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Bellefonte / State College KOA

Situated on 70 acres surrounded by rural farms in the Appalachian Mountains, Bellefonte/State College KOA is a firm family favorite when it comes to RV parks in Bellefonte. It boasts a heated swimming pool that’s accessible from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, as well as two children's playgrounds, a splash pad, and a jumping pillow to keep young guests entertained. If you’re traveling with an angler, there’s also a well-stocked fishing pond, all just a stone’s throw from Penn State University.Camping at Bellefonte/State College KOA gives you access to a range of full hookup sites, including spots with 30 and 50 amp electrical service. They can cater to RVs up to 70 feet in length, with fire pits (firewood is available), a picnic pavilion, and a shared Kamping Kitchen. Catch up on your washing in the 24-hour laundry facilities and pick up any forgotten camping essentials at the small convenience store. Wi-Fi is also available at the RV park, along with cable TV, and pets are welcome to stay with you while taking advantage of the spacious dog park.Aside from RV camping at the KOA, there’s also plenty to do in the surrounding region. From local museums exploring the region’s history and culture to fascinating natural caves, it’s easy to spend a few days (or weeks) in the area. RV camping at Bellefonte/State College KOA will also offer access to a number of seasonal activities, which range from hayrides to movie nights and complimentary pancakes on Sunday mornings.



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Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the host a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the host or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most hosts have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the host in the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

When you camp in an RV near Bellefonte, you’re just a short drive from Bald Eagle State Park, which sprawls across 5,900 acres to the north. It centers around Foster Joseph Sayers Reservoir that was created by the damming of Bald Eagle Creek, with the Allegheny Plateau to the north and the Appalachians Ridge-and-Valley area to the south. Around 11 miles of hiking trails wind through the park, including the wildflower-filled Butterfly Trail and waterfront Lakeside Trail, with most open to cross-country skiers during the winter months. Bald Eagle State Park is also a hub for swimming, boating, and fishing, with bass, crappie, and yellow perch all for the taking.Just south of Bellefonte/State College KOA is the Bald Eagle State Forest, which includes old-growth forest, sandstone ridges, and meandering mountain streams. It’s traversed by the long-distance Pennsylvania Mid-State Trail that will challenge experienced hikers, extending more than 300 miles across the state. The forest is divided into a number of different protected areas where you can focus your visit, including the R.B. Winter State Park. This is a must-visit for kids, with the Halfway Run Environmental Learning Center featuring a hands-on science area and native wildlife exhibits to keep inquisitive minds busy.When you book a rental motorhome near Bellefonte/State College KOA, you can also head west to the Black Moshannon State Park, which centers around a human-made dam on the Black Moshannon Creek. It provides a vital habitat for a range of carnivorous plants and orchids that aren’t common in other areas of Pennsylvania. In addition, it’s also home to a number of former Civilian Conservation Corps buildings that are now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Aside from an extensive network of trails for viewing the park’s bog habitat, there are also cross-country skiing, boating, and lake fishing on offer. With more than 175 bird species recorded in the park, it’s also a popular destination for twitchers.

Exploring the Area

Bellefonte/State College KOA is just 10 minutes’ drive from Bellefonte, which serves as the seat of Centre County and forms part of the State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. It’s renowned for its fine examples of Victorian architecture, including the Hastings Mansion, as well as the late-19th-century Garman Opera House and the Bush House, one of the first hotels in the country to have electric lights. There are grocery stores here where you can pick up supplies and also a couple of gas stations, as well as a good selection of cafes and restaurants if you want to dine out.If you keep driving southwest, you’ll arrive in State College, which is dominated by the University Park campus of Penn State. Take time to stroll through the historic campus to admire the iconic Old Main building and University House, as well as the Penn State Cottages and the Nittany Lion Shrine. Don’t miss a visit to the Palmer Museum of Art, a small gallery with an impressive collection of art from around the globe. If you’re traveling with kids, the nearby Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania is a must-visit, with plenty of engaging, hands-on exhibits and toddler-friendly activities.Whether you’re interested in the history of Penn State University or want to explore the rugged Appalachian trails, create a memorable vacation when you book an RV in Centre County.


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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.