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Locust Lake State Park

Mahanoy City, PA
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This park is an annual favorite for my family and our friends to go camping every summer. Unlike... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
athenamilbert
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Palmyra, Pennsylvania
via mobile
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 September 14, 2017
Dave S
,
Carbondale, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“camp store” (23 reviews)
“entire lake” (4 reviews)
“hiking trails” (5 reviews)
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Mahanoy City, PA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed September 14, 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

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Reviewed September 7, 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.

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Reviewed August 7, 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

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

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

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Reviewed July 11, 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

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Reviewed May 17, 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

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Reviewed May 14, 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

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Reviewed November 15, 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.

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Reviewed October 23, 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

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Dennis_SBU72
August 9, 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
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Mcoxon
August 18, 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
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Lisa S
July 24, 2015|
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