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Boating at Keystone State Park

electric motors only

The 78-acre Keystone Lake has a public boat launch and mooring area on the north shore by the breast of the dam.

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.

Boat Rental

Near the main boat launch on Keystone Lake, Northwest Kayak and Canoe rents boats and sells bait, basic camping supplies, firewood, and ice.

During the summer, unless otherwise posted, the concession is open:

  • Sunday through Thursday -- 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
  • Friday, Saturday, and holidays -- 10:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.