We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Frances Slocum State Park

Valley View Drive, Wyoming, PA
+1 570-696-3525
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Needs improvement

We camp from May through October and many of our trips are to state parks. This park is by far the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
_mpweiss
,
Dallas, Pennsylvania
Peaceful

I like going out and just sitting by the lake. There are very few bathrooms which are locked up for... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Alyssa B
,
Pennsylvania
via mobile
Read all 63 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good23%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nice park” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 11:00 - 19:00
LOCATION
Valley View Drive, Wyoming, PA
CONTACT
Website
+1 570-696-3525
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
Reviews (63)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We camp from May through October and many of our trips are to state parks. This park is by far the worse for its facilities. No heat in the bathrooms plus the bathrooms need updating. All water spigots have been stripped so the only place...More

Thank _mpweiss
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I like going out and just sitting by the lake. There are very few bathrooms which are locked up for the season. The summer is pretty cool tho

Thank Alyssa B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A few minutes from home takes you back to nature. The park is refreshing to walk around. There is also a playground and a pool.

Thank RTGJK
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Francis Slocum State Park named for the historical significance of the kidnapping by the Indians of young Francis Slocum during the early settling of the region. The park offers a PA State designated "big bass lake", boat launches, hiking trails, life guarded pool, paddle boat...More

2  Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to take family photos. The scenery is beautiful. It's also a nice place for family reunions. There is a lot of space. It has a great children's playground, hiking, and a beautiful lake to fish or go boating.

Thank Kristin D
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I haven't been here since the summer but am due for another visit. The lake when frozen is awesome with the quacking from the ice

Thank Alyssa B
Reviewed 14 November 2016

rent a paddle boat, canoe, fish, picnic at one of the pavillions or hike in the woods. Great place to relax and enjoy the great outdoors. Pool available in summer, but have not used it in years.

Thank 106maurenm
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Beautifully kept park. We seek about places we haven't been to for hiking. I was looking at another park when this popped up. I had just finished a book where the main character was Francis Slocum. It is an amazing story about a young Quaker...More

1  Thank tandhgoraj
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is really a great state park... Camping, fishing, boating, pool, picnic, hiking, mountain biking etc.. All sorts of things to do at this park. It does get a bit crowded on weekends in the summer, especially the pool area. It's maintained and kept well....More

Thank 3ljp
Reviewed 16 September 2016

If it's a picnic, a hike, fishing or just relaxing in a beautiful natural setting, Francis Slocum State Park can be the place for you.

Thank John F
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Red Leaf Salad Company
42 reviews
5.07 km away
KB's Coffee House
17 reviews
4.53 km away
Peking Chef
48 reviews
4.97 km away
Dino's Italian Bistro
7 reviews
4.64 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Music Box Dinner Playhouse
9 reviews
5.62 km away
The Lands at Hillside Farms
23 reviews
5.88 km away
Metro Bar and Grill
5 reviews
6.69 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Gail D. V
Are bears a problem when hiking
19 October 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
In this area, bears are a reality. As a hiker, you must always be aware of your surroundings and movement at a distance. Never try to get a better look or go near a cub.
0
Votes
gator2256
What sights would you say are the nicest for a 40 ft. motorhome?
28 August 2016|
Answer
Response from Barberett | Reviewed this property |
I have never stayed there. I'd call the park. I live two miles away from it.
0
Votes
Virginia I
Cost for a camping site for a 40 ft with 4 slide outs and 50 amp service? Is it cheaper if you stay for the 21 days in Sept!!
27 July 2015|
Answer
Response from Marykay512 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I cannot answer that. I am local to the park and I don't camp there.
0
Votes