegro 36LA

Top
#15114 - 08/29/13 07:28 PM Re: Ricketts Glen Area [Re: blackngoldncamo]
HappyCamper2 Offline

Camping is My Life
*

Registered: 03/12/12
Posts: 1345
Loc: Juniata county, PA
Thanks Mark!
_________________________
Barb/HappyCamper2
-------------------
Camping isn't my life, my grandchildren are!
-------------------
2013 Chevy Silverado 3/4 ton 4x4 extended cab
2011 Summerland trailer 26ft

Top

Moderator:  ArchibaldBarasol 
Advert
FREE Stickers - Get Other CPA Gear Here !

Just hot off the press


Check it out!

Click For More Info
ALSO - Check out our new Interactive Campgrounds Map
Become a Member - FREE -

Join today... For Your Chance To Win !

Click here

To Join Your Online Camping Family Today !

Our Virtual Campfire... Come Join Us !
Type in the box and Click Share...

Members At The Campfire
0 Members (), 6 Guests and 0 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
bigdaddy, Solan, MM1SubVet, CPA_Mike, stealth1
1127 CampingPA Members
Most Recently Posted
2014 CrossRoads Zinger ZT30KB travel trailer for sale-used bunk model RV
by Lerch RV
04/08/17 12:59 PM
Used 2014 Bullet 310BHS ultra lite travel trailer RV with bunks for sale
by Lerch RV
04/08/17 10:30 AM
New 2017 Summerland 2570RL travel trailer RV for sale in central PA
by Lerch RV
04/06/17 03:40 PM
Used 2010 Bullet 278RLS travel trailer for sale-ultra lite camping trailer
by Lerch RV
03/30/17 05:44 PM
2009 Cherokee Grey Wolf 24RB used lightweight travel trailer RV for sale
by Lerch RV
03/30/17 04:03 PM
Used 2003 Keystone Outback 25RS ultra lite travel trailer w/bunks for sale
by Lerch RV
03/30/17 01:11 PM
Used 2009 Rockwood Signature 8313SS travel trailer RV with bunks for sale
by Lerch RV
03/30/17 12:35 PM
2011 Sprinter Select 25RB used rear bath travel trailer RV for sale in PA
by Lerch RV
03/30/17 12:12 PM
Upcoming events
Campground News
Random Pictures
Forum Stats
1127 Members
111 Forums
8533 Topics
19147 Posts

Max Online: 172 @ 06/02/15 03:18 AM
(Views)Popular Topics
USE IT IN A SENTENCE GAME ! 5782647
SCRABBLE GAME 1600063
Word Association Game 976107
2013 CampingPA.com Members Weekend - Mt Vista - Aug 2,3,4 314153
Memorial Day Weekend 2010 - Lake Raystown Resort 272181
Get Your CampingPA.com Stickers and Gear Here ! 239252
Who is going where ? 151507
You know you're a Campaholic when......... 148942
FREE CampingPA.com Stickers 132221
Buttonwood Hosting the 2012 CampingPA.com Members Weekend - June 8-10 117477
Top Posters
Meadville KOA 4902
CampingPA Ranger 2047
Lerch RV 1883
mikhen 1792
HappyCamper2 1345
Grizzly Girl 770
campinfamily 753
Crash 638
Buttonwood Campground 547
Blazin Marshmallow 541