Prince Gallitzin State Park

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  • I love PA State Parks

    Aug 10, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful scenery and a clean lake
    Cons: At the end of camping season firewood is not there

    Summary: Prince Gallitzen St. Park is 6,249 acres big and has a 1,600 acre lake in Nothern Cambria County. I grew up traveling up to this park my parents owned property in a private resort for awhile near the park. I loved it as a kid and now that I have a family ... read more

  • camping at Prince Gallitzin

    Jul 17, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Clean and quiet
    Cons: nagging rangers and nothing left for children to do

    Summary: Our family started to camp here 7 years ago and really had some great times.Prince Gallitzin is a beautiful park,very clean, nice shower and bath houses. However as are family grew so did the rules and regulations at Prince Gallitzin. My husband and I ... read more

  • Western Pennsylvania's biggest state park

    Mar 1, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good size lake, beautiful, woodsy, modern campground
    Cons: Numerous park rules that are highly enforced by more than willing park rangers

    Summary: First, some historical data. Prince Gallitzin State Park along with Glendale Lake was formally established/dedicated in 1965. It's campground, the Crooked Run Campground, opened in 1970. It is the largest campground in the Pennsylvania State Park ... read more

  • Good day trip...OK Camping

    May 14, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Scenery, hot/cold running water, big lake, big camping area
    Cons: Too many rules & regulations

    Summary: Prince Gallitzin State Park is an excellent place to picnic, fish or hike and take in the scenery. The park offers boat rentals (row, canoe, paddle, and pontoon), cabin rentals by the lake, camping, hiking, swimming, fishing, etc... The 400+ site ... read more

  • Don't Forget To Hide The Worms!

    Jan 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice Groomed Trails, Excellent Fishing And Huge Campground.
    Cons: All campsites can be full at times.

    Summary: I really enjoy the outdoors, I just wish I had more free time on my hands in the summer to enjoy more hiking, camping and fishing. I am fortunate to live in a area that has many State Parks, within 50 mile radius. Prince Gallitzin State Park is one of ... read more

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  • Beautiful surroundings. Very rural park.

    Aug 25, 2004 by
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    Pros: Quite, relaxing, fun fishing and beautiful views.
    Cons: Sometimes hard to get a campsite. Not much there besides the park.

    Summary: Prince Gallitzen state park is a beautiful, quiet retreat. The campgrounds can get crowded, but it's worth it. My favorite time there is spring or fall. It's just so invigorating. The lake is gorgeous, and some "must-sees" include climbing the water ... read more

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