Effective for the 2018 recreation season and beyond at Crooked Creek, the campground will no longer be first come, first served and will be by reservation only. Reservation can only be made through the National Recreation Reservation System in two ways, online at recreation.gov or by calling (877)444-6777. For more information, please contact Crooked Creek at (724)-763-3161, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. through 4:00 p.m.
Effective for the 2017 recreation season and beyond at Crooked Creek, the park office will no longer process pavilion reservation. Reservation can only be made through the National Recreation Reservation System in two ways, online at recreation.gov or by calling (877)444-6777. Reservations are open year-round and can be made one year prior to the reservation date. For more information, please contact Crooked Creek at (724)763-3161, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. For a pavilion pricing click here.
Annual Day Use Pass
America the Beautiful passes allow visitors to avoid having to pay day use fees each time they visit any U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operated day use area nationwide. America the Beautiful Access Passes are available at the Park Office, for qualifying individuals, for free and are valid for the life of the pass holder. Effective immediately, Crooked Creek Lake will only be issuing the Access Pass and the 4th Grade Pass and will no longer sell the Annual, Lifetime Senior or Annual Senior Pass. For more information on the America the Beautiful pass program or to purchase any other interagency pass to include the Annual, Lifetime Senior or Annual Senior pass online, please go to: https://store.usgs.gov/recreational-passes.
Volunteer applications are now being accepted for a variety of opportunities to get involved at the park. Does spending some time meeting people in the park, handing out interpretive brochures and customer comment surveys sound interesting? Are you a Master Gardener and would like to improve the flower beds at the Visitor Center? How about a church group or scout troop that would like to help the staff with the Pennsylvania Adopt-A-Highway Program? Maybe you're a college student needing a place to earn credits on an internship. Call the Park Office at (724) 763-3161 and ask for the Volunteer Coordinator for more details and an application packet.
Outdoor Discovery Center at Crooked Creek Lake
The Outdoor Discovery Center at Crooked Creek Laker is under lease with the Armstrong Educational Trust. The Center Coordinator can be reached at (724) 763-6316. To learn more about how you can enjoy this beautiful facility and surrounding grounds virtually, visit at https://www.armstrongcenter.org/locations/odc/.
Crooked Creek Horse Park
The Crooked Creek Horse Park was developed in the area leased as Manor Township Recreation Area. It is maintained by The Fort Armstrong Horsemen's Association, Inc. They have many special events appealing to a variety of interests. To learn more about the recreational opportunities and how to contact them visit http://www.crookedcreekhorsepark.com/.