Whether you like sleeping in style in a modern cabin or an inn, or be close to nature in a rustic cabin, staying overnight in a state park gives you the inside view to explore history, natural areas and fun activities for the entire family. If you prefer to bring your own equipment, check out Camping for information on campgrounds and overnight facilities.

Explore Things to Do to see what types of recreational opportunities are available in parks.

This picturesque cabin-in-the-woods is a rustic cabin at Parker Dam State PArk, Pennsylvania.

Cabins: Modern, Rustic and Unique Houses

Modern cabins have showers and modern ammenities. Rustic cabins have outdoor plumbing. Unique houses have modern ammenities and lots of character.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is represented by this colored map.

Where to Find Lodging Facilities

This chart lists all lodging facilities in Pennsylvania State Parks.


This is a yurt, a round almost tent almost cabin at Ohiopyle State Park, Pennsylvania.

Deluxe Cottages and Yurts

Yurts are round, cottages are square, and both have a cooking stove, refrigerator, table and external restrooms.

This wooden structure is a camping cottage at French Creek State Park, Pennsylvania.

Camping Cottages

No need to pack a tent! These wooden structures sleep five or six people and have external restroom facilities.


This impressive building with many rooms and porches is the Nature Inn at Bald Eagle State Park, Pennsylvania.

Nature Inn at Bald Eagle

Stay in luxury in the newest, greenest inn in Pennsylvania State Parks.

This large white building is the Inn at Cook Forest in Cook Forest State Park, Pennsylvania.

Inn at Cook Forest

Stay at the heart of it all at the historic Inn at Cook Forest. Built around 1870, the inn was the home of the Cook family, whose long-term vision preserved the natural areas of Cook Forest State Park for future generations.


This white house by a lake can be rented at Shawnee State Park, Pennsylvania.

Unique Places to Stay

Find where to stay at water's edge, for wildlife viewing and other interesting places to stay.