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Raccoon Creek State Park, Hookstown

(4.4/5 based on 60 reviews on the web)
Raccoon Creek State Park has continued to develop from the park’s beginning as a Recreational Demonstration Area operated by the National Park Service in the 1930s, to one of the largest and most beautiful state parks in Pennsylvania. Facilities at the park are a mix from the early Civilian Conservation Corps camp to modern facilities. In addition to recreational areas, there are large tracts of undeveloped land. The 7,572-acre park features the beautiful 101-acre Raccoon Lake, the famous Wildflower Reserve,the historic Frankfort Mineral Springs, and 44 miles of scenic trails.
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TripAdvisor
  • We stayed at one of the cabins. They are very basic, but very clean, comfortable, and all you truly need. They have a grill, fire pit, and picnic table outside as well. The park itself is truly beauti...  more »
  • My family and I tent camped here for a weekend. We enjoyed a nature walk, sat around the fire, cooked on an open fire, swam, relaxed and played game; very nice sandy beach, ideal for families with chi...  more »
  • Just spent 3 nights in the cabins at Raccoon Creek State Park. We stayed in Cabin #1, and there were 6 of us. The cabin sleeps 6. it has 2 bedrooms. One room has a double bed, closet & heater. The sec...  more »
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  • This is a great place for camping, fishing, kayaking, hiking, and just about any other outdoor activity. The only reason I give it a 4 is because some trails have been left without maintenance, sometimes making them impossible to use. If you need your outdoor fix, this is definitely a good place to start!
  • Decent state park. Plenty of hiking trails and some other attractions. Few things to note. The camping areas are a decent way from the lake. And since the lake is pretty much the only attraction there it's a huge pain in the butt to get to if you are on foot. In fact the pioneer area is literally the opposite end of the park. Vehicles aren't allowed back there so you have to hike your gear in and out. If you plan on seeing the lake or any of the trails up there it's about a 10 mile hike. Also the ranger station isn't very helpful. All in all, for what it is, it's an ok park. Great for a day trip. If you plan on doing some tenting I'd suggest somewhere else.
  • So, I camped here for a while. In case you wondering Boating was cool. It's 10$ to rent a canoe for the first hour, and 5$ for every hour after that. Pros --You don't have to pay to shower, it's super warm?!?!~ -- Lots of pretty trails --They're super relaxed about the rules. --Everyone was friendly -- Quiet (other than planes) --Plenty of wildlife --Big Cons --You certainly hear lots of planes. -- You've got to ride on the park road a while to get anywhere
  • This is Pittsburgh's largest state park. The park provides plenty of activities to do during all seasons. In the summer check out the small watercraft rentals, cabin rentals, wildflower reserve, and the swimming / beach area.
  • Great park in Beaver County. Great for fishing or kayaking. It also has several nice wooded walking trails.