Fowlers Hollow State Park


The 104-acre Fowlers Hollow State Park is in a narrow valley created by Fowler Hollow Run. The park is on the edge of Tuscarora State Forest at the intersection of several multi-use trails. The campground of the park is a good base for adventures into the huge tract of public land.

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Hiking   -  Mountain Biking   -  Horseback Riding   -  Picnicking   -  Fishing   -  Hunting   -  Cross-country Skiing   -  Snowmobiling   -  Camping


The ADA symbol indicates that this activity or structure is ADA accessible.Picnicking: Picnic tables and a limited number of grills are available in a wooded setting. A large play field is nearby. The one picnic pavilion may be reserved up to 11 months in advance for a fee. If unreserved, the picnic pavilion is free on a first-come, first-served basis.

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A rock strewn creek riffles through a forest at Fowlers Hollow State Park, Pennsylvania.Fishing: Fowler Hollow Run traverses the park and provides trout fishing. The stream receives a pre-season stocking of brook trout.

Complete information on fishing rules and regulations in Pennsylvania is available from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Web site.


Hunting and Firearms: Hunting is permitted on adjacent state forest lands. Terrain is moderately hilly to mountainous and favors turkey and deer.

Law enforcement officers and individuals with a valid Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms may carry said firearm concealed on their person while they are within the park.

Complete information on hunting rules and regulations in Pennsylvania is available from the Pennsylvania Game Commission Web site.


Hiking: There are miles of trails throughout Tuscarora State forest. Fowlers Hollow State Park is a trailhead for a variety of hiking trails within and connecting to the trail system of the Tuscarora State Forest. The Tuscarora Trail is nearby. Be sure to acquire a Tuscarora State Forest Public Use Map before hiking on forest lands.


Mountain Biking: Alfarata and Beaston trails, which are extensive trails in Tuscarora State Forest, meet in Fowlers Hollow State Park. Mountain biking is also permitted on park roads.


Horseback Riding: Alfarata and Beaston trails, which are extensive trails in Tuscarora State Forest, meet in Fowlers Hollow State Park


Stay the Night


The ADA symbol indicates that this activity or structure is ADA accessible.A camper relaxes by her RV at Fowlers Hollow State Park, Pennsylvania.Camping: rustic sites
Twelve campsites with electric hookups and six walk-in tent sites are available. The campground opens the weekend that the southern trout season opens, and closes in mid-December. Reservations are accepted between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Spring and autumn camping are on a first-come, first-served basis. All campsites have a picnic table and fire ring. There are flush toilets, water spigot and sanitary dump station, but no showers. Pets are permitted.

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Free Camping for Campground Hosts: 1 host position
The campground host sites amenities include 50-amp electric service. Hosts are required to assist park personnel Friday through Sunday and those holidays occurring on Monday. A two week minimum stay is required, but would prefer a one month stay. Responsibilities include assisting with light maintenance and housekeeping. Contact the park office for additional information and availability.


Winter Activities


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Cross-country Skiing: There are two miles of designated trail southwest of the campground. Skiing is also permitted in all areas of the park.


Snowmobiling: Fowlers Hollow has parking and a restroom. It serves as a trailhead to the 46-mile trail network in Tuscarora State Forest. Snowmobiles may be operated on designated trails and roads from the day following the last deer season in December until April 1, weather permitting.


Access for People with Disabilities


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