This guide to nearly 100 public campgrounds in the state of Pennsylvania is perfect for tent and RV campers alike. Within each of the campground listings is vital information on location, road conditions, fees, reservations, available facilities, and recreational activities. The listings are organized by geographic area, and thorough site maps will help simplify the search for the perfect campground. In addition, Camping Pennsylvania provides useful tips on camping etiquette, camping with children, and enjoying--or avoiding--the state's diverse and abundant wildlife. Look inside for: - Campground locations - Facilities and hookups - Fees and reservations - GPS coordinates for each campground - Tips on wildlife, safety, and zero-impact camping.
About the Author
Bob Frye has not only spent most of his life hiking the mountains, fields, and hills throughout Pennsylvania, he's also been writing about those experiences for nearly two decades. A full-time journalist -- Frye is outdoors editor of the Tribune-Review newspaper in Pittsburgh -- he's written countless articles on the region's woods and wildlife for newspapers and regional and national magazines. That work has won accolades, too. He's won numerous first place awards for his work from the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association, Associated Press Managing Editors, and Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association. He is the author of Paddling Pennsylvania, Best Hikes Near Pittsburgh, and Best Easy Day Hikes Pittsburgh (all FalconGuides). Frye has been tabbed as an expert on the region's outdoors, as well. He's made numerous appearances on Pittsburgh TV and radio stations, discussing opportunities to get out and explore the region's outdoors, the environment, and wildlife management. He's also spoken to many outdoor groups. Frye currently lives in North Huntingdon, just east of Pittsburgh, with his wife Amanda and sons Derek and Tyler.