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Allegany State Park, NY

147 RV rentals

Allegany State Park immerses you in the whimsical landscape of the Enchanted Mountains. The park occupies a sprawling 65,000 acres, making it one of the largest state parks in New York. Allegany was once marketed as the "Wilderness Playground of Western New York," and it hasn't lost sight of its roots. Today, the park lures nature lovers with sandy beaches, scenic hiking trails, and excellent fishing in a myriad of streams, ponds, and lakes.

Planning a vacation in the Empire State? Book an RV in Cattaraugus County and you can explore this signature state park at your own pace. From budget-friendly campers to luxury motorhomes, you'll find RV rentals for every occasion. When you've had your fill of Allegany State …

Allegheny National Forest, PA

125 RV rentals

Encompassing over 500,000 acres of dense forest, Allegheny National Forest dominates much of Pennsylvania’s northwestern landscapes. While Interstate Route 80 and 79 run along the southern and western boundaries of the forest, respectively, the fantastic hiking trails, motorhome camping spots, and hidden waterways can all be easily accessed thanks to the developed network of asphalt roads that wind their way through the trees.

Those traveling through Pennsylvania will find the town of DuBois to be the last town of any substantial size before you enter the wilderness. Close to the borders of New York and Ohio, you can also reach Allegheny National Forest in less than three hours when you arrive from Cleveland, OH, and less than two hours …

Buttermilk Falls State Park, NY

173 RV rentals

Buttermilk Falls State Park showcases the natural beauty and serenity of the Finger Lakes region. The park is named after a picturesque waterfall formed by Buttermilk Creek, which cascades 600 feet down a rocky valley and whips up cream-colored froth and foam. Scenic hiking trails make it easy to explore the park on foot, with fishing, birdwatching, and nature photography also popular activities.

Planning a road trip in the Finger Lakes region? Book an RV in Tompkins County and you can enjoy a relaxing RV camping trip at Buttermilk Falls State Park. You'll love chasing waterfalls by day and falling asleep under a canopy of twinkling stars. With a home on wheels, you're all set to explore other Empire State …

Cayuga Lake State Park, NY

183 RV rentals

Cayuga Lake State Park is a small state park, covering just 141-acres, located in Seneca County, at the north end of Cayuga Lake. Despite its small size, the park offers a lot of facilities and activities for visitors.

The terrain here is rolling hills and is close to Lake Ontario, but just a few miles south has you feeling like you are in the Appalachian Mountains. Situated midway between the cities of Rochester and Syracuse, the park makes the perfect base for touring the Great Lakes when you book an RV in Seneca County.

Popular activities at the park include hiking, fishing, and during the winter months, ice fishing and cross-country skiing are both visitor favourites. Cayuga Lake is …

Chapman State Park, PA

130 RV rentals

Located approximately 39 miles from Bradford and eight miles from Warren Chapman State Park is known for its tranquility. The park covers 862 acres of land and is home to 68-acre Lake Chapman. The lake is popular among Warren campers in part due to its great fishing, swimming, and boating. The lake provides a habitat for both warm and cold-water fish. Other than water recreation, there are a variety of activities, including hunting, hiking, and picnicking. For winter folks, the park offers cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing. There are five shelter pavilions and a huge picnic area overlooking the lake. Chapman State Park serves as a trailhead for several trails leading to the adjacent forest. In addition to park …

Cherry Springs State Park, PA

94 RV rentals

Cherry Springs State Park in rural Pennsylvania may be a small park, but it has the distinct honor of being named the second International Dark Sky Park in the country and is consistently rated as one of the top ten places in the world for stargazing. If you’re into astronomy, you’d be missing out if you didn’t search for an RV in Potter County to witness the night sky.

