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Blue Marsh Lake
1268 Pallisades Drive
Leesport, PA 19533-9750
Phone: (610) 376-6337

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NOTICE: Many states are discouraging or banning movement of firewood to control spread of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). Not bringing wood from home to your campsite and not taking unused wood you procure while camping home with you is recommended -- required in some states. Check the following website to learn more: http://www.emeraldashborer.info/

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See the Blue Marsh Lake website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

Visitor Center
Blue Marsh Lake Visitor Center / Overlook (610) 376-6337

Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: From Reading, approx. 5 miles northwest on PA 183 to Bern Church, then left following project signs to the lake.

Lake History

Factoid: Blue Marsh Lake is a 6,100 acre-project having a 1,150-acre lake. Facilities include a day use area with swim beach, bathhouse, food concession, picnic areas, volleyball courts, pavilions available for rental; visitor center; three boat launches; and a stilling basin. Trails include a 30-mile multi-purpose hiking/biking trail and three interpretive trails, one being ADA accessible. Activities include swimming, picnicking, boating, water-skiing, hiking, equestrian and mountain bike riding, fishing, hunting, bird watching and other nature-oriented and outdoor activities.

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Recreation areas 1 - 11 of 11 at Blue Marsh Lake

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 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Blue Marsh Lake Visitor Center/Overlook                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Church Road Access Area             A       W
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Dry Brooks Day Use Area     X       A GS X BE I
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Dry Brooks Launch       X     A        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Highland Road Access Area                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Reber's Bridge Access Area             A        
Sheidy Ramp       X   P        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Spring Creek Access Area                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area State Hill       X     A       I
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Stilling Basin           P       M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Swiftwater Court Access Area                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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Camping
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
TPull Through Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
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CFish Cleaning Stations
DFishing Docks
PFishing Piers
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APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
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BEBeach
PSwimming Pool
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BBike Trails
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails


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