Camping Near Marshalls Creek, PA

by Allison Horky

Marshalls Creek, Pennsylvania, is on the far eastern side of the state, 10 miles from the New Jersey border. Scranton is about 52 miles northwest of Marshalls Creek. This Pocono Mountain town has many family-oriented campgrounds nearby.

Otter Lake Camp Resort

Otter Lake Camp Resort ( is in East Stroudsburg, about eight miles north of Marshalls Creek. The lake offers boating, canoeing, swimming, bass fishing and beach lounging. Cable and Internet are available in the lounge and the campground sometimes has a bonfire on the beach. The resort also has tennis and basketball courts, softball fields and areas to play horseshoes and shuffleboard. The wooded area surrounding the lake offers trails for skiing and snowmobiling during the winter. The campsites are on 300 acres and are designed for RVs and tents.

Camp Taylor Campground

Camp Taylor Campground ( is in Knowlton Township, New Jersey, about 13 miles south of Marshalls Creek. The camp is in New Jersey's mountains and has 150 sites on 400 acres. You can rent campsites or RV sites. The campground also rents cabins that can accommodate average-sized families.

Foxwood Family Campground

Foxwood Family Campground ( is in East Stroudsburg, about three miles southeast of Marshalls Creek. This campground is in the Pocono Mountains. The campground has a pool, arcade center, miles of trails for walking and a stocked pond for bass fishing. Foxwood has cabins as well as wooded tent and camper sites. Activities include miniature golf, arts and crafts, movies and games.

Delaware Water Gap/Pocono Mountain KOA

KOA, or Kampgrounds of America (, is a national company. The Delaware Water Gap/Pocono Mountains KOA is in East Stroudsburg, about four miles east of Marshalls Creek. The KOA offers family-friendly camping with the option to hook up your RV, pitch a tent or rent a lodge or cabin. The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is close by and hosts canoers, kayakers, rafters, hikers and bird watchers.