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Boating at Cowans Gap State Park

Electric motors only; slow, no-wake speed

There are two boat launches and many mooring spaces on 42-acre Cowans Gap Lake.

Gas-powered engines are prohibited.

Boat Registration

Motorboats must display a current boat registration. Non-powered boats must display one of the following:

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

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission regulations and laws apply.

Boat Rental

A boating concession in the day-use area is open daily during the summer and rents:

  • Rowboats
  • Kayaks
  • Paddle boats
  • Paddle boards