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Shenango Recreation Area

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Campsites in this campground are beautiful, lots of trees and many water front sites. The bathrooms are old and the showers provide little privacy. It was nice to be able to use our national Golden pass senior discount. The receptionist was very friendly and efficient. We were just passing through so spent only one night. We will return for a...

1Thank suebruno
Hooversville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We camped at the Shenango Rec Area outside of Hermitage, PA. (I believe it is officially located in Transfer,PA). We booked a site through the Army Corp of Engineers website or you could use recreation.gov. You have to enter the campground on Route 18 South. For those entering the campground heading north on Route 18, you have to use the...

Thank JerryLynn M
Masury, Ohio
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Roomy, inexpensive, and well maintained. Army Corp. decided to go with bigger campsites than privately run. Not much for kids to do, but mine are too old to care. Give it a try for some semblemnce of privacy.

Thank Dion M
New Castle, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I was pleasantly surprised with my little mini vacation to the shenango rec area campground. The park was very well maintained and great thought was obviously given to trimming tree's and shrubs for the bigger rv's. The bathhouse and bathrooms were very minimal though...nothing to dry your hands (a bar of soap was provided) and no private area to change...

Thank debbie s
Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

Very nice-Army Corps of Engineers Area-always a great stay, they run a tight ship, worth the short travel time-the lake and camp area just so nice, bring your bikes , too! Dogs ok here, fun to fish, watch osprey and eagles!

2Thank lucynricky
Hubbard, Ohio
Reviewed 1 July 2013 via mobile

Best campground, huge camp sites, on line reserving, efficient ample security... Lush, treed shady campsites, most with electric ... Generous camp rates ! Activities, playground, lake access, boat dock adjacent to campgrounds, dumping station... Well appointed, well maintained rec area

6Thank Grumpy507

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Address: 492 W Lake Rd, Transfer, PA 16154-2122
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Transfer
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