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Clayton Park Recreational Area

Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania


26 Eagle Eye Dr
Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania 18436
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 99
Recent Rate: $$$$

Office Hours:

Seasonal Hours: May 1st - October 15th

Monday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday: 7:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 7:00am - 7:00pm

Hours above shown for Eastern Time Zone

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Latitude: 41.45468
Longitude: -75.44985

Elevation: 1494' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen yes
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking yes
  • Boating Boating yes
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts yes
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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12 Reviews

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Review Count: 61
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $46.00
Overall Rating:

We desperately called for a spot over the holiday weekend, on very short notice. The staff and owners were incredibly helpful. I can't say enough good things about them. The park is on lovely Lake Henry and it is easy to take advantage of it: boats for rent, benches for viewing, spots with a view. There is an adequate fenced dog run, lots of grass, paths for dog walking, and a boat launching ramp. The landscaping is attractive and cable was being installed while we were there. The wifi was speedy and available, which is good because we had no Verizon signal. We would definitely return. We camped at Clayton Park Recreational Area in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 75
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $53.00
Overall Rating:

Stayed Just one night. A beautiful setting and wish we had been able to stay longer. You do need to follow their direction which were easy to follow. They had a lovely cabana on Lake Henry to sit and watch the world go by. Staff were lovely and took us to our site and came by to see if everything was OK once we were settled. We camped at Clayton Park Recreational Area in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
16
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Clayton Park Recreational Area, owner at Clayton Park Recreational Area responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by and staying with us on your way through the area! And, thank you to all our staff for ensuring your stay went well. We wish you safe and happy travels until we meet again! :-)

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

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $48.00
Overall Rating:

The owners go above and beyond to make sure any needs are met while staying there. They're always looking to improve the Park and you can find them always working together to achieve that goal. All new electrical services and all new sewer hookups have been run to most sites. The showers and restrooms are spotless with a terrific laundry room. The store seems to have just about anything you might need for your stay and reasonable. We camped at Clayton Park Recreational Area in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Within a few miles there are stores and restaurants with other attractions.

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Clayton Park Recreational Area, owner at Clayton Park Recreational Area responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing our little corner of the earth to camp out. We are truly blessed to have such wonderful folks as yourselves share our back yard with us. Kudos to our awesome staff and to our community for making Clayton Park what it is today, and what it will become tomorrow! :-)

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

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $49.00
Overall Rating:

We were very impressed with this campground. The grounds and all the facilities were immaculate. The pool was sparkling, and this was the same day in which they had an overnight storm which downed trees an left them with no power for many hours. They even traced us down to notify us they had a power outage in case we wanted to back out. Terrific staff. We couldn'the have asked for more. We camped at Clayton Park Recreational Area in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
28
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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $48.00
Overall Rating:

This nice park is located on a lake in a mountainous part of Pennsylvania. It is convenient for visiting Scranton. We had good satellite reception and Verizon service. Wifi was better than most parks we have stayed in. OTA reception was good for the major networks. There is a nice pool overlooking the lake and sitting areas near the water. There is a small dog run. Lots of room for walking although many of the gravel roads were rutted from recent rain. Management was friendly and knowledgeable about the area. We camped at Clayton Park Recreational Area in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Steamtown USA National Historic Site is located in nearby Scranton. There are many filming sites in Scranton that appeared in the TV show The Office. Try Electric City coffee. It's great.

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Review Count: 38
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Nice campground. Little off the beaten path but worth the drive from I84. There are a lot of seasonals and I expect this park is full most weekends. It sits on the lake and while we didn't have a lake side site you can see most of the lake. We camped at Clayton Park Recreational Area in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
11
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Bring what you need. The nearest town is five miles.

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Clayton Park Recreational Area, owner at Clayton Park Recreational Area responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. These reviews benefit other campers, but also help us improve our operations. Just a note: in addition to a nearby town, we also have a small convenience store on site in which we carry ice and ice cream, and commonly forgotten items such as tinfoil, and also limited groceries including eggs, ketchup and mustard, etc. Additional information can be found on our website.

Review Count: 110
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $42.00
Overall Rating:

This was stop 19 for us and 3 other rigs that have been on the road touring the New England area since July 6th. The women at the office and the owners were very friendly and helpful. The new swimming pool is unbelievable. It is by far the nicest pool we have seen during this trip. The seasonal sites were well kept. Our site, 22, was next to 2 of the seasonal sites. (I will try to post photos.) We had a large site with grass and was at least 60' long. The laundry was spotless and all the machines looked new. The owners honored their commitment to put the 4 of us together. A few of the other parks we have stopped at did not, even though the reservations were made last year. Clayton Park now accepts credit cards and does not add a surcharge.

