Reserve Your Spot!

Explore Pennsylvania's wonderful state parks – reserve campsites, cabins, picnic pavilions, whitewater boating launch times and more.

Reserve online: Search by Region, Facility or Park.

Call toll free: 888-PA-PARKS (727-2757) 7 am-5 pm Monday to Saturday, except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.

What You Need to Make a Reservation

  • Dates for your reservation
  • Name, address and phone number of the responsible party for each reserved facility
  • Full payment is expected at the time the reservation is made with a valid gift card or credit card. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
    Supported credit card types: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover  

A Few Details

  • Cabins and picnic pavilions can be reserved from 11 months (to the day) to two days in advance.
  • Campsites can be reserved from 11 months up to noon of the day of arrival.
  • Reservations made on Sundays can only be made for one day less than 11 months. (If making a reservation on Sunday, January 2, you could not reserve December 2 until January 3.)
  • The "reservation day" begins at 7 am (not 12 am) Eastern Standard Time (EST).
  • You can cancel reservations made online by logging on to My Account.
  • You cannot change or transfer reservations online – call 888-PA-PARKS (727-2757).
  • Pending reservations are held in your shopping cart for a maximum of 20 minutes and then released.
  • Some facilities may not appear due to renovations or seasonal availability.
  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in all Pennsylvania state parks.

Firewood Alert

Please be aware that bringing firewood into Pennsylvania from another state is prohibited and could result in a citation. Campers should use local firewood. Do not take wood home and do not leave firewood - Burn It! Bringing firewood into the park from other areas may accidentally spread pest insects and diseases that threaten park resources and the health of our forests.

Technical Notes

  • For security reasons, Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 7.0 to 9.0 or Firefox Version 16.0 to 19.0 or Google Chrome 22.0 to 25.0 must be used to make a reservation.
  • The reservation web site uses advanced scripting. If you cannot use this scripting, please call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS (727-2757) to make your reservation.
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Order through the PA State Parks Reservation Center at 1-888-PA-PARKS (727-2757) or visit any state park office. Profits from the calendar sales go directly to maintaining PA State Parks.

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