Fort Necessity NB does not have a public campground. There are a number of public and private campgrounds near Fort Necessity National Battlefield.

Download a list of nearby campgrounds here.

In addition, Heritage Reservation, the main camp of the Greater Pittsburgh Council, BSA is located about five miles from Fort Necessity National Battlefield. For other camping in the area, visit the Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau. This is the official tourism promotion agency of Fayette County.


within 15 miles of Fort Necessity National Battlefield

Ohiopyle State Park
PO Box 105
Ohiopyle, PA 14570

U.S. 40 west
3 miles to Chalk Hill,
Right on Chalk Hill-Ohiopyle Rd.
6 miles, follow the signs 223 sites

8 Group tent sites
NO pets or alcohol, reservations requested.
March – December
Reservations - call 888-PA-PARKS
or online at

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Youghiogheny Reservoir
RD 1 Box 17
Confluence PA 15424
U.S. 40 east,
left on state route 281 north, follow signs.

74 sites at out flow (reservoir)
30 sites at Mill Run, MD. Site
Reservations through
on-line or at 877-444-6777
40% first come first served.

Benner’s Meadow Run Campground
315 Nelson Rd.
Farmington PA 15437

U.S. 40 east,
first left onto Nelson Road,
follow the signs

200 sites
Tent, RV camping, cabin rental.
showers, pool, camp store.

Five Pines Campground
677 Elliotsville Rd.
Farmington Pa 15437
toll free 800-784-8187

U.S. 40 East,
right on State Route 381 South,
3.5 miles -- follow the signs.

114 sites tent, RV, groups,
showers, hookups, fishing
Must call for reservation

Yogi Bear Jellystone Camp Resort
839 Mill Run Rd.
Mill Run, PA 15464
724-455-2929 or 800-439-9644

U.S. 40 east,
left onto State Route 381 North,
7 miles North of Ohiopyle

Showers, hook-ups, sewage (dumping), pool, waterslides, fishing

Scarlett Knob Campground
Box 44 - Route 381 North
Ohiopyle, PA 15470

U.S. 40 east,
left on State Route 381 North,
2 miles north of Ohiopyle

100+ sites
Family and group areas
Pets on leash permitted, showers, Flush toilets.

Tall Oaks Campground
544 Camp Riamo Road
Farmington, PA 15431

U.S. 40 east,
right on State Route 381 South,
1.5 miles, follow signs.

100+ sites
Tent, and RV camping.

Yough Lake Campground at Tub Run
250 Tub Run Road
Confluence, PA 15424

U.S. 40 east,
left on State Route 281 North,
3 miles, follow signs.

100+ sites
Tent, and RV camping, cabin rental.
Showers, camp store, beach swim area,
boat launch and rentals, dump station

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