40 Parks near Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Jun 2016 - $1.00
The is a typical Outdoor World. Not well taken care of. A lot of permanent sites which didn't leave much choices of sites to pick from. Probably would not return to Circle M. - jrhaze
Aug 2015 - $58.00
If you're a Thousand Trails member, and have kids, and can put up with the ruts in the roads, you will find lots of stuff to keep you and the kids occupied.
If you're just a traveler looking for a place to park while visiting the area, this one's not for you. The highest price in the area, plus a resort fee, and WiFi is $5.95 per day per device. Cable costs also. Drive very slowly to avoid the ruts (on every road, once you're in the park). - ta96silver
Sep 2014 - $1.00
Rate reflects TT member rate. Site not real level, took 3 boards to level, hook ups good,campground well kept. Saw sites that were closed the last time we were here and were repaired and back for use, staff was helpful and very friendly. Will return. - DBLR
Jul 2016 - $55.00
This is a very clean park. The facilities are some of the best we have seen. Heated in winter, a/c in summer.
The rates are high....although the campground is very well maintained and has excellent bathhouse/facilities and many of them. They don't offer anything...it's all about location. It's JUST a well maintained campground with a game room and a small playground. If you plan to go to Dutch Wonderland this is the place to camp. It's a 5 minute walk from the campground. The staff was friendly this year. We will stay here again...despite the high rates. - User3758
Jul 2016 - $55.00
This is a little gem hiding behind the Dutch Wonderland attraction. Dutch Wonderland and the park are now owned by an investment firm, but the campground has not suffered from it. FHU site was amazingly level. All utilities worked properly. Bath houses are tiled floor and walls. They were kept super clean. We only stayed over night, and we were well rested in the morning. - moderate camper
Jul 2016 - $55.00
We have stayed in this park many times over the last 10 years and it is still one of our favorites. The location is great for visiting Lancaster and the surrounding areas. The faculties are clean and the staff friendly. The WiFi worked well, but the TV had a little interference.
The entrance to the park has changed. You now enter thru Dutch Wonderland. The access road is OK, with several sweeping turn, but you can negotiate it with your toad connected. Stay in the right lane to enter the campground. I am sure this is for safety reasons as getting out onto Route 30 can be challenging due to the high amount of traffic.
I didn't rate the park as high as I have previously for the following reasons: Rates have continued to climb, while some services have eroded, such as: now having to take your garbage to a dumpster rather than curbside pickup. This requires all campers to negotiate thru the park with kids on the streets-very unsafe. Also, getting into the park when east bound on Route 30 is challenging due to the short left turn green arrow. Getting out of the park you have to got thru the parking lot and stop at a crosswalk with many people trying to cross to enter the theme park. When you finally get to the stop light it's posted "No Turn on Red," which doesn't make sense as the lanes are wide open when traffic is entering the park on left arrow off of Route 30. Overall, the traffic pattern doesn't seem well thought out. - Darrshe
Nov 2015 - $44.00
We have stayed here in the past and will come back again. Some sites in the middle row are tight back to back for large units. Space between sites is much better than average. Everything worked fine. We looked at several other parks in the area and there is one other that we may consider but it's at least $10 per night higher. There are a number of semi permanent residents but except for a lot of cigarette butts, not a problem. Will stay here again. - Bojangles
May 2015 - $48.00
The roads are difficult to navigate once the park is full. The spaces are very tight. We had to move our truck several times so a motorhome could get past our site. Another motorhome was being led in by the owner and scraped the side of his rig with a basketball hoop. If we had wanted to leave before most other people left on the weekend, we would have had to asked several others to move their truck so we could get our rig out.
Since the sites are small and tight, there was not adequate parking for the tow vehicle. No "true" pull through sites. The first one gets to pull through, the second one gets backed right up to them.
WiFi had inadequate bandwidth for the number of rigs in the park. In the wee hours when most were asleep, it worked OK. On days when few rigs were there, it worked OK. When the park fills up, the WiFi is almost unusable and that was extremely frustrating. You are given individual logins, up to 3. So if you have more devices (laptops, tablets, phones), you can't use them. I believe a sign said that you can add them for $2 a day.
