29 Parks near Long Pond, Pennsylvania
Jun 2016 - $60.00
DO NOT FOLLOW YOUR GPS. This is what the staff member admitted that she should tell everyone when they call to make a reservation. Unfortunately for us, and many others before us according to the residents on the hill approaching the park, we were not told this and ended up having to call road side assist to tow us up the extremely steep road. Cost $650! When we arrived at the park the owner made all sorts of excuses, saying that all their literature states that the hill is steep - yep it does, in tiny print, certainly not in bold letters as it should be. Second most important thing for the owner was to make sure that all our family had signed the check in form - no consideration at all that we were still settling our account with the tow truck people and our nerves! As we had been hanging on the side of the hill for so long we decided to buy a bag of ice to cool down a couple of drinks - $6.50 for the bag! The cost of a 3rd (or subsequent persons) is $12 per night - highest we have ever had to pay in all our 18 months of travel. The park itself is pleasant enough, sites under trees , electric and water but no sewer. The wolf preserve is cool - there was no info session on the day we were there but still went for a walk and saw some from the outside of their enclosure. The alternative roads to the entrance of the park are definitely not big rig friendly, very narrow and windy with lots of low hanging branches and still relatively steep. - Aussie Gap Year
Oct 2015 - $39.00
Camp Taylor is a very nice place to stay IF you like this type of CG. Looking for a Resort with all sorts of fancy stuff? DO you NEED a concrete pad, 100 channels of TV, High speed Internet, 47-11 things to do carefully orchestrated for you? Then you probably won't like this CG. If on the other hand, you like a somewhat rustic place, no street lights, no highway noise, trees, nature? Then you will like this CG. From here you can take hikes up onto the Appalachian trail and a few other feeder trails. You are in a Rural Area, it is not a 5 minute drive to Walmart! However there are a number of places nearby to visit, farm stores, flea markets, a few antiques stores. AND there is the Lakota Wolf reserve on the premises. This is a MUST SEE.
The CG itself, the sites are spacious, you are mostly shielded from the site immediately next to you. There is a stone fire ring, not an old rusty truck tire rim. There is water with decent pressure and 30 Amp electric at your site. You can back in far enough that you and your car are not hanging out in the road ways. We stay in the 'circle' area, on a clear night you can set up a telescope and see the universe! no light pollution here!
Some times the wolves will start to howl! An awesome sound. Yes there are Bears in the area, we didn't see any.
Do follow the directions on the website and not your GPS to get here. Your GPS will take you up some REALLY steep roads. Camp Taylor is worth the trip. The people running the Campground are very nice, yes they have some rules, if you don't like their rules, you probably have issues any place you go. They are not onerous and anyone that can't grasp the importance is likely someone you don't want to camp near! - blues traveler
Aug 2015 - $30.00
Close to several hiking trails accessible from the campground- ask for map at desk... the site we stayed in was large... utilities worked well and the internet was fairly useful (and free). This campground is a great location for mild to serious hiking in the Water Gap and the Lakota Wolf Preserve is interesting as well... great place to stop for a rest / showers and recoup' if your hiking the AT. Campground is about 2 miles from the AT accessible via established trails.
No pool but there's a nice swimming pond that was very clean and refreshing. Great place to introduce kids to hiking or embark on a very serious one for yourself / experienced. Ask for free hiking maps at front counter. (Elevation / colored trails... excellent) My kid loved the trinkets and "gift shop stuff" a good hike deserves a reward! - Jim and Ben
Jun 2005 - $0.00
This campground closed at the end of 2004. - PennyPA
114 WT Family Blvd Blakeslee, Pennsylvania 18610 (map) | (570) 646-9255
Sites: 165 | Latest Rate: $54.00 | 7 Reviews
Jul 2010 - $54.00
We stayed here over race weekend and for a campground that is 2 miles from the track it should have been packed, but it was not full at all. We had to move to a different site because the one we were in was uneven and the auto level for the motorhome wouldn't level us. The second site wasn't much better but we leveled. The site itself was tight and we had no space on the side to set up chairs. With only 20 amp service you can't run electric water heater and a/c without blowing a fuse. We were only able to get 3 channels on TV via the antenna.The roads are narrow and to exit our site to leave campground I had to back up twice in order to make the turn. The interior roads are in need of some repairs.Some people who were registered guests had to leave their car in parking lot and walk to there site because there was no one to let them in when they returned from race at 7 o'clock. The campground made no arrangements to get these people in. The mini golf course is poorly maintained and not worth the money to play. If you are going to the race and do not have to spend to much time in the campground, this place will be OK, otherwise I would find someplace else. - Tom M
Jun 2009 - $38.00
