A bit less than an hour’s drive north of Philadelphia is Ambler, Pennsylvania, a suburban region that is actually home to many daily commuters to Philadelphia. In addition to its suburban nature, Ambler, Pennsylvania also offers the nature of the outdoors, with city parks, nearby state parks, and both hiking and camping just a stone’s throw away. Here are some quality RV parks to consider for your stay in the Ambler, Pennsylvania area.
Tohickon Family Campground
About 45 minutes north of Ambler, Pennsvylania you can find Tohickon Family Campground. This family-friendly RV park, situated along the Tohickon Creek, boasts 60 wooded acres with 200 fully equipped RV sites. Amenties include dumping and propane stations and a camp store with camping items, including wood and marshmallows for the inevitable smores. Nearby parks for hiking options and day play include Lake Towhee Park, only 15 minutes from the RV park’s entrance, and another 15 minutes beyond, the more extensive Nockamixon State Park, with a greater variety of trails for hiking.
West Chester KOA
On the west side of Ambler, Pennsylvania you might consider West Chester KOA (KOA = Kampground of America, a national campground site chain). Located one hour west of Ambler, this RV park is accessible to Philadelphia and has sites on the banks of the Brandywine River. Extended-length pull-through sites are available, and full 50-amp service hookups are available. Additional amenities include free wireless Internet, cable TV, and a propane filling station. The beautiful and historic Longwood Gardens, the DuPont family’s version of Versailles, is only 15 minutes from the RV park, and includes 250 acres of both manicured and wild beauty, with guided hikes, gardens, flowered trails, and the unkept outdoors at your footsteps.
Colonial Woods Family Camping Resort
A bit further north of Tohickon Family Campground you can find Colonial Woods Family Camping Resort. Colonial Woods is situated about 15 minutes north of Nockamixon State Park, or a full hour’s drive north of Ambler, Pennsylvania. Colonial Woods has 200 RV sites that include full hookups for water and electricity. Both extended length and pull-through sites are available for those of you with larger rigs or who want more space to stretch your wheels. Further amenities include 30 amp electric service and cable TV. Perhaps the greatest draw to this RV park is its proximity to Nockamixon State Park, which has more than 5000 acres of lush beauty centered on Lake Nockamixon. A popular hike, run, or leisurely stroll there is Three Mile Run, which follows the shores of a feeder into the lake.