The owners were very nice and pleasant to work with. However, that did not change the physical constraints of the park or the poor WiFi.
Cable is an extra $5 per night and is not digital. There's an extra charge to run your air and use the WiFi if you are not staying for a week.
The location was very convenient to explore the Amish Countryside but this would not be my first choice to stay again due to the poor WiFi and the tight spaces. - jpainter01
Jul 2014 - $40.00
This is a great park that we have visited 4 times each time perfect. Highly recommended as the owners know how to treat people correctly. We loved the Amish farm view adjacent to the park. - Hotairballoonist
Aug 2015 - $54.00
Small family campground. If you make a reservation by phone, you may choose your site and if it's available you get it. Friendly staff, clean restrooms. I had trouble with the cable, and someone came within minutes to help. Pool has many lounges but only one umbrella, so if you like the sun, you're good. Many sites along creek. One area for large RV's is basically in the center of parking lot. Most other sites are under shade trees. One thing to beware of is that next door there is a farm and a few times while there we got the odors of what a farm smells like. I may also depend where your site is, so do your research carefully. On the weekend, you can expect an Amish family to come by with a cart of handmade items for sale. Close to many of Lancaster County's things to do. For me this was a 10 because of our needs. But I try to tell it like it is so that others can decide for themselves. - CapeGreen
Apr 2015 - $53.00
We have been coming here for the past 14 years. The owners are great and the seasonal workers are very pleasant. Plan on staying here a couple of days because there is so much to do. Everything is within a short ride from the campground. They also have a beautiful pool, cabins, a large campground store and is pet friendly. It's great, we love it. - frank kattner
Oct 2014 - $41.00
We decided on a trip to Lancaster in October and this was the only park I could find 4 weeks out with availability. It was our first - and will be our last - visit here. We were in the electric/water only area. This park is like so many other older parks that were designed for 20-25' rigs. Sites are small and crammed in. They even have sites set up in what looks like used to be a large parking lot. Our site (80) had no pad and upon arrival was soggy with water, but it did dry up. Four times on Saturday we lost electric briefly. Once someone else set up on the site behind us, our water pressure dropped to a trickle. The campers on the street behind us had piled up 4 fire rings and literally had a huge bonfire going. The staff, while friendly enough, didn't seem to care. Come 11 PM campers did quiet down and respect the quiet hours. There are a few seasonals there, who fortunately didn't show up for the weekend. We won't go back. - HFW
Jun 2016 - $46.00
We stayed with our Good Sam club membership for a couple of days. The registration was a breeze and the service was exemplary. The roads were gravel but kept up well. The pool was nice but not heated. The site was off-level by two inches. - Forrest Woods
May 2016 - $46.00
A nicely laid-out park with beautifully maintained lawns. The restrooms were spotless and the amenities plentiful. Several sites abutted directly onto an Amish field and we had the good fortune to arrive just as the farmer was raking his hay behind two beautiful horses. Really memorable and we would definitely return. - BP106
Dec 2015 - $41.00
Yup, we returned to Country Acres. It is a nice campground, close to Lancaster attractions, but this time we were in the area to help my sister move over the weekend.
The campground is the same as last time, clean, well maintained, nice sites that are fairly level. I reserved a W/E site, but they upgraded me to a full hook-up for free as the W/E sites were shut down for the year.
