Pickerel Point Campground is on a peninsula on the southern side of
Promised Land Lake. Walk-in campsites are on the lakeshore. Pickerel Point
is open for year-round camping, but access cannot be guaranteed during
severe winter storms. This rustic area has vault toilets. Pay showers are in
the Picnic Area. An unguarded swimming area is at the end of the peninsula.
Pickerel Point Campground is near swimming, boating, fishing and hiking.
The maximum stay is fourteen days during the summer season and 21 days
during the off-season. Campers must vacate the park for 48 hours before
setting up again. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in overnight areas.
Promised Land State Park is in Pike County, 10 miles north of Canadensis,
along PA 390. The park is easily reached from interstates 80 and 84. The
park is within a one to three hour drive from Allentown, Easton, Bethlehem,
Reading, Harrisburg, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, and is about 100 miles north
of Philadelphia and 35 miles from the New York and New Jersey state borders.