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Are alcoholic beverages allowed?

Alcoholic beverages are permitted, for those who are 21 or older. View Policies

Are discounts accepted, such as Military, AAA, or Good Sam Club?

Active and retired military personnel receive a 10% discount. Military ID is required. We do not accept any other discounts.

Are linens provided in cabins?

Linens are not provided in deluxe or log cabins.

Are there group rates?

Yes, specifically for youth groups and scout troops. Please contact reservations prior to your visit. Learn more about group discounts

Are there tables and grills?

There are picnic tables and fire rings with grates (not grills) located throughout the Campground. Please do not move any of the tables or fire rings. Only charcoal or wood should be burned in the fire grill and campfires are not to exceed one foot high.

Are pets allowed?

Pets are permitted on the property, but not in any of the tents, cabins, or buildings – including pavilions, restrooms, or pool area. Tent campers and cabin guests should not bring pets. Pets must always be supervised and kept on a leash not to exceed 6 feet. They cannot pose a disturbance or danger to other campers and owners are expected to clean up after their pets. View Policies

If you are visiting Hersheypark and would like to make use of their daily kennel, The Barking Lot, there is a fee associated. The hours for the Barking Lot coincide with the hours for Hersheypark. If utilizing the shuttle service from the campground to Hersheypark, a carrier case is required. Learn more about the Barking Lot

Can I bring firewood with me?

Firewood Transportation Prohibited: The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has issued a notice prohibiting the movement of all species of firewood into the State, effective immediately. This quarantine has been issued because of the threat posed by various wood-feeding insects, including Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), Asian Longhorned Beetle, Sirex Wood Wasp, and bark beetles that are considered threats to Pennsylvania's forest, horticultural and recreational resources. PLEASE help us and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture by not transporting firewood into Pennsylvania. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Can stakes be inserted in the ground?

Stakes may be used in campsite areas except for those in Carousel Circle - this pertains to dog tie spikes, tent spikes, or canopy spikes.

How old do you have to be to rent a tent or cabin?

You must be 18 years old to rent a tent and 21 years old to rent an RV or Cabin.

Is early check-in or late check-out available?

Please call or check at the Office for your site’s availability. Note that there will be an additional fee.

Is there a fee for day guests?

Day guests visiting Hersheypark Camping Resort will be charged a $6 fee for each day guest. Day guests are authorized to visit from 8 AM - 11 PM. A wristband will be provided at the desk once provided a reservation affiliation. Day guest passes are only available if a friend or family member has a reservation on that day for the Hersheypark Camping Resort. The reservation holder must be present at the time of the notice.

Is there running water on the campsite year round?

The water is turned off from mid-October through mid-April.

What geographical factors are important to know about the campground?

  • Creeks: One creek runs through and another creek borders the campground. Flooding can occur if a significant amount of rain falls in a short time period. It is important for campers to be aware of the weather and to be prepared to move to higher ground if flooding occurs. Swimming or any other use of the creeks is at your own risk. Fishing is permitted with a valid fishing license.
  • Train: Milton Hershey founded his chocolate company in Hershey, PA because of the railroad network and the access it gave him to import ingredients and export products. This active freight railroad still operates and is adjacent to the campground. It runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (frequency varies).
  • Quarry: There is an active quarry located near the campground.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations within 24 hours of booking are without penalty, cancellations after 24 hours of booking, up to 10 days prior to the arrival date result in a $13.00 processing fee, and all cancellations within 10 days of the reservation's arrival date will result in forfeiting the first night's deposit.

What is the tent policy?

There is a two tent maximum, eight person maximum. A $10 fee for each additional person. More than two tents require more than one site.

What is there to do on the campground and around the area?

What is there to know about staying in a cabin?

Cabins range from basic facilities to luxury amenities. Learn more about the cabins

  • Log Cabins sleep 4, but can accommodate up to 6, while Extended Log Cabins sleep 8. The Log Cabins have electric, provide Heat/AC, and basic kitchen appliances, but do not have indoor plumbing.
  • Deluxe Cabins and 2 Bedroom Deluxe Cabins both sleep 7 and include indoor plumbing. 2 Bedrooms include plumbing year-round, while 1 Bedrooms include plumbing from mid-April through early November. They also offer a range of amenities, from electric and Heat/AC to a full kitchen with appliances and serving dishes and utensils.

What is there to know about the campsites?

There are multiple types of sites: tenting sites, partial hook-up, full hook-up, and pull-through sites. We permit one family and one camping unit per site. An additional tent for minor dependents (under age 18) will be permitted with prior approval from the Office. Note that tents and tent stakes are prohibited in the Carousel Circle full hook-up area. Learn more about the campsites

What privileges do day guests have?

Day guests visiting Hersheypark Camping Resort are only permitted to have vehicles on property from 8 AM - 11 PM. Day guests will have access to all activities on the property and include use of the swimming pools. Day guest passes are only available if a friend or family member has a reservations on that day for the Hersheypark Camping Resort.

When is check-in and check-out?

Check-in for campsites and cabins is after 3 PM. Check-out is at 1 PM for campsites and at 11 AM for cabins.