4.8 Average
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Jim Thorpe Camping Resort

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Phone: (570) 325-2644

Sites: 180
Recent Rate: $36 4/2016

Latitude: 40.8542831267786
Longitude: -75.7758700847626

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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 ?
  • $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) no
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • 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 yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem ?
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • 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) ?
  • 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 ?
  • 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

7 Reviews

These reviews are the opinion of an RVParkReviews’ member and not the views of RVParkReviews.com

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Wonderful folks operating this campground. Rustic with quite a drive in and out but well looked after when you are there. Propane on site. Not your KOA or Good Sam- everything for family campground but very accommodating and helpful owners. Will definitely stay there again. We camped at Jim Thorpe Camping Resort in a Motorhome.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Surface
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Close to town of Jim Thorpe which looks very trendy. Kids fishing on site. Nice walk around park

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

All in all it was a nice camp site. Very shady, but not level at all. No matter how hard I tried, I just couldn't get my camper level. No activities for the kids. If your not planning in town adventures or white water rafting, don't come here. Out of all the staff, we only ran into one person that was friendly, everyone else was quite rude with an "I Don't Care" attitude. The only way I would stay here again is if we go white water rafting again. We never did find where they had the public showers or restrooms. We camped at Jim Thorpe Camping Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 22
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2009 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Previous postings are accurate. However, we enjoyed our stay and our site. Main reason was that this campground was virtually empty this past weekend. Whole different atmosphere in the off-season. I would suggest sites near the street or pull through sites 45 & 46 (ours). We will return next year (off-season only). We camped at Jim Thorpe Camping Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2009 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Hmmmmm. Tough time with this review. This campground has a lot of rustic charm. When I say "rustic" I mean a campground out of the 70's with lots of seasonal sites, some of which look like permanent resident sites. When I say "charm" I mean a lot of partying, a lot of noise, and nothing that says "Resort" like their name implies. The pool is small, under-sized, and underneath trees. The play ground is unimpressive. The cabins are unimpressive (based on my assessment from the outside only). We used this campsite as a base for white water rafting and it served us well for that purpose. If we ever head back to Jim Thorpe for the city's TRUE rustic charm, we'll be forced to use this campground as there really is nothing else around. A great campground if you just want a place to park and sleep while taking the surrounding area in. We camped at Jim Thorpe Camping Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2008 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

The only reason I did not rate this cg higher is because the wooded sites are Really tough to get into if you have a longer rig. There are some sites up front that are easy to get in to. The owner really needs to remove some tree's to make it easier to get your rig into the site. Besides that we really liked this cg the store was well stocked and the staff was More then helpful, they let us get in early so that we could go whitewater rafting, which is why we stayed here. Most sites are level but some seem to be a little rough. Very peaceful there. they had a nice/clean pool and a playground for the kids. This cg is the closest to all whitewater rafting company's for the Leigh river about 8 miles. We will stay here again when we do more rafting. with a little TLC this cg could rate tons higher. We camped at Jim Thorpe Camping Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2008 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Prior to actually camping here I read the reviews of Jim Thorpe Campground posted on this site. They were poor enough that it warranted a visit to scout out the campsite before towing the trailer over. Our initial visit confirmed the negative reviews and we drove away, putting this on the "do not visit" list. Fast forward a few months and our desire to visit Jim Thorpe was pretty substantial. I decided to give the campground a shot and I wasn't disappointed. I actually felt pretty badly about not having given it a fair shot earlier. It takes a big man to admit when he is wrong and I'm pretty sure I was wrong to have judged so quickly. Reviews from other users mention tight navigation for a trailer. That remains unchanged. I had to go to their website, look at a park map, then call and request a specific site that looked like it would be navigable. The site I chose was near the playground; aside from this row and the street-side sites, the others would be very difficult for a trailer longer than about 18ft. Previous reviews mentioned the roads turning into rivers when it rained; we didn't find this to be the case. We had a pretty large thunderstorm come through and the gravel dissipated the water nicely. In other words, the rain was a non-factor. The front desk/general store was well-stocked and had a courteous staff. The showers and restrooms were clean and had a circulation fan to keep moisture at bay. I was very pleased with how well kept they were. Though we didn't use the pool, it was open and had a good crowd, making me think it was well maintained. As a mountain biker, the fact that I was so close to as many trails as there were was a major plus and I intend to return. My only critiques would be the tight navigation for backing in a trailer and the crowds (we're in the peak of the season, so privacy wasn't the best). However, Jim Thorpe is an amazing town and this is only one of two RV parks immediately near the city. The other looks like a war-zone, down to the burned-down trailers still on the lot. My recommendation? Give it a shot. The town is amazing and with a little prior planning you can pick a good spot. We camped at Jim Thorpe Camping Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2005 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

This is park with potential, but first they need to remove the seasonals and cut down a significant number of trees. I was scared to death driving my small travel trailer through this place. We would never camp there again. We camped at Jim Thorpe Camping Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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