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Boating at Ricketts Glen State Park

Electric motors only; slow, no-wake speed

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

The Ricketts Glen State Park boat rental concession is usually open daily in the summer season, from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M., weather permitting.

The boat rental concession offers:

  • Rowboats
  • Paddleboats
  • Kayaks
  • Canoes
  • Paddleboards