French Creek State Park


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French Creek State Park


Location:Off PA 345, south of Birdsboro, in the southeastern part of the state.
Facilities:201 class A campsites (50+ with electricity), 10 modern cabins, group tent camps, showers, pit and flush toilets, picnic areas, snack bar, hiking trails (30 miles), bridle trails, swimming pool, boat rentals, boat launch, 2 disc golf courses, amphitheater, orienteering course.
Activities:Camping, boating (electric motors only), fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting, orienteering, educational programs.
Special Features:Park features a self-guiding orienteering course that allows visitors to follow a permanently marked course as an introduction to this Scandinavian sport. The game's objective is to find markers in the woods with the aid of a map and compass.
Address:843 Park Rd
Elverson, PA 19520

Phone:610-582-9680
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/frenchcreek.aspx
Size: 7,339 acres.

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