Get back to nature and experience Poconos camping on your upcoming getaway. The lush forests, rolling hills, crashing waterfalls, and beautiful wildflowers make camping in the Poconos Mountains a memorable experience. Sometimes a little disconnect from the outside world is all you need to feel recharged and ready to take on a new week.
While you’re visiting the area for Poconos camping, consider downloading our complimentary Poconos Vacation Guide for great travel tips! This free guide is packed with helpful information on places you’ll want to visit, upcoming events, area attractions and much more! You’ll be traveling the area like a local in no time!
Here Are Some of our Favorite Places For Poconos Camping!
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is one of our favorite places to be outdoors. For camping, they are home to 3 developed campgrounds. Dingmans Campground is the largest of these and has 133 campsites. Open year-round is their Mohican Outdoor Center home to 11 campsites in a wooded setting. If you’re feeling really adventurous, check out their river camping and backcountry camping.
Otter Lake Camp Resort
Otter Lake Camp Resort offers guests so many activities there is no shortage of fun to be had. Sitting on 300 wooded acres, this area offers families a 60-acre lake perfect for swimming, boating, and fishing. For convenience, the resort offers campers deluxe heated restrooms, a convenience store, laundromat, and Wi-Fi. Guests also have access to lighted basketball courts, a game room, splash parks, tennis courts, four playgrounds, and hiking trails.
George W. Childs Recreation Area
George W. Childs State Park offers riverside camping, backcountry camping, and developed campgrounds. River campsites are available to visitors exploring the park by the river who plan to stay one night and continue down the river. Most are first-come-first-serve, but a handful can be reserved. Hikers on the park’s trails will appreciate the opportunity to rest in the small campsites for backcountry camping. Primitive campsites for groups are available, along with more developed campgrounds. This park is a part of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, so you’ll be surrounded by acres of beauty.
Promised Land State Park
At Promised Land State Park, you’ll find six camping areas where guests can enjoy a night under the stars. The modern campsites offer amenities like warm showers, flush toilets, electricity, and laundry facilities. Rustic facilities are also available. The campgrounds are located just steps from the park’s beaches, boat rental, and refreshment stand. It is also near the picnic area, which features a playground, volleyball court, basketball hoop, and two picnic pavilions. Rustic cabins and cottages are also available. Be sure to check out a campground map before planning your trip.
Book Your Mountain Retreat at French Manor Inn
After a few days of roughing it in the great outdoors, retreat back to our beautiful Inn for a little rest and relaxation. Here at the French Manor Inn, we are home to 19 cozy guest rooms with most featuring private balconies, fireplaces, and spa tubs. Our gourmet breakfast each morning will have you feeling ready for the day ahead. The French Manor sits on Huckleberry Mountain so you’ll still have the feeling of nature all around but the comforts of a B&B.
When booking your reservation, ask us about our Couples Mountain Spa Retreat. Camping can be rough on the body so a little pampering at the spa is just what you’ll need. With this package, you’ll receive a $100 per person spa credit to use at our very own Green Spa Le Spa Foret. You’ll leave feeling refreshed.
We do hope you’ll plan a stay with us soon! We look forward to hearing all about your Poconos camping adventures!