Meadville KOA General Information

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General Campground Information


All check-ins should be made during normal store/office hours. No check-ins after 11:00pm Quiet Hours. Call us to make arrangements for late check-ins during normal store/office hours for gate access. All RV check-ins are escorted to their campsites and require special arrangements for after hours for gate access, and escort.

Cabin Check-in: 3:00pm / Cabin Check-out: 1:00pm. No early or late check-ins/check-outs.

Campsites Check-in / Check-out is 2:00pm. No early check-ins on Saturdays and days during holiday weekends unless you purchase previous night. Check at office the the evening prior to, or the morning of your check-in for all other days, and then pending availability. $5.00/Hour Charge.

Store office Hours

Store/Office Hours: Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day Mon-Thurs 9-8, Fri & Sat 9-9, Sun 9-7. Spring and fall (prior to Memorial Day Weekend and after Labor Day Weekend) we close one hour earlier. Check-in should be made during normal store/office hours. If arrival will be after store/office closing, you must make arrangements prior to 6:00pm for entry to our gated park.  Don't forget that if you are leaving the park and need re-entry to the park after store hours, that you need a gate key card. The gate key card is available at the store and office during posted store hours for a $10 refundable deposit. When you return the card, we'll refund your cash deposit to you!  Forgot to return the card and took it home with you? Please mail it back to us, and we'll gladly mail you the refund!

Vehicle Policy

Vehicle & Boat Restrictions:  Only 1 RV and 2 motor vehicles per site.  Please park additional vehicles in visitor parking area.  Boats must be parked in boat parking area or overflow parking.  All vehicles must register and display a mirror tag – untagged vehicles are subject to towing at the owners expense.  Drones, Golf carts, ATVs, Off-Road Motorcycles, Mopeds, Electric Skateboards, RC vehicles of any kind, & children's ride-on battery powered vehicles are prohibited due to safety.  Charging of electric cars or boat batteries at your campsite, cabin, or a neighboring campsite is strictly prohibited.  Only one outlet on the campground electric podium may be utilized at a time.

Wi-Fi, TV Cable, and Cell Phone Service

All campsite rates include newly upgraded Wi-Fi for light surfing, emails, and social media. Our Wi-Fi is not compatible with Netflix, HBO Go, or similar programs.

We now offer complimentary cable TV on all full hookup campsites (including Seasonal sites!)!

We're sorry, but Verizon phone service is very limited here, but texting works. AT & T works here. Other minor brands are unknown.

Pet Policy

Pet-Friendly Campground:  No aggressive pets or excessive barking allowed. Pets are must be leashed 100% of the time (6' or less), cleaned up after 100% of the time, attended to 100% of the time, and barking is to be minimized.  Our furry friends are not allowed in any buildings, including the store, pavilion, Rec. Hall, nor in or at (nor in) cabin rental units, and playgrounds at any time.  Please do not tether pets to trees, utilities, fences, posts, nor buildings.

Guests Policy:

All guests and campers must register at the office and pay the prevailing visitor or camping fees. Additional campers (over night stays) are $8.00/adult per night, and $4.00/child per night. Day visitors are $4.00/adult per day, and children are $2.00 per child per day. Adults are 19 years old and over. Children under 5 are free. Day guests must depart by 11:00 pm.

8 people Per Campsite Occupancy Maximum Including Visitors

All campsites and cabin sites maximum occupancy (including visitors) is 8 people per campsite or cabin site. Any visitor's arriving after max. occupancy has been reached, will be turned away, unless proceeding visitor's have returned their window tag to the office upon departure.

Restrooms, Store, & Buildings are Pet-Free and Smoke Free

Restrooms, Store, & Other Buildings: Buildings, cabins, and the pavilion are pet-free areas.  By state law, smoking is not permitted in any KOA building, including rental cabins. Smoking not permitted in the pool area. Please discard butts in appropriate receptacles.   A shirt and shoes are required in the store.  If a restroom is found in poor condition and needs attention, please report it to the office immediately!  Thank you for helping us to maintain a clean facility!

Pool Hours:

Pool hours: Open Swim is Noon - 4 & 5 - 8 Daily except Sundays, closes at 7:00. Adults only swim 4-5pm. Children under 12 require adult supervision. Please follow posted pool rules for safety! If the gate is locked during normal pool hours listed above, please ask at the store/office and we'll gladly unlock the gate for you! When not in use, we keep it locked for safety.