We just arrived home from our camping trip in the Poconos. We had a great time at the campground. The bathrooms were super clean and the staff were very friendly. I love going to a campground that has trees and is not a field. This was a true campground and allowed us to really enjoy nature. We even saw some deer, lots of chipmunks, turkeys, and rabbits during our stay. The sites can be tight if you do not know how to back in and it did take us a couple tries to get into our site, but it was very worth it. Our site had a beautiful rock wall and fire pit. My kids had a great time too. We hiked up to the tower and once you get up there, there are so many hiking trails to take. The swimming pool is only open for the afternoon, but the weather isn't really warm enough to go in the evening or morning. We had a great time and we booked another weekend for August. I would recommend this campground to anyone! - campinglori
Jun 2009 - $38.00
Campsites were extremely difficult to get into, very tight. Campsites were also very small and were enclosed with stone walls; not much room for chairs and grills and such. There was only one hiking trail and it led to a lookout tower that had been closed for safety reasons so we couldn't go up it. It was also very steep, rough and short. The campground was gated and not always staffed so sometimes you had to wait for someone to show up to let you in. We had a couple come down to visit us and the park charged each a $7 "visitors fee". The also issued wrist bands so they could check to make sure you weren't sneaking in although how you would do that with the gate system I don't know. I couldn't figure out why they needed that kind of security and to be charged for day visitors seemed really excessive. One of our group had a broken sewer line so he couldn't use it (most of the lines were above ground) and although he reported it, they never fixed it so he couldn't use his sewer hook up. Ours was hidden under a rock and at a 45' angle and up against another large rock so none of our fittings would work although we could pump out if we held the hose into the sewer line. I didn't care for the campground and will most likely not be returning. - ms jude
Jul 2016 - $50.00
This is a hard review to make. While our site and hookups were excellent, and the grass and weeds in our area was neatly cut, The area by the store and game room was very overgrown. From our arrival...we checked in, they gave us a paper with our site # and map. There were 2 site numbers crossed out on the paper, and the 3rd didn't match the # on the map. We were with friends and requested sites close to them. Shouldn't be a problem, the RV sites don't fill up. Went to our site, we were 4 sites from our friends. Plenty of open spots. Called the office and asked if we can move to ff11. No problem. Figured out how to level and the site had perfect afternoon shade thanx to 2 trees. Most sites in this section have sun all day. Friday night, someone was partying till at least 4am, including chopping wood throughout the night. My wife asked about it Saturday, and she was told yea, they were up till 5am. You knew and didn't do anything? It was a Holiday weekend so the tent sites and cabins were full. The staff allows drinking anywhere. In the gameroom, there was a bottle of whiskey being passed around the pool table. On the fire truck ride, a whole group came on bringing bottles, and there was even a guy hanging of the back who looked like he had no idea where he was. Pool was too crowded for comfort. Weeds and trash around the office was terrible. Game room and office had switches and receptacles hanging out of the wall. For the good points....lots of activities, staff was friendly, and the fireworks display was impressive for this campground. Store had the basics. Sites in the field section are huge. They could use more stone but they aren't bad. Would we camp here again? Probably not. ATT data and phone worked great. No wifi available anywhere in the campground. - Mike Jh
Aug 2014 - $35.00
OK, I will admit, this isn't the best looking campground around. But the people are very friendly and the owners and the seasonal residents are working on improving things a little bit each year. We have been coming here for 6 years, with others in our group for 9 years. The group gets the sunrise retreat cabins. These are actually trailers. They aren't the cleanest things around, but you're camping, do you expect it to look like the Marriott? The price is right though, and it includes a bathroom, two separate bedrooms, one with a full size bed and one with a bunk bed, and a kitchen/living room combo with a futon, a full size fridge and an apartment sized oven. The cabins are arranged in a circle around a big field, and when we book all the cabins we get the field for free. We use this to sit around the campfire together, to cook and serve food, and to play volleyball, football and soccer. It is a very large area. We actually camped on a water/electric site this year with our popup, and it was a nice large and level site with a picnic table and fire ring across from the field. The roads are gravel, but we made it up them fine. The employees go out of their way to accommodate our group, bringing us folding tables to use, and even taking our whole group on a private fire truck ride around the campground. There are a lot of seasonals and some are run down, but this is slowly improving. Also, they redid the bathrooms a couple years ago and now they are kept clean. The pool can sometimes be dirty and I wish this would improve. There are multiple playgrounds and the kids in our group enjoy playing on them. Overall, we've had many great experiences here. It is by no means the best campground out there, but I will be back, hopefully for many years to come. - kristy29
Jun 2009 - $35.00
