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Prince Gallitzin State Park

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A wonderful place with many activities...boating, swimming and great places to bike and hike! The... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Gary C
Lakeland, Florida
Prince Gallitzin State Park

This beautiful lake has something for everyone. It is serene, quiet a great place to relax and get... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2016
Patton, Pennsylvania
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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
+1 814-674-1000
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

A wonderful place with many activities...boating, swimming and great places to bike and hike! The camp store is exceptional and provides for most every need. The staff and hosts are very helpful and friendly. The only negative is its popularity...on weekends and holidays, the 400+...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Gary C
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This beautiful lake has something for everyone. It is serene, quiet a great place to relax and get away from it all. The Rangers have educational programs throughout the summer. Lovely picnic and beach areas. They also have cabins available for rent at the lake...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mmalloy321
Reviewed 14 September 2016

camp areas nice to swim in-not so much the public area for noncampers-although the view is nice-always have programs going on-lots to do-apple fest in October is the best

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank oceantraveler06
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Overall we had an excellent five night stay at Prince Gallitzin State Park's campground. Check-in was quick and easy. Everyone was friendly and helpful throughout our stay. Most of the sites are wooded which offers a greater sense of privacy. We carefully selected site #403...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank GottaLuvCruising
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The Park sits on a man made lake which has limits on motor size for boats. Great canoeing. Campground has good facilities including some cottages and some cabins that you can rent year round. My only complaint would be that the camp sites are too...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Phillips J
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We absolutely love taking the boat up and fishing! It's nice that they have a HP limit on the boat motor sizes and you do not have to deal with what you do at Raystown.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Machelle30
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Great family place with the beaches and fishing that you can do with your friends and family. Highly recommend!!!!!!!!

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank jlsween98
Reviewed 21 April 2016

My husband and I went to Prince Gallitzin Park to boat and fish. Unfortunately the weather did not cooperate that day. We have a small boat and it was windy. The lake looked more like the ocean, there were waves crashing over the stern of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Denise R
Reviewed 27 January 2016

This state parks camping area is very family and kid friendly. We went in October 2015 during their annual "Trunk or Treat" event. There were tons of kids there, and everyone dressed up in costume for the parade and trick or treat through the camp...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank cira22
Reviewed 19 October 2015

This is a man made lake but it is hard to tell as Mother Nature has flourish here. The bald eagles are coming back and it is great to go to different places in the park to try and spot them. Our favorite is from...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Margaret C
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Ethan B
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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.