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Address: Mahanoy City, PA
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Good place to camp.

We camped here in September. The campsites are huge compared to other places we have stayed. They are also a good distance away from other sites. The park and lake is very nice. I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2014
Andrea F
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Chicago, Illinois
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Mahanoy City
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

wonderful lake for fishing, pleasant place to take a walk, clean restrooms and showers, wonderful forest views and look to see the wild eagle

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Chicago, Illinois
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124 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

We camped here in September. The campsites are huge compared to other places we have stayed. They are also a good distance away from other sites. The park and lake is very nice. I was also impressed by the bathrooms and showers. They were very clean. I would definitely recommend this park to anyone who likes to camp.

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2 Thank Andrea F
New York City, New York
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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Spent a night here with my sons this summer. There's a small lake surrounded by a paved path, a camp store, and plenty of camp sites. It's a very pretty park. The playgrounds are modern. Bathrooms were well maintained and clean. We hiked and rented a boat ($14) and had fun. My complaints - We got a flat camp site... More 

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United, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

We have been camping at Locust Lake State Park for the past 20 years and love it there. The campground has sites for tents and campers...large and small. The park also has electric hook-up and a waste station for larger campers. There is a camp store on grounds which has tasty breakfast and lunch food, snacks, ice cream, camping essentials,... More 

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Ashland, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

I grew up going to this park every year as a child since it is less than 20miles from home and have seen the extreme transformation over the years. Yes this is a NO ALCOHOL park which is clearly outlined in all the rules literature and large signs throughout the park. I can contest that it is a much quieter... More 

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3 Thank John T
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

last year we went camping at locust Lake State Park the park ranger was so nasty and mean he won't even let us strapped are kids in their car seats and he was cursing at our kids and everything and he made our whole camping trip rotten he acts like he owns the park and he don't he is the... More 

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2 Thank paymad
West Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

The park has everything boating, swimming a bunch of hiking trails and hand dipped ice cream (love that)....probably the most relaxing of the Pa parks I have been to. Just don't put the address they have on the official web site in your gps or you will end up 5 miles from the park entrance at a dirt trail.....lol A... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Locust Lake is a nice little state park that has a small lake, creeks, streams, forested hills and some nice camp sites. There are sites for car camping, trailers and a few walk-in sites. The tent sites tends to be pretty quiet despite this park's popularity with families. I've never stayed in the trailer sections. There is a playground, sand... More 

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4 Thank farfromhome808
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

Very nice campground/state park. We stayed on site 37, which i think might be one of the best sites there. Right next to the lake. If you get firewood, get it from the camp store, its a little bit more expensive, but dry. We got 2 bundles from the first house after the turn onto the road, and it was... More 

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

I would tell anyone to ignore the poor reviews on here. From my weekend visit with my family, I can tell you the people were probably more of the problem than the staff. I have been camping many times, and I have to say I would definitely come back here again. Even though the temp dropped to 30 degrees on... More 

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