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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

     NEW ~ 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)

COMING SOON: Pavilion with picnic table

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:  May, 2018