Blue Knob


brochure Blue Knob - Camping

Camping Map and Brochure of Blue Knob State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.

Blue Knob State Park This small tent and trailer area has modern campsites (electric, walk-to, and pet-friendly) with a sanitary dump station, amphitheater, play field, and ADA accessible restrooms with warm showers. Walk-to campsites are a short walk from the parking area. Pets are permitted on roads near pet sites and in the pet walking area. Access the Lost Turkey Trail or Chappells Field Trail from the campground. CAMPING SEASON: This campground opens the second Friday in April and closes in mid-October. RESERVATIONS: Most campsites in Pennsylvania state parks can be reserved 11 months in advance to noon of the day of arrival. Campers without a reservation arriving after noon should check near the campground entrance for instructions. Reservations can be made using MasterCard, VISA, American Express, and Discover credit cards; personal, traveler’s, and cashier’s checks; or a Pennsylvania State Parks Gift Card. To receive a confirmed reservation, full payment must be received within ten days of making the reservation. For reservations, call the Pennsylvania State Parks Reservation Center at 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), Monday to Saturday,7:00 AM to 5:00 PM or visit CAMPSITE ISSUING: Advance reservations are available for almost all campsites. Unreserved sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If an employee is not available, read posted instructions, check the site availability listing, and then proceed to an available site. The appropriate fee must be paid to a park employee or deposited in a supplied honor system envelope before setting up on a campsite. CHANGES AND CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations, changes, or transfers to reservations will be assessed a fee and can be made prior to arrival by the Pennsylvania State Parks Reservation Center. Any cancellation, change, or transfer made upon arrival must be processed through the state park. For complete information on fees, cancellations, changes, transfers, and discount policies, view the Reservation Cancellation/Change Policy at the website above. Campground Rules CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT TIME: Check-in time is 3:00 PM. Campsites must be vacated by 3:00 PM. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in all Pennsylvania state parks. PETS: Pets are permitted at designated campsites in this campground. Please contact the park office for pet guidelines. Pets are prohibited in swimming areas, buildings, and all facilities not participating in the pet program. Guide dogs and service dogs are not considered pets. QUIET HOURS: Campers must not disturb the sleep of others between 9:00 PM and 8:00 AM. NOISE: Operation of electric generators that create excessive noise is prohibited. MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE PER SITE: Site occupancy is limited to one family unit (persons living under one household) or five unrelated people per site. MOTOR VEHICLES: Park only in designated areas. Only one vehicle is permitted at a campsite in addition to a camping unit. If permitted, additional vehicles can park on the camping spur for a fee or in the second car parking area at no charge. VISITORS: Visitors are welcome on campsites from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM. MAXIMUM CAMPING PERIOD: Campers may stay in a state park campground up to 14 consecutive nights from Memorial Day to Labor Day. If reserving a Saturday during the summer season, a two-night minimum stay is required. Campers may camp up to 21 consecutive nights during the remainder of the year. HUNTING: Use extreme caution with firearms at all times. Other visitors use the park during hunting seasons. Firearms and archery equipment used for hunting may be uncased and ready for use only in authorized hunting areas during hunting seasons. In areas not open to hunting or during non-hunting seasons, firearms and archery equipment shall be kept in the owner's vehicle or enclosed trailer. Exceptions include: law enforcement officers and individuals with a valid Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms are authorized to carry a firearm concealed on their person while they are within a state park. Protect and Preserve Our Parks Please make your visit safe and enjoyable. Obey all posted rules and regulations and respect fellow visitors and the resources of the park. • Be prepared and bring the proper equipment. Natural areas may possess hazards. Your personal safety and that of your family are your responsibility. Modern Camping Blue Knob State Park • Please camp only in designated areas and minimize your impact on the campsite. • Prevent wild fires. Fires are only permitted in fire rings or grills. Gas and propane camp stoves are permitted. Fires must be attended at all times and extinguished before leaving a campsite. Properly dispose of hot coals. • Firewood is not provided. Cutting live or standings trees and the operation of chainsaws are prohibited. • Firewood Advisory: Firewood may contain non-native insects and plant diseases. Bringing firewood into the park from other areas may accidentally spread pest insects and diseases that threaten park resources and the health of our forests. Use local firewood. Do not take wood home and do not leave firewood. Burn It! • Handwashing and dishwashing are permitted only where appropriate facilities are available. Washing is prohibited at water spigots, hand pumps, springs, lakes, and streams. • Because uncontrolled pets may chase wildlife or frighten visitors, pets must be physically controlled, attended at all times, and on a leash, caged, or crated. Electronic fences and leashes are prohibited. • Do your part to keep wildlife wild! Enjoy wildlife from a safe distance and do not feed or approach wild animals. Human food is unhealthy for animals and animals dependent on human food can lead to dangerous human-animal encounters. • Please recycle. Place trash accumulated during your stay in proper receptacles or take it home with you. Access for People with Disabilities This publication text is available in alternative formats. If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit. 7/19 Printed on Recycled Paper 124 Park Road Imler, PA 16655 GPS DD: Lat. 40.28916 Long. -78.58983 814-276-3576 Reservations: 888-PA-PARKS 42 41 Lo 43 7 st Tu r ke y st lls Fi e l d 10 Tr a i l 12 4 Blue Kn ob Rd. Host 2 34 19 1 Registration Board 5 30 Public Phone Rd. en ue Make online reservations at or call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757). 3 32 33 ADA Accessible Park Office To I-99 (US 220), Bedford RESERVATIONS Tent Only 31 18 14 Host 11 Shower House/ Restroom 13 17 869 Pavia 6 15 Rd. Q ap S assafras Ch pe 9 Water N BLUE KNOB STATE PARK Pa r k Campground opens the second Friday in April and closes in mid-October. 50 16 20 Amphitheater Sanitary Dump Station 35 Pla 38 37 39 36 21 Paved Road O rchard To Blue Knob Ski Resort To PA 164 Road 29 27 26 25 24 23 Roa lls Path or Trail GPS DD: Lat. 40.28916 Long. -78.58983 Fie ld Tra i Forest ppe Parking Lot d C ha Gate y Field 28 22 Unpaved Road l EQUIPMENT ACCOMMODATION GUIDE Camping Pad Lengths 0 Rd . CAMPING SEASON Pet Friendly Pet Walking Area 100 869 l 49 Lo Pet Camping Tra i 48 Electric Site: 30 Amp Walk-to Site 8 y . Electric Site: 50 Amp ke Area of Main Map t Rd en 40 LEGEND Tu r To Beaverdale, US 219 m Tr a il La ne Mo n u 47 Blue Knob Ski Resort Ski A cce ss Park Office 124 Park Road Imler, PA 16655 814-276-3576 Rd . N To PA 164 Fo res t 46 BLUE KNOB STATE PARK CAMPGROUND 100 200 24' to 65' 44 45 300 FEET Rev. 6/19 Chappells Field To Park Office, Pavia, PA 869

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