Moon Lake Recreation Area

Pinchot State Forest

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Deerwood Dr. Hunlock Creek, PA 18621 570-945-7133 Reservations: 888-727-2757 Official Website

GPS: 41.252, -76.0562

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  • Amenities

Overview of Moon Lake Recreation Area

Camping is only allowed at designated campsites in Pinchot State Forest. Reservations and permits are required and can be made online or over the phone. Campfires are prohibited from March 1 - May 25 without authorization from the state forest.

Black bears frequent the area. When not in immediate use, all food, beverages, coolers, cooking utensils, pet food, or other attractants must be kept in a closed, hard-sided vehicle or secured in a bear-proof storage container.

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads. Learn more: Boondocking 101.

Number of Sites 12

Pad Type gravel

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally April - mid-Nov.

Elevation 1,213 ft / 369 m

Max Stay 7

Tent Camping Yes

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Q&A - Ask the Community about Moon Lake Recreation Area

To ask questions of the owner or manager please contact the campground directly. 570-945-7133

camper-761214 asked on 10/29/2022

Does anyone know if Moon Lake Recreation Area is open in December?

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Reviews of Moon Lake Recreation Area 14 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G/5G
Confirmed by 12 Users
Last reported 9/1/2022
Confirmed by 4 Users
Last reported 7/22/2021
T-Mobile 4G/5G
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 9/9/2023

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  • dry camping
  • boat ramp
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • restrooms: vault
  • pets



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