Open: Open from mid Apr through mid Oct Number of Sites: 282
Known for its popular camping area, Locust Lake State Park nestles on the side of Locust Mountain. The 52-acre Locust Lake is located between two campgrounds and is surrounded by beautiful forests. Hiking and fishing are popular activities in the 1,774-acre park. Encircling the lake is a one mile paved multi-use bike trail. A number of hiking trails wind through the park and vary to steep and challenging trails for hearty hikers.
Camping: modern sites, some with electricity
Near the lake are 282 campsites that are divided into tent or trailer sides. Tenting is permitted on both sides of the lake and the trailer facilities are located on the south side of the lake only. All areas are within easy access to swimming, boating, fishing and hiking facilities. The campground opens the Friday before regional opening day of Trout Season and closes in mid-October.
All campsites are located in a wooded area and have a parking pad, picnic table, fire ring and a cleared area for camping equipment. There are also a number of walk-in sites. Pets are permitted on designated sites.
Campground conveniences include modern restrooms and wash houses with shower facilities. A sanitary dump station is located on the trailer side of the lake. Trash/recycling areas are located on both the north and south sides of the lake.