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A History of Camping

The camping industry over the last few years has really boomed.  Trailer sales are soaring and campgrounds are becoming destination locations with amazing amenities and activities for all ages. In addition to tents and trailers, families can camp in style (now known as Glamping) in yurts, treehouses, cabins, park models and even tents all fully […]

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Local Fun Fall Events!

If you are looking for a fun family event check out one of the many local activities happening over the Fall season.  Get out and enjoy the beautiful Fall foliage before Old Man Winter sets in! Gulick’s Orchard, pick your own apples and pumpkins!  Now through the end of October.  Website:  http://dgulick.tripod.com/orchard/index.htm Klingel’s Farm hosts the […]

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Fishing for All

Are you an avid fisher-person, a novice or a first-timer?  No matter which level you are, the Delaware River is sure to please any fisher-person.  Driftstone hosts a variety of campers who love to fish!  Some wade in the river, others use their canoe or kayak and some explore the Delaware using a motorized boat […]

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Icy Delaware

Along the Delaware River each year, winter is unique when it comes to the formation of ice.  Two winters ago the river was frozen solid from the Pennsylvania shoreline to the New Jersey shoreline, allowing adventure seekers the ability to walk from shore to shore.  Last winter was not nearly so cold to produce such […]

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Barns of Driftstone

  You see them all over Pennsylvania, different styles, colors and sizes!  Driftstone is no exception, showcasing 3 around the property.  The first of which being at our front entrance, home of our store, office, gameroom and recreation area in the back.  The second would be just down River Road on the right hand side, […]

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Holiday Happenings near Mt. Bethel in the Off Season

For those of you looking for something interesting to do during the winter season we have compiled a list of local activities.  Check out one or a few.  Maybe we’ll see you there! Snow is currently being made at all ski resorts!  Enjoy skiing, boarding and tubing at:  Shawnee Mountain:  https://www.shawneemt.com/   *   Camelback Mountain:  https://www.skicamelback.com/   *   Blue […]

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Mountain Pie Championship Recipes!

Each year, for the last three years, Driftstone has held a Mountain Pie Championship for any and all campers looking to try an interesting recipe cooked in a pie iron.  There are two categories, Savory and Sweet.  The first place winner from each category earns an entry into the state Mountain Pie Championship presented by […]

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Meet our Goats

A pygmy goat makes a great farm pet!  They are the type of goats we have in our corral.  The pygmy is perfect for our campground and our changing seasons as they are known to adapt well to climates.  Let’s take a closer look into the history of these cute gals. This miniature domestic goat […]

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Wildlife in the Piedmont Corridor

Ever wonder about the wildlife along the Delaware River?  Come and meet some of the awe-inspiring and majestic wildlife that inhabit Driftstone’s corridor of the Delaware River, The Piedmont.   Seen on a regular basis are bog turtles, eels, the osprey, herons, white-tailed deer, wild turkey, raccoons and foxes.  For today we offer a look […]

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A Snapshot of the Delaware River

Driftstone Campground is a favorite camping spot for its family atmosphere and fun activities as well as its beautiful location along the Delaware River. Activities include boat trips upriver, tubing in the channel, and most of all fishing. What do we really know about this beautiful body of water? Driftstone offers trips on the Delaware as far as Smithfield Beach which is 14 miles north, however […]

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