Longhouse National Scenic Byway


May 25 through September 4, 2023

Boat Launch: May 1 – October 29, 2023

Reservations for peak season can be made at Recreation.gov.  Availability opens 180 days out, with a rolling day to day window.

Finding the area

Kiasutha Recreation Area is located 10 miles northwest of Kane, PA, on the Longhouse National Scenic Byway (Forest Road 262), which can be accessed from State Route 59 on its north end or SR 321 on its south end. Its facilities line the western shore of Kinzua Bay, a southern branch of the Allegheny Reservoir.


Camping Fees

  • $20.00 or $24.00 per night
  • Add $5.00 for electric
  • $35 for FHU site

There are 113 family campsites, each containing a picnic table, fire ring, and tent pad. FHU, electric, RV and tent sites.  Paved loop roads and spurs provide firm support for recreational vehicles and trailers. Flush toilets, pressurized water fountains, hot showers, and a trailer dump station are available. Firewood and Ice may be obtained from the entrance booth. The large, grassy, swimming beach and picnic area have a capacity of 900 people. The day use area also includes a concrete boat launch with a loading dock, excellent parking facilities, and a bathhouse.

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