Raccoon Creek State Park Campground Map Brochure by ndp18304

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									RACCOON CREEK STATE PARK
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3000 State Route 18                                                                                                                                                                                        10               11
Hookstown, PA 15050-1605                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TO EAST LIVERPOOL,
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Phone: 724-899-2200                                                                                                                                                                                                                12                                                                                                          30
e-mail: raccooncreeksp@state.pa.us                                                                                                                                                                    8
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Make online Reservations at
www.pa.reserveworld.com                                                    Camping Pad Length Ranges From                                         20' to 78'                                                     7
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or call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       TO PITTSBURGH
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Campground is open from the second week                                                                                                                                                                                           D                                                                                                                  SR 3042
in April thru the third weekend in October.                                                                                                                                                                                      TENTS
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 Rev. 3/08
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                                       To Heritage Trail
         Raccoon Creek State Park                       employee or deposited in a supplied honor system                      Visitors, Quiet Hours and Noise
   On a plateau above Raccoon Lake, the camp-           envelope before setting up on a campsite.                      Visitors are welcome to campsites from 8 a.m.
                                                                                                                    to 10 p.m. Campers must not disturb the sleep of
                                                                                                                                                                                      Raccoon Creek
ground offers 172-forested campsites each with a
                                                                                                                                                                                        State Park
                                                                   Cancellations and Transfers
picnic table and fire ring. Trailer and tent camping        Changes to an online reservation must be made            others between 9 p.m. and 8 a.m. Electric generators
sites are available in A, B, C, E and F loops. A, B,    by calling the Pennsylvania State Parks Reservation         that create excessive noise are prohibited.
E and F loops have paved spurs with sixty-five of        Center at 888-PA-PARKS, Monday through Satur-                                           Fires
these sites offering up to 50 amp electrical hookups.   day, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time.                            Fires are permitted only in provided fireplaces or
D loop is tent camping only. The campground has            Cancellations can be handled via the Internet            grills. Gas and propane camp stoves are permitted.
modern restrooms and showers. A playground is           under “My Account” or by calling the call center.           Please be careful with fire. Fires must be attended
available near the F loop.                              Cancellations made up to the close of business              at all times and extinguished before leaving the
                         Pets                           seven days prior to your scheduled arrival date will        campsite.
   Pets are permitted at designated campsites in        incur a $10 cancellation fee. If you cancel six days or
                                                                                                                                               Firewood
this campground. Please contact the park office or       less prior to the arrival date, you will forfeit the first
                                                                                                                       Firewood is not provided. Cutting live trees or
contact station for guidelines for pets.                night’s fee or $75, whichever is the lesser amount.
                                                                                                                    standing trees and the operation of chainsaws are
   Pets are prohibited in swimming areas and all        There is a $10 fee assessed for all changes made
                                                                                                                    prohibited.
overnight areas, except the campgrounds involved        to your reservation, except adding nights to the
                                                        reservation. Changes to a reservation can be made at                            Firewood Advisory
in the pet program. Guide dogs or other dogs that                                                                      Firewood may contain non-native insects and
assist people with disabilities and are controlled by   the call center, but not via the Internet. Any cancel-
                                                        lation or change on the day of arrival must be made         plant diseases. Bringing firewood into the park from
the use of a harness or other restraint are not con-                                                                other areas may accidentally spread pest insects and
sidered pets.                                           through the state park that you have the reservation
                                                        with.                                                       diseases that threaten park resources and the health
                 Camping Season                                Access for People with Disabilities
                                                                                                                    of our forests. Campers should use local firewood.
  This campground opens in April and closes in             If you need an accommodation to participate in           Do not take wood home and do not leave firewood
October.                                                park activities due to a disability, please contact the     - Burn It!
                  Reserving a Site                      park you plan to visit.                                                            Handwashing
   Most campsites in Pennsylvania state parks can be      Protect and Preserve Our Campgrounds                         Handwashing and dishwashing are permitted only
reserved 11 months in advance to noon of the day           Please be familiar with all state park rules and         where appropriate facilities are available. Hand-
of arrival. Campers without a reservation arriving      especially the following rules and regulations.             washing and dishwashing are prohibited at water
after noon should check at the contact station or                                                                   spigots, hand pumps, springs, lakes and streams.
near the campground entrance for instructions.                      Maximum Camping Period
                                                           Campers may stay in a state park campground for                                     Hunting
   Reservations can be made using MasterCard,                                                                          Firearms and archery equipment used for
VISA, American Express and Discover credit cards        up to 14 consecutive nights from Memorial Day to
                                                        Labor Day. Campers may camp for 21 consecutive              hunting may be uncased and ready for use only in
or personal, traveler’s and cashier’s checks. To re-                                                                authorized hunting areas during hunting seasons. In
ceive a confirmed reservation, full payment must be      nights during the remainder of the year.
                                                                                                                    areas not open to hunting or during non-hunting
received by the Bureau within ten days of making              Maximum Number of People Per Site
                                                                                                                    seasons, firearms and archery equipment shall be
the reservation.                                           Site occupancy is limited to one family unit (per-       kept in the owner’s car, trailer or leased campsite.
   To reserve a campsite, visit www.visitPAparks.       sons living under one household) or one non-family          The only exception is that law enforcement officers
com, or call 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757),               unit limited to five persons per site. Anyone renting        and individuals with a valid Pennsylvania License to
Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. except on the      a campsite must be 18 years of age or older and             Carry Firearms may carry said firearm concealed on
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day         must be present at the campsite.                            their person while they are within the park.
and Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.. holidays.                         Motor Vehicles
                 Campsite Issuing                         Only one car per campsite is allowed unless oth-
                                                        erwise posted. Park only in designated areas.                                                                                  Raccoon Creek State Park
   Advance reservations are available for almost all
campsites. Unreserved sites are available on a first-                    Alcoholic Beverages                                                                                                  3000 State Route 18
come, first-served basis. If an employee is not avail-     Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in all Pennsyl-                                                                            Hookstown, PA 15050-1605
able, read posted instructions and check the “After     vania state parks.                                                                                                                       724-899-2200
Hours Posting Report” then proceed to an available                   Check-in/Check-out Time                                                                                         e-mail: raccooncreeksp@state.pa.us
site and set up.                                           Check-in time is 3 p.m. Campsites must be va-
   The appropriate fee must be paid to a park                                                                                                                                              www.visitPAparks.com
                                                        cated by 3 p.m. Camping cottages and yurts must be          6000-mp-dcnr2/221   2/09             Printed on Recycled Paper
                                                        vacated by 10 a.m.

								
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