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19 RV Parks near Carbondale, Pennsylvania
We did however find 19 campgrounds within 25 miles of Carbondale. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Carbondale in the left hand column.
Aug 2018 - $80.00
Great time. Labor Day weekend stay. Got there on Friday and realized the next morning that the campsite being out friends was vacant. Immediately contacted the office which allowed us to move to a campsite that was closer to our friends. Lots of activities for the whole family. - wheezer01
Aug 2018 - $60.00
My family has an RV, but we didn't all fit, so I rented the "Pre-Civil war Cottage. It was so gross, filthy dirty. I could not sleep there the first night because there were bugs and spider webs behind the bed headboards. Management sent a cleaning lady the next day to clean, and yes, she cleaned behind the beds, but the cottage was still gross. This place needs a major overhaul. it is so dated. Old furniture, old cottage. Holes in the walls. Lots of bugs inside. Gross. I used to come here 25 years ago with friends and we rented the "Island" in the middle of the lake. They have done nothing to upgrade the house on the island in at least 25 years. Jeez........with all the money they make, you would think they would upgrade the cottages. The deck had spider webs all over. It should be screened in. Cant even sit out there or you get eaten alive by the bugs. One of my daughters and two of my grandchildren left early because they were so grossed out by the place. And the rental fees for water activities is outrageous. I mean, I paid nearly $1,400 for six days in that gross cabin, and I also have to pay to use the canoes, etc.? The price I paid for this dump is just highway robbery. I paid the same price to vacation in Aruba in luxury. The camping grounds themselves we just okay. So close together with other campers. It rained for days and there was so much mud, two family members slipped and fell a few times on the mud. You have pay 25 cents for five minutes to use the showers. REALLY??? And lastly, the owners are workers are NOT very nice to kids. Twice my grandkids were yelled at by one of the owners, and one of the workers. You can't jump in the pool or bring ay water toys in. I can understand no diving, but jumping? Too many stupid and unreasonable rules. We will NEVER return to this place. - Linda11004
Jul 2017 - $60.00
This campground has a HUGE population of seasonal campers. There seems to be just one loop for all others. It is Big Rig accessible but definitely not Big Rig friendly. One turn onto a main road into and out of the campground was extremely tight. No place to park rig for registration except the main road where it was difficult for other vehicles to get around you. We remained in this precarious position for a long time as there was still someone on our site even though it was after check out time.
Very limited sites for our 39' rig. Ended up in site 56F a back in site which was downhill from the road. Most sites had some grass or a good layer of gravel. This one did NOT. After 4 days of rain you can imagine the mess. Sites are very narrow and close together. Wifi was non existent at our site. For cable you leave a $50 deposit for a cable kit that hooks up to your TV. If you can't get to the back of your TV (new rig built ins) to get to a coaxial connection you can't use cable. We just happened to have an extra long length of coaxial to rig a bypass. - wisewoman
Oct 2018 - $47.00
We were met by the owner as we pulled in to register. Very friendly and accommodating. The site was great as we were requiring a pull-through large enough to accommodate our 35' travel trailer without disconnecting. The TV wasn't the greatest, but everything else was good. The view of the lake and the surrounding area was fantastic. Nice place to stay for a couple of days. - Lemon Drop
Sep 2018 - $48.00
We wanted a long easy pull through so we would not have to unhook. Just an over night stay with no problems. - goldsp8
Sep 2018 - $42.00
This campground is located on a small lake. Be sure to follow the directions on their website - do not use GPS. Location is a few miles from the interstate along narrow county roads. Park was clean and staff are very nice. Most of the campers seemed to be long - term. Phone and Wi-Fi are limited and TV was almost non-existent (I could only get two channels). Overall nice and worth considering. - farmboy25
Aug 2018 - $35.00
Maybe once upon a time, Valley View was a farm, but now it is fields of mown and mostly unmown grass. Maybe once it was a campground, but now it is a trailer park. We had a reservation but although the office was open, there was no one around and no information on a spot for us. A sign said to pick a spot. So we entered the campground. We were greeted by a barking, lunging pit bull on a tie down chain.
Fortunately a resident came out to warn us to find a ground-stone pad site because the grass spots were so saturated by rain that we'd sink. It took us an hour to get level. It was backin, so we had to disconnect our tow vehicle and park next to the bus. Once set, I took out our dogs for a walk. But now the pit bull had gotten loose and was running around the park. The residents across from us were outside and screaming at each other. We left early the next morning and definitely won't be back! - Dapper
Jul 2016 - $30.00
A bit out of the way park with mostly seasonals but they do have a few back-in sites with an excellent view of the surrounding mountains and farms.
