Appalachian RV Campground

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Appalachian RV Campground

60 Motel Dr., Shartlesville, PA 19554 view map

One of the finest Pennsylvania Dutch Country RV resorts and family campgrounds

Welcome to one of Pennsylvania Dutch Country's finest campgrounds! Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Mountains, Appalachian RV Resort features 357 spacious campsites within 87 acres of nature’s most beautiful setting. Whether you stay for days, weeks, or even an entire season, quality amenities and unsurpassed customer service will have you returning in no time.

Appalachian RV Resort from Encore offers a variety of spacious RV sites including 50-foot super pull-thru sites, 45-foot back-in sites, and 25-foot wooded sites. For those traveling without an RV, we also offer tent sites, camping cabins, and cottages. All of our campsites include picnic tables and fire rings, so bring your hot dogs and s’mores supplies! Or join us at our full service restaurant to dine on a great meal or pick up some extra supplies at our store!

There is plenty to do at this Pennsylvania Dutch Country RV resort! Fish in our stocked pond, splash around in the swimming pool, play a round of miniature golf, or shoot some hoops. Looking for some friendly competition? A sand volleyball court and horseshoe pits are available for tournaments. For the kids, a playground, arcade, and weekly movies offer plenty of recreation. Spend your vacation at Appalachian RV Resort. Our friendly staff looks forward to making your trip the best it can possibly be.

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Amenities

  • Clubhouse
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fishing
  • Creek / Lake / Canal / River / Ocean Frontage
  • Pets Welcome
  • Restaurant
  • Store
  • Nature / Hiking Trails
  • Mini Golf
  • Restroom/Shower Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Picnic/BBQ Area
  • Playground
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Horseshoes
  • Ballroom/Banquet Hall
  • Billiards/Game Room
  • WiFi $$

Rentals

Cabin (Sleeps 4/No Pets)

Embrace the outdoors with these rustic cabins that offer basic home comforts. In the large, cozy room is a full bed and a twin-size bunk. There is not a full kitchen or bathroom. Bathroom and showers are conveniently located throughout the campground. Cabins come with a mini refrigerator and a microwave. Cookware, dinnerware, flatware, etc. are not provided as cooking is not allowed in these cabins. Bed and bath linens are not included. We ask that you bring your own linens, towels and blankets. Cabin does not have air conditioning or heat. Outside, a covered porch, picnic table, and fire ring extend the living space into the outdoors. $50 Security deposit is required at time of check in.

We do not allow pets in this accommodation type; however, we do allow service animals and a service animal may have stayed in these rentals.

Cabin (Sleeps 6/No Pets)

Embrace the outdoors with these 2 room rustic cabins that offer basic home comforts. One room has a double bed and the other has 2 sets of bunk beds. There is not a full kitchen or bathroom. Bathroom and showers are conveniently located throughout the campground. Cabins come with a mini refrigerator and a microwave. Cookware, dinnerware, flatware, etc. are not provided as cooking is not allowed in these cabins. Bed and bath linens are not included. We ask that you bring your own linens, towels and blankets. Cabin does not have air conditioning or heat. Outside, a covered porch, picnic table, and fire ring extend the living space into the outdoors. $50 Security deposit is required at time of check in.

We do not allow pets in this accommodation type; however, we do allow service animals and a service animal may have stayed in these rentals.

Cabin (Sleeps 6/Pet Friendly)

Embrace the outdoors with these 2 room rustic cabins that offer basic home comforts. One room has a double bed and the other has 2 sets of bunk beds. There is not a full kitchen or bathroom. Bathroom and showers are conveniently located throughout the campground. Cabins come with a mini refrigerator and a microwave. Cookware, dinnerware, flatware, etc. are not provided as cooking is not allowed in these cabins. Bed and bath linens are not included. We ask that you bring your own linens, towels and blankets. Cabin does not have air conditioning or heat. Outside, a covered porch, picnic table, and fire ring extend the living space into the outdoors. $50 Security deposit is required at time of check in.

Pets are welcome in this rental.

Cottage (Sleeps 6/No Pets)

This fully furnished rental is the newest cottage at Appalachian. It includes a bedroom with full bed, a sleeper sofa in the living room and a carpeted loft. Bed and bath linens are not included. We ask that you bring your own linens, towels and blankets. Outside, a large, covered deck, picnic table, grill, and fire ring extend the living space into the outdoors. $100 Security deposit is required at time of check in.

We do not allow pets in this accommodation type; however, we do allow service animals and a service animal may have stayed in these rentals.

Cottage (Sleeps 8/No Pets)

These fully furnished cottages include one bedroom with a double bed and another with 2 sets of bunk beds. Additional sleeping accommodations include a full-size sleeper sofa in the living room and a carpeted loft. Bed and bath linens are not included. We ask that you bring your own linens, towels and blankets. In the compactly designed kitchen are all of the basic necessities: a full-size refrigerator, gas stove with oven, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and dinnerware for 8. Outside, a large, furnished screened-in porch, picnic table, grill, and fire ring extend the living space into the outdoors. $100 Security deposit is required at time of check in.

