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On the banks of the Susquehanna River and surrounded by the lush forests, hills, and valleys of the Allegheny Mountains, Riverside Campground is the ideal base camp for outdoor enthusiasts hoping to enjoy the unparalleled beauty of Pennsylvanian nature. In addition to easy access to numerous natural gems, the campground offers a range of amenities, including a swimming pool, a bathhouse, a laundromat, as well as firewood and ice. If you want to stay in the loop, there is cable TV and Wi-Fi access. When it comes to parking your campervan rental, there are sites with full hookups and electric-only waterfront sites with 30 amp service. Campers will also find picnic tables, fire rings, and camping supplies. Other ways to camp at Riverside Campground include tents, camping cabins, and full-service cabins.You don’t have to leave the campground to have fun. There are batting cages and a play area on-site, and you can also play some volleyball or horseshoes. To stay in touch with nature, spend the day fishing or boating on the river. After a day full of exciting activities, you can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant on-site and relax while listening to music.An RV rental near Riverside Campground brings you close to countless outdoor destinations hiding in the Allegheny Mountains, such as the wonderful Ricketts Glen State Park or the sprawling Allegheny National Forest. If you want to add some sightseeing to your RV camping trip, follow the Susquehanna River south and visit Harrisburg, the capital of the Keystone State, rich with history. Those who don’t mind spending a few hours on the road can reach some of the largest and most exciting cities of the East Coast – Philadelphia, New York, and Baltimore.



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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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Find the perfect RV

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

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Delivery or Pickup

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

Let us help

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

It's a challenge to reach all the amazing places in the region in just one trip, but that shouldn’t stop you from hitting the road in your rental RV and having a great time. One of the stops that you should definitely make is Ricketts Glen State Park, one of the most incredible natural destinations in the state. Its most striking feature is a series of waterfalls, each of them attracting campers with their unique beauty, easily reached by following the Falls Trail System. When you get tired of hiking through the woods, go for a relaxing swim or a boat ride on Lake Jean. You can visit the park during the entire year, so don’t miss out on the excitement that comes with winter – snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling on dry land and ice skating and ice fishing on Lake Jean.Named after the Native American chief Woapalanne, Bald Eagle State Park is another spot that you can quickly get to in your rental motorhome near Riverside Campground. Nestled in the scenic Bald Eagle Valley, it centers on a reservoir great for swimming, boating, and fishing. The forests, fields, and wetlands that surround it offer a diverse landscape for hikers to explore and are home to many different species of wildlife. As with most of the state parks in the region, winter activities abound, from sledding and cross-country skiing to ice fishing and ice skating.In addition to state parks, Pennsylvania has acres of forests waiting for adventurers to explore them and reconnect with nature. One of them is Allegheny National Forest, a giant located a few hours' drive to the northwest of the campground. It will definitely take you more than one day to reach all its fabulous spots, which makes camping with an RV the best way to experience its hiking trails, scenic valleys, and steep hills. If you would rather spend time on the water, you are in for a world of fun, from swimming and sunbathing next to the Allegheny Reservoir to slowly floating down the Allegheny and Clarion Wild and Scenic Rivers and taking in the surrounding scenery.

Exploring the Area

Camping at Riverside Campground is more than a camping trip – it offers travelers a chance to get familiar with the state’s culture and history. One of the best places to do that is Harrisburg, sitting on the Susquehanna River about a 90-minute drive to the south. History buffs should spend some time at the National Civil War Museum, dedicated to one of the most important events in the country’s history. It is divided into several galleries, showcasing thousands of objects, including photographs, manuscripts, and other documents from the period. There is also an extensive collection of artifacts, from weapons and uniforms to the personal effects of the soldiers.Combining the city’s past and present, the Pennsylvania State Capitol is another landmark you should pay a visit to. The sculptures, murals, and stained-glass windows you will find inside add an artistic touch to its rich historical treasures. The State Library and the State Museum of Pennsylvania are also parts of the Capitol Complex, making your visit even more interesting.If you are looking for a place to relax and enjoy some fun family time, travel a short distance to Hersheypark. This theme park features thrill rides, entertainment shows, dining spots, and even offers access to a zoo. The themed sections include Founder’s Way, the Hollow, and the Boardwalk at Hersheypark, offering refreshment with its aquatic attractions such as wave pools, slides, and lazy rivers.Don’t let planning and packing become the main parts of your vacation – rent a camper near Riverside Campground and discover the beauty of northcentral Pennsylvania at your own pace.


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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

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

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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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.