Yes, the campground is open all year!
Please note, the water is turned off from approximately mid-October through mid-April. Any guest booking a deluxe cabin in the Midway Meadow or Pioneer Heights section during this time will be supplied with a 5 gallon water jug with pour spout. Our main bath house, located at the registration barn will be open and available to guests during this time frame. Two bedroom deluxe cabins are not impacted by the water shut off.
Check-in for campsites and cabins is after 3 PM. Check-out is at 1 PM for campsites and at 11 AM for cabins.
Please call or check at the Office for your site’s availability. Note that there will be an additional fee.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You must be 18 years old to rent a tent and 21 years old to rent an RV or Cabin.
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
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.
Alcoholic beverages are permitted, for those who are 21 or older. View Policies
Yes, specifically for youth groups and scout troops. Please contact reservations prior to your visit. Learn more about group discounts
Active and retired military personnel receive a 10% discount. Military ID is required. We do not accept any other discounts.
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
Cabins range from basic facilities to luxury amenities. Learn more about the cabins
Linens are not provided in deluxe or log cabins.
Stakes may be used in campsite areas except for those in Carousel Circle - this pertains to dog tie spikes, tent spikes, or canopy spikes.
The water is turned off from mid-October through mid-April.