8.6 Excellent
Airville, Pennsylvania

Otter Creek Campground

Airville, Pennsylvania

Airville, Pennsylvania
Phone: (717) 862-3628

Sites: 89
Recent Rate: $32 5/2015

Latitude: 39.876400749719
Longitude: -76.385846175949

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

5 Reviews

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice campground, with friendly people. We originally booked 4 camp sites but could not get them together. They called us back, after they had a cancellation, to get us 4 sites together, which was extremely nice. Checking in, the girl was very nice and helped me with some hiking questions I had and gave me a map of the trails, which you can access from the campground. They offer a few activities, and we attended the Bingo game. This is a nice place, with a few hilly areas. Not all the campsites are totally level, but we made do. The don't have sewer hookups, but have 2 dump stations, and also have the 'honey-wagon' service, but I'm not sure what days that's available, we didn't use that. No wifi, but that was ok with me as well. Sites are decent size, but you camper is very close to the one behind you, but it leaves for a big area for your 'hangout'. The Susquehanna is directly across the street with a public park, and Otter Creek is accessible from the campground as well. Decent amount of trees, which left our sites pretty shady for the most part, some sun during the day. Beware of tree sap dripping, might be a flowery popular tree. They also offer wood to purchase for campfires. We also visited a few wineries nearby, which were about 30 minutes away. We camped at Otter Creek Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Number
Site Surface
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Mason-Dixon trail right nearby.

Fishing, Relaxation.

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a relatively primitive campground, is steep and surrounded by trees. Beautiful. A hike to Otter Creek is magical, with beautiful flowing water and dark woods. Kids can wade in the creek. The campground is well-run and the staff is very friendly. Electricity is reliable. No Wi-Fi is available. There is not much to do in the area except Indian Steps Museum, which is a diamond in the rough. It is worth spending several hours there. There is a nice ice cream shop about 5 miles away. The beef barbecue that they serve is of average quality. We camped at Otter Creek Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Campground was nice and quiet. Close to the river but not on the river. It was a very clean and VERY friendly place. They had catered barbeque which looked and smelled great but we didn't take part. The trails were nice but could use a little maintenance. We have a Class C and fit very easily in the site. It wasn't perfectly level but didn't take much to level out the rig. They said the staff would assist if I wanted help. It was a very good experience. We camped at Otter Creek Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Magical. This is the best word I can think of to describe this campground. Surrounded by water, the Susquehanna River in the front, Otter Creek on one side, Sawmill Creek on the other. The hiking is incredible, The Mason Dixon trail goes right through the campground. Otter Creek sports 3 small beautiful waterfalls, which you can see by hiking the nature trail. Urey Point (up the road with a nice parking area) offers an incredible view of the Susquehanna River and dam. There is a nice one mile hiking trail here for the person who doesn't want a long hike. The sites are huge and rustic. Exactly what we prefer. Trees and wildlife abound. A bear even visited the camp while we were there! Bird watching is at it's best, we enjoyed the bright red cardinals frolicking and playing amongst the majestic trees. The campers are friendly and happy. We made many lifetime friends in the 2 months we stayed here. The washers are large and the dryers rock! No damp clothes here! Bring your canoe, the river is as smooth as glass in the evenings. Pull up to an island and watch the deer, crane and many other species of birds of prey. Right down the street is an Amish farm for all your fresh veges, fruits, canned goods, baked goods and cheeses. This is the perfect destination to camp and check out the Susquehanna River cities (Wrightsville, where the covered bridge over the Susquehanna River was burned down during the Civil War) Gettysburg, Harrisburg, York, Hershey's Chocolate Factory and Lancaster County with all it's fabulous Amish towns and doings. PA-124 is a perfect Harley riding road! Curvy and smooth, no stop lights and lots of whoop-de-doos! As for the camp directors I can't thank them enough! They go out of their way and take the time to get to know you and make sure you are comfortable. I wish every campground we stayed at had such personable hosts! Love you guys! In 8 years of traveling with my husband for his work this is by far my favorite campground! Sure hope we get another job out this way, Pennsylvania is wonderful and so friendly! P.S. We are from the mountains of Montana, this camp rates right up there...which is hard to do given that we have the best in Montana. Kudos to the camp directors. We camped at Otter Creek Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2009 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

This is one of the best places we have stayed anywhere. The facilities are not new but are in good condition. The park's location on the Susquehanna is great for a weekend on the water. It is only an hour from Baltimore, yet seems a world away. The directors are always around and know what families want in a campground--clean, quiet, with some things for the kids to do. We were especially pleased that the seasonal section, which we were camped next to, did not contain trashy units and unsavory people, as is common in many otherwise nice campgrounds. With the exception of freight trains on the far bank of the river, and the occasional motorcycle going down the road, this is a really peaceful place. The minor drawbacks: small playground and game room; our water and electric hookups were far from the RV. This may not be the case for the other sites, but some of the pull-through sites have this issue. Access roads are in need of paving, but they're OK. Signage on the access roads could be somewhat improved. Cell phone reception is not good due to the campground's location. We enthusiastically recommend this campground! We camped at Otter Creek Campground in a Motorhome.

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