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Appalachian Campground

One of the finest Pennsylvania Dutch Country RV resorts and family campgrounds

Address:60 Motel Dr., Shartlesville, PA
Open/Close: 04/05/2024 — 11/03/2024
Number of Sites: 363
No Membership Needed to Book Your Perfect Stay!
Membership Option: The Trails Collection

Welcome to one of Pennsylvania Dutch Country's finest campgrounds! Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Mountains, Appalachian RV Resort features 357 spacious campsites within 87 acres of nature’s most beautiful setting. Whether you stay for days, weeks, or even an entire season, quality amenities and unsurpassed customer service will have you returning in no time.

Appalachian RV Resort from Encore offers a variety of spacious RV sites including 50-foot super pull-thru sites, 45-foot back-in sites, and 25-foot wooded sites. For those traveling without an RV, we also offer tent sites, camping cabins, and cottages. All of our campsites include picnic tables and fire rings, so bring your hot dogs and s’mores supplies! Or join us at our full service restaurant to dine on a great meal or pick up some extra supplies at our store!

There is plenty to do at this Pennsylvania Dutch Country RV resort! Fish in our stocked pond, splash around in the swimming pool, play a round of miniature golf, or shoot some hoops. Looking for some friendly competition? A sand volleyball court and horseshoe pits are available for tournaments. For the kids, a playground, arcade, and weekly movies offer plenty of recreation. Spend your vacation at Appalachian RV Resort. Our friendly staff looks forward to making your trip the best it can possibly be.

Amenities

  • Clubhouse
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fishing
  • Creek / Lake / Canal / River / Ocean Frontage
  • Pets Welcome
  • Restaurant
  • Store
  • Nature / Hiking Trails
  • Mini Golf
  • Restroom/Shower Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Picnic/BBQ Area
  • Playground
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Horseshoes
  • Ballroom/Banquet Hall
  • Billiards/Game Room
  • WiFi $$

Whether you're planning a retreat for the whole family, a group of friends or a getaway for two, there's no shortage of unique activities to explore at Appalachian RV Campground. Plan activities upon arrival or visit this page before your departure to plan ahead. Looking for more? Our friendly staff can fill you in on all of the great ways to make your stay a memorable experience. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all activities are subject to change. For info about available activities, please call us directly or request the Weekly Activity calendar at check-in.

  • Activities Director
  • Bingo/Card Playing
  • Children's Playground
  • Kids Activities
  • Mini Golf
  • Volleyball
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Dance Hall with Stage
  • Live Entertainment
  • Planned Activities
  • Tournaments

Upcoming Events

  • Seasonal Welcome Back Luncheon

    03/30/2024 – 03/30/2024

    Seasonal guests will receive a letter with more details. This is an exclusive event for our seasonal guests.

  • Welcome Back Weekend

    04/05/2024 – 04/07/2024

    This weekend is all about starting a new season, meeting new friends, and getting a jump on making 2024 Appalachian camping season memories. Crafts and ceramics start up this weekend. We will have a Get-to-Know-You Pot Luck lunch for our new seasonal guests. Camping Family Game Night on Saturday night.

  • BINGO I Weekend

    04/12/2024 – 04/14/2024

    So many ways to play BINGO! This weekend includes multiple versions of BINGO: Regular BINGO, Quarter BINGO, Candy BINGO. So much BINGO!

  • Trout Rodeo

    04/19/2024 – 04/21/2024

    Join us for our Annual Trout Rodeo. First lines in the pond at 8 a.m., and we are doing age group time frames. We stock the pond the week of the event and award trophies, door prizes, and more. Sites are going fast.

  • Grown Ups Weekend

    04/26/2024 – 04/28/2024

    This weekend will be all about those who work so hard to make camping with the family possible: The Grown-Ups! Quarter BINGO and Adult Craft. On Saturday night, we will have Trivia Night with the 'Cheaters Never Prosper Trivia Company' while having a Wine and Cheese Social in the hall with Lucky Leprechaun Winery. They will be here with their wine tastings and wine slushies! They will bring the wine; we will bring the cheese.

