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Francis E. Walter Dam
2488 F.E. Walter Dam Road
White Haven, PA 18661
Phone: (215) 377-0438

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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 Francis E. Walter Dam website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

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Directions: From Scranton, south on PA Turnpike northeast Extension to Exit 35, east on PA 940.

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Factoid: Francis E. Walter Dam – An 1,800-acre project, having a small 80 acre reservoir but no Corps-operated recreation facilities. There is a boat launch area (no ramp), although there is a 10 hp limit. Swimming is not permitted. Picnicking, hiking and fishing are available, as is hunting, in season, on adjacent PA Game Commission lands. Whitewater rafting is also available downstream. Information on whitewater releases can be obtained by accessing the Philadelphia District Web site and checking under Francis E. Walter Dam.

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Camping
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
TPull Through Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
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CFish Cleaning Stations
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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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