6.8 Good
Lewis Run, Pennsylvania

Bettum's Idlewood Family

Lewis Run, Pennsylvania

299 Big Shanty Rd
Lewis Run, Pennsylvania 16738
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 70
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 41.802447635071
Longitude: -78.684187344983

Elevation: 2162' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $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 yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • 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 yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT, Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • 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 yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • 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 yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit yes
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball yes
  • Sports Field Sports Field yes
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games yes
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino no

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Review Details

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5 Reviews

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here for two nights. There are mostly locals that come out for the season. We were met by a gentleman at the office and he imediately went over and mowed a lot for us, and was very pleasant.

There are not very many spots for big rigs, but no one was next to us on one side, so we had lot's of room. We had no problem finding this campground located a couple of miles off the main hwy. You will go down a treelined road once you turn in, but just go slow. Very quiet at night. We wish the front of the campground was a little more maintained. We camped at Bettum's Idlewood Family in a Fifth Wheel.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Surface
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Very good park for a few days. Owners are really great. Power good W/E/S on some sites. Have to call. Not close to stores but OK. We camped at Bettum's Idlewood Family in a Fifth Wheel.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Surface
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
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Review Count: 73
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

The managers of this park have been steadily improving the park since they purchased it twelve years ago. It is primarily a family-oriented permanent site park, but has a few transient sites available. The entrance to the park is a somewhat rough and narrow road and the park is adjacent to a federal prison, but once inside provides a comfortable, if rustic, setting. Our full-hookup site provided 50-amp electricity and easy satellite TV access. The campground Wi-Fi worked well. The full time tenants in the campground generally maintain their sites well and were friendly to visitors. We were there for a holiday weekend and were impressed by the good behavior of the many young people who were there. We camped at Bettum's Idlewood Family in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2011 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

The owners of this campground would go out of their way to help with just about anything. The sites are tight and there are many seasonal folks. It is right next to a federal prison but we felt very safe here. Quiet at night. We could not get one of the sites with sewer, so the owner would come and empty our holding tanks when asked. We camped at Bettum's Idlewood Family in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2010 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

FRIENDLY! Seasonal campground, and really nice. Heated pool (82 degrees), picnic / party pavilion / plenty of grassy areas for kids to play, playground, clean restrooms/showers, hardwood shade throughout the park, activities e.g. tag-sales and parties. Plenty of seasonal campers - folks escaping the sweltering south. One guy rides herd on this re-managed / re-stored campground, while another keeps the grass neat and tidy. The office lady runs the office/store with a great smile and an iron fist, and the do-what-needs-done guy is just across the gravel street (and invites newcomers for a BS session over a cold Froshingschlosh). The rules and guidelines are reasonable, and enforced - it's quiet and peaceful after 2200 hrs. The manager is getting the place back on its feet - and doing a great job. Some folks may be put-off by the bumpy gravel road coming into the site, or the many of the electric/water-only hookups (with a pump-out when needed) for most of the sites, but the grass-everywhere sites, nice people, cool weather (warm pool), and great facilities were just right for us. Kane (15-18 miles away) is a nice little town in which to spend an afternoon (check out the Texi-Hot - been there for decades, and Bells Market - outstanding Leek-Loaf, Leek Sausage, and Leek Dip), Smethport is the "quaint" little town, the Kinzua RR Bridge is not to be missed, and Bradford has the usual big-box stores. If you have a motorcycle, be prepared to spend weeks on the by-ways...state parks, Kinzua dam and lake, museums, bars, and ice-cream stops. This is the Pennsylvania "outback" at its finest! We WILL be back to see the gang at Idlewood! We camped at Bettum's Idlewood Family in a Fifth Wheel.

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