Campground map for French Creek State Park in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.
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French Creek State Park This large tent and trailer camping area in southeast PA is mostly wooded. The campground has modern campsites (electric, non-electric, full-hookup, and pet-friendly), camping cottages, and yurts. ADA accessible shower houses, campsites, yurt, and camping cottage are available for those with disabilities. It also has a sanitary dump station, playground, amphitheater, and modern restrooms with warm showers. Camping cottages sleep five people in single bunk beds and double/single bunk beds. They have a table, chairs, electric heat, lights, and outlets. Outside there is a porch, picnic table, and fire ring. Yurts also have a stovetop and refrigerator. CAMPING SEASON: The campground opens in early March and closes in early January. Some loops open in late spring and close in late October. RESERVATIONS: Most campsites in Pennsylvania state parks can be reserved 11 months in advance to noon of the day of arrival. Campers without a reservation arriving after noon should check at the contact station or near the campground entrance for instructions. Reservations can be made using MasterCard, VISA, American Express, and Discover credit cards; personal, traveler’s, and cashier’s checks; or a Pennsylvania State Parks Gift Card. To receive a confirmed reservation, full payment must be received within ten days of making the reservation. For reservations, call the Pennsylvania State Parks Reservation Center at 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), Monday to Saturday,7:00 AM to 5:00 PM or visit http://pennsylvaniastateparks.reserveamerica.com. CAMPSITE ISSUING: Advance reservations are available for almost all campsites. Unreserved sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If an employee is not available, read posted instructions and check the site availability listing. The appropriate fee must be paid to a park employee or deposited in a supplied honor system envelope before setting up on a campsite. CHANGES AND CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations, changes, or transfers to reservations will be assessed a fee and can be made prior to arrival by the Pennsylvania State Parks Reservation Center. Any cancellation, change, or transfer made upon arrival must be processed through the state park. For complete information on fees, cancellations, changes, transfers, and discount policies, view the Reservation Cancellation/Change Policy at the website above. Campground Rules Protect and Preserve Our Parks CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT TIME: Check-in time is 3:00 PM. Campsites must be vacated by 3:00 PM. Camping cottages and yurts must be vacated by 10:00 AM. Please make your visit safe and enjoyable. Obey all posted rules and regulations and respect fellow visitors and the resources of the park. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in all Pennsylvania state parks. • Be prepared and bring the proper equipment. Natural areas may possess hazards. Your personal safety and that of your family are your responsibility. PETS: Pets are permitted in Loop C in this campground. Starting in 2020, pets will also be allowed in Loop A and Cottage 1. Please contact the park office or contact station for pet guidelines. Pets are prohibited in swimming areas, buildings, and all overnight facilities not participating in the pet program. Guide dogs and service dogs are not considered pets. • Prevent wild fires. Fires are only permitted in fire rings or grills. Gas and propane camp stoves are permitted. Fires must be attended at all times and extinguished before leaving a campsite. Properly dispose of hot coals. • Firewood is not provided. Cutting live or standings trees and the operation of chainsaws are prohibited. NOISE: Operation of electric generators that create excessive noise is prohibited. • Firewood Advisory: Firewood may contain non-native insects and plant diseases. Bringing firewood into the park from other areas may accidentally spread pest insects and diseases that threaten park resources and the health of our forests. Use local firewood. Do not take wood home and do not leave firewood. Burn It! MOTOR VEHICLES: Park only in designated areas. Only one vehicle is permitted at a campsite in addition to a camping unit. If permitted, additional vehicles can park on the camping spur