We wanted to go to a local campground to try out our new TT. For some reason someone in our group of 4 travel units picked this place. We all agreed we would never be back. Our sites were located in the first section (just right of the entrance). All gravel sites -- all only 8 ft wide. Most were covered with weeds & grass had not been cut in 3-4 weeks. Several sites had poison ivy right at the water hook up. We did drive around and check the rest of the CG out. Mostly permanents - not even seasonals. All interior roads are in desperate need of repair -- full of bumps and gullies - barely passable in a truck, let alone pulling a 5th wheel or TT. LOTS of run down trailers in the CG -- some looked like they had not seen use in 10 years. Full of leaves, garbage, furniture tossed about the insides, etc. Rental units old and not maintained. Huge junkyard of trailers within site of interior roads. Dumpsters were jam packed and garbage was laying all over the ground - don't think they had pick-up within 2 months. Store had lots of stuff in it but not the basics - they did not have tea or sugar. Minigolf course was not maintained and unplayable. No activities. The pool was clean and there were a few people in it. I did not venture into the bathrooms. Overall I would say that this is the worst of campgrounds. Would ABSOLUTELY encourage everyone to find another campground. - jeanette b
Jul 2016 - $63.00
Was a nice weekend. We've stayed here many times. The campground is always clean and the staff is friendly. - Mike in NJ
Oct 2015 - $48.00
This is an absolutely beautiful location but I would not stay here again. The drive into the park and the registration parking was on a very dangerous hill, not good if you don't have very good brakes. The site was again in a beautiful location but it was very unlevel. I have an automatic leveling system and it would not level the RV. I had to use it in the manual mode and still didn't get it right but acceptable for one night. The price, given the time of the year, was ridiculous. The hookups were not well placed, I had to move way forward to even think about hooking up to electricity. The water pressure was so low, I think if I had used a pressure regulator, it would have helped not hindered. I would have hated to have been here in the height of their season; there would have been no water. The road around the sites was very tight, if someone with little to no experience with tight places would have ruined their RV. The site was dirt with a little stone thrown in for the tourists. - Jack&Wanda
Jul 2015 - $45.00
A clean, well-maintained park in a hilly area. Slight slope to most sites but easy to level. Good hookups, sewer old style non-threaded requiring rubber doughnut. Good cable, local channels plus NY and Philly sports teams. Gravel roads but not dusty. Lots of activities for kids, including fishing pond and panning for "gold". Moderate sized very clean pool. Small store with basics, bread/milk etc. Easy check in, friendly staff. Nature/fitness trail a plus. Only saw one other couple besides us without at least one dog. The RV across from us had five dogs in an outside pen, but the owners were attentive to quieting them when necessary. During the day we could almost always hear barking from one location or another in the park, but it was just background noise and not a deal breaker. CG is extremely quiet at night and we were there over a weekend. Heavy rain did not stop numerous campfire lovers from trying to burn wet wood. Enough smoke that we closed our windows and went with air conditioning the second night. A decent breeze and dry weather would have eliminated the issue. Overall this was a pleasant camping experience and we would certainly return. - valandmichaele
Jul 2016 - $55.00
Clean campground with friendly staff, well stocked camp store, lots of activities for kids. Huge lake with a small beach. Bring your glove for evening softball games. We were unable to get an AT&T cell signal in H loop and had difficulty connecting to wifi in that area. Able to easily connect to wifi in other areas of campground. Security rounds frequently. Quiet dogs are welcome per literature, however they need to be more mindful & address problem pets. Would recommend and camp here again. - JStrohec
May 2016 - $50.00
As always, a very enjoyable trip. Road to the campground can be adventoureous, but take your time and its no problem. Probably the best campground wifi I've ever seen, and it's free. Lots of activities and the store has all the basics and more. Excellent bike riding. We have kayaks now, so we can't wait till our next trip there. - Mike Jh
May 2016 - $58.00
Great place for families. Lots to do, which is nice since it is pretty far from anything. This is the second time we camped here. It is clean, the spaces are large, and there are full hookups in most sites and water/electric in others. Very well kept and peaceful. - linda f
Jun 2016 - $12.00
Wonderful campground. Plenty of room and lovely rangers. Camp was very clean and well maintained. - Campforlife
Jun 2016 - $29.00
Park office is 6 miles south of I-84. The road down is narrow but we had no problem with our 40' motorhome. Park roads are narrower, but doable if you take it easy.
Most people will probably go for full hookups at Pickerel Point, but we chose a 100' pull thru with 50 amp electric only in the Beechwood area. Most of the Beechwood area is short, paved, back-in sites with electric only. There are 2 long pull thrus at both the north and south ends. We had P2 at the north end. Both P1 and P2 were open enough for satellite but required blocking to level our motorhome front to back.
We enjoyed the remoteness and the quiet. Verizon had a weak but adequate data signal.
