State Forest Leased Campsites


Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the most commonly asked questions about the Bureau of Forestry's leased campsite program.


State Forest Leased Campsite Guidelines

Read the guidelines for current lease holders.


DCNR Bureau of Forestry maintains more than 4,000 leased campsites across Pennsylvania. A State Forest Leased Campsite is a small parcel of state forest land (approximately 1/4 acre) that is leased to an individual or to a group of individuals to maintain a cabin solely for recreational purposes.

DCNR stopped leasing campsites in 1970, but existing leases are still utilized by the public.