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Park and Beach Getaways at Raccoon Creek State Park in PA

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The park is 7,572 acres in size and features the beautiful 101-acre Raccoon Lake. Take a hike at one of the many park trails (44 miles of trails to choose from). Or explore the 101-acre Raccoon Lake by kayak, canoe, rowboat, or hydro bike. Or swim and catch some sun at the beach. Or enjoy a stroll through the Wildflower Reserve with more than 700 species of plants. The park also offers a wide variety of environmental education programs.

Park and Beach Getaways at Raccoon Creek State Park in PA

Images are from the park website.

Booking Info

Getaway Description

According to the park website, the top 10 Activities at Raccoon Creek are:

  • Take a hike! The park has 44 miles of trails to choose from.
  • Catch some sun at the beach and stop by the concession for ice cream.
  • Explore the 101-acre Raccoon Lake by kayak, canoe, rowboat, or hydrobike.
  • Enjoy a stroll through the Wildflower Reserve.
  • Set up camp in the modern campground.
  • Learn something new by attending an environmental education program.
  • Go fish! Spend a day fishing for trout, panfish, bass, carp, or walleye in Raccoon Lake, Traverse Creek, or the Upper Lake.
  • Explore the Frankfort Mineral Springs and discover the history of the “healing” waters.
  • Stay in comfort by renting a cabin or the Lakeside Lodge.
  • Take advantage of the almost 7,000 acres open to hunting for small game, deer, and turkey.

Where To Stay

Stay the Night at Raccoon Creek State Park. The park has a campground with 172 modern tent and trailer campsites. The sites have access to flush facilities, warm showers, and the option of electricity. Each site also has a picnic table and fire ring. Pets are permitted in C and F campsite loops.

There are also modern cabins with a living room, kitchen, full bathroom, and two or three bedrooms. The cabins have electricity and are available for rent all year round. Pets are not allowed. There is also one 3-bedroom Lake Lodge that sleeps 10 people.

Location

• 0.5-hour drive from
Pittsburgh
, PA

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