Owner lives on site and makes sure to stop by and see if everything is OK. Seasonals are very friendly and it has a small town appearance. - Sheila123
Jun 2015 - $30.00
This is a great getaway for smaller rigs and park models. It rates lower as a big rig stopping spot. There are only a couple of sites that are level, big enough for a 40-foot RV, and have full hookups. The campground is situated on a lovely spot in the Poconos off the beaten path. Grocery stores and other amenities are about 10 miles away. There is no WiFi.
On the plus side the sky is wide open for satellite reception and there is good cell phone access. The owners are very friendly and the permanent campers seem like a pleasant group of people. We had a nice quiet few days with the campground to ourselves. The Memorial Day weekend brought the regulars out and it was different but still a nice place with a nice view. - seeyajohn
Aug 2018 - $46.00
We've been staying at Ponderosa Pines campground for years now. It's economical, clean, and pet friendly. The owner is very nice and helpful. The kids love it, there's always fun activities to keep them busy. We enjoy participating in the cornhole or horseshoe tournament. Would definitely recommend trying out this campground. Drive slowly throughout the park, there's a lot of kids on bikes and people walking their dogs. - TFerra
Jul 2011 - $40.00
Very out of the way campground, which suited us just fine. Our site was between 2 seasonal sites and was very quiet. When we first arrived we needed to clear out all the leaves in the site and there was garbage in the fire ring. The lake was nice and was able to do some fishing. They have available internet which came in handy for us. We had a hillside site and was ideal for us. If you want sun, try a lakeside site. - klbmn
Aug 2009 - $38.00
This is our favorite campground in Pennsylvania. The owners make the effort to maintain the facilities to a high standard. The pool is one of the cleanest pools that I have ever seen. The owner spends almost an hour every morning cleaning the pool. The Lake front sites are to die for. The other sites are mostly pretty roomy. The staff goes the extra mile to make your stay enjoyable. For instance the owner's son saw me walking to the dumpster and he stopped and offered to take my trash to the dumpster. The campground sits at a high elevation and is quite cool. We have run the heat in August during the night. We have never had a problem with the electricity even with the air on. I have seen people have trouble trying to use 50 amp adapters on the 30 amp hook ups. The best seasonals are the friendliest group i have run into. I am normally turned off by parks that have a lot of seasonals. This place is the exception. The owner seems to not have a problem with kicking out problem campers. This is important in a campground with a lot of seasonal sites. It is a long drive into town (about 25 minutes). This is either an asset or a liability depending on your needs and attitude. - AWMIII
Sep 2016 - $27.00
It was a nightmare getting to this park. The gas took us off exit 199 on I-81 and so does the parks own reservation site, but THE ROAD HAS BEEN CLOSED FOR NEARLY A YEAR. We had to back up about a quarter mile to get back onto I-81 because there was no place to turn around. I had called the local office and was told to check I. At the big brown building, but our rig, which they were told was 40' couldn't make the circle by the offices, requiring another backing up and another phone call. We were told that was the correct building but there was another checkin at the campground. I was told with the senior discount it would be $25.50' but when we got there I was charged a$31 after the discount. We checked in on a Thursday afternoon but the ranger charged us for Friday rates because we were leaving on Friday...then said it was a computer glitch and finally agreed with me. She then said it would be $23 and she would bring the refund to our site. A different ranger came with a receipt showing $27 and stood there arguing with me because the lady had made another mistake and asked to see if I "really" had been charged $31....he wouldn't take my word for it. The woman at the gate told me that based on the price of our rig that $31 should seem cheap to us. Anyways, we got to the site and it was nice, but our experience had already been ruined. - Ginny H
Sep 2015 - $32.00
We camped here over Memorial Day weekend. We had a back in site next to the restroom. They have large deep sinks outside of the restroom so it is easy to wash dishes there. Sites are very shaded and tend to be narrow but no problems to get slides out. Very quiet campground for a holiday weekend. The lake is large and has easy access if you have a boat. Pool was closed at our visit because they are doing repairs to it. This wasn't our first visit here and we will be going back again. - joinpa
Jun 2014 - $33.00
This rate reflects a Senior discount (appreciated!) and a $10 change fee when we had to change dates. We were in the loop numbered 1-50, and there were cabins and a yurt. The electric was good, but we would have appreciated water and maybe sewer. The bathrooms were clean. The roads were pretty tight, but they were paved, as were the sites. The sites were heavily wooded, not too level and our loop was not big rig friendly at all. Travel trailer or smaller class C would be OK. TV antenna reception was OK. The park is beautiful, but the campground was pretty empty. but I think they would be busier with water and maybe sewer at the sites. It was good for our overnight and we would stay there again. - R&S
Oct 2018 - $40.00
Big Rig Friendly. This is a trailer park that the owner is adding RV sites. Our site was gravel, spacious and level. The owner was very accommodating. Currently this is a no frill park. Safe and secure, just what we need. Streets are wide. Full time residents are friendly. - Lama79
