Activities and Amenities
Attention: Use of facility for political events or activities is prohibited.
part ofCowanesque Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Closed through Fri Oct 24 2014 Season Dates
OverviewTompkins Campground is on the north shore of Cowanesque Lake in the northern tier of Pennsylvania, less than one mile from the New York state border.
Surrounded by lush forested ridges, the lake offers recreation for the entire family, including picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, hunting and wildlife watching. The campground is a great place for kids of any age.
The partially forested campground sits in the pristine setting of the Endless Mountains region of Pennsylvania, along the Allegheny Plateau in the Appalachian Mountains. The surrounding land paints a scenic picture of rolling mountains and open fields.
Cowanesque Lake offers a variety of outdoor activities. With a boat ramp and overnight mooring, campers can easily spend time on the water.
Tompkins has a variety of shoreline sites, most of which have electric hookups. The campground includes more than 80 traditional campsites, 16 hike-in sites for tents, RV sites and a 24-site group camping area.
Activities and Amenities
Know Before You Go
Please have your license plate number, boat and trailer license plate number, and Senior or Access Pass with you while registering at designated campground. Senior and Access Pass entered at time of reservation will be honored.
Campground check-in is 4:00 p.m. Campground checkout time is 3:00 p.m., which is strictly enforced. Failure to leave campground before 3:00 p.m. may result in late fee or citation.
One RV and one tent or two tents per site. Two vehicles per site, $3.00 fee for additional vehicle or visitor parking and must be parked on camping pad or parking lots, no parking on grass.
Camper Assistance Sheet with additional local rules and policy including fees will be issued at check in at the Campground Camp Control offices. Site transfer fee - $10.00.
Quiet hours in the campgrounds at 10 p.m. – 6 a.m., which include the use of generators.
Please obey all speed limits. Drive carefully and watch for children.
Pets are permitted but must be penned, caged, on a leash under six feet in length or otherwise be physically restrained.
Bobby the water safety dog says, “Always swim with a buddy, never alone!”
Updates and Additional information at these links:
https://www.facebook.com/thclakes http://www.nab.usace.army.mil/Missions/DamsRecreation/TiogaHammond.aspx http://www.nab.usace.army.mil/Missions/DamsRecreation/CowanesqueLake.aspx https://www.facebook.com/friendsofthclakes
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
Take U.S. Highway 15 to the Lawrenceville/Route 49 exit. Go one mile east on Route 49 to Lawrenceville. At the traffic light turn left onto State Route 287. Cross the Cowanesque River Bridge at the edge of town and make an immediate left turn onto Bliss Road. Continue 5 miles to the campground entrance.
MAILING: 710 IVES RUN LANE
TIOGA PA 16946-9733
Phone Number:Information: (570)827-2109