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Swimming at Moraine State Park

Swimming is permitted at two beaches along the shore of Lake Arthur:

  • Lakeview Beach on the North Shore is a 656-foot sand beach
  • The Pleasant Valley Beach on the South Shore is a 400-foot turf and sand beach. A sand volleyball court and playground are on the west side of the beach.

Showers, changing facilities, and snack bars are available at both beaches.

The beaches are open daily from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day unless otherwise posted. The regular hours are 8:00 A.M. to sunset.

Swim at your own risk.

To keep these areas clean and safe, pets are prohibited in the beach areas.

Smoke-Free Beaches

Smoking is prohibited on the beaches and in the swimming areas.

For visitors who smoke and still want to use the beaches, designated areas adjacent to the beaches are provided. The restriction includes:

  • Cigarettes
  • Pipes
  • Cigars
  • E-cigarettes
  • Other handheld, lighted smoking devices

Snack Shop Concessions

The concessions serve a variety of hot and cold fast foods including beverages and desserts Memorial Day through Labor Day. Hours are 11:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M., Wednesday to Sunday; and closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

The Lakeview Beach Concession is at Lakeview Beach on the North Shore, about five miles from Pennsylvania Route 422.

The Pleasant Valley Beach along Pleasant Valley Road on the South Shore, about one mile from Pennsylvania Route 422 and .5 mile from the park office.