- BERG Safari Bike Rentals
- Canoe Rentals
- Convenience Store
- Gem Mine
- Gift Shop
- Laundry 24 hours ($)
- Pet Walking Area
- RV Clubs & Rallies
Philadelphia/Valley Forge Guided Tour
Independence Hall Liberty Bell Pavilion Carpenters Hall Ben Franklin Court Elfreth's Alley Christ Church Betsy Ross House
Lancaster CD Tour
CD guided tour of Lancaster for rent in the KOA store. Tour includes the culture, customs, and lifestyle of the Amish Amish homesteads and schoolhouses, waterwheels and cemetery Amish farm country, drive through the power line free back roads Pretzel Factory Kitchen Kettle Village
Fish along the Brandywine River from riverside tent sites, a canoe or common landing. PA fishing liscense required for age 16 and above.
Splash in a large pool with sundeck and umbrellas and a little tots wading pool.
Campground EventsListing Calendar
April Camper Appreciation Month
20% off camping fees with an advanced reservation for past campers of the Philly KOA.
Easter Weekend April 18-20
Join us for a jelly bean contest, craft, flashlight egg hunt and Sunday morning pancake breakfast.
Cinco de Mayo May 2-4
Piñata and crafts.
Come Camp & Care With Us May 9-11
Celebrate moms and support kid's with cancer. Camp Friday night, receive Saturday night FREE with advanced reservations. We're having a Mother's day craft, fundraisers including premier jewelry, & mom's eat pancakes Free on Sunday morning. Men & Machine to perform.
Philadelphia Zoo On Wheels May 16-18
Fun and educational program hosted here at the KOA, featuring animals "Beneath Your Feet".
Meet Your Hosts
"Gary said when people come to the West Chester campground, they are treated with whatever it takes to keep them happy."
On the outside, their careers were glamorous and ambitious. On the inside, the Levesques were ready to leave the fast track of the corporate world.
Gary and Lori Levesque bought their KOA campground in 1991 but not before getting a heavy dosage of company life. Lori worked as a system analyst for a large mortgage company, and Gary worked on structural dynamics in the aeronautical industry. Their careers began to require more and more travel, and Gary's company struggled with layoffs. "It wasn't fun to go to work," he said.
His parents were the first to come upon the idea of owning a campground. Gary's family did a lot of camping when he was growing up. "My mom was set on the idea of buying a campground," Gary said. "Originally I thought it would be going backwards, but we ended up buying it."
The Levesques were attracted to the campground setting and area and are still proud to offer it to campers today. "It is on the river in a beautiful and quiet area known for being horse country," Gary said. "It is full of rolling hills and is peaceful."
Gary said when people come to the West Chester campground they are treated with whatever it takes to keep them happy.
In their spare time, the couple still likes to camp and go to the beach. Gary is a hockey player, while Lori is a scrap booker. They volunteer in many different capacities, and Gary serves as a deacon in their church. Their three children are involved in the campground operations.