Nestled in western Pennsylvania, midway between Pittsburgh and Erie lies Mercer County. Located in a region of small towns and rolling farmland, there is no shortage of adventures to entertain and occupy the whole family.
Let Mercer/Grove City KOA be your base camp while you explore all of the delightful places and recreation options this area has to offer.
Be sure to pick up a Mercer County 2018 Escape Plan Coupon Book in the Kampstore.
Grove City Premium Outlets is western Pennsylvania's premiere shopping destination with over 120 brand name stores including Coach, aerie, J. Crew, The North Face, Columbia, Gap, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Vera Bradley and White House Black Market. The open air mall is located just off I-79, 3 miles south of the campground. Save 25-65% off everyday retail and enjoy the savings offered by Pennsylvania's tax-free status on most clothing and shoes.
One of the very few remaining forges in the country that continues to produce forged aluminum, pewter, bronze, and sterling silver articles entirely by hand, using no production machinery. Tour the forge and watch master craftspeople at work. Located 1/2 mile west of Grove City Premium Outlets. Open 7 days a week.
Mercer Borough is a 200-year-old, small-town community. While strolling the town square, visitors can enjoy an old-fashioned ice cream soda, an in-store Lionel train display reminiscent of childhood days, several antique shops, a quilt shop and a bakery. Enjoy country shopping and Victorian styles around Mercer's Courthouse Square.
Also known as Springfield Falls. An easy to visit scenic waterfall. A small portion of the ruins of the first Iron Furnace in Mercer County are visible across the stream.
Take a short detour on your way to Volant or New Wilmington to check it out.
Open weekends mid-September to early November. Activities include The Corn Maze, Indoor Hay Maze, The Hayride, Pedal Tractor Racetrack, Two 40' Mountain Slides, 40' Jump Pad, Tight Ropes, and The Barnyard Boardgame.
Looking for something to do? Here are a few ideas.
An Old Order Amish community of approximately 2,500 people lives on farms surrounding the towns of New Wilmington and Volant.
Borrow our drive yourself Amish Tour Book, written by the former owners of the campground, it will guide you through the beautiful, rolling countryside.
Spend an afternoon observing a different way of life. Drive carefully, you will be sharing the road with horses and buggies. We ask for a $5 deposit, refunded upon return of the book.
Or, if you are interested in a closer look into Amish life, book a tour with Simple Life Tours. Personalized tours are available Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm and cost $30 per person.
Make reservations by phone or online.
Always wanted to try it? Tried it before and want to do it again? Skydive Pennsylvania is a full-service dropzone catering to both first-time skydivers and experienced skydivers.
Their expert instructors will provide you with a safe, high quality skydiving experience.
Book online or call to reserve your skydive.
Hike the 4 mile trail or rent a cart buggy and explore. History, wildlife, water falls, iron ore furnace and so much more.
Admission: $27.50 Per Cart; $5.00 Walking Per Person
Mid April – Mid October 2018 – Daily 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Hike 5 miles of trail through more than 300 acres of forest and prairie. In late July and early August the prairie is in full bloom, with the rare Blazing-Star flower taking center stage. The North Country Scenic Trail passes through Jennings and uses some of it's trails. Park hours are from sunrise to sunset, seven days a week
Mercer County is listed as one of Golf Digest's "Top 10 Golf Destinations". Three fine public courses lie within 15 minutes of the campground:
Willow Hills Golf Center in Grove City http://willowhillsgolf.com/index.html
Spring Valley in Mercer http://www.golfspringvalley.com/ and
Green Meadows Golf Course in Volant http://www.golfgreenmeadows.com/
Just 30 minutes away is The Buhl Park Golf Course - the only Free Public Golf Course in the United States! http://www.buhlfarmpark.com/golf-course-range
For information on additional courses in the area check the visitmercercountypa.com website