Alosa River Campsites

primitive campsite in forest with river in the background
River campsites have cleared areas for easy tent set up

Campsite Regulations
The Alosa River Campsites are located at river mile 224, just down river of Walpack Bend, on the Pennsylvania side of the river and are for boaters on trips where the distance is too great to be travelled in one day. To use the Alosa River Campsites, the total river miles traveled must be at least 14 miles for a one-night trip, at least 26 miles for a two-night trip, and at least 34 miles for a three-night trip. Camping is limited to one night.

  • See the map of the Alosa campsites.
  • Small fires are only permitted in existing fire grates.
  • Use dead and down wood only. Cutting standing trees is not permitted.
  • Pack out all trash, including all food and food waste.
  • Use soaps sparingly. Soap should be dumped on well-drained soil away from water sources.
  • Campers must use toilet facility and may not urinate or defecate elsewhere in or near the campsites.
  • Pet waste must be picked up and removed from the site.
  • Quiet hours are 10:00 pm to 6:00 am. Loud audio devices and fireworks are prohibited.
  • Campsite R1 maximum of 10 people
  • Campsite R2-R6 maximum of 6 people
Reservations
Reservations are required and can be made at recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777. No fee is charged for use of the Alosa River Campsite but a nominal fee is charged for the reservation service.

Additional Information
Just like the other river campsites, these are primitive, backcountry-style campsites.They are accessed via a steep, 10-foot path from the river. Paths between campsites and to the restrooms are dirt, with uneven surfaces.

Last updated: July 24, 2018

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Mailing Address:

1978 River Road
Bushkill, PA 18324

Phone:

(570) 426-2452

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