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Swimming

A sand beach is open from late-May to mid-September, 8:00 A.M. to sunset. The sandy lake bottom and grass beach are quite popular.

The modern bathhouse and snack bar is nearby and open seasonally.

Swim at your own risk.

Smoke-Free Beach

Smoking is prohibited on the beach and in the swimming area.

For visitors who smoke and still want to use the beach, designated areas adjacent to the beach are provided. The restriction includes:

  • Cigarettes
  • Pipes
  • Cigars
  • E-cigarettes
  • Other handheld, lighted smoking devices

Snack Bar

In the day use area, on a hill overlooking the lake and beach, the concession offers a wide variety of food like hamburgers, sandwiches, candy, ice cream, and drinks. It also has milk, camping supplies, firewood, and fishing bait.

The concession is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, 11:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. daily, weather permitting. For information concerning the concession operations, call 570-724-2992, or the park office at 570-724-4246.