Campground is in very good condition, very clean and well kept, with very friendly staff. Site was level and had plenty of space, though sites further down the row were pretty close together. We are in the area often and will stay here again. - Cyclonic
Jul 2016 - $25.00
Pit toilets. Lower areas are nice. But sites on top of the hill are rough and have older RVs, tarps, refrigerators, ect. No on-site sewer. Seasonals are cheap, with a waiting list. But you can only come weekends, and one two week period per season. The area is scenic. Hosts are very nice. No pool. Minimal playground. Big grassy areas for kids to play. Generally clean, but needs real bathrooms. - Denial Guru
Jul 2015 - $22.00
Management is very helpful and friendly. Our site was nice and wide, with fire ring and large picnic table. Showers (metered) appeared to be clean and well maintained. Laundry room was clean with new machines (2 each). Firewood, ice and propane are available as well as some food staples, fishing gear and bait and other sundries. My only complaint is the lack of sewer hookup, but "honey wagon"service is available at a lower cost than most. Rate reflects 10 days at PA rate and 3 days full rate, plus A/C surcharge of $4/day. DO NOT depend on GPS to route you safely, follow directions on the website or you may well end up on some narrow STEEP hills (20% downgrade). We would stay here again. We had to change sites when we decided to stay an additional week. - DB_Engineer
May 2015 - $32.00
This is a great park. Our site was on the creek. It wasn't too crowded and there was ample space between sites. There is a pool/recreation area, and the sites over there are much more crowded and noisy, as there were a lot of families staying in that area. The park is family-run and the managers are nice and helpful. The roads to get to the park are very narrow and windy. The website offers directions to avoid the covered bridge which cannot handle most large RVs. - Lori and Larry
Jul 2016 - $44.00
Tight campground in the heart of Amish Country. Kind caretakers who were helpful. The hosts provided me a site where I could back in my fifth wheel easily. Some sites might be tough to back in due to the set up of the campground, nonetheless; I can highly recommend due to the location and price. Intercourse is the perfect jumping off point to gain the "Amish" experience. - Tim101
Jun 2016 - $38.00
Stayed here two weeks in June 2016 and found it to be an excellent place from which to tour Lancaster County and surrounding areas. Reasonably close to places such as Longwood Gardens; even Philadelphia for a day trip is not out of the question depending upon your feelings about using a "home base" from which to tour. However, we mostly toured the Amish area. The campground was well-kept, service was excellent and the owners were very friendly and responsive. It is quiet; getting into certain spaces can be a bit tight. We would absolutely stay here again if in the area. - Edistobob
Apr 2016 - $42.00
We stayed here for one night on the way home from Washington DC. Very nice small campground with good access and within walking distance to the village of intercourse. The campground sits on a hill overlooking a working Amish farm across the road. The service was great, very nice people, reasonable rates, very clean facilities. We were sitting by the fire at dusk when the amish people passed by on their buggies not 20 feet away and gave you a nod, a smile, and a wave as they passed by.
We were in the upper section with our 31' motor home. There was some shade on our site. The sites were tight as stated in previous reviews but doable. I would most definitely recommend staying here if you're in the area and would stay here again if we were to return. - Banditoman60
Oct 2015 - $38.00
We loved being in Amish country. We arrived after dark and retrieved the map to our site. The problem was that the sites weren't marked very well so it was anyone's guess as to where the "official" site actually was because the site was just grass. It was a chore to get level but with some creative blocking we finally achieved it. There was also some miscommunication because we were in a 30-amp only site.
With all of the issues the first night we thought about asking to move to a different spot. But the next morning we opened our the blind on our bay window (windshield) and the view was so beautiful that we couldn't move to another spot. We had an open grassy area in front of us and then the road where we could see and hear the Amish buggy horses trotting down the road.
We loved our stay and would have stayed longer if we weren't on a schedule. We will definitely be back. - Frisco Wolffman
Oct 2015 - $42.00
Nice access to the area. Easy to access the campground. The clip clip of the Amish carriages added a touch of enchantment for me and I enjoyed the pastoral nature of Lancaster County. The campground is very popular, especially on a holiday weekend. We called at the last minute, since our plans seemed to be in motion, and were placed in the "P" section - water, electric and a fire ring. These sites are cheek by jowl. Slide outs almost touch each other and you can hear conversations in other trailers. But, it was a place to park for a few days. Nice staff and nice neighbors. - LFClary
Sep 2015 - $42.00
This was our second time staying at White Oak. The first time, we were out by the field while in our pop up. Since then, we upgraded to a 22 foot Class A. We had site 70 this time, which was pull thru. It may have been the tightest sight we have been on. It was perfectly level. We do not have any slides, and if we did, we would be hitting our neighbors patio awning! Another downfall was that the sewer hookup was a bit uphill, and so close to our neighbors site, that he had to step over it while out and about. With that said, we met some of the most friendly campers here. There was a rally going on this weekend, plus the Hershey RV Show, our main reason for coming to the area. Since we were all so close together, we really got to know each other. The staff is very helpful, friendly, and overall just nice. Delivered firewood right to my site for me. This is a small mom and pop campground, which we love. We would certainly stay here again. I highly suggest larger motorhomes to try to stay upfront, as it will have more room. Roads were very easy to navigate. All in all, we enjoyed our time here, and will be back soon!
