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The Best Camping in Williamsport

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

Top camping spots in and near Williamsport

  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania

    Hike Smith's Knob Hike via the Loyalsock Trail

    5.0
    8.3 mi / 1400 ft gain
    Smith's Knob is a short, but fairly challenging section of the overall Loyalsock Trail. Smith's Knob has a distinctively round peak, and viewed from Rider Park, sticks out to all very easily. The trail starts off very steep, and will require some effort right away. However, it soon becomes more o...
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  • Trout Run, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Frozen Run Gorge

    5.0
    5 mi
    One of the most remote hikes in the beautiful Loyalsock State Forest, this loop through the Frozen Run Gorge is a fantastic hike for an experienced hiker looking to see a place that few other hikers do.There are no official trails through the gorge and this hike is a bushwhack. There are a couple...
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  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania

    Backpack the Old Logger's Path

    5.0
    27 mi
    The Old Logger's Path follows abandoned logging roads in a loop through the Loyalsock State Forest. There are multiple places to join the trail, but most people start in the ghost town of Masten, PA.Highlights include Rock Run, noted by many as the most beautiful steam in Pennsylvania. Vistas alo...
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  • Trout Run, Pennsylvania

    Old Loggers Path

    4.0
    27.24 mi / 3698 ft gain
    Old Loggers Path is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Ralston, Pennsylvania.
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  • Forksville, Pennsylvania

    Camp at World's End Park Campground

    5.0
    World's End Campground is tucked into a valley in the Loyalsock State Forest. Recreational opportunities abound here. Lay low and explore the valley, hike to the ridges and take in the views, or play in the Loyalsock creek which runs by the campground. The lush Pennsylvania wilderness makes for a...
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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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  • Slate Run, Pennsylvania

    Backpack the Black Forest Trail

    42 mi / 8550 ft gain
    The Black Forest Trail is an orange blazed horseshoe loop with many options for a starting point which over the years due to reroutes may make the trail a little longer than 42 miles . I started at the traditional trailhead on Slate Run Road and hiked counter clockwise. Many consider this trail t...
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  • Dushore, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Haystacks Rapids and Dutchman Falls

    5.0
    3.9 mi / 425 ft gain
    The Haystacks is a great end of the overall Loyalsock Trail. It is easily accessible, and fairly a gentile trail, however, the beginning is still a relatively rocky and will require some initial effort. When the trail intersects the rail road grade, you can turn left and take the path with the ye...
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  • Dushore, Pennsylvania

    Loyalsock Trail

    5.0
    56.75 mi / 9882 ft gain
    Loyalsock Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Laporte, Pennsylvania.
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  • Dushore, Pennsylvania

    Loyalsock Link Trail and Haystacks and Dutchman Falls

    24.87 mi / 3944 ft gain
    Loyalsock Link trail and Haystacks and Dutchman Falls is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Laporte, Pennsylvania.
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  • Sweet Valley, Pennsylvania

    Camp at Ricketts Glen

    Some would argue that the trails hidden inside this state park are some of the most scenic in all of Pennsylvania, while I haven't explored a ton of the state I sure see where the fans of this park are coming from. The campground is very large and reservations would be highly recommended if you a...
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  • Benton, Pennsylvania

    Falls Trail Loop in Ricketts Glen State Park

    4.9
    6.29 mi / 938 ft gain
    Ricketts Glen State Park in Pennsylvania sprawls over 13,050 acres in the Luzerne, Sullivan and Columbia counties. The park boasts a lake, 21 named waterfalls, diverse wildlife and old growth timber. There are two Falls Trails alternatives – a long and short loop. The long loop is 7.2 miles long...
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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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  • Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

    West Rim Trail

    4.0
    27.97 mi / 4065 ft gain
    Hiking north to south, the trailhead is just off of Colton Road at a gravel parking lot with bathrooms. The trail is marked with orange blazes and has the largest elevation gain at the beginning and then has relatively moderate elevation change throughout the remainder of the hike. At 2.6 mile...
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  • Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

    Hills Creek Lake Trail

    3.05 mi / 174 ft gain
    Hills Creek Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Wellsboro, Pennsylvania.
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