for a fee or in the second car parking area at no charge. VISITORS: Visitors are welcome on campsites from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM. MINIMUM/MAXIMUM CAMPING PERIOD: Campers may stay in a state park campground up to 14 consecutive nights from Memorial Day to Labor Day. If reserving a Saturday during the summer season, a two-night minimum stay is required. Campers may camp up to 21 consecutive nights during the remainder of the year. HUNTING: Use extreme caution with firearms at all times. Other visitors use the park during hunting seasons. Firearms and archery equipment used for hunting may be uncased and ready for use only in authorized hunting areas during hunting seasons. In areas not open to hunting or during non-hunting seasons, firearms and archery equipment shall be kept in the owner's vehicle or enclosed trailer. Exceptions include: law enforcement officers and individuals with a valid Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms are authorized to carry a firearm concealed on their person while they are within a state park. French Creek State Park • Please camp only in designated areas and minimize your impact on the campsite. QUIET HOURS: Campers must not disturb the sleep of others between 9:00 PM and 8:00 AM. MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE PER SITE: Site occupancy is limited to one family unit (persons living under one household) or five unrelated people per site. Modern Camping • Handwashing and dishwashing are permitted only where appropriate facilities are available. Washing is prohibited at water spigots, hand pumps, springs, lakes, and streams. • Because uncontrolled pets may chase wildlife or frighten visitors, pets must be physically controlled, attended at all times, and on a leash, caged, or crated. Electronic fences and leashes are prohibited. • Do your part to keep wildlife wild! Enjoy wildlife from a safe distance and do not feed or approach wild animals. Human food is unhealthy for animals and animals dependent on human food can lead to dangerous human-animal encounters. • Please recycle. Place trash accumulated during your stay in proper receptacles or take it home with you. Access for People with Disabilities This publication text is available in alternative formats. If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit. 7/19 Printed on Recycled Paper 410 Park Road Elverson, PA 19520 GPS DD: Lat. 40.21280 Long. -75.78184 Park Office: 610-582-9680 Seasonal Contact Station: 610-582-9689 FrenchCreekSP@pa.gov Reservations: 888-PA-PARKS www.visitPAparks.com FRENCH CREEK STATE PARK CAMPGROUND 345 Area of Main Map Campground 911 Address 410 Park Road Elverson, PA 19520 610-582-9680 East Entrance Scotts Run Lake Pa r k R o Ro ad . Rd HOPEWELL FURNACE NATL. HIST. SITE Swimming Pool Park Office EQUIPMENT ACCOMMODATION GUIDE Hope we ll Hopewell Lake FRENCH CREEK STATE PARK CAMPING SEASON a d Park Office 843 Park Road Elverson, PA 19520 610-582-9680 To Birdsboro, US 422 Camping Pad Lengths RESERVATIONS 26 All are 45' South Entrance 7 41 7 9 43 3 44 Second Car Parking 2 1 48 45 4 47 Pet Friendly 4 5 46 1 2 3 5 6 47 45 8 N 6 9 40 10 8 2 1 43 13 16 38 39 37 35 12 13 11 46 44 12 14 15 17 19 18 36 34 32 33 31 10 B 45 30 42 41 40 37 35 39 29 44 33 46 43 38 34 32 36 31 28 47 27 3 22 24 21 20 11 Loop 42 C 26 42 41 50 25 10 12 11 39 37 4 48 23 5 6 51 Loop 7 49 16 18 21 d 8 D 23 25 29 14 17 24 15 19 20 R oa ille 9 40 28 30 N To PA 23, Elverson, I-76 Exit 298 38 36 34 32 30 35 33 31 29 28 27 m ony v Loop 27 26 22 H ar 13 15 17 24 20 22 25 Make online reservations at www.visitPAparks.com or call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757). 345 l wel pe Ho ad o R 14 16 18 19 23 21 P a rk Campground opens in early March and closes in early January. Some loops open in late spring and close in late October. 3 1 2 2 48 33 34 39 100 37 32 41 31 29 46 43 42 40 38 30 52 50 47 45 26 28 2 44 24 36 Non-electric Site 27 4 6 8 10 Pet Friendly 35 Full-hookup: Sewer, Water and Electric 25 54 49 Loop A Contact Station Electric Site: 20/30/50 Amp and 110/220 Volt 1 9 11 12 13 15 17 19 23 14 16 18 21 55 53 51 20 LEGEND 22 3 5 7 1 Dogs Only 0 100 200 300 FEET Camping Cottage Yurt Public Phone One-way Road Pet Camping Amphitheater Parking Paved Water Playground Parking Unpaved Shower House/ Restrooms Sanitary Dump Station Footpath ADA Accessible Recycling/Trash GPS DD: Lat. 40.21280 Long. -75.78184 Rev. 11/19 To Park Road, Park Office, Main Park Area