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Locust Lake State Park

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Peaceful and Beautiful

Great place to spend the weekend or just the day. There are great views, good fishing spots and... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
New York City, New York
Beautiful Spot

Luckily our spot made up for the welcome. We arrived about 3:15pm (check in was at 3pm). The office... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
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“entire lake”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Great place to spend the weekend or just the day. There are great views, good fishing spots and plenty of places to just lay out and relax.

Thank NYLextacy
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This park & campground is absolutely stunning and so well maintained! There is a small beach on one side of the lake with beautiful clear water and minnows swimming around your feet! So cool! Lot's of campsites and a playground plus places to change and...More

Thank adie h
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Luckily our spot made up for the welcome. We arrived about 3:15pm (check in was at 3pm). The office was closed, and a sign at the gatehouse stated the camp host would have check in information. So we went to our site and took the...More

1  Thank TravelForDummies
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This park is an annual favorite for my family and our friends to go camping every summer. Unlike some other parks, the place is very quaint and cozy, with all of the sites being situated on/around/near the eponymous lake. There is an ampitheater, a few...More

1  Thank athenamilbert
Reviewed 14 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

1  Thank Dave S
Reviewed 7 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

1  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 11 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 17 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
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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
24 July 2015|
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220 Locust Lake Road, Barnesville, PA