Aug 2018 - $58.00
We visited three sites before they finally offered one we could wriggle into. The escort was very nice and apologetic about the hassle. This campground is very dated and the roads are narrow and cluttered. It is definitely not Big Rig friendly. - Mike Morand
May 2018 - $60.00
Its a campground . Its in the woods . It is not a wide open RV park . The roads in the park are a little tight but not at all bad if you have average driving skills . There is a lot for kids to do and they will have a fun time camping here . Water pressure was good and electric power worked fine and was reliable . Cell phone and wi fi I don't know and don't really care . All and all its a nice place to go camping and its not dated at all . - GDM
May 2018 - $70.00
This could be a very nice park, needs more work. K-9 corral was substandard, very high grass. The small fishing pond was more of a park run off area and our site area could have been considered a swamp with main sewer lines running above ground. It took us six tries to get the FW in a spot where we wouldn't step out of the steps and into a ditch. Neighbor's site was even worse because of the ditch and swamp. Spoke with the owner, who seemed very genuine in improving the site with the idea that I presented him. There were power troubles, but I have become accustomed to that on major weekends and warm weather. However, the 'heated' pool was not only small but freezing cold and you couldn't see the bottom. A small slide for kids always had an adult holding it as it would wobble a lot each time a kid went down. There was also a great deal of tiles missing on the side of the pool including some that I stepped on and took out of the pool. There were lots of activities for the weekend, candy bar bingo was fun, DJ (cheesy), game room (small selection), mini golf (wooden if you know what I mean), bounce pad open a few times a day, 'dry' tube slide (better when it was wet from rain). Store was adequate but pizza was good. Probably won't return or encourage anyone else to go there. - Leggy
Jul 2018 - $30.00
Nice place. Shady lots, great wifi. You have to get a cable box from the office, but once you hook up the box, great channels. There's a good restaurant by the interstate called Bingham's. We went to the Coal Mining museum in Scranton, PA. for something to do. It's not alot to do here. Nice owners. Some spots you might want to engage your four wheel drive. There are some steep inclines. - archbarb
May 2018 - $30.00
Very poorly laid out spaces -- water and electrical hookups often opposite ends of site, sites close together, depth of sites would not accommodate 24 foot trailer and pickup truck, mostly permanent residents in poorly kept units. - JP Swoope
Jul 2017 - $30.00
This campground is conveniently located off of I-81 and it is a jewel. Full of tall trees, it offers very shaded sites that give a sense of being alone in the woods and spaciousness, in spite of the fact that the sites are quite close to each other. Many seasonal fifth wheels there of workers in the fracking mines. They are very quiet, in fact the campground is very quiet all together. The owners are very nice and helpful. We asked and got excellent internet. No laundry facility and grocery shopping was somewhat far. Electricity is paid for separately if you go for the weekly rate. Make sure you read the meter and bring the reading to the office when you hook up. We stayed there for 10 days in a class A motorhome. - AandWK
Aug 2018 - $35.00
"Secluded", very well named. This is pretty much one of those seasonal, mostly weekend getaway type of parks. There are spots arranged around 2 small swimming ponds, but they all seemed to be taken by seasonal renters. Some spots were very well maintained, others gave the term "trailer park" its bad reputation. For the most part, it was pretty nice looking. We reserved a spot over the phone, very clear about the size of our rig, but when we checked in we were told we'd never fit and were put in the pull-through field in back of the office. We had a lovely view of the work barn and the log splitting operation. Really just an open field. Satellite worked, no antenna TV, and no usable Verizon data service. I had to drive out of the park 10-15 minutes to get my phone to work as a hot spot. Also, it's about half a mile down a very, very dusty gravel road. Our toad was unrecognizable. We didn't sit outside. The spots behind the office are in an industrial setting, people buzz by joy riding in their golf carts, the horse shoe pit was right in front of the rig, men swearing like sailors "F this and F that", so overall it was pretty miserable. If you're a local looking for a seasonal get away, have at it. If you're a tourist, I recommend looking elsewhere. - Florida Don
May 2005 - $30.00
This is a very small campground taken over by a new owner with ambitious plans. He also recently purchased waterfront property (Lake Mocatek) to expand the 45 sites to 100+. The very friendly owner greeted us as we entered the campground and told us to drive around and pick an open site. He very patiently and with humor put up with me changing my mind not once but several times, even after I had him cut down a limb in a site that we ended up not using. All this before we even settled the bill. The campground was friendly and it was quiet. During this Memorial Weekend, we saw the owner working hard on several different projects. We used this campground as a base to visit a relative and we noted other campers using it as a base as they used the local recreational facilities (Lake Wallenpaupack). There were also seasonal campers here. We look forward to returning to this campground to witness its growth and changes and we wish the owner success in this endeavor. - Tulirose