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The Best Camping in State College

Looking for the best camping in State College? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around State College. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near State College

  • Petersburg, Pennsylvania

    Indian Steps to Tussey Fire Tower Ruins

    4.03 mi / 715 ft gain
    Indian Steps to Tussey Fire Tower Ruins is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near State College, Pennsylvania.
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  • Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

    Alan Seeger Trail

    0.52 mi / 56 ft gain
    Alan Seeger Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near State College, Pennsylvania.
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  • Philipsburg, Pennsylvania

    Skyline Drive Trail

    5.0
    3.74 mi / 482 ft gain
    Skyline Drive Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Howard, Pennsylvania.
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  • Milroy, Pennsylvania

    Hunter's Path and Little Poe Trail

    2.21 mi / 528 ft gain
    Hunter's Path and Little Poe Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Coburn, Pennsylvania.
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  • Renovo, Pennsylvania

    Chuck Keiper Trail

    29.25 mi / 4734 ft gain
    Chuck Keiper Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Renovo, Pennsylvania.
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  • James Creek, Pennsylvania

    Balanced Rock Viewing Area

    0.38 mi / 26 ft gain
    Balanced Rock Viewing Area is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Todd, Pennsylvania.
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  • Patton, Pennsylvania

    Glendale Lake Point Trail

    3.45 mi / 420 ft gain
    Glendale Lake Point Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Patton, Pennsylvania.
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  • Brown Township, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Hemlock Mountain Loop

    5.0
    6.48 mi / 1200 ft gain
    The trail starts where Naval Run Road ends. Follow the the blue blazes into Naval Run. After crossing Naval Run continue right up an old logging skid trail along the run. The trail will intersect with the Black Forest Trail at Naval Run Falls.The trail will follow the orange blazes of Black Fo...
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