The last park we were at charged 5% extra if you used a credit card. We have run into other RV Parks on this trip that only take cash or check. This may be more prevalent in this part of the country than elsewhere. This park is out in the country, thus cell service is week, wifi is slow, and there is no cable TV. The sites we were in had no problem getting satellite service and you can receive several stations off the air. The restrooms were spotless and each site in our area had a picnic table and fire ring. We camped at Clayton Park Recreational Area in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
22
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Check out Villa Maria Restaurante, 1610 Washburn St, Scranton, PA. Great Italian and other food. Lunch under $10. The $8.95 Stromboli at lunch will feed two. Large burgers are only $3.50. Most of the dinner menu is under $15.00.

Tour the Lackawanna County Coal Mine, Scranton, PA.

8 miles from the RV park, at the town of Hamlin are several places to eat, a large grocery, 2 auto parts stores, a McDonald's, a Dollar General and a Tractor Supply.

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Clayton Park Recreational Area, owner at Clayton Park Recreational Area responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We enjoyed hosting your group. We hope you'll return one day to see the continued progress and take a dip in the new pool. We realize how important connectivity can be when you're on the road. Online services are not just a convenience these days, they're a necessity for most. We understand this need since our reservation system relies upon an internet signal, and many days Verizon's signal isn't enough to do business. We've contracted a local cable company who will bring a stable wifi signal and cable to many parts of the park by 2017. In the meantime, kind words like this inspire us to keep working hard. On behalf of the Clayton Park team, safe travels and thank you for the pat on the back!

Review Count: 157
States Visited: 39
Helpful Reviews: 46

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $42.00
Overall Rating:

We were only here for one night, and we came in with a transmission stuck in second gear! The women at the office were kind enough to let us use their landline phone to call a repair facility in Scranton (since our signal strength was not good). We were in a pull-through site, which was perfect, as we got going first thing the next day.
One comment we would make about the road to the property...it is very narrow in parts, so use care. We camped at Clayton Park Recreational Area in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
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Review Count: 156
States Visited: 43
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $43.00
Overall Rating:

Once you get past the twisty narrow roads to get to park, lovely lakeside setting, well maintained, large grassy areas and very friendly staff and residents. We had a nice level site with easy utility connections, fair to good water pressure, good park wifi, but weak Verizon signal. We camped at Clayton Park Recreational Area in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
18
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 29
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 17

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $41.00
Overall Rating:

After driving on the Interstate for many hours, we were looking for a quiet place to spend the night. There is not much to choose from in this area. Clayton Park has great reviews and we decided it would be worth the extra miles to drive there off of the Interstate. You will drive along a narrow 2 lane country road with a few twists and turns. But no problem for our 45 ft motorhome and trailer. Just go slow, take it easy and enjoy the views. Clayton Park is right on Lake Ariel and has a nice waterfront. However, most of the waterfront is occupied by seasonal renters. Very obvious when you see attached decks and tool sheds. But, all of those campers and 5th wheelers are well kept and the sites and surrounding areas are very clean. In fact, they were in the midst of planting additional trees while we were there. If you want a quiet place away from the hustle and bustle of city live, this is the place to stay at. They rent kayaks here and it appears to be a good place for fishing. Beware, though, they accept cash or checks, only! This is a nice park with friendly people. Highly recommended. We had a pull-through site. We camped at Clayton Park Recreational Area in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
21
Site Surface
Dirt, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $61.00
Overall Rating:

This is a seasonal park with just a few transient spaces. We needed a spot big enough for a 40 ft. motorhome and tent. The pull-through electric/water site took a lot of maneuvering to get in and even more to get out. The pull-through sites closer to the office are much easier in and out, but not big enough for a motorhome and tent. The power was strong and stable. Water pressure was good. Showers cost $1.00 for 5 minutes. I waited at least a minute for the water to warm up enough to use. The park staff and seasonal residents were friendly. There is a half page waiver to sign at registration which I didn't read and I was presented with 4 pages of rules. Our rate was for the site occupied by 4 adults. Follow driving directions posted on the web site. The roads from I-84 to the park are hilly and twisty and get pretty narrow near the park. We camped at Clayton Park Recreational Area in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

I am not a seasonal camper but if I were this would be the park I'd choose. Unfortunately, I was merely a short-stayer. I was so pleased with the view, peacefulness & all the quiet I heard! The people (not just staff but campers, too) were very friendly & welcoming. My utilities were reliable, the wi fi was strong, and I was 1 very happy camper. Wish I could have stayed much longer! We camped at Clayton Park Recreational Area in a Motorhome.

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