Plenty of fun places to go boating in Pennsylvania. Whether it's a family outing or just the guys going fishing or skiing, boating is fun for all. And there is boating in all corners of of the state. Whether you live in the northwest, northeast, southwest or southeast part of the state, chances there are plenty of opportunities to go boating nearby.
Boating in PA
For further information about boating in Pennsylvania, contact the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission - Boating Licenses located at 1601 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17106. The phone number is 717 705-7940.
For convenience, resources are listed first by area of the Pennsylvania, then by proximity to cities, waterways, parks, campgrounds and other relative attractions in PA. Cities listed in this section include Bradford, Erie, Kane, Lock Haven, St Marys, Bloomsburg, Hazleton, Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Williamsport, Altoona, Johnstown, McKeesport, Penn Hills, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Reading and York.
Resources are also identified nearby campgrounds including Maurice K Goddard State Park, Presque Isle State Park, Pymatuning State Park, Gouldsboro State Park, Promised Land State Park, Tobyhanna State Park, Laurel Hill State Park, Moraine State Park, Raccoon Creek State Park, Codorus State Park Campground, French Creek State Park and Marsh Creek State Park.
Rivers & Lakes For Boating in PA
Pennsylvania lakes with boating opportunities are listed within quadrants of Pennsylvania include Allegheny Reservoir, Lake Erie, Pymatuning Lake, Shenango River Lake, Tamarack Lake, Belmont Lake, Coxton Lake, Lake Ladore, Lake Wallenpaupack, Prompton Lake, Glendale Lake, High Point Reservoir, Lake Arthur, Raystown Lake, Youghiogheny River Lake, Beltzville Lake, Blue Marsh Lake, Bradys Lake, Penn Forest Reservoir and Pocono Lake. Many of these lakes offer multiple boat launching facilities at various locations around the lake.
Pennsylvania also affords some boating or canoeing on rivers like Allegheny River, French Creek, Loyalsock Creek, Pine Creek, Conemaugh River, Monongahela River, Juniata River and Swatara Creek.
Boating opportunities in Pennsylvania
PA boating equipment and gear.
Throughout Pennsylvania you can find boat dealers, outdoor centers, sporting good stores, bait and tackle stores, RV centers and discount stores offering a wide variety of boating equipment, accessories and supplies.
Go boating in Pennsylvania
Gather up the family along with some snacks and refreshing beverages and go enjoy the thrill of fresh air in your face and the sun on your back. When boating you can see parts of Pennsylvania accessible only by water. Often you'll see birds and wildlife not normally seen in city areas. Plus, sunrises and sunsets always seem more majestic when you are in the great outdoors.