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#250 - 09/18/09 09:30 PM Some of our favorite campgrounds
Washpa Randy Offline

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Registered: 09/18/09
Posts: 315
Loc: Washington, PA
Figured I'd get something started in here.

Besides the many state parks that we always enjoy visiting/staying at, there are a couple campgrounds that are our favorites.

1. Pioneer Park, Somerset
2. Kozy Rest, Harrisville

Both are very well run, have full hookups and have a friendly/helpful staff. I would recommend both for weekend stays or as base camps for longer periods.
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#263 - 09/19/09 12:29 PM Re: Some of our favorite campgrounds [Re: Washpa Randy]
campinfamily Offline
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Registered: 09/19/09
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Loc: Dayton,PA
We pretty much stay at State Parks due to the cost.We have 6 kids and most private campgrounds rates are based on 4 person family.So at a state park we save money.
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#322 - 09/21/09 04:35 PM Re: Some of our favorite campgrounds [Re: campinfamily]
flapjack Offline

Registered: 09/21/09
Posts: 14
Loc: pgh, pa
Pioneer Park is one of my favorites.

#396 - 09/22/09 08:09 PM Re: Some of our favorite campgrounds [Re: flapjack]
stevenstiegel Offline

Registered: 09/22/09
Posts: 13
Love Benners in Ohiopyle and the State Park as well. Washpa Randy, your post on spiders reminded me of a time my wife and I were camping at ohipyle in the state park and she went to the bathroom in the middle of the night and woke me up screaming saying there was a bear growling at her. However, all the fuss was over a little racoon.

#398 - 09/22/09 08:11 PM Re: Some of our favorite campgrounds [Re: stevenstiegel]
Crash Offline

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Registered: 09/09/09
Posts: 638
Loc: hastings, pa

i got a good story on spiders but i don't think i'm gonna post it

#401 - 09/22/09 08:17 PM Re: Some of our favorite campgrounds [Re: Crash]
Washpa Randy Offline

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Registered: 09/18/09
Posts: 315
Loc: Washington, PA
We used to stay at Benners years ago. In fact, we still have a plastic platter that I won in a Hula dance contest during their luau.

Speaking of raccoons. We took my brother in law and sister in law to Raccoon State Park one time. A raccoon was sitting up begging while my brother in law was eating his mountain pie.
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#416 - 09/22/09 08:42 PM Re: Some of our favorite campgrounds [Re: Washpa Randy]
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Registered: 08/25/09
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Loc: Cresson, PA
Speaking of Racoons Again !

I think Mama Bear needs to post her story about her Racoon Experience!

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#1879 - 01/26/10 10:22 AM Re: Some of our favorite campgrounds [Re: CampingPA Ranger]
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Bennett Acres is a good campground to go to when attending a concert at Starlake. Be prepared to party though! This campground is definately not for those looking for a peaceful weekend, well at least on concert weekends.
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