  • Pond Stage Dedication Weekend

    05/03/2024 – 05/05/2024

    This weekend, we will celebrate our new Pond Stage. We will have a dedication ceremony, and then what a better way to break in the stage than invite you, our guests, to take the stage with an open mic event on Saturday afternoon. Do you sing, play an instrument, or have some great jokes to tell? The stage is yours! We will have a DJ/Karaoke to MC! Then Saturday night, we will have one of our favorite bands take the stage... Red Hill Road!

  • Mother's Day Weekend

    05/10/2024 – 05/12/2024

    It's all about Mom this weekend. Start the day off with a Mother's Day breakfast at Pop Top BBQ Restaurant. Then, sign her up for a massage! Saturday night, we will have a fun family craft event.

  • Honor Our Heroes Weekend

    05/17/2024 – 05/19/2024

    Join us in honoring all who currently serve or have served in our military and those who serve their communities as police officers, firefighters, and medics. A local sheriff's department will be doing their annual K9 demonstration. Saturday night, we will have a campfire with music and a S'moregasbord.

  • Memorial Day Weekend

    05/24/2024 – 05/27/2024

    Celebrate Memorial Day at Appalachian. Our pool will be open. Corn Hole Tournament. Horseshoe Tournament. Craft and Vendor Show. Saturday night live music at the pond stage with the band Woodflower, and Sunday night Family Glow Kickball.

  • Mystery Weekend

    05/31/2024 – 06/02/2024

    What's the mystery? We can't tell you. Why? Because it's a mystery! We can tell you that you and your family will have loads of fun!

  • School's Out for Summer Weekend

    06/07/2024 – 06/09/2024

    This is a fun-filled weekend with extra emphasis on the kiddos to celebrate another year of school in the books. Water Wars, Family Mini Golf Competition, and we will have music at the pool for a School's Out Pool Party!

  • Father's Day Weekend

    06/14/2024 – 06/16/2024

    Celebrate all fathers this weekend. Dads, enjoy Father/Child mini golf. Dads, bring your kids to these activities to make memories that will last a lifetime. We will also have a Corn Hole Tournament. On Saturday night, we will have Matty Whipple, the Illusionist, on the Pond Stage.

  • Decades Weekend

    06/21/2024 – 06/23/2024

    Appalachian will be celebrating the '50s through '90s in this decade-themed weekend. Saturday night, enjoy a concert with the live band Wonderland playing the best hits of the '80s and '90s. Lucky Leprechaun Winery will be here with their wine tastings and wine slushies!

  • Dino Weekend

    06/28/2024 – 06/30/2024

    Go on a dino egg hunt. We will have dino crafts and ceramics. Discover fossils at our own Dino Dig. Quarter BINGO on Saturday night. Also, this weekend is our Second Annual Meatball Cook-off!

  • Independence Day Weekend

    07/03/2024 – 07/07/2024

    This is a loooong weekend! The fun starts Wednesday night with Quarter Bingo. Horseshoe Tournament on Thursday along with a Golf Cart and Bike Parade. Water games on Friday and regular BINGO Friday night. Our Cornhole Tournament and Craft/Vendor Show on Saturday, with live music Saturday night on the pond stage featuring Honkytonk Medics. Also, we will have our Annual Independence Day Basket Raffle this weekend!

  • Parrots & Palm Trees Weekend

    07/12/2024 – 07/14/2024

    We will be enjoying our weekend Key West Style. Break out the palm trees and flamingos - it is the weekend to chill by the pool, relax, join in on our golf cart conga line, and enjoy a beautiful evening listening to the sounds of the band The Big Wahu.

  • Everybody's Favorite Holiday Weekend

    07/19/2024 – 07/21/2024

    Celebrate your favorite holiday, whether it is Easter, St. Patrick's Day, Christmas, President's Day, or Halloween. Decorate your site, and we will judge for the most festive seasonal and weekend site. Family gift exchange for kids and adults ($10 gift value). We will also have a Mac and Cheese Cook-Off. Saturday night, we will have an after-dark hayride to see all the sites decorated for all the seasons.

