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Boating at Lackawanna State Park

Electric motors only; slow, no-wake speed

The 198-acre Lackawanna Lake is popular for canoeing, kayaking, and rowing.

There are three boat launches around the lake.

A limited number of boat mooring spaces are available on a seasonal basis.

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 Rentals

A boat concession near the swimming pool area rents various types of boats.