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Marsh Creek State Park

Marsh Creek State Park is in the rolling hills of north central Chester County. The 1,727-acre park contains the 535-acre Marsh Creek Lake, which is a wonderful resource for fishing, sailing, and migrating waterfowl.

Seasons and Hours

The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk.

The pool and other areas are open specific seasons and hours. Contact the French Creek State Park office for facility seasons and hours.

This map shows the park in Pennsylvania. 


The park is about two miles west of the village of Eagle, off of PA 100.

Access to the park from the Downingtown Exit 312 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is via PA 100 north. In Eagle, signs direct you to the day-use (east) side of the park.

The horse stable, most trails, and 24-hour boat launch access are located on the west side of the park at 800 North Reeds Road, Downingtown, PA.

GPS DD: Lat. 40.06805  Long. -75.71925

This circular map shows the roads near the park. 

Driving Directions: The Interactive GIS Map has turn-by-turn driving directions to the park office from the Park Information Window.

Please note that the background maps are maintained by a variety of public sources and driving directions usually go to the nearest large road.

Environmental Education and Interpretation

The park offers a wide variety of environmental education and interpretive programs. Through hands-on activities, guided walks, and evening programs, participants gain appreciation, understanding, and develop a sense of stewardship toward natural and cultural resources.

Curriculum-based environmental education programs are available to schools and youth groups. Teacher workshops are available. Group programs must be arranged in advance and may be scheduled by calling the park office.

Programs are offered April to November. Contact the French Creek park office for more information.

Access for People with Disabilities

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.

In an Emergency

Call 911 and contact a park employee.

Directions to the nearest hospital are posted on bulletin boards.

Nearest Hospitals

Chester County Hospital
701 East Marshal Street
West Chester, Pa 19380

Brandywine Hospital
201 Reeceville Road
Coatesville, PA 19320

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