Appalachian RV Campground

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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Location

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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.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all activities are subject to change. For info about available activities, please call us directly or request the Weekly Activity calendar at check-in.

We currently offer the following activities:

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

Events

Honor our Heroes Weekend

Starts: 05/20/2022 - Ends: 05/21/2022

Join us in honoring all that currently serve or have served in our Military and those that serve their communities as Police Officers, Firefighters and Medics. A local Sheriff's Department will be doing their annual K9 demonstration. Then we will host our 8th Annual procession and luminaries lighting ceremony at our pond.

Memorial Day Weekend

Starts: 05/27/2022 - Ends: 05/29/2022

Celebrate Memorial Day at Appalachian. Our pool will be open. Corn Hole Tournament. Horseshoe Tournament. Craft and Vendor Show. Pool party with DJ Saturday night and live music with The Chris Woodward Band Sunday night.

School is Out for Summer Weekend

Starts: 06/03/2022 - Ends: 06/04/2022

This is a fun filled weekend with extra emphasis on the kiddos to celebrate another year of school in the books. Water Wars. Saturday night adults will be in the hall making a fun adult craft and we will also have music at the pool for a Schools Out Pool Party with DJ Mike!

Appalachian's Got Talent

Starts: 06/10/2022 - Ends: 06/11/2022

Calling all campers who want to share their talent with us. Whether you can sing or dance, juggle or do train whistle impressions like one of past winners, we are looking for talents of any kind. This year it will be held in our Pond Stage. You can also enter your talented (well behaved) pets! We want to see it! Start practicing and we will see you at APPALACHIAN'S GOT TALENT!

Father's Day and Golf Cart Rodeo Weekend

Starts: 06/17/2022 - Ends: 06/18/2022

Celebrate all Father's this weekend. Dad's, show your driving or navigating skills during our Father's Day Golf Cart Rodeo! Father's Day Horseshoe Tournament. Then laugh the night away with some family friendly fun when a professional comedian Mark Ricodonna who will be serving up an evening of interactive comedy. Kids... be sure your Dad is part of the fun!

Everybody's Favorite Holiday Weekend

Starts: 06/24/2022 - Ends: 06/25/2022

Celebrate your favorite holiday. Whether it is Easter, or St. Patricks Day, Christmas, President's Day or Halloween. Decorate your site and we will judge for most festive seasonal and weekend site. Gift Exchange for kids and adults. We will also have a Mac and Cheese Cook Off and an after dark hayride to see all the sites decorated for all the seasons.

Independence Day Weekend

Starts: 07/01/2022 - Ends: 07/03/2022

Celebrate our nation's Independence Day on this 3 day weekend. Fun family activities through the weekend. Corn Hole Tournament. Horseshoe Tournament. Annual Cake Walk. Craft and Vendor Show. Pool party with DJ Mike Saturday night and Sunday evening will be our Independence Day concert with live music.

Western Weekend

Starts: 07/15/2022 - Ends: 07/16/2022

Join us as we kick up some dust and have fun this weekend with Western themed activities. Then give us a big YEE HAW because this year, returning to Appalachian will be the country western band, Famous Rumors.

Parrots and Palm Trees Weekend

Starts: 07/22/2022 - Ends: 07/23/2022

We will be enjoying our weekend Key West Style. Break out the palm trees and flamingos, it is the weekend to chill by the pool, relax, join in on our golf cart conga line and enjoy a beautiful evening listening to sounds of the band The Big Wahu.

Pirate and Princess Weekend

Starts: 07/29/2022 - Ends: 07/30/2022

Calling all Pirates and Princesses. Gather all at Appalachian this weekend for fun activities for all. Arrrrrgggg! Saturday night concert at our Pond Stage with the band Honkytonk Medics.

Chocolate Weekend

Starts: 08/05/2022 - Ends: 08/06/2022

It's everything chocolate this weekend. Candy guessing game, candy BINGO and a chocolate desert cook/bake off. Adult Craft on Saturday evening while the kids enjoy a fun night of glow in the dark kickball and "S'moregasbord".

Giant Games Weekend

Starts: 08/12/2022 - Ends: 08/13/2022

This weekend it is all about playing games in a BIG way. Kids and grown ups, this is going to be FUN!!! Saturday night we will have our super fun Glow In The Dark Mini Golf Tournament!

Decades Weekend

Starts: 08/19/2022 - Ends: 08/20/2022

Appalachian will be celebrating the 50s through 90s in this decade themed weekend. Saturday night concert with the band Wonderland playing the hottest hits of the 80s and 90s!

Racing Weekend and Trac Flog Challenge

Starts: 08/26/2022 - Ends: 08/27/2022

This weekend is all about racing. We will have our Matchbox car races and our always entertaining Trac Flog Challenge. Make a fun adult craft Saturday evening while watching the NASCAR race on the big screen!

Labor Day Weekend

Starts: 09/02/2022 - Ends: 09/04/2022

Celebrate the last big weekend of summer with lots of fun all weekend long. Corn Hole Tournament. Horseshoe Tournament. Craft and Vendor Show. Pool party with DJ and a live concert with The Royal Picks. Also this weekend is our Annual American Cancer Society Basket Raffle fundraiser.

