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“If this is your first time here tent camping.....”

Tionesta Lake and Dam
Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Tionesta
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Booked our campsites from the website with never being in this campground before. I wish we would have drove through before we booked to camp. We reserved sites 75 and 77 for tent camping. Site 75 was all gravel with just a very small patch of grass, not big enough to put a tent up in. Camping in the gravel made it very uncomfortable on the bare feet when in the tent or when kneeling down. The online map made it look like there would be some distance between us and the site on the left of us, not so. There is no privacy in between sites here (unlike Bucaloons near Warren). We were going to use the water on the site to wash dishes however the water was a very odd shade of orange/brown. The showers were not the best I have ever used, nor were they the worst. I would recommend wearing cheap flip flops due to the amount of hair in the bottom of the shower stalls. Overall the campground is VERY clean, quiet and everyone there is friendly. The lake is beautiful. There was a church group that come around with a newsletter and did crafts with the children one morning. There is a nice gentleman that drives around and sells firewood which was a perk as well. If you are going to go here and tent camp I would recommend sites 93,95,97,100,109,110,112,118 or 120.

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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Tionesta Recreational Area Campground isn't for the die-hard roughing it camper, but for a family of four on a 4 day weekend it is perfect. If you want some of the comforts of home they have electric and water at most campsites. There are trails to walk, a beach within walking distance and of course Tionesta is just a few minutes away. The Tionesta Dam and Lake is awesome and a great place to put your fishing pole in.

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

nice area to go camping near by we went camping at the outflow area and spent a 10 days also a place to put a boat in here and go fishing lots of trails to go hiking

Thank Carol B
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

The Tionesta Dam area is all around a beautiful place. Enjoy boating, fishing or camping on the lake. Just below the dam, is the outflow area. Great fishing, quiet and relaxing camping area.

1  Thank Dana H
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

We drove out just to take a look around. The water was still frozen when we were there even thought the weather was getting warmer. It was so beautiful and peaceful!

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