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OUTFLOW CAMPING, PA

The Outflow Camping Area is located on Youghiogheny River Lake in the heart of the Laurel Highlands. The lake spans the Mason-Dixon Line between Pennsylvania and Maryland. Clean waters, forested mountains and steep-sided valleys provide an unsurpassed setting for recreational opportunities.The...
Status: Open through Sun Sep 07 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • This is the Outflow Campground at Youghiogheny Lake, not the Tionesta Rec Area Campground at the Outflow at Tionesta Lake
  • Alcohol is prohibited
  • The release warning siren from hydropower plant will be heard in the campground
  • Some sites are available on a first come, first served basis before, during and after the reservation season
  • Maximum of two tents or one tent and one trailer allowed per site
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LOCU STANDARD ELECTRIC 6 40 Back-In
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

The Outflow Camping Area is located on Youghiogheny River Lake in the heart of the Laurel Highlands. The lake spans the Mason-Dixon Line between Pennsylvania and Maryland. Clean waters, forested mountains and steep-sided valleys provide an unsurpassed setting for recreational opportunities.

Natural Features:

The country surrounding the lake is made up of narrow valleys and high rounded hills with steep slopes. Much of the land is covered with northern hardwoods including Beech, Sugar Maple, White Ash, Yellow Poplar and Basswood.

A variety of wildlife makes its home around Youghiogheny River Lake, including deer, turkey, grouse, rabbit and squirrel.

Recreation:

Camping, fishing, boating, water skiing, hiking, biking, picnicking and sightseeing are the area's most popular activities. Boaters consider Youghiogheny River Lake, with its 16-mile length and channels up to one-half mile wide, the best powerboating and water skiing lake in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Youghiogheny Lake's outflow area is renowned for its excellent trout fishing and is stocked from April to September each year. A fishing pier is located in the campground.

Facilities:

The campground contains a variety of sites, including walk-to group sites, RV sites and tent-only sites. Electric hookups are available in many sites. Flush toilets, showers, drinking water and a dump station are provided. The park also offers an amphitheater and children's playground.

Nearby Attractions:

Some of Pennsylvania and Maryland's finest state parks surround Youghiogheny Lake. Ohiopyle State Park is known for some of the best whitewater in the East and is often the location of national kayaking competitions.

Cyclists enjoy the many miles of bike trails in the area. For the history buff, the area boasts many historical sites and parks. For sheer natural beauty, Youghiogheny Lake can't be beat.

Booking Window

GROUP WALK TO

Fri Sep 05 2014 - Wed Sep 02 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD ELECTRIC

Fri Sep 05 2014 - Mon Mar 02 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Fri Sep 05 2014 - Mon Mar 02 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC

Fri Sep 05 2014 - Mon Mar 02 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 16 2014 Sun Sep 07 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Amphitheater
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Dock
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Pier
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking
  • Parking Area
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • Showers
Within 10 Miles
  • Bait Shop
  • Bike Rentals
  • Firewood
  • Fuel Available
  • Grocery Store
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Restaurant
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 16 2014 -
Sep 07 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $22.00-$38.00
GROUP WALK TO $0.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.805, -79.36694
39°48'18"N, 79°22'1"W

Route 281 South from points north: continue south through Confluence and over the Casselman & Youghiogheny Rivers. Make an immediate left into the campground.

Route 281 North from Route 40: continue north 7 miles past the Youghiogheny River Lake entrance. Make next right into the campground.

Route 523 North from Route 40: continue north 7 miles to Confluence. Turn left onto Route 281 South, over the Casselman & Youghiogheny Rivers. Make next left into the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

OUTFLOW CAMPING
1579 Mae West Road
CONFLUENCE  PA  15424

Phone Number:

Information:  (814)395-3242