You can go to the Park website to find how sites are designed, and can also make online reservations. $4 extra charge and $4.50 senior discount. - camprats
Jun 2016 - $28.00
Very nice park. Site Beechwood PT4 was one of four sites in this section that was big enough for us (43'). Most of other sites too small. Started out with a reservation for site 103 in Pickerel Point campground but it was very tight, maybe not doable, and the host suggested we try to move. We were lucky to be able to get a pull thru site because they are popular and reserved long in advance. 50 amp electric only, water at the park office or at a few spigots in the campground that need long hoses. Great dump station. Paved roads, pull thrus are gravel, all others in Beechwood are paved. Pickerel Point is all gravel. Note that part of Beechwood is no-pets. Lovely lake, great hiking. Good ATT cell data and surprisingly good OTA TV. - bobcovey
Jun 2016 - $35.00
This is a private park with many full time residences on site. They have a section for short time visitors. They escort you to your site and assist in hook ups if needed. We stopped here as we passed through the area. They have two pools and two stores where you can get supplies. We will stay here again when we come south from our present trip. - A hitch and hop
Jul 2015 - $40.00
Watch out for kids running a muck on electric golf cars. If you complain in the office about it, you get blown away. There is no interest. Many of the sites are very narrow and a seasonal site person can take up 2-3 sites leaving you with no room, not even to park your car. The security guard, in the guard house at the entrance, old man with white hair, is very nasty, like he owns the place. - been around
Aug 2014 - $30.00
Great little park. Mostly permanent residents, but staff, residents and campers were friendly. Some shade, easy pull-through sites. - Casper2011
Jul 2016 - $45.00
Stayed here to visit friends nearby. Was a very nice SP. As noted, the roads there off interstate are narrow and hilly, but doable. Also as noted, signage in the park could use some work, but once we got to our site, it was fine. Didn't notice road noise behind us on 534, but we mostly stay inside. We had partial shade, but some sites are open. We were in pet section. Other sections are really wooded, so it just depends. Site was 50 amp, FHU, and was level. Decent space between sites. We were able to get OTA channels and had good Verizon coverage. We would stay there again when in the area. - Gayle E.
Oct 2015 - $45.00
Stayed in Pet loop with full hook up (W/E/S). Sites back up to Rt 540, no road noise as long as trailer windows were closed. Sites are on edge of a field, no shade in summer. Park has miles and miles of hiking trails and biking trails. Close to Lehigh Gorge State park with thier 25 mile rail trail for bikes and foot travel. Lots of hunting and fishing opportunities. Boulder field felt like a bit of a letdown, not as large or impressive as one in Lenhartsville PA (blue Rocks Family Campground is at base of this boulder field). Overall Hickory Run is a nice destination park. There are black bears in the park. We saw two, a baby one day and a fully grown the next day. - doghouse traveler
Sep 2015 - $38.00
Rustic & woodsy, more our preference. Beautiful PK. Stayed mid week with few campers. Campsite had full amenities except for cable & wifi. Direct TV & Verizon recep. good. We were relegated to RV area for canine owners. Site good, backed up to route 534 with little to no traffic noise (woods between road and site).
Slight negative was signage, difficulty locating site. - David Thrasher
Jul 2016 - $42.00
Road is a little dusty coming in but the CG is very pleasant and well maintained. Owners on hand are very nice and helpful. Most units are permanent but very well maintained like second homes. We had a level, gravel site, HH26. Room between sites is ample. Electric service and water good. Picnic table and nice fire pit. Nice pool, play area, fitness center, ping pong , volleyball and badminton available. Great wifi. We came in to spend one nite but stayed for 4. Would definitely stay again. - Team Asphalt
Jun 2016 - $49.00
This is a nice family campground with plenty of kid-friendly activities. The whole park is on a hill, and the part we camped at was tiered, with a small fence and landscaping between our neighbor & us. Hookups were very good & convenient. Cable TV was extensive and WIFI worked well. Nice picnic table and firepit are at each site. Drive very slowly as all the roads are fairly steep. There are some permanents & long-term, but the park is well-kept. They checked on us after we arrived at our site to be sure everything was good. We liked it here, but it was a little pricey. We would come back. - R&S
Sep 2015 - $45.00
We stayed twice in the 2015 season. What a gem! While the sites in the Hemlock Hollow may be a bit close, they are wonderfully landscaped - gravel but with a grassy patch in each site for the picnic table. Never felt like we were jammed in. WiFi reception probably the best, and fastest, we've experienced, almost as good as home. And cable TV was clear, not grainy. Owners and staff friendly, helpful, accommodating. Would definitely stay here again, even if it meant going a bit out of our way. - LPWms