Fireworks, Chinese Lanterns, Weapons

The Use of Fireworks; Chinese or Japanese Lanterns; Sling Shots; BB, Airsoft, or Paintball Guns; Firearms; & Bows and Arrows Are Prohibited!  Only hand-held sparklers are permitted under adult supervision!  No throwing sparklers!  Please place used sparklers in garbage for dumpster, not your fire ring.  Thank you!

Alcohol Policy

Alcoholic Beverages:  Alcohol is allowed, but is not permitted off site or in open display (i.e. Koozies are required).  No kegs allowed.  Disorderly conduct or public drunkenness will result in removal from the campground without refund!

Water & Electricity Conservation

Please Conserve Water & Electricity:  No kiddie pools, nor portable hot tubs, please.  Washing RV's and motor vehicles is prohibited!  Please try to conserve electricity by shutting off outside lights before retiring for the night.  Please do not run your air conditioning with the doors/windows open.

Bicyle Policy:

Per PA State Law and for safety: Helmets are required for all children under 12. Bike riding is restricted to daylight hours ONLY for all ages. When pole lights come on (at dusk), the bikes should be put away. Thank you!

Firewood Policy:

PA Dept. of Agriculture prohibits the transportation of firewood across state lines, and does not permit transportation from county to county. Firewood may be purchased at the store/office. You may burn pre-cut, spit Crawford County firewood, only. Gathering dead logs, and cutting trees or tree branches from our wood lots is prohibited. Thank you!

Quiet Hours:

Quiet Hours are 11:00 pm to 8:00 am. Please call us at 814-789-3251 for rude or noisy neighbors. We will respond and enforce our quiet hour policy. Day visitors must depart by 11:00. We do not allow check-ins after 11:00 pm.

Trash Disposal

Due to our rural location and the animals in the wooded areas near our park, we ask that you please deposit your refuse in the dumpster across from the propane station at the front of the park to the left of the gate, daily or as you depart. We thank you for disposing of your trash daily, so as to not entice our neighboring critters into the park looking to score a free and easy meal. Thank you!

Tenting Sites & tents using Electric and Water Sites

Primitive tent sites, and tenters using Water & Electric Sites are allowed one family per campsite (Family = 2 adults and 2-4 children, ages 0-17); One tent (1) and a pup tent (2 man max) for the unmarried children (0-17).  An additional family requires an additional campsite. We do not allow 4 adults per campsite. Thank you!

Cabin & Cottages Rentals

All cabin rentals are a 2 night minimum, except holidays which are a 3-4 night minimum. One night's deposit is required for non-holiday or special event weekend and weekday rentals. Holiday rentals require payment in full at the time of the reservation. Please refer to the cancellation policy, or reservation/cancellation policy details. Cabin reservations may not start or stop on Saturdays. Sorry, but all of our cabins are smoking and pet free, at this time. Cabin overnight occupancy is limited to the number of people they sleep. Daytime cabin sites occupancy, including visitors, may not exceed 8 per cabin site. All visitors must register at the office/store and pay the prevailing visitor's rate.

Meet Your Hosts

We welcome you to Meadville KOA where lifetime memories are made.

Brothers Michael and Steve Ballans, originally from Michigan, have long dreamed of owning a campground together. It was a dream come true when they, along with their wives Sherry and Dawn, purchased Meadville KOA in early 2020. Closing their personal businesses and leaving their corporate jobs in Ohio and Florida behind, the Ballans' are thrilled to begin this new, exciting adventure. We are members of ARVC, PCOA and have been avid campers for many years. We as the owners extend our warmest welcome to you and your family. We are looking forward to building relationships with our campers and hope to help create a lifetime of memories.
Our entire staff works very hard to make your stay enjoyable and fun. It is our goal to provide safe and fun family entertainment, activities, and as a whole, a wonderful camping experience. Our well-groomed facilities are sure to please you, with clean restrooms, amenities and a well-stocked store there is something for everyone.
We hope that your stay with us at Meadville KOA will be a fun-filled, family camping experience that will bring you back generation after generation.

We look forward to seeing you this season

Sincerely, The Ballans Family, Owners