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Family Camping in Northwest PA


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For your convenience:

 If you are interested in touring the area during your stay,

we have put together some of the area's

most popular attractions.

Area Outdoor Recreation


Shenango Recreation Area

    Maintained by US Army Corps of Engineers, the Shenango Lake is known best for it's Boating & Fishing, the

    Nature Area also offers Picnicking, ATV Trails, and more.

    Boat Docks Just 15 Min From Camp (unlimited Horsepower)

 

McConnells Mills State Park

    Historic Gristmill and Covered Bridge on the boulder and white water filled Slippery Rock Creek , which was created by     draining of Glacier Lakes thousand of years ago, This Nature Area offers White Water Kayaking, Hiking Trails,

    Picnic Areas, Rock Climbing and Repelling. 25 min from Camp

 

Moraine State Park

    Lake Arthur offers a variety of activities including Boating (20 hp limit), Wind Surfing, Fishing, Picnic Areas,

    Hiking & Biking Trails, etc. Along with many Festivals throughout the summer including Lake Arthur Regatta,

    Nature Classes, Scout Retreats, and much more.

    Boat Docks Just 25 min from Camp


Local Events 



Mercer Speedway

    Oval Dirt Track Racing

    555 Fairground Rd., Mercer 724-662-1310

 

Hell's Hollow Adventure Tour

    4 Mile Cart Buggie Tour through the Historic

    1824 Hell's Hollow Farm & Indian Grounds

    496 Best wick Rd., Mercer 724-662-1999

 

Avenue of 444 Flags

    World's Largest Display of American Flags

    2619 E State St., Hermitage 412-981-9900

 

Harlansburg Station Museum of Transportation

    424 Old Rt 19, New castle 724-652-9002

 

Canal Museum

    60 Alan Ave, Greenville 724-588-7540


Iron Bridge Inn

    1438 Perry Hwy, Mercer 724-748-3626

 

Rachel's Road House

    1553 Perry Hwy, Mercer 724-748-3193

 

Montana's Rib & Chop House

    3176 East State St., Hermitage  724-308-6620

 

Hickory Grill

    1645 N Hermitage Rd., Hermitage 724-962-1775

 

Quaker Steak & Lube

    (famous wings)

    101 Chestnut St., Sharon 724-981-9464

 

Tavern On The Square

    108 N Market St, New Wilmington 724-946-2020

 

Tara A Country Inn

    Fine Gourmet & Casual Dining with a

    "Gone With The Wind Theme"

    2844 Lake Rd, Clark 1-800-782-2803  


Pizza Joe's

  116 east Venango St Mercer, PA 724-662-2433

  Will deliver to the campground office! 

Dining


 Shopping



The Great Stoneboro Fair

    Labor Day Weekend

 

Mercer County Grange Fair

       

Fathers Day Car Show

    Hermitage

 

Hermitage Arts Festival

    3rd Weekend in July

 

Coolsprings Corn Maze & Farm Market

    Mid September - Halloween Weekend


Town of Volant

    Unique Gift Shops & Antiques

    Main St, Volant

 

The Apple Castle

     Selection of Apple items, Donuts, & fresh local produce

     277 PA 18, New Wilmington 724-652-3221

 

The Cheese House

    60 Cheeses imported and domestic,

    Amish Jams Jellies, & Gifts

    Route 208 & 18, New Wilmington 724-946-8558

 

Grove City Outlets

    Variety of Outlet Stores

    1911 Leesburg Grove City Rd., Grove City 724-748-4770

 

Daffin's Candies

    496 E State St., Sharon  724-342-2892

 

Kraynak's Nursery 

    Store for all seasons, Famous Easter/Christmas Displays

    2525 E State St., Hermitage 724-347-4511

 

Reyers Shoes

    World's Largest Shoe Store

    Downtown Sharon 724-981-2200

 

Wendell August Forge

    Unique Metal Gifts and Forging

    Grove City, 724-458-8360



Golfing 



Something for the Kids 



Spring Valley Golf Club & Lodge 

    496 Bestwick Rd. Mercer  724-662-1999 

 

Hickory VFW Golf Course

    4586 E State St, Hermitage 724-346-6903

 

Oak Tree Country Club 

    48 State Line Rd, West Middlesex 724-528-9984

 

Tam O'Shanter of PA

    2961 S Hermitage Rd, Hermitage 724-981-3552

 

Buhl Farm Golf Course and Driving Range

    1290 Forker Blvd, Hermitage 724-962-1943

 

Green Meadows Golf Course

    193 Green Meadows Ln, 724-530-7330

 

Pine Grove Golf Course

    38 Fairway Dr, Grove City 724-458-8394

 


For more of a Thrill 



Living Treasures Animal Park

    Petting Zoo with Camel and Pony Rides

    268 Fox Rd. New Castle     724-924-9571

 

Pymatuning Deer Park

    Walk through Petting Zoo,

    you can feed over 200 animals

    804 E Jamestown Rd., Jamestown 724-932-3200

 

Wagon Trails Safari Adventure

    See & feed over 350 animals on a safari ride

    State Route 193 Vienna, OH    330-539-4494

 

Splash Lagoon

    Indoor Water Park

    8091 Peach St, Erie 866-3-SPLASH 

 

Waldameer Park & Water World

    220 Peninsula Dr., Erie 814-838-3591


Skydive Pennsylvania

    Mercer 1-800-909-JUMP

 

Silent Wings Soaring

    Grove City Airport 724-748-5590

For more information on the Mercer county Area

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Rocky Springs Campground      84 Rocky Spring Rd Mercer, PA 16137      724-662-1568      info@rockyspringscampground.com


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Favorite Stops

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Wagon Trails

Iron Bridge Inn

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Grove City Outlets

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