Raccoon Creek State Park

This white flower is Dutchman's breeches and can be found at Raccoon Creek State Park, Pennsylvania. thumb

Wildflower Reserve

The Wildflower Reserve contains one of the most diverse stands of wildflowers in western Pennsylvania--over 700 species of plants.

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Top 10 Activities at Raccoon Creek

There are dozens of fun activities to do at Raccoon Creek State Park, but here's a list to get you started.


Raccoon Creek State Park is one of Pennsylvania’s largest and most visited state parks. It began as a Recreational Demonstration Area operated by the National Park Service in the 1930s during the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) era. The park encompasses 7,572 acres and features the beautiful 100-acre Raccoon Lake. Facilities are a mix of modern and rustic with group camps from the CCC era.

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Maps and Downloadables

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Recreational Guide

Raccoon Creek State Park Map (.pdf) (2,813 kb, 6/16)
Raccoon Creek State Park Recreational Guide (.pdf) (4,115 kb, 6/16)
    large print version of the guide text (.rtf)
Wildflower Reserve Map (.pdf) (503 kb, 6/16)

Interactive GIS Map

The Interactive GIS Map uses Geographic Information Systems to create a map that does not need to be downloaded and features driving directions, searchable park amenities and customizable maps. Please note that the background maps are maintained by a variety of public sources and driving directions usually go to the nearest large road.

Campground Map

Raccoon Creek State Park Campground Map (.pdf)  (766 kb, 9/16)
    large print version of the brochure (.rtf)

Cabin Map

Raccoon Creek State Park cabin map (.pdf) (694 kb, 12/13)

Organized Group Cabin Camp Maps

Camp1 Organized Group Cabin Camp Map and Roster (.doc)  (610 kb, 6/14) 
Camp 2 Organized Group Cabin Camp Map (.pdf)  (554 kb, 6/14) 
Camp 2 Organized Group Cabin Camp Roster (.doc)  (317 kb, 6/14) 
Camp 3 Organized Group Cabin Camp Map (.pdf)  (145 kb, 6/14) 
Camp 3 Organized Group Cabin Camp Roster (.doc)  (245 kb, 6/14)

Common Birds Brochure

Common Birds of Raccoon Creek State Park (.pdf) (322 kb, 7/16)

Lake Depth Map

Raccoon Lake Depth Black-and-white Map (.pdf)  (1,474 kb, 8/15)
Raccoon Lake Depth Color Map (.pdf)  (1,587 kb, 8/15)