WHAT DO I NEED TO DO TO PREPARE FOR MY ARRIVAL?
Check out our handy countdown calendar for all important dates leading up to your stay.
Before you pack, reference our list of things to bring for camping and river trips!
HOW MANY CAMPGROUNDS DO YOU HAVE?
We have 2 campgrounds here at Kittatinny! We have the River Beach campground in Milford, PA and K-Camp in Barryville, NY.
DOES MY CAMPING RESERVATION COME WITH A RIVER TRIP ADVENTURE?
No, your reservation does not. To add a river trip or zipline adventure to your stay, check out our river trip booking system, AdventureRES.
ARE THERE ANY FORMS I NEED TO SIGN IF I BOOK AN ADVENTURE?
Yes. After making an adventure reservation you will receive an acknowledgement of risk in your email. This will need to be signed prior to your trip.
HOW FAR IN ADVANCE SHOULD I MAKE MY RESERVATION?
We recommend booking at least 6 months in advance of the desired arrival date, as our Campground will fill up quickly! We book reservations up to 360 days in advance, so you can even re-book your next stay at checkout!
WILL MY RESERVATION GUARANTEE A SPECIFIC CAMPSITE OR CABIN ASSIGNMENT?
We do offer you the opportunity to guarantee your favorite campsite or cabin by paying our applicable locking fee. If you opt-out of the locking fee, you are guaranteed your selected site or cabin type, but NOT the specific unit number.
WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?
- 3+ WEEKS: Refund minus $25 cancellation fee OR full refund issued in camp credit
- 2+ WEEKS: 50% of reservation issued in camp credit valid for one year from the issued date and 50% of reservation forfeited
- LESS THAN 2 WEEKS: Full reservation forfeited
- 2+ WEEKS: Refund minus $25 cancellation fee OR full refund issued in camp credit
- 1+ WEEKS: 50% of reservation issued in camp credit valid valid for one year from the issued date and 50% of reservation forfeited
- LESS THAN 1 WEEK: Full reservation forfeited
CAN I COME TOUR THE PARK BEFORE I BOOK?
Yes! We just ask that you call ahead of time and check-in at the Camp Store before entering the park. Preferably no tours Friday – Sunday.
DO YOU HAVE BATHHOUSES AND SHOWERS?
Yes, we have permanent bath houses that offer showers and bathrooms. Certain camping areas at K-Camp are located further from our permanent bathhouses, but there are temporary bathroom-only facilities for guests to use. Feel free to take a look at our maps or speak to one of our Guest Relations team members to help you find your perfect site!
All of our cabins come with a private bathroom and shower.
DID YOU ACQUIRE CEDAR RAPIDS?
Yes! This year (2022), Kittatinny has acquired the neighboring property, Cedar Rapids Bar & Restaurant. Cedar Rapids will no longer offer river trips or camping. K-Camp has absorbed the old Cedar Rapids campsites, and they are available to book now! Sites 1101-1132 are former Cedar Rapids campsites, and are hike-in only.
If you’d like to book a river trip, you can explore Kittatinny’s options over on our River Trips page.
WHAT IS YOUR PET POLICY?
Pets are welcome at both of our campgrounds with exception to buildings, playgrounds, Camp Store, food & beverage areas, pavilions & bathhouses. Pets must be kept on a leash and attended at all times in the campground. Guests are responsible to keep noise or disturbances to a minimum and must cleanup after their pet. Pets are only allowed in select designated cabins and not to be left unattended in the cabins or at campsites. Cabin fees: 1 pet – $50, 2 pets – $75. View our Pet Waiver here!
IS THERE GOOD FISHING?
We have great fishing available on-site at the river. A fishing license is required. Please note that we do not offer or issue fishing licenses at our location. You can learn more about the required fishing license here: New York / Pennsylvania
WHAT ARE YOUR CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT TIMES?
Lodging & Campsites:
Check-in 2:00 pm, Check-out 11:00 am
DO YOU HAVE QUIET HOURS?
We do! Quiet hours are from 10:00 pm – 8:00 am. Anyone under 18 years of age must be at their site or cabin during these hours unless accompanied by an adult.
WHERE DO I GET FIREWOOD?
