Geocaching Hunting Swimming Bird Watching Picnicking Running & Jogging Paddling Biking Hiking or Walking Camping Locust Lake State Park

Known for its popular camping area, Locust Lake State Park nestles on the side of Locust Mountain. The 52-acre Locust Lake is located between two campgrounds and is surrounded by beautiful forests. Hiking and fishing are popular activities in the 1,089-acre park. A bike trail and a number of hiking trails wind through the park and vary to steep and challenging trails for hearty hikers.

Managed by the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Contact Information
Rural Route 1
Barnesville, PA 18214

phone: (570) 467-2404

website: Visit Official Web Site
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Boating permit required

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Located seven miles north of Pottsville, three miles south of Mahanoy City, eight miles west of Tamaqua and six miles west of Tuscarora State Park. The park is two miles southwest of Exit 131A (Hometown) of I-81.


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