We do not allow pets in this accommodation type; however, we do allow service animals and a service animal may have stayed in these rentals.

Cottage - Loft (Sleeps 8/No Pets)

This open and bright cottage rental is fully furnished with all the basic necessities. The galley kitchen has a flat top stove with oven, full refrigerator, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker. In the bedroom is a queen bed. The loft houses a queen mattress. In the living area is a sleeper sofa and a TV with cable. Bed and bath linens are not included. We ask that you bring your own linens, towels and blankets. Outside, a large deck with picnic seating extend the living space into the outdoors.

Cottage - Loft/Handicap (Sleeps 6/No Pets)

In addition to being wheelchair friendly, this cottage is fully furnished with all the basic necessities. The galley kitchen has a stove, full refrigerator, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker. In the bedroom is a queen bed. In the living area is a sleeper sofa and a TV with cable. Bed and bath linens are not included. We ask that you bring your own linens, towels and blankets. Outside, a large deck with picnic seating extend the living space into the outdoors.

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Cottage - Log (Sleeps 8/No Pets)

The completely furnished log homes at Appalachian sleep 10 people and include one bedroom with queen bed, one bedroom with full bed and twin bunk, and a loft with 4 twin beds. Linens and towels provided for the number of people in the party up to 10. Please note in the reservation the number in party. $100 Security deposit is required at time of check in.

We do not allow pets in this accommodation type; however, we do allow service animals and a service animal may have stayed in these rentals.

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Activities

Whether you're planning a retreat for the whole family, a group of friends or a getaway for two, there's no shortage of unique activities to explore at Appalachian RV Campground. Plan activities upon arrival or visit this page before your departure to plan ahead. Looking for more? Our friendly staff can fill you in on all of the great ways to make your stay a memorable experience.

We currently offer the following activities:

  • Activities Director
  • Bingo/Card Playing
  • Children's Playground
  • Kids Activities
  • Mini Golf
  • Potlucks
  • Volleyball
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Dance Hall with Stage
  • Live Entertainment
  • Planned Activities
  • Tournaments

Events

WESTERN WEEKEND

Starts: 07/17/2020 - Ends: 07/18/2020

Join us as we kick up some dust and have fun this weekend with Western themed activities including our very popular bucking bronco - but, this year you'll need your swimsuit! Then give us a big "YEE-HAW" because this year we will have a live country western band, 'Famous Rumors', to help you boot scoot and boogie the night away.

PARROTS AND PALM TREES WEEKEND

Starts: 07/24/2020 - Ends: 07/25/2020

We at Appalachian will be enjoying our weekend Key West Style. Break out the palm trees and flamingos, it's the weekend to chill by the pool and listen to sounds of 'THE BIG WAHU CARIBBEAN BAND'. What a fun Caribbean themed weekend we have planned.

OLYMPICS WEEKEND

Starts: 07/31/2020 - Ends: 08/01/2020

This weekend we will have activities based around sports that will be taking place this week at the 2020 Olympics. During dinner there will be live music with Acoustical artist Fred Nebula. When the sun goes down when we light up our mini golf course for our 3rd Annual Glow In the Dark Mini Golf Party with a DJ. Start stretching folks and let the games begin!

PIRATE AND PRINCESS WEEKEND

Starts: 08/07/2020 - Ends: 08/08/2020

Calling all Pirates and Princesses. Gather at Appalachian this weekend for fun activities for all. There will be a Treasure and Trinket Hunt and a contest for best dressed pirate and best dressed princess. Grown ups are encouraged to participate as well in our always fun, and exhausting Adult Treasure Hunt!

Saturday night we will have an outdoor movie by the bonfire.

GIANT GAMES WEEKEND

Starts: 08/14/2020 - Ends: 08/15/2020

This weekend it is all about play games in a BIG way. From Human Hungry Hungry Hippos to Giant Jenga we will have several oversize games for all to participate in. Kids and grown ups, this is going to be FUN!!!

DECADES WEEKEND

Starts: 08/21/2020 - Ends: 08/22/2020

Appalachian will be celebrating the 50s through 90s in this decade themed weekend. So much to cover in one weekend but we will try! Top it off at a dance with the band 'Wonderland' playing the hottest hits of the 80s!

RACING WEEKEND AND TRAC FLOG CHALLENGE

Starts: 08/28/2020 - Ends: 08/29/2020

This weekend is all about racing. We will have our Matchbox car races and our always entertaining Trac Flog Challenge.
In the evening we will be showing the Coke Zero Sugar 400 from Daytona on the HD big screen in the hall.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Starts: 09/04/2020 - Ends: 09/06/2020

Celebrate the last big weekend of summer by joining the Corn-hole Tournament on Saturday and Horseshoe Tournament on Sunday. Lots of fun all weekend long including shopping at the Vendor and Craft Show. We'll also have two dances including one with DJ Dable and one with the band 'Famous Rumors'!

Please consider donating at the Blood Drive!

