Chapman State Park RV & Campground Guide

Pennsylvania

Chapman State Park

is in the northeastern part of Pennsylvania, in the borough of Clarendon. Stoneham is the closest town to the northwest while Weldbank is the nearest town to the southeast. Some of the most popular activities that this park offers include fishing, guided nature walks, and hunting. Recreational boating is also wildly popular; locals and visitors alike love to bask in the beautiful lake setting.

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Weather
Spring 24-70 F
Summer 54-78 F
Fall 32-73 F
Winter 17-37 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Chapman State Park

Chapman State Park is best experienced when you decide to stay in an RV. Renting an RV through RVshare provides the most convenient way to take advantage of this beautiful state park. 

Whispering Winds Campground

Whispering Winds Campground has campsites ranging from $31 to $44 a night depending on the amenities and the season. There are 30- or 50-amp hookups with options for sewer and cable. During the camping season, the park hosts a wealth of fun activities suitable for the whole family. Hikers will enjoy the easy access to the Allegheny National Forest that the campground offers.

Kane RV Sites

Kane RV Sites is host to eight RV sites, all of which offer water, sewer, and electric hookups. Visitors need to call to confirm rates, which are available on a daily or weekly basis. Boating, fishing, biking, and hiking are some of the most popular activities to enjoy here. There are also several restaurants and stores within walking distance of Kane RV Sites.

Rustic Acres RV Resort & Campground

Rustic Acres RV Resort & Campground has 95 campsites with 30- or 50-amp electric, water, and sewer hookups along with a fire ring and picnic table. The sites are large enough for RVs of all sizes, allowing sufficient room for backing in and pulling out. Besides hiking trails and a wading creek, guests have access to basketball and volleyball courts, a playground, shuffleboard, and horseshoes.

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What to Do at
Chapman State Park

Inside Chapman State Park

Chapman State Park features a 68-acre lake that boasts some of the state's best catch-and-release fishing. However, one of the best assets this park offers is an environmental educator who does guided walks and children's programs. Guest speakers also present some of the programs at the park to provide more in-depth discussions. Additionally, this park hosts stream studies that are vital to understanding the local aquatic life and ecosystems.

Outside Chapman State Park

The area around Chapman State Park has excellent restaurants for grabbing filling meals, stores that let you find anything you might want, and attractions that are sure to please the entire family. The restaurants and stores help give visitors a look into local life. Taking time to visit local attractions is worth the effort.

Restaurants

Taylor's Treats

Described as the favorite ice cream parlor in Warren County, Taylor's Treats serves more than ice cream. Some of the signature selections include grilled chicken salads, panini sandwiches and subs, and pizza. Ice cream sundaes and floats are excellent additions to meals.

Type: American

Location: 1530 Market St, Warren, PA 16365

Forester Restaurant and Tavern

Forester Restaurant and Tavern offers a rustic setting, with a self-described "creative" menu. Popular choices for lunch include chicken wings, fish fry, and four kinds of burgers. The popular dinner choices include steak, spaghetti and meatballs, and crab cakes.

Type: American

Location: 2 Lenhart Rd, Warren, PA 16365

Jack's Tap House

Jack's Tap House offers a menu featuring a broad selection of favorites that include gnocchi served with balsamic dressing, flat iron steak, and chicken pesto ravioli. The restaurant brews its own raspberry iced tea and has about 10 IPA beers on tap.

Type: American

Location: 211 Liberty St, Warren, PA 16365

The Plaza Restaurant

The Plaza Restaurant serves Greek and American favorites, with spinach pie, gyro wraps, and souvlaki being popular selections. Homemade pies are excellent desserts that include flavors such as lemon meringue, apple, and coconut cream.

Type: Greek

Location: 1328 Pennsylvania Ave W, Warren, PA 16365

Christie's Downtown Pub & Grill Restaurant

Christie's Downtown Pub & Grill Restaurant has a pub setting with craft beers available on tap. Some of the most popular menu selections include steak subs, Black Angus filets, a tuna melt on rye, wraps, and salads. 

Type: American

Location: 229 Pennsylvania Ave W, Warren, PA

Shopping

Allegheny Outfitters Outdoors Store

Allegheny Outfitters Outdoors Store offers all the gear you might need for backpacking, hiking, climbing, and paddling. In addition to carrying the top outdoor brands, the store also offers workshops.

Location: 20 Clark Street Ste A, Warren, PA, 16365

Ollie's Bargain Outlet

Ollie's Bargain Outlet has closeout items with large savings. Some of the popular items include cookware, books, portable heaters, and pet supplies.

Location: 2072 Interchange Rd, Erie, PA 16565

Second Avenue Exchange

Second Avenue Exchange has three floors of items ranging from collectibles to clothing. This store is also a popular location for old-fashioned candy and homemade pies.

Location: 306 2nd Ave, Warren, PA

Simply Be.you.tiful Boutique

Simply Be.you.tiful Boutique has a large selection of women's clothing that suits all styles. Some of the most popular types of clothing include zip jackets, faux leather leggings, and fashionable tops.

Location: 69 Railroad St, Clarendon, PA 16313

Riverside Raceway

Riverside Raceway is a hobby store in the downtown Warren area. Some of the most popular items include car model kits.

Location: 350 Pennsylvania Ave W, Warren, PA 16365

Sightseeing

Wilder Museum

The Wilder Museum has a focus on Warren County's history and has over 4,000 artifacts for visitors to check out. Some of these collections include Native American items dating back as far as 8,000 years, a covered wagon from the 1860s, and an antique gun collection from the DeFrees family.

Location: 51 Erie Ave, Irvine, PA 16329

Warren Historic District

The Warren Historic District includes a section of the Warren Business District. The architecture that spans 200 years is a significant highlight, and the Allegheny River flows through this part of town.

Location: 206-298 W 5th Ave, Warren, PA 16365

Warren County Memorial Park

Warren County Memorial Park is a cemetery home to an Emergency Service Memorial honoring the county's first responders as well as those who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The Military Service Memorial pays tribute to all service members, including POWs and MIAs.

Location: 20050 US-6, Warren, PA 16365

City of Bells

Warren features a series of bell towers designed by Joseph DeFrees in honor of local firefighters and DeFrees' grandfather, Lt. Gov. Charles Warren Stone. The bell towers are in front of the municipal building, Third Avenue, Beech Street, and in front of the Stone Museum.

Location: 318 W Third Ave, Warren, PA 16365

Allegheny National Fish Hatchery

The Allegheny National Fish Hatchery plays a vital role in producing trout to stock Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. This hatchery is open for public tours that offer visitors a variety of activities.

Location: 6616 Hemlock Rd, Warren, PA 16365

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How to Get to
Chapman State Park

When traveling south on Route 6 to Clarendon from Stoneham, turn right onto Chapman Dam Road. If traveling north from Weldbank, turn left onto Chapman Dam Road. The park entrance is five miles from the intersection of Route 6 and Chapman Dam Road.

Entering Chapman State Park

The operating hours for this park are 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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