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Chapman State Park

4790 Chapman Dam Rd, Clarendon, PA 16313-2830
+1 814-723-0250
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A hidden gem

Honestly I'm glad this isn't a popular place. But holy hell is it a marvelous place. It's so full... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
kaponflores
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Bremerton, Washington
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Serenity in Mature Forest

Nice small Pa.State Park with lake for boating, fishing,and swimming. Campground with primitive... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2016
CeeingUSA
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State College, Pennsylvania
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4790 Chapman Dam Rd, Clarendon, PA 16313-2830
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Honestly I'm glad this isn't a popular place. But holy hell is it a marvelous place. It's so full of history and beauty I only wish I could be here all the time. ❤️

Thank kaponflores
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Nice small Pa.State Park with lake for boating, fishing,and swimming. Campground with primitive and electric sites. Pets allowed in all lower loop of campground. Modern bathhouse with showers. Trails for hiking,old rail grade for biking. Cabins, yurts, and pavilions available to reserve as well as...More

1  Thank CeeingUSA
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We arrived late and left early due to time constraints, but the park seemed like it had plenty to offer. The walk-in site we chose (75) was spacious, but lacked significant tree cover. I think that if we return again, we would probably select site...More

Thank Bradley C
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Chapman state park is beautiful! you can enjoy camping in there wonderful campground, canoeing around the dam, swimming ,picnicking, fishing,and there trails for hiking are beautiful!! highly recommended!!!!

1  Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 21 October 2015

This enchanting and beautiful park was a complete surprise and delight for our camping getaway in the woods. Close enough to home yet far enough away from any cities, we loved the drive to the park and were totally charmed by the picturesque grounds once...More

3  Thank Laurel M
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This park has nice accommodations for camping, although the campsites are quite small. The bathrooms are fairly new and nice. Many water faucets are spread throughout the camping area, so you are never far from one. One camping loop allows dogs, the other does not....More

2  Thank mail4rv2
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We visited on a Canadian long weekend, when every campground in Ontario and most in New York were booked. Chapman still had a bunch of sites available, so we gave it a try. No regrets! The park is clean, love that the roads and site...More

1  Thank Bon Echo G
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed here in our fifth wheel. We had sites 15 & 17. They were kind of together. There was a path to the water behind 15 so we carried our kayaks through the woods & left them at the water for the weekend. Very...More

2  Thank scp427
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Small stream, 4 +(?) acre reservoir, dam, tailwaters, and hiking trails. Camping and water recreation.

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

Camping the way it should be. Chapman State Park is a gem, quiet beautiful beach, lots of hiking and fishing. A sky so full of stars my daughter asked why they don't look like this at home. The beach is clean the sites are decent...More

6  Thank Strictly_simon
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VAman49
Is there swimming or does Ecoli preclude swimming?
25 July 2015|
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Response from Ronald D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is designated swimming/beach area.
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