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Prince Gallitzin State Park

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Very beautiful park.

Great place to camp. stayed at the camping cottages. They are right on the lake. Great for kayaking... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Mary Jo K
Day trip to get away from home.

Went there just to relax for a day.I knew the campground was nice as I had been here once before in... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Valetta K
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A 6,249-acre park surrounds beautiful Glendale Lake, in the heart of the Allegheny region.
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966 Marina Rd, Patton, PA 16668-6317
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Great place to camp. stayed at the camping cottages. They are right on the lake. Great for kayaking or just relaxing. Would highly recommend tis park.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Mary Jo K
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Went there just to relax for a day.I knew the campground was nice as I had been here once before in the off-season, but today, I spent at the beach. Everything was clean and neat including the bathrooms. Grounds well-maintained and the beach clean. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Valetta K
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Poor...we were staying at the beech loop. The sites were almost all very wet and muddy and pretty small and uneven. Some were missing the table. We were unfortunate to have a person two sites down with a generator that ran from 11 am to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Joeblack5
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Beautiful large campground with plenty do to with the family. Sandy beach, fishing, boat rentals, tons of hiking trails, paved roads for biking. Would recommend this state park to anyone camping in PA

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ryan R
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Several beaches with life guards in season. Picnic areas, level fields for games/frisbee, good parking a short walk to the lake, Headache Hill view of the lake with a built in breeze from atop the water tower, boat ramps, fishing, fresh air and some walking...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank dan l
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice Campground. We used to Camp there back in the 80s, now I see they have added more electric and full hookup sites. We had site 371 Cherry. Behind us was the host and two other. Sites. In front of us...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank nancyw193
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I have been attending a family reunion for over fourth years in this area. As kids we frequented the lake during the hot month of August often! There are cool things to for all! Swim, boat, kayak, hiking, cook out etc.. there are cabin rentals...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank randy s
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I come out here routinely to enjoy all the various things the park has to offer. The hiking is excellent, as well as all the places you can go biking. Several scenic places along the trails to stop for photos. Fishing can be hit or...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank an0therguest
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you want a laid back place to fish, camp canoe, kayak or swim, this is the place to go. It is a family friendly state park nestled in the northern part of Cambria County in PA. It is a wonderful place just to get...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kooolmomma
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Prince Gallitzin State Park's Crooked Run Camp Ground is really the best in the area. We have been camping for almost 15 years. We have tried many other places for a "new experience" but always end up returning to PGSP, as locals we refer to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank LynnieN25
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Ethan B
21 June 2017|
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Response from Harry P | Reviewed this property |
If you look in the dumpster at the end of the weekend, you'll see bags of beer cans. I have heard of people getting in trouble but if you put it in something like an insulated coffee mug you should be fine.
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