Originally Posted by MommaHuffman
Welcome from Central PA! Heading out your way soon for my daughter's graduation at Robert Morris University! We're so excited for both graduation and our first camping adventure with our Roo! Planning on staying at Raccoon Creek State Park. Been there?
MommaHuffman, congrats on your daughter's graduation!
It's been many a year since I stayed at the park, and it was always group camping in the cabins. The campground is on a bluff above the lake, and is very pretty. Not all sites have electric, and none have water and sewer, although water and a dump station are available.
The park itself is extremely under-utilized by the local community. First day of trout it's shoulder to shoulder, and deer season the woods are loaded up, otherwise it's not overly crowded. Lots of people do ride horses through the park though, and there are gorgeous hiking trails - make sure you head across Route 30 to the Wildflower Reserve.
If you have any questions about the area other than the park, please ask! I grew up here and aside from college and a few years in Baltimore for my first job, have lived within 10 miles of the park my whole life.