Located approximately four hours north of Pittsburgh and not too far south of Syracuse, Cherry Springs State Park sits atop the Allegheny Plateau in an area known for its native black cherry trees. It was initially home to a log cabin hotel where weary homesteaders would stop for a night …

Chimney Bluffs State Park, NY

213 RV rentals

Chimney Bluffs State Park has a salacious history. The park borders Lake Ontario, and at several points in United States’ history, smugglers landed at Chimney Bluff to transport goods. During the mid-1800s, the smugglers transported runaway slaves to Canada. During the height of the Prohibition Era in the 1920s, smugglers brought in alcohol from Canada. The state of New York purchased nearly 600 acres in 1963 with the intent of creating a park for the public. However, funds ran out, and it sat undeveloped until 1999. A parking lot, outbuildings, and hiking trails were finally added.

The closest town to Chimney Bluffs State Park with a fast-food restaurant, retail shops, and a grocery store is Wolcott, which is about …

Clear Creek State Park, PA

117 RV rentals

The beautiful Clear Creek State Park located in Jefferson County in the state of Pennsylvania is a wilderness oasis for outdoor enthusiasts. Located in the townships of Heath and Barnett, the Clear Creek State Park is in the borough of Brookville and stands at the confluence of the Clear Creek and Clarion River.

Occupying one of the most scenic parts of the Clarion Valley, the park covers over 1600 acres of forested area. Historically, the park has been open to the public since the Great Depression, with many of the recreational facilities being constructed around that time, and still in use today. The river and the excellent hiking trails are a major attraction for Clear Creek State Park campers.

Colton Point State Park, PA

102 RV rentals

Pine Creek Gorge is a spectacular, 800-foot-deep canyon known as "the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania." Found in the state's central north, this eye-catching natural attraction is also home to a memorable RV camping destination — Colton Point State Park.

Located near Wellsboro, this 368-acre park sits on the gorge's western rim. It offers beautiful scenery, rustic charm, great fishing, and gorgeous fall foliage. And with a peaceful campground where you can immerse yourself in the relaxing natural surrounds, it's a great spot to stay for a while in a rental RV.

Darien Lakes State Park, NY

355 RV rentals

Darien Lakes State Park is close to as far west as you’ll get from New York City and still be in New York. When you book an RV in Genesee County, you’ll be able to see this gorgeous park and more in the surrounding area. Darien Lakes State Park is near Buffalo and Niagara Falls, both of which are near the shore of Lake Erie and not far from Lake Ontario. The park covers almost 2,000 acres in total and is open all year long.

There is an onsite lake at Darien Lakes State Park, called Harlow Lake, which is popular with anglers and watersport lovers in the area. Additionally, while exploring the state park RV campgrounds, you’ll …

Evangola State Park, NY

439 RV rentals

Evangola State Park is a 733-acre expanse surrounding Lake Erie in southern Erie County, New York. The park opened in 1954 and is located west of the village of Farnham, at the border of the towns of Brant and Evans in New York’s Niagara region. State Route 5 passes through the eastern part of the park so after you book an RV in Erie County you’ll be able to enjoy easy access to go out and enjoy some more adventure.

Evangola State Park's major attraction is its arc-shaped shoreline and natural sand beach on the edge of scenic Lake Erie. The park stays open year-round and boasts three campground loops and grassy picnic areas overlooking beautiful vistas of the lake.

Fair Haven Beach State Park, NY

198 RV rentals

Fair Haven Beach State Park is located in upstate New York on Lake Ontario’s eastern shore and is part of the Finger Lakes region. This 1,141-acre state park is situated on the east side of Little Sodus Bay in the town of Sterling, which is just northeast of the village of Fair Haven in Cayuga County.

The park was originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the early 1930s and later used by German POWs when it was used as a prison camp at Fair Haven. These days people flock to Fair Haven Beach State Park to enjoy panoramic lake views from campsite bluffs and diverse seasonal activities. Book an RV in Cayuga County and discover one of upstate …

Golden Hill State Park, NY

486 RV rentals

Encompassing 510 acres on the southern shoreline of Lake Ontario, Golden Hill State Park is highly recommended by RV campers, hunters, fishers, and history enthusiasts. The park is known for its trails that meander across the grass prairies, along the coast, and through oak groves. Other centerpiece attractions include Lake Ontario itself and the 60-foot-tall lighthouse, built back in 1875 and boasting scenic views from the top of the tower.

