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There’s a well-known joy in being in the great outdoors, feeling the sunlight and breathing fresh air. This peace and happiness many people find outdoors should be open and available to everyone. Camping is one of the best ways to reconnect to the great outdoors, however, it can be a challenge finding wheelchair accessible campgrounds.

In recent years with the introduction of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), there has been progress and making more handicap accessible campgrounds across the country. Even RVs are offering more handicap accessibility features like the new accessibility-enhanced Winnebago models. However, finding a good place to camp or hook up your RV can be a challenging task for anyone. With that in mind, we’ve put together a collection of great places in Pennsylvania that are both tons of fun and provide handicap accessible campgrounds.


9 Wheelchair Accessible Campgrounds in Pennsylvania 

Medix Run Lodges and Camping

Weedville, PA

Located along the tree covered hills of Elk County, Pennsylvania, this wheelchair accessible campgrounds provides cabins and a shower and bathroom house with wooden entry ramps to the doors. The camping area is also fairly level with smooth grades between lots and amenities. From basic one-room loft style cabins to more luxurious stays, Medix Run Lodges will have something for everyone looking to camp in comfort with handicap accessibility.

Walmar Manor Campground

Dillsburg, PA

Being open all year round, Walmar Manor offers a place to get away and be active no matter what season you stay. This wheelchair accessible campground is within 30 minutes of the historic Gettysburg or just under 40 minutes to the many amusement parks of Hershey. If hunting is more your thing, the campground is on the edge State Game Lands, or you can practice your aim at a nearby shooting facility.

Four Little Acres Park

Campbelltown, PA

Built in 1970, this handicap accessible campground has 31 different sites with rental homes with different style cabins to meet your needs. Being just a short drive to Hershey, you can tour all the attractions of the area including Hershey’s Chocolate World and more! If you keep going West, you’ll hit the Susquehanna River for water sports or explore the Harrisburg area for more in-city fun. There is an age restriction, as this is a 55+ senior community. However, this park is pet friendly!

Foote Rest Campground

Kane, PA

Boardering the edge of the beautiful Allegheny National Forest, Foote Rest yields 162 different pull through and full hookup campsites. There are handicap accessible restrooms, showers, and laundry onsite. The park does allow for pets and has wireless internet for those needing to keep their devices connected!

Black Moshannon State Park

Rush Township, PA

This park covers nearly 3,400 acres of forests and wetlands, creating a unique and preserved wilderness that thousands of visitors explore each year. The onsite restrooms, cabins, and the main common areas are ADA approved, providing wheelchair accessible campgrounds. There are even ADA sites on request. In addition, an ADA accessible boat rental and an ADA accessible park store and a refreshment stand are open seasonally.

Sinnemahoning State Park

Austin, PA

Sinnemahoning State Park is open all year round. It’s a long and narrow preserve surrounded by the rolling hills of Elk State Forest. The abundance of wildlife within the park provides visitors with opportunities to view bald eagles, coyotes, elk, bobcats and other Pennsylvania species. This park provides ADA approved cabins and the restrooms are handicap accessible.

Cook Forest State Park

Leeper, PA

This state park covers a 10-mile stretch of the Clarion River that flows through 8,500 acres of forest. Cook Forest is recognized for its stands of old growth forest and towering white pines and hemlocks that have become a National Natural Landmark. Cabins and the main common areas are ADA approved no matter the time of year, providing wheelchair accessible campgrounds and living quarters. In addition, if you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, contact the park you plan to visit and they may be able to make accommodations.

Elderly man in a wheelchair outside.

Dogwood Acres Campground

Newville, PA

In 2010, Dogwood Acres won the award “Park of the Year” from the National Association for RV Parks & Campgrounds. This is also a handicap accessible campground, providing access to common areas and campsites. Whether you have a “big rig” or a tent, there is a spot for you here to get one step closer to nature in the foothills of the Blue Mountain, but also be one step from major attractions in the surrounding cities like Harrisburg, Gettysburg, Carlisle and Hershey.  

Ricketts Glen State Park

Benton, PA

This 13,193-acre park extends through Columbia, Luzerne, and Sullivan counties in Pennsylvania. Ricketts Glen State Park is known for its many wild, free-flowing waterfalls on its trails that cascade through the ancient rocky cliffs. Ganoga Falls is the highest in the park, measuring 94 feet in height. This park offers handicap accessible campgrounds, restrooms and common areas. With so much to offer from natural beauty and having wheelchair accessible campgrounds, Ricketts Glen is an excellent place to plan a trip.

Need an RV for your journey into nature?

Whether you need features or upgrades that help you get around, or you want to camp in luxury, check out our extensive inventory of travel trailers, fifth wheels, and other RVs and motorhomes Juniata Valley RV offers. We have handicap accessible RV accessories that enable you to travel with ease to your next destination! At Juniata Valley RV, we’ll be happy to find something to match your style!

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