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Bodnarosa Motel and Campground

On 25 acres of wooded land, the Bodnarosa Motel and Campground is a rustic RV park near the banks of the Susquehanna River. It’s a convenient base for exploring the state parks of eastern Pennsylvania while being just a stone’s throw from the historical and cultural attractions of Berwick.RV camping at the Bodnarosa Motel and Campground includes access to a range of full hookup sites, with cable TV and wireless internet provided. There are also a handful of wood-paneled log cabins with kitchenettes and flat-screen TVs, not to mention a propane filling station available on site. You can pick up camping supplies and snacks at The Hitching Post general store or rent the on-site pavilion for celebrations.



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Camping with an RV

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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Delivery or Pickup

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

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Most owners 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 owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Camping at the Bodnarosa Motel and Campground is ideal for those wanting to visit the Lehigh Gorge State Park, which sprawls across more than 4,500 acres around the Lehigh Gorge. It encompasses a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-built dam. It is particularly renowned as a whitewater rafting destination, with a few local outfitters offering thrilling trips through the gorge. If you prefer to stretch your legs, you can follow part or all of the 26-mile-long Lehigh Gorge Trail, with this hiking and cycling route extending all the way from White Haven to Jim Thorpe. It’s renowned for its beautiful rhododendron blooms in July, as well as being a popular snowmobiling destination in the winter months.Continue driving east from the Lehigh Gorge State Park, and you’ll arrive at the Hickory Run State Park. This 15,990-acre reserve sprawls across the Pocono Mountains. It is a hub for recreational pursuits, with swimming possible in Sand Spring Lake in the summer months and ice skating in the winter. More than 40 miles of hiking trails also traverse the park, ranging from the 1.5-mile Shades of Death Trail to the longer Gould and Pine Hill Trails that are accessible to cross-country skiers in the snow season. Hunting is also permitted in some areas of the park, with white-tailed deer, black bear, and squirrels all for the taking.A 45-minute drive south of the Bodnarosa Motel and Campground is the Tuscarora State Park, which is named for the Tuscarora Indians, who once inhabited the area. It centers around the waters of Tuscarora Lake, where you can try your luck at luring bass, yellow perch, and trout, with a walking trail along the shores that accesses a series of tranquil fishing spots. Alternatively, you can follow the old logging road that winds through the park or challenge yourself on a trek to the summit of Locust Mountain for sweeping views across the surrounding region.

Exploring the City

Campsites at the Bodnarosa Motel and Campground are just five minutes’ drive from Berwick, where you’ll find supermarkets for stocking up on grocery supplies. There are also gas stations here if you need to fill up your RV rental and a wide selection of eateries that include fast-food restaurants, pizzerias, and gastropubs.Berwick was founded in 1786 on the north bank of the Susquehanna River and is renowned today for its championship football team, the Bulldogs, and its iconic Christmas Boulevard light display. Don’t miss a visit to the Jackson Mansion and Carriage House, which is now home to the Berwick Historical Society. Constructed in 1877, the mansion is renowned for its Second Empire and Italianate architecture, with Doric columns and a facade covered in Vermont stone. Admire the replica of the Statue of Liberty and the World War I Memorial in front of the mansion, then step inside to explore the period-furnished rooms that include the Formal Parlor, the Billiard Room, and the former office of Clarence G. Jackson. Also listed on the National Register of Historic Places is the Berwick Armory, a National Guard complex that includes a Tudor Revival-style drill hall and an American Craftsman administrative building that was added in 1930.Continue driving west, and you’ll arrive at Bill's Old Bike Barn, a motorcycle and Americana museum that was opened by William Morris in 1999. It houses almost 200 vintage motorcycles that include early-20th-century Peugeots and Harley Davidsons, as well as a war-era Kettenkrad and a motorcycle dump truck designed by Moto Guzzi in the 1960s. In addition to its bikes, the museum also encompasses Billville, an indoor street clustered with replica shopfronts that include a barbershop, a fire station, and a tobacco shop.Whether you want to get active in the state parks of eastern Pennsylvania or delve into the local history, book a camper rental in Columbia County and start planning your next vacation.


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Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

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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.