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Tobyhanna State Park

114 Campground Rd, Tobyhanna, PA 18466-8001
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Tobyhanna and Gouldsboro State Parks

Camped and fished there from 1967 to 1976 . Now I've lived 3 miles from the park since 1987 !! Park... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
tobyhannabob
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Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania
Nice place

Nice place to visit with family. Nice walking paths and facilities. Kids park and picnics tables... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Blairstown
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Blairstown, New Jersey
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“beach area” (3 reviews)
“mile hike” (3 reviews)
“nice lake” (3 reviews)
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114 Campground Rd, Tobyhanna, PA 18466-8001
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Camped and fished there from 1967 to 1976 . Now I've lived 3 miles from the park since 1987 !! Park is clean the fishing hiking and huntiing are OUSTANDING . Tobyhanna also butts up against Gouldsboro State Park , another jewel with the same...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Nice place to visit with family. Nice walking paths and facilities. Kids park and picnics tables make it easy to entertain the kids while having a picnic.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We spent two nights in a tent here with our dog. Park was quiet and our spot was right near the lake. Bathroom facilities were very clean. The rangers were all very friendly. Site was a decent enough size with plenty of usable space. Picnic...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We rented the kayak and rowboat on the lake. It is a beautiful location, not very crowded (may be because it is not very popular) but it really worked for us. The staff is very friendly and guided us well with the rental. I would...More

1  Thank mustumm
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Stopped here for a swim . No lifeguards on the beach . Swim at your own risk. The water was yellowish and un appealing. My daughter went in up to her knees and changed her mind. Ended up with a rash. Perhaps a pretty place...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

No control over: number of cars at a site(non paying)-number of people at a site-never hot shower water-speeding throughout the park-little or no security. Do not ck fishing/boat legality - out of state never have boat sticker or fishing license. Bath houses are dirty. They...More

Thank JIM W
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome tent camping. Boat rental at the beach was convenient. Bathroom and showers were super clean.

Thank Elizabeth T
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

On a monday we had the Tobyhanna State Park Loop Trail 5.1 mile hiking trail to ourselves. It was very easily marked and the beaches had very clean bathrooms with showers. We saw the smallest frogs, butterflies, and dragonflies. It was a nice to get...More

Thank Cait04
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed here just one night on our way home from Acadia, and laughed that this was by far the best campground for actual camping of any of the campgrounds we stayed at on our trip from Ohio to Maine. We noticed right away that...More

1  Thank 636jeff
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Stopped for over an hour to have a semi-picnic lunch and hike a short ways on main trail that circles the lake. Weekday early afternoon so not crowded, but seems to be a popular spot - met some European tourists there. Park attendees were all...More

Thank Martha S
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Doozie23
7 September 2017|
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Response from Martha S | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember it as being very large so main parking lot near entrance and lake is in full view. restrooms over to one side. Not a lot to see but a good picnic spot and nice place to boat and fish.A popular trail goes all... More
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Jimmy G
14 March 2017|
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Response from Ian C | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure of the current price. Was pretty cheap.
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535ike
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Response from Mom-of-a-clan | Reviewed this property |
We were passing through the area on our way home from the Lake Wallenpaupack area so I did not research attractions at all, we just chanced upon this park. Tobyhanna State Park is approximately 30 minutes away from Lake... More
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