Ole Bull State Park RV & Campground Guide


Ole Bull State Park sits in the middle of northern Pennsylvania's "Black Forest," a remote, mountainous region covered by forests. Pull your RV into a campsite on the banks of Kettle Creek, and you're a quick walk from all of the park's natural wonders. Enjoy a swim in the creek, or head out into the trees on five miles of hiking trails. Mountain biking, fishing, and hunting opportunities abound, creating year-round opportunities for adventure. The small towns of Galeton and Renovo sit 30 minutes north and south, respectively, and Scranton lies 150 miles east.

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Spring 24-70 F
Summer 53-82 F
Fall 29-73 F
Winter 15-37 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Ole Bull State Park

Enjoy the wilderness at Ole Bull State Park to the fullest by bringing an RV to serve as your home base. An RV rental allows you to pick the perfect model for your family or a group of friends, ensuring that everyone has a comfortable place to sleep.

Ole Bull State Park Campgrounds

Relax under the trees at the two Ole Bull State Park campgrounds. Camping Area #1 sits on the northern bank of Kettle Creek, offering 19 RV-friendly sites with electric hookups. Camping Area #2 is located on the opposite side of the river, offering 24 electric sites. Both areas also offer a selection of rustic tent sites. With spots up to 62 feet long, there's plenty of room for your big rig. If you're coming in the winter, head to Camping Area #2; it's open year-round while the other area opens from April to November. The state park campgrounds offer flush toilets, a dump station, picnic tables, and fire rings. Rates start at $21.25 per night.

Quiet Oaks Campground

Make the most of your RV camping trip at Quiet Oaks Campground, which lies about 10 miles south of Ole Bull State Park. With full hookups and hot showers, it has everything you need for a relaxing stay. Pets are welcome, and the grounds offer plenty of room to explore. Rates for RV sites range from $25 to $35 per night, depending on the type of electric service you need.

Snyder's Family Campground

Stay just off of Highway 6 at Snyder's Family Campground. It's located 21 miles north of the park, so you can reach the water or hiking trails with an easy drive. This campground is popular with families, thanks to its large playground and well-stocked fishing ponds. You'll also have access to showers, propane, a gift shop, and a dump station. Choose from sites with full hookups plus cable TV or sites with water, electricity, and TV. Rates start at $35 per night, with excellent discounts for monthly stays.

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What to Do at
Ole Bull State Park

Inside Ole Bull State Park

Ole Bull State Park is made for relaxation; the tall trees create plenty of shade, and cool breezes frequently blow through the forests. Head down to the sandy beach for a day of sunbathing and swimming, or walk along Kettle Creek to fish for trout. The park offers five miles of trails; Beaver Dam Nature Trail is a flat, kid-friendly option, and the Bull Trail takes you to an old foundation and exceptional park views. The park roads and surrounding state forest roads are open to mountain bikers. Don't wait until spring to visit the park — when there's enough snow, you can ski a groomed cross-country ski trail, snowshoe through the forest, or snowmobile in the park and the surrounding lands.

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How to Get to
Ole Bull State Park

Pennsylvania Route 144 is the only major roadway that runs to Ole Bull State Park. From Highway 6 to the north, you can turn south on 144 at Galeton. If you're coming in from the south, turn north off of Renovo Road (144) just west of Renovo. A scenic, though longer, alternative route is to take Kettle Creek Road north from Westport.

Entering Ole Bull State Park

Visit Ole Bull State Park any day of the year; it's open every day from sunrise to sunset. The park's day-use areas shut down at dusk.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Ole Bull State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Ole Bull State Park?

The best time of year to visit Ole Bull State Park is in the spring or summer. The park has picnic areas, a playground and a lake where you can fish, swim or paddle.

What is the climate of Ole Bull State Park?

The climate at Ole Bull State Park is cool and humid. The park is in the mountains, so the temperatures are cooler than in the surrounding areas. The humidity is high because of the location near the water.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Ole Bull State Park?

The park is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, bears, turkeys and squirrels. Visitors often see coyotes, bobcats and foxes on the trails. There are also a number of bird species that can be found in the park.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Ole Bull State Park?

There are many designated spots at the park. All RV sites have electric and water hookups, and some have sewer hookups. The sites are spacious and well-shaded, making them a great option for those who want to spend time outdoors.

Is Ole Bull State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

Yes, Ole Bull State Park is accessible to disabled visitors. There are paved pathways and handicap-accessible campsites, restrooms and picnic areas. The park staff is happy to provide assistance as needed, so all visitors should feel welcome.