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East Branch Campground is located in Northeastern Elk County and offers excellent freshwater fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and opportunities for picnicking. Campers can enjoy access to shopping, dining, and natural resource attractions as well as nearby Elk State Park, Bendigo State Park, and the Allegheny National Forest.


East Branch Campground is located at East Branch Lake in Northeastern Elk County. East Branch Lake offers an excellent freshwater fishery as well as other recreational opportunities from hiking, boating, and picnicking. Campers have access to shopping, restaurants, and other natural resource attractions nearby.  


East Branch is known for being a high-quality fishery. The predominate fish species at East Branch are small and large mouth bass, lake trout, musky, walleye, and a variety of panfish. The outflow area below the dam is known for its year-round cool to cold waters and is managed as a delayed harvest trout fishing area. The outflow area is a popular destination for canoers and kayakers alike. For a tranquil experience visit our overlook and picnic area located across from the campground. 


There is one camping loop at East Branch Lake with four cabins available. The camping loop has a restroom with showers. Campsites and cabins have fire rings, picnic tables, and a lantern hanger. All four cabins have electric and most of the camp sites offer electric hookup unless otherwise stated.  Be cautious of overhead power lines in ingress and egress camp roadway.

Natural Features

East Branch Lake is in Northeastern Elk County, Pennsylvania. The lakeshore is lined with Aspen saplings that provide excellent cover for fish. East Branch is known for its clear and exceptional water quality. East Branch is located in High Plateau Section of Pennsylvania. 

Nearby Attractions

Campers and visitors can visit Elk State Park, Bendigo State Park, or the Allegheny National Forest. The nearby cities of St. Marys and Kane offer a good variety of restaurants, microbreweries, wineries, shopping, and other activities.  

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