Minister Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Allegheny's smallest campsite with six family campsites sits along the babbling waters of Minister Creek. Each site contains a picnic table, firering and tent pad. Vault toilets and pump water are available along with a self-service pay station.

This site is now a carry-in; carry-out facility, which means that visitors must carry out their trash and recycling. Campers may burn paper products, but must carry out foil, glass, cans, plastics or food waste.

The trailhead (gravel parking lot with informational signing) is situated directly across State Route 666 from the campground. The popular 6 mile Minister Creek Loop Trail starts and ends at the campground. Minster Hiking Trail connects to the North Country National Scenic Trail at its northern most point.



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At a Glance

Operational Hours: Daylight hours (Quiet hours 10:00 pm to 6:00 am).
Reservations: No reservations are accepted. This campground is afirst come, first serve site. 
Fees $12.00/site daily camping fee
Permit Info: $12.00/site daily camping permit
Open Season: April
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: No winter maintenance.
Closest Towns: Marienville, PA
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Concessionaire: Allegheny Site Management; Mike Paraska, 306 Interstate Parkway, Bradford, PA 1670

General Information

Directions: Minister Creek Campground and Trailhead are located 14.7 miles southwest of Sheffield, PA via State Route 666.


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Campground Camping

The Allegheny's smallest campground, Minister Creek has six family campsites situated along the waters of Minister Creek. Each site contains a picnic table, fire ring, and tent pad. Vault toilets and hand-pumped water are available. Campsites are filled on a first come, first served basis only, no reservations. Dead and down wood may be used as firewood.

Sleeping ShelterNo
Fire InformationCampfires are permitted as long as fires are maintained in a fire ring and fully extinguished when leaving.
Reservation Infono reservations
No. of Sites6
No. of Accessible sitesNo
Difficulty Level: Easy


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