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Boating at Kettle Creek State Park

electric motors only; slow, no-wake speed

The 167-acre Kettle Creek Reservoir is an ideal place to kayak and canoe. Sailboards and sailboats are permitted.

A boat launch and boat mooring for 60 vessels are at the northern end of the lake. An overnight mooring permit is required.

Overnight mooring for park campers is also available, free of charge.

Boat Registration

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 regulations and laws apply.