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Boating at Ricketts Glen State Park

Electric motors only

The 245-acre Lake Jean has dry mooring and two boat launches.

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

Complete information about boating rules and regulations in Pennsylvania is available from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

Boat Rental Concession -- Closed for 2020

The Ricketts Glen State Park boat rental concession will be closed for 2020.

The boat rental concession operates during the summer season and offers:

  • Rowboats
  • Paddleboats
  • Kayaks
  • Canoes
  • Paddleboards