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Here's directions to a few places we regularly camp at....

Directions to Camp Ockanickon Scout Reservation

Camp address: 5787 State Park Rd, Pipersville, PA 18947 (link to Google map)

Directions from Monmouth County (NJ) area:

    • Take I-195 west to its end.
    • I-195 becomes Route 29.
    • Stay on Route 29 for 20 miles towards Lambertville.  Along the way you will:
      • Hit a few lights as you skirt around Trenton.
      • Cross I-95.
      • When you get to Lambertville: stay on Route 29 by taking a left at the light on Bridge St., then the first right on to Main St.
    • At Route 202, get on to Route 202 south.
      • You’ll cross the Delaware River here and pay toll.  (EZPass accepted.)
    • Just after the bridge, exit on to Route 32 north towards Easton.
    • In about 2.5 miles, you’ll come to the Junction with Route 263.
      • Stay on Route 32, passing just to the left of Dilly’s restaurant.
    • In about another 5 miles, you’ll come to the village of Point Pleasant, PA.
      • When you see the post office on your right, cross through the intersection by jogging a little to the left, on to Tohickon Road.
    • Head up the hill for about 1 mile.  The road hooks left, then turn right on to State Park Road.
      • You may see a small brown sign on the utility pole:  "OSR" for "Ockanickon Scout Reserve".   You are close!
    • Ockanickon Scout Reservation is about 0.5 mile ahead.
      • Enter the parking lot on the left.
      • Unload the scouts gear wherever the Troop is convening, then park and walk back to the group.

The camp’s web site can be found here.

You can find the site pinpointed here on Google maps.

Last updated: July 2011, by Dan Harasty