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Hills Creek Lake in Pennsylvania

Trip Overview

Paddled a few hours around the shoreline, casting to whatever was not biting. A renowned bass lake, the 137-acre lake is located in a state park, with on-site camping and other amenities.

The boat launch on the western shore has a restroom and a concrete ramp with no real designated parking except for handicapped.

The lake has an outlet that runs over a dam to the south and the shoreline is dotted with lily pads. A swimming beach is on the east side.

Accommodations:

State park includes restrooms, ranger stations, swimming area and boat launches. The state park also rents boats.

Fees:

PA boat launch permit required

Resources:

"Paddling Pennsylvania" and check the PA fish and boat commission website.

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water
  • Group Rates: No

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