We have firewood available for purchase at our Camp Store. Campers are no longer allowed to bring their own firewood. Due to invasive species such as the spotted lanternfly, we do not allow outside firewood to be brought to our campground. We have plenty of firewood here at our campground you can purchase during your stay! To preserve the beauty of our wooded campground, please do not cut down or damage trees in any way.
CAN I BRING MY OWN GOLF CART, MOTORIZED SCOOTER, HOVERBOARD, GO CART OR ATV TO THE CAMPGROUND?
For safety and liability reasons, guests are not permitted to bring any personal motorized or small engine vehicles into the Campground. Guests found in violation of this policy may be asked to leave without a refund.
ARE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ALLOWED?
Alcohol is permitted but glass containers are strictly prohibited. This is a family-friendly campground, so please be considerate of others and refrain from loud and unseemly language. Intoxicated behavior and underage drinking is not allowed.
CAN I SMOKE AT THE PARK?
Since we are a family-friendly Campground, smoking, including vaping, is only permitted at your campsite. All cabins are NON-SMOKING. Smoking is not permitted in or around any buildings. Smoking any substances besides tobacco will not be tolerated. Management reserves the right to fine violators of this policy.
ARE CAMPFIRES ALLOWED?
You bet, unless when we are under a Burn Ban, so be sure to ask the Camp Store at check-in. We ask that campfires be confined to designated hours and they should never be left unattended. We do not permit outside firewood being brought into our park or the cutting of any of our trees or brush. Firewood is available for purchase at the Camp Store.
ARE FIREWORKS ALLOWED?
WHAT ARE YOUR CAMPING RATES?
Our rates depend on when you’d like to stay. Non-Peak season has lower rates than Peak season, and weekdays are lower than weekends.
DO ALL OF YOUR CAMPSITES OFFER WATER AND ELECTRICITY?
No. We have a variety of sites that range from water and electricity, water only, and completely rustic with no water or electricity. When booking online, you can select which amenities you would like to have, and it will provide you with a list of relevant campsites to choose from. If you have any questions, you may call our Guest Relations team for assistance!
ARE THERE WILD ANIMALS AT YOUR CAMPGROUNDS?
We are out in nature so you may encounter some furry or slimy friends during your stay! Please keep your campsite tidy and avoid leaving unattended food or garbage out. If you do happen to encounter any wildlife, it is best to leave them alone.
IS WIFI AVAILABLE?
Yes, limited WiFi is currently available in and around our Camp Store.
DO YOU OFFER ANY DISCOUNTS?
We do! We offer great savings with our special offers! You can also follow us on Facebook to stay updated on any deals and specials we are offering! We do not accept AAA, Good Sam Club, or any other third party discounts.
Are you an active or retired service man or woman? To thank you for your service, we offer a military discount of 10% off any weekday (Sunday-Thursday) stay with code WETHANKYOU.
- A valid ID must be presented at check-in to receive the discount.
- Excludes Holidays (Sunday and Monday of 4th of July, Columbus Day, Monday of Memorial Day and Labor Day)
- May not be combined with other offers
Are you a photographer, blogger, or social media enthusiast? Interested in getting a discount off your next stay in exchange for your vacation photos or a blog post on your stay? We want to hear from you! Simply contact us with your proposal and links to your website and/or socials. We will get back to you at our earliest convenience.
WHAT IS THE SPEED LIMIT?
Because the Campground is full of active families with children, the speed limit throughout the Campground is 5MPH and is strongly enforced for your safety. We realize that this is ridiculous. If you do not feel that you are driving ridiculously slow, then you are driving too fast.
THIS IS MY FIRST TIME VISITING KITTATINNY CAMPGROUNDS. IS THERE ANYTHING I SHOULD KNOW?
We are so excited to have you stay with us! There are a few optional items you can bring along to maximize the fun during your trip. You are welcome to bring bicycles to help you get around the park. We also suggest bringing fishing poles and a fishing license for some quality family fishing. Please note that we do not offer or issue fishing licenses at our location. And keep in mind that while we do offer activities here at the park, including river trips and ziplining, there are many local attractions that your family may enjoy as well! If you have any questions about your upcoming stay, our friendly Guest Relations team is here to help! Feel free to give us a call at (800) 356-2852.
CAN I PURCHASE FROM YOUR STORE AND CHARGE IT TO MY CAMPSITE?
