Chapman

State Park - Pennsylvania

Chapman State Park is located near Clarendon, Pennsylvania. The man-made Chapman Lake covers 68 acres (28 ha) of the park. Chapman Lake is open for swimming, boating, and fishing. A large picnic area is near the beach and overlooks the lake. A rustic, wooded campground is open mid-April through mid-December. Twelve miles (19 km) of trails are open to hiking. Chapman State Park is also open to hunting and fishing in the streams as well as the lake. The park stays open in the winter for cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing.

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Visitor Map of Chapman State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.Chapman - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Chapman State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.

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Brochure of Chapman State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.Chapman - Brochure

Brochure of Chapman State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.

Camping Brochure and Map of Chapman State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.Chapman - Camping Brochure and Map

Camping Brochure and Map of Chapman State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.

Chapman SP https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/FindAPark/ChapmanStatePark/Pages/default.aspx https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chapman_State_Park Chapman State Park is located near Clarendon, Pennsylvania. The man-made Chapman Lake covers 68 acres (28 ha) of the park. Chapman Lake is open for swimming, boating, and fishing. A large picnic area is near the beach and overlooks the lake. A rustic, wooded campground is open mid-April through mid-December. Twelve miles (19 km) of trails are open to hiking. Chapman State Park is also open to hunting and fishing in the streams as well as the lake. The park stays open in the winter for cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing.
A Pennsylvania Recreational Guide for Chapman State Park Chapman State Park The 862-acre Chapman State Park includes the 68-acre Chapman Lake on the West Branch of Tionesta Creek. Adjacent to state game lands and Allegheny National Forest, Chapman is an oasis of recreational facilities in a vast area of wilderness. Directions The park is off US 6, in Warren County, near the town of Clarendon. From US 6, turn onto Railroad Street, which becomes Chapman Dam Road. Follow Chapman Dam Road about five miles to the park. Reservations Make online reservations at www.visitPAparks.com or call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Saturday. Recreational Opportunities PICNICKING: The main picnic area is by the beach and overlooks the lake. Five picnic pavilions may be reserved up to 11 months in advance for a fee. Unreserved picnic pavilions are free on a first-come, first-served basis. Pavilions 1 - 4 are ADA accessible. ORGANIZED GROUP TENTING: Year round, this rustic area is available for rent to adult and youth groups. The area has restrooms nearby, fire rings, and picnic tables. Advanced reservations are required. SWIMMING: A sand beach is open from late-May to midSeptember, 8:00 AM to sunset. Swim at your own risk. Please read and follow posted rules. During the summer season, a snack bar is available at the beach, conditions permitting. Call the park office for the current snack bar schedule. HIKING AND BACKPACKING: 12 miles of trails In addition to the trails in the park, Chapman is the trailhead for backpacking trails on adjoining public lands. Maps and trail information are available at the park office. Free parking is available at the park for those who would rather not leave their vehicles along public roadways. If you plan to leave your vehicle in the park, please notify the park office. Chapman State Park is in the midst of about 517,000 acres of Allegheny National Forest and state game lands. When going on a hike, always take a map and compass and know how to use them. Leave word with a family member, friend, or the park office concerning the trails you will take, destination, and expected return time. Have a safe hike. Tell us about your hike at: www.explorepatrails.com FISHING: The 68-acre Chapman Lake has fishing for coldwater and warmwater fish, including brook and brown trout, largemouth bass, bluegill, sunfish, yellow perch, and sucker. ADA accessible fishing piers are on the eastern and western shorelines of Chapman Lake. Within the park and the surrounding Allegheny National Forest, trout fishing exists in the West Branch of Tionesta Creek and Farnsworth Run. Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission regulations and laws apply. pennsylvania WI LDS BICYCLING: Although most hiking trails are closed to bicycles, roads in the park and in the adjacent state game lands and Allegheny National Forest are open to bicycles. CAMPING: modern sites, most with electricity The beautiful, woodland campground has 81 campsites, modern restrooms, water at convenient hydrants, and a sanitary dump station with potable fill water. Pets are permitted at designated campsites. ADA accessible sites are available. The campground is open from mid-April to midDecember. Winter access cannot be guaranteed and can be checked by contacting the park office. For More Information Contact: Chapman State Park 4790 Chapman Dam Road Clarendon, PA 16313-2830 814-723-0250 email: chapmansp@pa.gov GPS DD: Lat. 41.75761 Long. -79.17106 An Equal Opportunity Employer CAMPING COTTAGES: Three cottages sleep five people in bunk beds, and have wooden floors, windows, table and chairs, electric heat, electric lights and outlets, porch, fire ring, picnic table, and are adjacent to a water hydrant. Cottages 1 and 3 are ADA accessible. Dogs are permitted in Cottage 1. Information and Reservations Make online reservations at: www.visitPAparks.com or call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Saturday. www.visitPAparks.com Printed on recycled paper visitPAparks 2018 YURTS: These round, canvas and wood walled tents have a wooden deck and sleep six people in two bunk beds and a double bed. Yurts have a stove top, microwave oven, refrigerator, countertop, table, chairs, electric heat, electric lights and outlets, fire ring, picnic table, and are adjacent to a water hydrant. Yurt 1 is ADA accessible. BOATING: electric motors permitted The 68-acre Chapman Lake has a boat launch and 41 seasonal mooring spaces on the western side, and mooring for registered campers on the eastern shoreline. During the summer, a boat rental is available in the beach area, conditions permitting. Call the park office for the current boat rental schedule. Motorboats must display a current boat registration. Nonpowered boats launched in the park must display one of the following: boat registration; launch permit or mooring permit from Pennsylvania State Parks, available at most state park offices; lau
Chapman State Park This beautiful, woodland campground has over 80 campsites including eleven walk-to sites, three camping cottages, two yurts, modern restrooms with showers, water at convenient hydrants, and a sanitary dump station. Most campsites have electric hookups. CAMPING SEASON: This campground opens in April and closes in December. 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 park office 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 in the "Reservations" section. 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 at designated campsites in this campground. 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. QUIET HOURS: Campers must not disturb the sleep of others between 9:00 PM and 8:00 AM. NOISE: Operation of electric generators that create excessive noise is prohibited. OCCUPANCY: Campsite occupancy is limited to one family unit (persons living under one household) or five unrelated people per site. Occupants must include at least one person 18 years of age or older at all times. 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. Modern Camping Chapman State Park • Please camp only in designated areas and minimize your impact on the campsite. • 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 standing trees and the operation of chainsaws are prohibited. • Firewood Advisory: Firewood may contain non-native insects and plant diseases. Bringing firewood into the park from other areas may accident

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