Pennsylvania Rivers and Lakes Laurel Highlands Area

 

The Laurel Highlands Pennsylvania rivers and lakes let you enjoy the beauty of the mountains while boating, fishing and swimming in the outdoors of PA.

There's a nice choice of state parks in this region plus the Juniata river which offers good fishing, canoeing and kayaking.

Don't forget the hiking trails! PA has a lot of nice trails where you will be able to see wildlife in abundance. Don't forget to have your camera with you!

The winter months offer ice boating and ice fishing on the different lakes in the region.


Black Moshannon Lake
Black Moshannon State Park
Centre County PA

  • Fishing
  • Boating - 3 launches
  • Ice skating
  • Ice fishing
  • Ice boating

  • Canoe Lake
    Canoe Creek State Park
    Hollidaysburg PA, Blair County PA

    Open all year

  • 155 acres
  • Swimming Memorial Day to Labor Day
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Rentals of rowboats, paddleboats, canoes
  • Ice boating
  • Ice skating

  • river in PA
    Cloe Lake
    Punxsutawney PA, Jefferson County PA

  • 27 acres
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing

  • Colyer Lake
    Centre County

  • 77 acres
  • Fishing
  • Boating - 2 launches

  • Cranberry Glade Lake
    Somerset County PA

  • 112 acres
  • Fishing
  • Boating - 1 launch

  • Curwensville Lake
    Curwensville PA, Clearfield PA

  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Fishing

  • Duman Lake
    Cambria County PA

  • 21 acres
  • Fishing
  • Boating - 1 launch

  • Foster Joseph Sayers Reservoir
    Bald Eagle State Park
    Centre County

  • Fishing
  • Boating - 3 launches
  • Swimming
  • Ice fishing

  • river under bridge
    Glendale Lake
    Prince Gallitzin State Park

    Open year round

  • Boating
  • Boat launches
  • Fishing
  • Ice skating
  • Swimming Memorial Day to Labor Day

  • Great Trough Creek
    Trough Creek State Park
    Entriken PA

  • Fishing

  • Greenwood Lake
    Greenwood Furnace State Park

    Open all year

  • Ice fishing
  • Fishing
  • Ice skating
  • Swimming Memorial Day to Labor Day

  • Hemlock Lake
    Indiana County PA

  • 60 acres
  • Boating - 2 launches
  • Fishing

  • High Point Lake
    Somerset County

  • 338 acres
  • Fishing
  • Boating - 2 launches

  • Juniata River
    Pennsylvania rivers Juniata River Water Trail sign in Bedford PA with green mountains in the background Runs through:

    Blair County
    Bedford County PA
    Huntingdon County PA
    Juniata County PA
    Mifflin County PA

  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Motor boating
  • One of the Pennsylvania rivers for fishing

  • Kooser Lake
    Kooser State Park
    Laurel Highlands

    Open all year

  • Swimming Memorial Day to Labor Day
  • Fishing

  • Kyle Lake
    Falls Creek PA 15840
    Jefferson and Clearfield County PA

  • 165 acres
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing

  • Lake Somerset
    Somerset County

  • 253 acres
  • Fishing
  • Boating - 1 launch

  • Laurel Hill Lake
    Laurel Hill State Park
    Somerset County

  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Boat launch
  • Swimming Memorial Day to Labor Day

  • Parker Lake
    Parker Dam State Park
    Clearfield County

  • 20 acres
  • Boating - boat launch
  • Rentals of paddleboats, canoes, rowboats
  • Swimming Memorial Day to Labor Day
  • Fishing
  • Ice skating
  • Ice fishing

  • Lake Raystown
    Penn Roosevelt Lake
    Penn Roosevelt State Park
    Centre County

    Open year round

  • No swimming
  • Picnic
  • Hiking

  • Poe Lake
    Poe Valley State Park
    Centre County

    Open all year

  • 25 acres
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Swimming Memorial Day to Labor Day

  • Raystown Lake
    Hesston PA
    Raystown Lake
    • Boating
    • Fishing
    • Swimming


    Shawnee Lake
    Shawnee State Park
    Near Bedford PA

    Open all year

    • Fishing
    • Boating - 3 launches
    • Rentals of paddleboats, canoes, rowboats
    • Sailboating
    • Ice skating
    • Ice fishing
    • Ice boating
    • Swimming Memorial Day to Labor Day

    river in fall

    Whipple Lake
    Whipple Dam State Park
    Huntingdon County

    Open all year

    • Fishing
    • Swimming
    • Boat launch
    • Ice skating
    • Ice fishing


    Yellow Creek Lake
    Yellow Creek State Park
    Indiana County

    Open all year

    • Boating - 4 launches
    • Rentals of motorboats, canoes, rowboats, paddleboats, pontoons, small sailboats
    • Fishing
    • Swimming Memorial Day to Labor Day
    • Ice fishing
    • Ice skating

    Enjoy the activities on the region's Pennsylvania rivers and lakes on a fun PA vacation!






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