Bingo Weekend II

Starts: 09/11/2020 - Ends: 09/12/2020

It's so popular that we're doing it twice. Please join us again for a fun filled weekend that will include regular Bingo games, Candy Bingo and Quarter Bingo.
'Fred Nebula' will be performing during dinner at the Campfire Cafe.

CAR AND BIKE SHOW WEEEKEND AND FALL YARD SALE

Starts: 09/18/2020 - Ends: 09/19/2020

We will start Saturday morning off with a campground wide yard sale. Then from 2 pm - 6 pm we will have our 10th Annual Classic Car and Bike Show and Cruise through the campground. During the show we will have a Vendor and Craft Show.
Then spend the evening enjoying a dance with the band 'The Left Edge'.

MAGICAL MYSTERY WEEKEND

Starts: 09/25/2020 - Ends: 09/26/2020

Join us for a weekend of mysterious and magical themed activities including our very fun 'Who Stole the Marshmallows'? Also we will have a magical performance Saturday evening by Magician Ari Felber.

TAILGATERS/CHILI COOK OFF WEEKEND

Starts: 10/02/2020 - Ends: 10/03/2020

Show your team colors! It's football season! Whether you are a college or NFL fan, show your team spirit by decorating your site and yourself through this weekend. We will have a family game of flag football and also some other football activities. What would a football weekend be without tailgating? We will have our annual Chili Cook-Off this weekend. Who has the best chili in all of Appalachian? This will be a people's choice judging chili cook-off. Live music from Fred Nebula at the Campfire Cafe and at the bonfire and Bee Tree Trails horse drawn wagon rides.

Columbus Day Weekend and Everybody???s Birthday

Starts: 10/09/2020 - Ends: 10/10/2020

It's a celebration all weekend long! Bring a wrapped birthday gift for a fun Appalachian Gift Swap. We'll have a pi??ata bashing, ice cream social and so much more. Saturday night we will have a big 'Everybody's Birthday Dance' with DJ Quick Draw and karaoke. Birthday cake for everyone!
Sunday afternoon we will hold a regular Bingo game.

HALLOWEEN WEEKEND I

Starts: 10/16/2020 - Ends: 10/17/2020

This is the first of our extremely popular Halloween Weekends. These weekends always sell out early in the season so be sure to book your sites early.
So many Halloween activities you and your little ghosts and goblins will certainly enjoy every minute of your weekend. We will have a pumpkin carving contest, a costume parade, costume judging, campground wide trick or treating, our famous and super fun and scary haunted house, a dance with DJ Mike, costume BINGO plus many more activities planned for the whole family.

HALLOWEEN WEEKEND II

Starts: 10/23/2020 - Ends: 10/24/2020

This is the second of our three Halloween Weekends. These weekends always sell out early in the season so be sure to book your sites early.
So many Halloween activities you and your little ghosts and goblins will certainly enjoy every minute of your weekend. We will have a pumpkin carving contest, a costume parade, costume judging, campground wide trick or treating, our famous and super fun and scary haunted house, a dance with the band 'Wonderland', costume BINGO plus many more activities planned for the whole family.

Halloween Weekend III

Starts: 10/30/2020 - Ends: 10/31/2020

This is the third and last of our Halloween Weekends. These weekends always sell out early in the season so be sure to book your sites early!
So many Halloween activities you and your little ghosts and goblins will certainly enjoy every minute of your weekend. We will have a pumpkin carving contest, a costume parade, costume judging, campground wide trick or treating, our famous and super fun and scary haunted house, a dance with DJ Dablz, costume BINGO plus many more activities planned for the whole family!

Policies

General Policies:

  • Check In Time: 3 p.m.
  • Site Check Out Time: 1 p.m.
  • Rental Check Out Time: 12 noon
  • Minimum Check In age is 21 years old.
  • Guests aged 17 years old and under at the time of check in are considered children.
  • Pets are allowed in all sites and some rentals. We do not allow pets in some accommodation types; however, we do allow service animals and a service animal may have stayed in a unit.
  • The rates displayed do not include any applicable service fees or charges for optional incidentals.
  • For late arrival arrangements, please contact our Reservation Department at (800) 424-5746.

 

Reservation & Payment Policies:

  • Your credit card will be charged Itinerary Total prior to arrival, up to a maximum deposit of $250.00. Any remaining balance will be due on arrival.
  • If you cancel your reservation 14 or more days prior to arrival, you will be charged a $25.00 administrative fee.
  • If you cancel your reservation within 14 days of arrival, you will forfeit your deposit; up to a maximum of $250.
  • In the case of multiple sites booked, cancellation penalties apply to each site that is cancelled or changed.
  • Prices and site type are subject to availability.
  • No refunds will be issued for early check out.
  • If I used a credit card for a deposit, guarantee or payment, I authorize MHC Property Management L.P. to charge any expenses incurred during my stay to that credit card or apply funds you have on deposit with us against what I owe.

 

Helpful Information:

  • Displayed rates and package prices are subject to change.
  • Site assignments cannot be guaranteed.

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