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To view the Quemahoning Reservoir Recreation Brochure, click here

Recreation Opportunities


Also Available: Rustic Cabins

CSA also developed Wildlife Habitat Food Plots and a Chestnut Orchard in 2009 and installed a whitewater release valve at the Que.   For more information click here.

In the Spring of 2011, CSA opened an historical display of a Venturi meter and a mini museum to display artifacts and photos.

 Venturi Meter Display & Museum

Quemahoning Family Recreation Area
The Quemahoning Family Recreation Area (QFRA) was established in 2004 through a joint venture of the Cambria Somerset Authority (CSA) and Summer's Best Two Weeks (SB2W).

For a fee, visitors to the QFRA are able to enjoy pavilions; a boat launch; picnic tables; fire rings/grills; a children's playground; horseshoe pits; tent, RV, and group camping sites; rustic cabins; restrooms and shower facilities; a swim beach; and basketball, softball, volleyball, and soccer facilities.

The QFRA is managed by Summer's Best Two Weeks. For reservations, inquiries, or more information about the park, contact SB2W:  Silence at the Quemahoning

On Site:  (814) 233-9512

Web:      www.quefamilyrec.com

Rates and Fees
QFRA 2018 Rates and Fees:

Use Passes                                 
Annual Pass (inc. trailers)      $75
Annual Sr. Pass (60+)           $55
Day Pass                              $5
Day Pass (with trailer)           $10

Swim Beach at the QFRA 

  Tent Campsites ___________________
   Individual Sites                         $15/night
   Large Group Sites (40 max)        $50/night

   RV Campsites                             _____ 
   All                                           $25/night

   Rustic Cabins     _________________ __      Weekend                                  $40/night
   Weeknight                                $25/night

Large                                   $125
Mid-Size (1/2 of Large)          $75
Small                                   $25*

(Weekend rate applies to Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights) 

Garbage pickup included with Large & Medium Pavilion Rentals

*Garbage pickup $5 for Small Pavilion Rental (Optional)

         For reservations, inquiries, or more information about the park, contact SB2W:

        On Site:  (814) 233-9512 

        Web:  www.quefamilyrec.com

Quemahoning Family Recreation Area

Policy for campground reservation cancellations and changes

Cancellations on confirmed reservations need to be made by phone (814-233-9512).  Campers who call to cancel by 5:00 p.m. 7 days prior to their scheduled arrival date will only lose $10.  If you call to cancel 6 days or less prior to your arrival date, you will get no refund.

Changes for confirmed reservations need to be made by phone (814-233-9512).  Acceptable changes include requesting a change in site number or adding nights to your stay.  If you request to change the date of your reservation 6 days or less prior to your confirmed arrival date, it will be considered a cancellation and you will get no refund.

Please be sure to be properly licensed by the appropriate State agencies when fishing, boating, and hunting. PA Fish & Boat and Game Commission Regulations do apply. All boats must possess a use permit issued by the PA F&BC or PA DCNR.

                                        Maps & Directions

 Directions to QFRA from Route 219:                    Please note posted speed limiMap-QFRAts!

  • Take Hollsopple/Davidsville exit
  • Turn onto Route 403 South,
  • Follow Route 403 South (about 1/2 mile)
    • pass BP gas station, JR's Shoppe II
  • Turn right onto Route 601 South/Veterans St.
    • follow this for about 1 mile
  • Turn left onto Plank Road and immediately turn right onto Que Dam Road
  • Continue on the road around the Reservoir
    • follow this for approximately 2-1/2 miles                   
  • You will see a sign on your left to enter the QFRA

                                                                                (Click on this map to enlarge) 

Quemahoning Hiking/Biking Trail

      (NOTE:  Still under Construction; Expected completion late 2017 / early 2018.)

                      Que Hiking/Biking Trail

                                  (Click on any map to enlarge, view, and print) 



                         Que Parking 
















(Must have Annual Pass or Day Pass from SB2W)

Future Plans
Future plans at the Quemahoning Reservoir include:QFRA2

  • Continued operation of the QFRA
  • Continued availability of public boating and fishing
  • Construction of additional rustic cabins


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Date of Last Update:  February, 2018