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electric motors permitted

The 535-acre Marsh Creek Lake has two boat launches and 244 seasonal mooring slips.

The lake is especially popular with sailboaters who take advantage of the combination of good natural terrain and prevailing winds.

A boat rental concession at the East Launch offers:

  • Rowboats
  • Canoes
  • Kayaks
  • Paddleboards
  • Sailboats
  • Lake tours throughout the summer

Weather permitting, rentals may be offered on weekends during the spring and autumn.

Motorboats must display a current boat registration.

Non-powered boats must display one of the following:

  • Boat registration
  • Launching permit or mooring permit from Pennsylvania state parks -- available at most state park offices
  • Launching permit from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission laws apply. Complete information about boating rules and regulations in Pennsylvania is available from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.