Listen for the whispering of trees as the crisp autumn leaves crunch beneath your feet. Carve pumpkins. Get ready for tricks and plan for treats. Celebrate Halloween all month long (well, on the weekends) when you visit these 10 spooky campgrounds in Pennsylvania.
1. Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest – Harrisville
Indulge in a fabulously frightening good time when you visit Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest this October. The Spooktacular Campout Weekend - slated for the weekends of October 7, 14, and 21 - features a full menu of activities, including a trick-or-treat parade, family movie night, and a haunted pavilion. A two night minimum stay is required.
2. Gettysburg Campground – Gettysburg
Do you dare visit Gettysburg Campground, in the most haunted town in Pennsylvania, for a weekend of Halloween fun this October? Halloween weekends - the last three weekends in October - promise a hauntingly good time with such activities as costume contests for the kids, pumpkin carving contests, crafts, and trick-or-treating. A two night minimum is required.
3. Colonial Woods Family Camping Resort – Upper Black Eddy
Visit Colonial Woods Family Camping Resort this October for a weekend of Halloween fun. The first three weekends of the month include a dance with a DJ, pumpkin carving contests, trick-or-treating, and a haunted mansion. The last weekend of October before Halloween will be filled with hayrides, crafts, and trick-or-treating.
4. Mill Bridge Village & Camp Resort – Ronks
Escape to Mill Bridge Village & Camp Resort for some Halloween fun this October. The month kicks off the weekend of October 7 with harvest weekend, which includes hayrides and pumpkin painting. The real Halloween fun follows the next three weekends. Guests will enjoy such activities as hayrides, a costume parade, and trick-or-treating.
5. Eagles Peak Adventure Bound Camping Resorts – Lancaster
Will you traipse through the haunted woods or dare to enter the haunted house when you visit Eagles Peak Adventure Bound Camping Resort? Eagles Peak celebrates Halloween every weekend in October - each weekend has its own theme - with such fun activities as pumpkin carving contests, flag football games, searching for candy in the haystack, and trick-or-treating.
6. Mountain Springs Camping Resort – Shartlesville
Plan to spend the weekend at Mountain Springs Camping Resort on October 7 and 14 for a spooky good time. The two Halloween weekends promise a fun-filled schedule of guessing games, a dance, and trick-or-treating.
7. Bucktail Camping Resort – Mansfield
Join the Great Pumpkin Hunt at Bucktail Camping Resort the weekends of October 7 and 14 before the season ends. Go trick-or-treat. Carve pumpkins. Climb aboard a hayride. Bucktail Camping Resort has two full weekends of ghostly activities planned for campers to celebrate Halloween.
8. Hickory Run Campground – Denver
Bring your kids and your furry friends to Hickory Run Campground's weekend Halloween celebrations, slated for the final three weekends in October. Enter your kids and your pets in costume contests, carve pumpkins, climb aboard a hayride, and go trick-or-treating during the weekend long celebration.
9. Mountain Creek Campground – Gardners
Pack your costume and head to Mountain Creek Campground to celebrate Halloween the last three weekends of October. Kick back and relax or engage in activities all weekend long. Activities include a zombie run, a haunted house, costume contests and, of course, trick-or-treating.
10. Appalachian RV Resort – Shartlesville
Get down and boogie when you visit the Appalachian RV Resort to celebrate Halloween the last three weekends of October. A full menu of activities awaits: costume parades, carving pumpkins, a dance, and trick-or-treating.
Combine camping and Halloween and what do you get? A frightening good time at these 10 spooky campgrounds in Pennsylvania. Don’t forget to find your perfect carving pumpkins at
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