History of Fox Den Acres

Wilson Fox

1930 – 2010.
In Loving Memory

Fox Den Acres was established by Mr. Wilson Fox in 1960. Mr. Fox was been in the Camping business for over 50 years now and has established the finest campground in Western Pennsylvania.

Fox Den Acres Campground, carved out of the Laurel Highlands foothills, is the largest campground nearest Pittsburgh. Two miles north of exit 75 of the PA Turnpike, it is open 24 hours a day for campers from May 1st to October 31st.

The lake, swimming and wading pools provide ideal settings for fishing, swimming and boating. The Wildlife Museum and Trading Post are unique. There are more than 100 pull-through sites, some of them shaded.

The playground, kiddie pool and two lakes provide hours of fun for youngsters, while adults can enjoy the fishing, swimming and boating. There is a game room, too. Organized activities include Bingo, Crafts for Kids and holiday celebrations such as Christmas in July.

Fox Den Acres has been catering to the overnight traveler for 50 years.

Facilities include restrooms, showers, tables, fire rings and a dump station. For campers’ convenience, LP gas, groceries and RV supplies are available. Security is provided. Leashed pets are permitted. Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. All children and teens must return to campsites by 10 p.m.