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Boating at Parker Dam State Park

Electric motors only; slow, no-wake speed

The 20-acre Parker Lake has courtesy mooring spaces for overnight guests.

Boat Rental

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, a seasonal boat concession rents:

  • Pedal boats
  • Canoes
  • Kayaks
  • Rowboats
  • Stand-up paddleboards

The boat concession is normally open noon to 6:00 P.M. daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day, weather depending.

For more boat rental information, contact the concessionaire directly at 814-765-2409.

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.