PS: The roads leading into the campground are very hilly! You may want to think about this when towing. But the view from up there is amazing! - Chieftain1986
May 2016 - $30.00
Although the staff was courteous and helpful, and we appreciated the escort to our site, the campground itself was a disappointment. A dilapidated permanent park model was the first thing we saw on our way in. The sewer hookup at our site appeared to be missing a piece that would have allowed our connection to be screwed in, so we had to hold our hose in place with several large rocks that were "handily" placed next to it. The site was very steep and we were unable to ever get the trailer level. Once we were settled in, we were startled the next morning by the sound of gunfire, which was from a private gun club that sounded very close to us. Adding to the noise was the fact that directly adjacent to our site several pieces of construction equipment were being used to clear a site for more trailers. Also, there was a constant low hum from the interstate highway directly below us, which by itself, would not have been too much of a bother. Had we not intended to spend most of the days with local friends, we would have left after the first night. In addition, although it was advertised as a gated community, the gate was up two of the three days we stayed. Despite the friendliness of the staff, we would not stay there again. Note to Garmin GPS users- our Garmin directed us PAST Exit 266 (Lancaster-Lebanon) as we came from the east on I-76W/PA Turnpike and onto a nearby unmarked access road. This road would have led directly into the campground but for the fact that it is for emergency vehicles only and is chained off. The next exit is seventeen miles (and seventeen miles back) to take exit 266- and to pay the toll twice! - Momcat49
Apr 2016 - $35.00
As some have said before the showers are very tight. Sites were good but you do get noise from the Pa Turnpike and the gun range next door. Staff very helpful and see they are adding new sites behind the store, looks to be all pull-through. - DBLR
Oct 2015 - $24.00
We stayed at this campground for a month while manning booths at the Hershey PA RV Show and holding an advanced RV Inspector training class at this facility. The staff and management were very accommodating! The maintenance guys were also very helpful!
The sites are mostly level, electrical service was fine, sewer service was located appropriately and had no issues with it, and water was okay, but pressure could be low depending on the time of day. They are on a well system. If you want a good shower just have water in your tank and give the pressure a boost with your water tank's pump.
There is significant noise from the tollway which is adjacent to the park. Not too big a deal but bring ear plugs if you are a light sleeper. It least it's not train whistles!
Also, there is a gun club next door that you will hear. Starting at 9 AM and continuing towards evening there may be periodic gunfire.
There is plenty of room to navigate this park as long as others there do not have their vehicles parked on the road. Most of the time you will be escorted to your site so there is assistance in getting you parked. - Howard Jaros
May 2016 - $5.00
Good park, however very limited spots that can support Dish or DirecTV. We asked to have our fire pit "Cleaned out", and within 15 min a staff member appeared and cleaned out the debris. The only reason we rated the park a "9" was because of the TV reception. We also noticed 5 or 6 spots reserved for handicapped use, which we thought was very good. Will stay here again in the future. - md_procouple
Nov 2015 - $19.00
Site was back in, FHU, 50amp, shaded, no cable we got TV on antenna. Picnic Table, grill & fire pit. Playground, pool,laundry. No dog run but plenty of places to walk. Seasonal sites were neat. For the Hershey show, they had you inspect sites with a worker in a golf cart. - jcpjane
Sep 2015 - $33.00
This is not one of our member Thousand Trails park so they gave us a discount from their normal rate. They desk called a man with a golf cart and suggested several sites for us. We were lucky enough to find a pull through with 50 amp and full hookups. Park was very clean and close to many attractions. It was quiet. We were unable to use the satellite due to the trees. I would stay here again and recommend it to others. - rolling homeless