  • Pirate & Princess Weekend

    07/26/2024 – 07/28/2024

    Calling all Pirates and Princesses. Gather all at Appalachian this weekend for fun activities for all. Arrrrrgggg! Saturday night, we will have Family Disney Trivia Night at the pond stage with "Cheaters Never Prosper Trivia Company".

  • Racing Weekend

    08/02/2024 – 08/04/2024

    This weekend is all about racing! Matchbox Races and Slot Car Races. Do you have an RC Car? Bring it; we are going to have our first RC Car race. On Saturday night, we will have adult crafts.

  • Western Weekend

    08/09/2024 – 08/11/2024

    Join us as we kick up some dust and have fun this weekend with Western-themed activities. Then give us a big YEE HAW because this year, returning to Appalachian will be the bluegrass band Red Hill Road.

  • Appalachian Olympics Weekend

    08/16/2024 – 08/18/2024

    You just watched the world's most elite athletes compete for their countries at the 2024 Summer Olympics. Now it's your turn to participate in some Olympic fun, Appalachian style, including our Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf Tournament!

  • Under the Sea & Shark Weekend

    08/23/2024 – 08/25/2024

    Under The Sea Weekend! Join us in exploring life under the sea! Mermaid and Merman pool games, water games, and more. Saturday night, we have a fun new cover band playing at the pond stage - how appropriate their name is Shark Sandwich!

  • Labor Day Weekend

    08/30/2024 – 09/02/2024

    Celebrate the last big weekend of summer with lots of fun all weekend long. Cornhole Tournament. Horseshoe Tournament. Craft and Vendor Show. Saturday night, enjoy live music on the Pond Stage with Honkytonk Medics. Also, this weekend is our Annual Labor Day Basket Raffle fundraiser.

  • BINGO II Weekend

    09/06/2024 – 09/08/2024

    It is so popular that we are doing it twice. Please join us again for a fun-filled weekend that will include regular BINGO, Candy BINGO, and Quarter BINGO.

  • Car Show/Yard Sale Weekend

    09/13/2024 – 09/15/2024

    We will start Saturday morning off with a campground-wide yard sale. From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., we will have our 13th Annual Classic Car and Bike Show and Cruise through the campground. Then, spend the evening enjoying live music with the band The Left Edge on our Pond Stage.

  • Crafting Queen Weekend

    09/20/2024 – 09/22/2024

    This weekend is all about crafts directed by our very own Crafting Queen, Sharon! We will have several craft projects to work on through the weekend. Saturday evening, kids will enjoy a nighttime Glow-in-the-Dark Hayride, while the grown-ups will be making a fun adult craft.

  • Sports Weekend

    09/27/2024 – 09/29/2024

    The weather is getting cooler, so it's time to break out the football! This weekend is all about sports. We will have an Appalachian Family Wiffleball Game and a Basketball Shootout. On Saturday night, we will have Sports & Entertainment Trivia Night with the 'Cheaters Never Prosper Trivia Company.'

  • Tailgaters/Chili Cook Off Weekend

    10/04/2024 – 10/06/2024

    Show your team colors! It's football season. Whether you are a college or NFL fan, show your team spirit by decorating your site and yourself throughout this weekend. What would a football weekend be without tailgating! We will have a Corn Hole Tournament and our annual Chili Cook-Off this weekend. Who has the best chili in all of Appalachian? Saturday night, we will have live music with the Better Than Nothing Band on the pond stage.

  • Columbus Day Weekend and Outdoorsman Weekend

    10/11/2024 – 10/14/2024

    This 3-day holiday weekend, we will be having lots of fun outdoor activities, including our Fall Fishing Tournament. Saturday evening, there will be a live band, Wood Flower, in the hall, and The Lucky Leprechaun Winery will be here with their wine tastings and wine slushies! Sunday afternoon, we will hold a regular BINGO game.

  • Halloween Weekend I

    10/18/2024 – 10/20/2024

    They're heeeeeerrrrreeeee. Our extremely popular Halloween Weekends. So many Halloween activities you and your little ghosts and goblins will certainly enjoy every minute of your weekend. We will have costume BINGO, a pumpkin-carving contest, costume judging, campground-wide trick-or-treating. This year, we will have a Halloween dance with a DJ for Halloween Weekend 1 and 2. Enjoy our famous, super fun, and scary haunted house!

