Kiasutha Recreation Area

  

This very large recreation area offers family campsites (utility hookups available) with picnic tables, fire rings and tent pads, paved loop roads, flush toilets, pressurized water fountains, hot showers, trailer dump station, swim beach, picnic area, playground, amphitheater and boat launch with courtesy dock. Amenities such as firewood, ice, interpretive services and 24-hour campground attendants are offered at the site. Campsite reservations are accepted (1-877-444-NRRS, or the website at http://www.recreation.gov). First come, first serve sites are also available. View/Print Site Brochure

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Campground & Beach/Picnic Area - Daylight hours (Quiet hours 10:00 pm to 6:00 am); Boat Launch open 24 hours
Fees $25.00/site (electric/water/sewage hookup) daily camping fee; $21.00/site (electric hookup) daily camping fee; $21.00/site (waterfront) daily camping fee; $19.00/site (regular) daily camping fee; $5.00/vehicle daily launching/swimming fee; $55/vehicle season launching/swimming pass
Permit Info: $19.00 or $21.00 per night. Add $5.00 for electric and $12.00 for FHU sites. $5.00/vehicle daily launching/swimming fee (if not camping); $45/vehicle season launching/swimming pass
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: No winter maintenance. No winter maintenance. Permissible length of stay is fourteen (14) days. Leaving your campsite unoccupied during the first night after equipment has been set up, or leaving equipment for more than 24 hours thereafter, is prohibited. Quiet time is from 10:00 p.m. to 6 a.m. Check out time is 2:00 p.m. Camping fees must be paid by 2:00 p.m. Don't forget to put your site number and your license plate number on your fee envelope. Campsites should not be used by more than eight persons. Each campsite contains a picnic table, fire ring or grill, and accommodates a tent, and parking for two vehicles and a wheeled camping unit . Additional vehicles will be charged a $5.00/day/vehicle fee, and must park in public parking areas. Other recreation equipment associated with a campsite (boats, trailers, jet skis, motorcycles) are not charged. Park all vehicles on the campsite spur, not on the grass. Weapons, firearms, and fireworks (fireworks are illegal in Pennsylvania) must not be discharged in the area. Waste material from trailers must be deposited at a dump station. Please place trash in the provided receptacles. Campfire permits are not required for camping in undeveloped areas. We ask that all campers build a safe fireplace, keep a clean camp, and make sure fires are fully extinguished before leaving camp. Please build fires only in designated fireplaces. Dead material, on the ground, may be used for fires, but living trees, shrubs, and plants must not be cut or damaged. A burning ban may be declared at certain times of the year, depending on weather and fuel conditions. At these times, campfires will be banned on the Forest. Please check with the Allegheny National Forest about burn bans during periods of extended dry weather.It is illegal to put nails, hooks, wire, tacks, and other foreign materials in trees and facility structures. These can damage trees and structures, become safety hazards, and are unsightly. Use lantern hooks, if provided, to hang lamps and tie out pets with removable stakes. Hunting, fishing, and trapping are permitted subject to rules of the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission. Do not blaze, hang flagging, or apply reflective tape or tacks to mark your route. Salt blocks, bait stations, and permanent tree stands or blinds are not permitted. Do not hunt within the safety zone around the developed areas. Remember to wear bright fluorescent-colored clothing if hiking and/or camping during hunting seasons, since these areas are popular with hunters. Pets must be kept on a leash, and are not allowed on beaches or in the water. No camping is allowed in picnic areas. If latrines are needed, please keep them at least 200 feet from a water source. All water that does not come from a developed recreation area should be filtered or boiled before use. Pump water from a developed recreation area is tested regularly and is safe for drinking
Closest Towns: Kane, PA
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Concessionaire: new spring 2009

General Information

Directions: Kiasutha is located 10 miles northwest of Kane, PA on the Longhouse National Scenic Byway (Forest Road 262) about 2 miles north of the junction of State Route 321 and 9 miles south of State Route 59 at Kinzua Point.

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

There are 90 family campsites, each containing a picnic table, fire ring, and tent pad. Paved loop roads and spurs provide firm support for recreational vehicles and trailers. Flush toilets, pressurized water fountains, hot showers, and a trailer dump station are available. Firewood may be obtained from dead and down trees. The large, grassy, swimming beach and picnic area have a capacity of 900 people. The day use area also includes a children's playground, a concrete boat launch with a loading dock, excellent parking facilities, and a bathhouse.
Sleeping ShelterNo
Fire InformationCampfires are permitted as long as fires are maintained in a fire ring and fully extinguished when leaving.
Reservation Info877-444-6777
No. of Sites90
No. of Accessible sitesSome

RV Camping

There are 90 family campsites, each containing a picnic table, fire ring, and tent pad. Paved loop roads and spurs provide firm support for recreational vehicles and trailers. Flush toilets, pressurized water fountains, hot showers, and a trailer dump station are available. Firewood may be obtained from dead and down trees. The large, grassy, swimming beach and picnic area have a capacity of 900 people. The day use area also includes a children's playground, a concrete boat launch with a loading dock, excellent parking facilities, and a bathhouse.
Hookup - WaterNo
Fire InformationCampfires are permitted as long as fires are maintained in a fire ring and fully extinguished when leaving.
Reservation Info877-444-6777
No. of Sites90
Hookups - ElectricNo
Dump StationsYes
Hookup - SewerNo
Pavement Type for Parkinghardened, some pull through

Fishing

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Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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