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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.


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


PA boat launch permit required


"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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