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Boating at Little Buffalo State Park

Electric motors permitted; slow, no-wake speed

There are two public boat launches on the north side of Holman Lake.

At the Main Launch in the Shoaffs Mill Area, mooring sites for private boats are available from April 1 to November 1 for a fee.

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. At the Wahneta Launch on the western end of the lake, there is an ADA accessible dock for launching canoes and kayaks.

Boat Rentals

Next to the swimming pool, a boat rental operates the weekend of Memorial Day through Labor Day, from 11:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. daily, unless otherwise posted. Canoes, rowboats, and pedal boats are available.

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.