We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Mahanoy City, PA
Website
Today
10:00 - 18:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 62 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Camping weekend fun!

This was our second visit to Locust Lake with 4 kids ranging in ages from 10-18. Book early so that you can get a site on the lake. These premium sites go quickly. Our site was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 July 2016
Tami F
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

62 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 61: English reviews
Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Helpful?
Thank bonnies575
Level Contributor
66 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 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

Helpful?
Thank Aggies23
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a beautiful weekend camping at Locust Lake. We had lakeside camping and it was a wonderful walk around the lake and stopping for ice cream at the camp store. Amazing scenery! Must return.

Helpful?
Thank Faye G
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great place to go & relax. Very clean & well kept. We are fortunate to live so close.Great place to walk!

Helpful?
Thank Nanette M
Level Contributor
27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We recently stated at locust lake, we had 4 sites for our group. There was my family with 2 teenagers, a family with three kids between 8-9, a family with two kids 10-12, and a couple. We all had a blast! The camp sites are wooded and beautiful. The lake is open and bright. The kids swam, rode bikes, built... More 

Helpful?
Thank PugmamaOhio
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We live an hour from locust lake so we thought it would be a fun day trip for two year old, although we also brought two month old. Overall, it was not worth the drive for us but it was not a bad park. The major downside was the parking is very far from the beach, especially when lugging beach... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sarah C
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to Locust Lake with 4 kids ranging in ages from 10-18. Book early so that you can get a site on the lake. These premium sites go quickly. Our site was perfect! We were not only on the lake, but we were close to the beach, bath house, playground, and store! The beach is small... More 

Helpful?
Thank Tami F
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We did a camping trip here 2 weeks ago and I have to say that it is a really gorgeous place to go. We got a campsite near the water and it was fantastic! the park rangers were very friendly! they did their rounds multiple times during the day and night. the bathrooms were kept clean. There is cellphone/internet signal... More 

Helpful?
Thank Karen D
Level Contributor
25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This little Pennsylvania State Park is a gem! The folks are friendly and the campground is very rustic and comfortable. Shady sites a plentiful and everything is kept in relatively good order. Bath houses are clean and well kept. Beautiful lake and beach area. A bit out of the way but the quiet and peacefulness is worth it.

Helpful?
Thank Airstreemer
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We really had a nice visit over the 4th weekend. Our first stay. Overall a nice park, lay back, with a bike/hike path around the lake (1.3 miles). Boating and rentals are good. Since this was our first time at this SP, we took a chance on the site, near the lake. People tend to cut through the campsites on... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jay G

Travellers who viewed Locust Lake State Park also viewed

 

Been to Locust Lake State Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Locust Lake State Park and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question
3 months ago
Scottsdale, Arizona
over a year ago
Shamokin, Pennsylvania
over a year ago

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Locust Lake State Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?