Yes! Whatever credit card you have on file can be used to pay for goods in our camp store.
WHAT HAPPENS IF WE'RE GOING TO ARRIVE AFTER THE CAMP STORE IS CLOSED?
If you think you will be showing up for your camping trip after hours, there are a few things we can do. Call 1-800-356-2852, our Guest Relations team will be happy to help you prepare for your arrival!
River Trip FAQs
DO I NEED TO WEAR A LIFE JACKET?
Life Jackets Save Lives – we strongly encourage all to wear a life jacket while boating and swimming from boats and at the river’s edge. We provide everyone with a life jacket.
HOW SHOULD I PREPARE FOR MY TRIP?
Before arriving, every one in your group should review and sign our river trip acknowledgement of risk, which will be emailed to the reservation holder upon booking online.
WHAT DOES THE PRICE INCLUDE?
WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?
Cancellations: All river reservations may be canceled up to seven days prior to receive a refund of your deposit minus a $10.00/person cancellation fee.
Inclement Weather: In cases of inclement weather that will affect the safety of river trips, such as heavy rainfall or thunderstorms, a rain check will be issued. Rain checks are valid for up to 1 year after issue date.
IF I HAVE A RESERVATION, WHAT TIME SHOULD I ARRIVE?
DO I NEED A RESERVATION FOR A RIVER TRIP?
Not only will a reservation ensure your preferred trip, you will also save $5.00 a person when you book over 24 hours in advance. Certain days and time periods get very busy, so we highly recommend booking ahead of time either online or over the phone.
DO YOU HAVE FLOATING COOLERS AVAILABLE TO RENT?
We do not have floating coolers to rent, but we do have them for sale at both of our Camp Stores!
CAN I USE MY OWN BOAT?
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO GO?
We are busiest on weekends and holidays including; Independence Day, Memorial Day and Labor Day. Reservations are highly recommended for these dates.
The river height varies by season and the current weather. The Delaware River’s levels do not rely on dam releases. Call ahead for river conditions including height and temperature, or check here.
The Upper Delaware offers Class 1 & 2 rapids for rafting. You will paddle through some incredibly scenic areas and through some great sets of rapids including: Skinners Falls, Colang, Kunkeli, Cedar, Shohola, Staircase, Mongaup, Butlers Rift, Mill Rift and Eddy Farm.
DO I NEED TO WEAR A WETSUIT?
WHAT AGE/WEIGHT REQUIREMENTS DO YOU HAVE?
Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult an any vessel.
Raft, Kayak, Canoe
- Children must be at least 30lbs to raft
- For tandem kayaks and canoes, children must weigh at least 60lbs
- For solo kayaks, children must be weigh at least 90lbs.
- In order to be alone in a tube, you must be at least 60 lbs and be able to properly fit in our open bottom tubes.
ARE THERE RESTROOMS ALONG THE RIVER?
No, there are no restrooms along the river. We recommend using the facilities at the base prior to launch.
CAN WE TAKE ANOTHER TRIP IF OUR TRIP GOES FASTER THAN EXPECTED?
WHAT SHOULD I BRING ON A DAY TRIP?
- Small and Large Trash Bags for your litter…Leave No Trace!
- Plastic/ Waterproof/ Ziploc Bags…for personal items (we sell a variety of different sized dry bags at our river bases)
- Fishing pole & bait if desired (licenses are required and must be obtained individually)
- Camp chair (we sell a variety of chairs at some bases)
- Extra Batteries
- Chap Stick
- Cell Phone in a waterproof container
- Cooler with Food and Drink- NO GLASS containers (You may be fined in the park for having glass)
- Extra water for everyone- Stay hydrated!
- Ice- we sell bagged ice at most bases
- Hiking shoes
- River sneakers / Sandals with straps / Water shoes
- Extra dry socks
- Rain gear
- Bathing suit
- Sunglasses with straps
- Extra change of clothes
WHAT ELSE SHOULD I EXPECT?
- There is limited cell phone reception in our area, especially at the river bases, so prepare your driving directions before hand.
- We recommend taking your cell phones on the river in waterproof containers. We sell a variety of waterproof bags and plastic containers.
- You must be back between 5-6 pm, so plan your day accordingly, arrive early and spend the entire day on the river!
- To clean up after yourself, anything you bring with you, bring back!