Nockamixon State Park


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Nockamixon State Park


Location:On PA 563, in the southeastern corner of the state.
Facilities:10 modern cabins, youth hostel, picnic areas, snack bar, hiking trails (3 miles), bridle trails (20 miles), bike trail (3 miles), swimming pool, fishing pier, boat rentals, 4 boat launches, marina, environmental education center, scenic overlooks.
Activities:Boating (20 HP limit), canoeing, windsurfing, fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, hunting, cross-country skiing, ice boating, ice fishing, ice skating, sledding, tobogganing, nature programs.
Special Features:Tohickon Creek, Three Mile Run and Haycock Run feed the 1,450-acre Lake Nockamixon. Bucks County Department of Parks and Recreation operates the Weisel Youth Hostel in the northwest corner of the park.
Address:1542 Mountain View Dr
Quakertown, PA 18951

Phone:215-529-7300
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/nockamixon.aspx
Size: 5,283 acres.

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The white-water releases from the Nockamixon State Park dam provide suitable white-water boating conditions downstream through Ralph Stover State Park from 9 a.
Goddard State Park, Mercer County; Nockamixon State Park, Bucks County; Ohiopyle State Park, Fayette County; Oil Creek State Park, Venango County; Pine Grove Furnace State Park, Cumberland County; Presque Isle State Park, Erie County; Prince Gallitzin State Park, Cambria County; Raccoon State Park, Beaver County; and Ralph Stover State Park, Bucks County.
Appalachian Mountain Club at Delaware Canal State Park and Nockamixon State Park - No cost activities include a bike ride and picnic; intro to family camping; kayaking; and a nature hike at Mariton Nature Preserve.
For information, contact Nockamixon State Park at 215-529-7300, or Delaware Canal State Park at 610-982-5560.
Met-Ed used three staging sites in Nazareth, Nockamixon State Park and at the Oley Fairgrounds to help coordinate and speed restoration.
Staging sites in Nazareth and Nockamixon State Park are being used to help coordinate and speed completion of restoration efforts in Bucks, Northampton, Monroe and Pike counties.
Water was to be released from the Nockamixon State Park dam on a schedule that would provide boating water downstream each day at Ralph Stover State Park.
Abundant recent rainfall swelled area reservoirs and enabled the Delaware River Basin Commission to lift 'drought warning' restrictions," said Nockamixon State Park Manager Obie Derr.
For information, contact Nockamixon State Park (215) 529-7300, or Delaware Canal State Park (610) 982-5560.
Water will be released from the Nockamixon State Park dam on a schedule that will provide boating water at Ralph Stover State Park from 9 a.
former manager of Keystone State Park, Westmoreland County, as manager of Nockamixon State Park, Bucks County.
May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) is seeking public comment on a natural resource management plan for Nockamixon State Park, a 5,222-acre tract in Bucks County.