Bingo Weekend II

Starts: 09/09/2022 - Ends: 09/10/2022

It is so popular we are doing it twice. Please join us again for a fun filled weekend that will include regular BINGO, Candy BINGO and Quarter BINGO.

Car and Bike Show Weekend and Yard Sale

Starts: 09/16/2022 - Ends: 09/17/2022

We will start Saturday morning off with a campground wide yard sale. Then from 2pm -6pm we will have our 11th Annual Classic Car and Bike Show and Cruise through the campground. Then spend the evening enjoying live music with the band The Left Edge.

Crafting Queen Weekend

Starts: 09/23/2022 - Ends: 09/24/2022

This weekend is all about crafts lead by our very own Crafting Queen, Sharon! We will have several craft projects to work on through the weekend. Saturday evening kids will enjoy a night time glow in the dark hayride while the grown ups will be making a fun adult craft.

Tailgaters/Chili Cook Off Weekend

Starts: 09/30/2022 - Ends: 10/01/2022

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 throughout this weekend. What would a football weekend be without tailgating! We will have a Corn Hole Tournament and our annual Chili Cook Off this weekend. Who has the best chili in all of Appalachian? Live music from The Git Down Band at our pond stage.

Columbus Day Weekend and Outdoorsman Weekend

Starts: 10/07/2022 - Ends: 10/09/2022

This 3 day holiday weekend we will be having lots of fun outdoor activities including our Fall Fishing Tournament. Saturday evening there will be a concert on the Pond Stage with the band The Honkytonk Medics! Sunday afternoon we will hold a regular BINGO game.

Halloween Weekend I

Starts: 10/14/2022 - Ends: 10/15/2022

They're here.... Our extremely popular Halloween Weekends. So many Halloween activities you and your little ghosts and goblins will certainly enjoy every minute of your weekend. We will have costume BINGO, a pumpkin carving contest, costume judging, campground wide trick or treating, this year we will have kids crafts on Saturday evening so their parents can enjoy our famous and super fun and scary haunted house!

Halloween Weekend II

Starts: 10/21/2022 - Ends: 10/22/2022

They're here.... Our extremely popular Halloween Weekends. So many Halloween activities you and your little ghosts and goblins will certainly enjoy every minute of your weekend. We will have costume BINGO, a pumpkin carving contest, costume judging, campground wide trick or treating, this year we will have kids crafts on Saturday evening so their parents can enjoy our famous and super fun and scary haunted house!

Halloween Weekend III

Starts: 10/28/2022 - Ends: 10/29/2022

They're here... Our extremely popular Halloween Weekends. So many Halloween activities you and your little ghosts and goblins will certainly enjoy every minute of your weekend. We will have costume BINGO, a pumpkin carving contest, costume judging, campground wide trick or treating, this year we will have kids crafts on Saturday evening so their parents can enjoy our famous and super fun and scary haunted house!

End of the Season Lunch

Starts: 11/05/2022 - Ends: 11/05/2022

To celebrate the end of the season for our Seasonal Guests and our staff at Appalachian.

Policies

General Policies & Information

Check-in/Check-out & Hours

  • Check-in: 3 p.m.
  • Campsite check-out: 1 p.m.
  • Rental check-out: 12 noon
  • Minimum check-in age is 21 years.
  • Guests aged 17 years and under at the time of check-in are considered children.

After Hours Arrival

  • If your plans change and you need to arrive outside of normal business hours, please refer to your confirmed reservation information. Or, contact the campground at (610) 488-6319 prior to arrival to make late arrival arrangements.

Reservation Policies

  • Prices and site type are subject to availability and change.
  • The rates displayed do not include any applicable service fees or charges for optional incidentals.

Deposit Policies

  • Your credit card will be charged Itinerary Total prior to arrival, up to a maximum deposit of one night rack rate. Any remaining balance is due prior to arrival.

Cancellation & Refund Policies

  • In the case of multiple sites booked, cancellation penalties apply to each site that is cancelled or changed.
  • No refunds will be issued for early check-out.
  • RV campsites: We allow full refunds for cancellations up to 2 days prior to your arrival date for daily and weekly reservations.
  • Rental accommodations: We allow full refunds for cancellations 7 days prior to your arrival date for daily and weekly reservations.
  • Daily and weekly reservations: for cancellations received less than the required notice period prior to arrival, your deposit will be forfeited up to one night rack rate.
  • Extended stays: For long-term reservations (28 days or longer), we allow full refunds for cancellations up to 60 days prior to your arrival date. For cancellations received less than the required notice period prior to arrival, the deposit amount will be held on account for a future stay.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are allowed on all campsites and in some rentals. We do not allow pets in some rental types; however, we do allow service animals and a service animal may have stayed in a rental.

Campground Services & Information

  • Site assignments cannot be guaranteed.
  • Tent sites are two nights minimum.
  • Electric golf carts only permitted.

 

 

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