Aside from the amazing recreation opportunities available at Lake Ontario, it's also a place where lots of migratory bird species come to roost. Depending on the season, birdwatchers can expect to see grebes, swans, geese, loons, and ducks, as well as birds of prey like eagles and hawks.

Guests who …

Hamlin Beach State Park, NY

390 RV rentals

Located right on the shores of Lake Ontario, Hamlin Beach State Park is near Rochester and Brockport. Situated in Western New York, this 1,287-acre state park was established in 1929 and previously served as war camps for prisoners and labor hubs during World War II. Later on, Civilian Conservation Corps improved the park facilities, and its name changed from Northwest Beach Park to Hamlin Beach State Park.

One of the major highlights here is Devil’s Nose. This tree-covered bluff got its name from many shipwrecks that took place around the area over 200 years back. Lake Ontario State Parkway cuts through the park. With so many exciting outdoor recreations Hamlin Beach State Park should definitely be added to your …

High Tor Wildlife Management Area, NY

198 RV rentals

Roughly 48 miles from the town of Rochester and a few miles off of Naples in the Finger Lakes Region of New York lies the High Tor Wildlife Management Area. Primarily created for wildlife conservation, the park doubles up as a popular getaway spot among motorhome camping aficionados in the region. While the numerous recreation activities mainly pull in outdoor enthusiasts, the park’s proximity to a couple of towns such as Geneseo, Dansville, and Canandaigua make it just as appealing to culture seekers state park RV camping across upstate New York.

Occupying about 6100 acres of the striking landscape consisting of steep wooded hills and marshlands, High Tor Wildlife Management Area sits just below Canandaigua Lake, a lake …

Hills Creek State Park, PA

113 RV rentals

About an eight-mile drive from Wellsboro, and 10 miles from Mansfield lies Hills Creek State Park. Established in 1953, the park is named for Hills Creek that meanders through it. The 137 acre Hills Creek Lake sits at the heart of the park. Many outdoor activities for both summer and winter draw Tioga campers here. Cruise over to the park and enjoy the many water activities on its lake waters ranging from fishing, kayaking, and boating. If you want to stick on land, there are interesting activities to choose from, including hiking, wildlife viewing, and cross-country skiing.

Spreading over 407 acres, the park has captivating areas for visitors to explore. Located near Tioga the park features open grassy areas …

Hyner Run State Park, PA

174 RV rentals

Located near North Bend in the Pennsylvania Wilds, Hyner Run State Park offers tranquil surroundings where you can enjoy a relaxing escape as well as a variety of outdoor adventures. Encompassing 180 acres, the park sits in the valley of Hyner Run and is surrounded by steep mountains and the unspoiled wilderness of Sproul State Forest.

Swimming, fishing, and hiking are the main attractions in the park, but the chance to simply sit back and take in the pristine natural beauty also draws plenty of visitors to the area. And with Hyner Run State Park boasting a 30-site campground right next to Hyner Run itself, it's a lovely spot to set up camp for a few nights or more.

Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, NY

398 RV rentals

Situated just about halfway between Rochester, NY, and Buffalo, NY, Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge is a charming wildlife refuge-cum-recreational area that is highly appealing to Alabama campers seeking a peaceful time with nature. For a chance to explore the westernmost region of New York at your own pace, book an RV in Alabama, NY, and have fun exploring.

Located just a few miles from the mighty Niagara Falls and the Finger Lakes Region of New York, you’ll be kept occupied by a variety of outdoor activities while motorhome camping in the region. Landlubbers will love hiking and animal viewing at the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge while the nearby lakes, including Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, should be good …