PA Lakes and Rivers
Pittsburgh Area

 

Pittsburgh PA lakes and rivers offer plenty of outdoor fun in the sun for day trippers, weekend getaways and week long Pennsylvania vacations.

The Point in downtown Pittsburgh offers vacationers the chance to see where the Ohio river forms and the 3 rivers meet.

There are lots of fishing and boating opportunities in this area of the state.

Watch a stunning sunset or a gorgeous sunrise. Don't forget your camera!


Bessemer Lake
Lawrence County PA

28 acres
Fishing
Boating - 1 launch


Canonsburg Lake
Washington County PA

  • 76 acres
  • Fishing
  • Boating - 1 launch
  • Canoeing


Conemaugh River
Saltsburg PA, Indiana County PA

  • Canoeing
  • Fishing

sparkling lake

Crooked Creek
Ford City PA, Armstrong County PA

  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Fishing


Donegal Lake
Westmoreland County PA

  • 90 acre lake
  • Fishing
  • Boating - 2 launches


Dunlap Creek Lake
Fayette County PA

  • 44 acres
  • Fishing
  • Boating - 1 launch


Dutch Fork Lake
Washington County

  • 91 acres
  • Fishing
  • Boating - 1 launch


Glade Run Lake
Butler County Pennsylvania

  • 52 acres
  • Fishing
  • Boating - 1 launch


Green Lick Reservoir
Fayette County

  • 110 acres
  • Fishing
  • Boating - 1 launch
blue water lake

Hereford Manor Lakes
Beaver County PA

  • 23 acres
  • Fishing
  • Boating - 1 launch
  • Canoeing


Keystone Lake
Keystone State Park

  • Swimming Memorial Day - Labor Day
  • Fishing
  • Boating


Lake Arthur
Moraine State Park
Portersville PA, Butler County PA

  • Boating - 10 launches
  • Sailing
  • Swimming Memorial Day to Labor Day
  • Windsurfing
  • Ice skating
  • Ice boating
  • Ice fishing


Loyalhanna Lake
Saltsburg PA

  • Boating


Monongahela River
Southwestern PA

Monongahela River

Forms the Ohio River in Pittsburgh by meeting the Allegheny River

The river flows through:

  • Allegheny County PA
    Fayette County
    Greene County PA
    Washington County
    Westmoreland County
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Paddleboating


Ohio River

The River flows through Allegheny and Beaver counties

The river is formed by the meeting of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers

  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Paddleboating
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing


R.J. Duke Lake
Ryerson Station State Park
Greene County PA

Open year round

  • Fishing
  • Boating - 1 launch
  • Canoeing
  • Ice fishing
  • Swimming in pool, not lake, Memorial Day to Labor Day

lake in fall

Raccoon Lake
Raccoon Creek State Park
Beaver County

  • 101 acres
  • Fishing
  • Swimming Memorial Day to Labor Day
  • Boating - 2 launches
  • Rentals of canoes, rowboats, kayaks


Virgin Run Lake
Fayette County

  • 33 acres
  • Fishing
  • Boating - 1 launch


Youghiogheny River
Ohiopyle State Park
Ohiopyle PA

  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Water skiing
  • Canoeing

Have fun on the PA lakes and rivers in the southwestern region of the state!






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