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Cowans Gap State Park

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6235 Aughwick Rd, Fort Loudon, PA 17224-9603
+1 717-485-3948
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My Happy Place

-I've been coming to Cowans Gap State Park on camping trips and just day trips to swim and Hike... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2016
eastcoast usa
via mobile
What a beautiful State Park!

My hubby and I wanted to get away from it all...so we found a cool cabin to rent that was about a... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2016
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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6235 Aughwick Rd, Fort Loudon, PA 17224-9603
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Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

-I've been coming to Cowans Gap State Park on camping trips and just day trips to swim and Hike ever since I was a baby. My husband and I even camped there for our honeymoon. It's so quiet and relaxing and beautiful, the sites are...More

2  Thank dittodittoditto
Reviewed September 9, 2016

My hubby and I wanted to get away from it all...so we found a cool cabin to rent that was about a mile away from the Cowans Gap State Park. We had never been to the park before...and we had a great time. It was...More

1  Thank BBreach
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We camped here over Labor Day weekend. Beautiful area and the park is really clean. Also, one of the quietest state parks I have ever slept in! Really appreciate that the dog loop was not somewhere off in the outskirts with crappy sites. We will...More

Thank lsquared58
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Just spent 5 days at Cowans Gap campground B, and loved every minute of it. The park is beautiful and one of the cleanest parks I have ever been in. The employees really care about their park. The campground bathrooms were absolutely the cleanest campground...More

1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed August 16, 2016

I'd rate this as one of the best PA state parks. Wooded with hiking trails, a neat nature center and lots of activities. We camped there for the weekend with our RV-there are two loops, with A being the larger (pet sites here) and B...More

Thank aaatravelgal25
Reviewed August 8, 2016

The park is tucked in between 2 mountains and the lake is the centerpiece. Plenty of hiking trails around the lake, which looks very peaceful. Paddle boating on the lake and a small swim beach. Lots to do.

Thank Brendan O
Reviewed July 8, 2016

We have been camping at another PA state park for a few years and decided to try Cowan's Gap this year. The campground is so well placed in a beautiful, natural setting, within the forest and near the lake. The park rangers and campground host...More

Thank Luvtravels33
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Great Place to enjoy Nature. Park is clean. Camping, swimming, boating, hiking, fishing, all available. And as usual for PA...No Admission fees. Great lake hidden in the mountains of PA.

Thank Brenda T
Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed here for a night in mid-May. The campground host and park rangers that we meet were super accommodating and friendly. We tent camped, and aside from the cool nighttime temperatures (as would be expected that time of year), it was...More

2  Thank Bradley C
Reviewed May 16, 2016

Just got back from a week at Cowans Gap, and made reservations for October. We have been getting together there twice a year for the past 25 years. It is a very nice park, the Rangers and people in the office, along with the crew...More

1  Thank Gary K
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Response from dittodittoditto | Reviewed this property |
each cabin has 2 sets of bunkbeds, as in, 4 mattresses. We just stayed in cabin G, which is nice for disabled folks because of the paved walkway to the very close bath house, and one of the bedrooms contains two single beds... More
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Response from fraumitmotorrad | Reviewed this property |
I found this. You could start here. 717-485-3948 cowansgapsp@pa.gov Good luck!