  • Halloween Weekend II

    10/25/2024 – 10/27/2024

    They're heeeeeerrrrreeeee. Our extremely popular Halloween Weekends. So many Halloween activities you and your little ghosts and goblins will certainly enjoy every minute of your weekend. We will have costume BINGO, a pumpkin-carving contest, costume judging, campground-wide trick-or-treating. This year, we will have a Halloween dance with a DJ for Halloween Weekends 1 and 2. Enjoy our famous, super fun, and scary haunted house!

  • Halloween Weekend III

    11/01/2024 – 11/03/2024

    They're heeeeeerrrrreeeee. Our extremely popular Halloween Weekends. So many Halloween activities you and your little ghosts and goblins will certainly enjoy every minute of your weekend. We will have costume BINGO, a pumpkin carving contest, costume judging, campground wide trick or treating, this year we will have a Halloween dance with a DJ for Halloween Weekend 1 and 2. Enjoy our famous and super fun and scary haunted house!

  • End of Season Luncheon

    11/09/2024 – 11/09/2024

    This is an exclusive event for Seasonal Guests and our staff.

Location

60 Motel Dr., Shartlesville, PA 19554 | GPS: 40.5141, -76.1186 | Get Directions
Download Resort Map  |  Ranger Station/Front Desk: 610-488-6319

General Policies & Information

General Policies & Information

Check-in/Check-out & Hours

  • Check-in: 3 p.m.
  • Campsite check-out: 1 p.m.
  • Rental check-out: 12 noon
  • Minimum check-in age is
    21
    years.
  • Guests aged
    17
    years and under at the time of check-in are considered children.
  • Two-hour early check-in for your reservation may be available for $30. Please contact the management office, in advance of your arrival, to inquire about availability.
  • Two-hour late check-out for your reservation may be available for $30. Please contact the management office, in advance of your arrival, to inquire about availability.

After Hours Arrival

  • If your plans change and you need to arrive outside of normal business hours, please refer to your confirmed reservation information. Or, contact the campground at (610) 488-6319 prior to arrival to make late arrival arrangements.

Reservation Policies

  • Prices and site type are subject to availability and change.
  • The rates displayed do not include any applicable service fees or charges for optional incidentals.
  • RV sites and lodging typically accommodate four guests. A guest fee is added per day to the reservation rate for each additional guest over four.

Deposit Policies

  • Your credit card will be charged Itinerary Total prior to arrival, up to a maximum deposit of one night rack rate. Any remaining balance is due prior to arrival.

Cancellation & Refund Policies

  • In the case of multiple sites booked, cancellation penalties apply to each site that is cancelled or changed.
  • No refunds will be issued for early check-out.
  • RV campsites: We allow full refunds for cancellations up to 2 days prior to your arrival date for daily and weekly reservations.
  • Rental accommodations: We allow full refunds for cancellations 7 days prior to your arrival date for daily and weekly reservations.
  • Daily and weekly reservations: for cancellations received less than the required notice period prior to arrival, your deposit will be forfeited up to one night rack rate.
  • Extended stays: For long-term reservations (28 days or longer), we allow full refunds for cancellations up to 60 days prior to your arrival date. For cancellations received less than the required notice period prior to arrival, the deposit amount will be held on account for a future stay.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are allowed on all campsites and in some rentals.
  • Rental Pet Policy: Pets are welcome. For those who camp with pets, there is a pet fee of $10 per pet per night for our pet-friendly rental units. The fee may vary at select properties. Service animals are not pets. The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state/local laws regarding service animals. Service animals may accompany a disabled person without any proof of disability or certification for the service animal. Guests traveling with a service animal will not be charged a pet fee. Charges may be incurred, however, should a service animal damage the rental unit.

Campground Services & Information

  • Site assignments cannot be guaranteed.
  • Tent sites are two nights minimum.
  • Electric golf carts only permitted.

 

 

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