In the heart of the Laurel Highlands and spanning the Mason-Dixon line between Pennsylvania and Maryland lies Youghiogheny River Lake. A popular location for recreation, Youghiogheny River Lake attracts numerous visitors each year. Boating, hunting, camping, and many other outdoor activities are enjoyed by visitors with outstanding facilities provided for the publics convenience. Boaters consider Youghiogheny River Lake, with all its 16 mile length and channels up to one-half mile wide, the best power boating and water-skiing lake in southwestern Pennsylvania. For those who prefer to propel their boats with a paddle, the Youghiogheny River has plenty to offer. From the outflow area of the dam and extending for approximately 20 miles downstream is one of the most popular rafting and canoeing rivers in the eastern United States. The boulder strewn stretch of the Youghiogheny below Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania, is renowned for its whitewater and is often the scene of national kayaking competitions.
Camping, fishing, boating, water skiing, hiking, biking, picnicking and sightseeing are the area's most popular activities. Boaters consider Youghiogheny River Lake, with its 16-mile length and channels up to one-half mile wide, the best powerboating and water skiing lake in southwestern Pennsylvania. Youghiogheny Lake's outflow area is renowned for its excellent trout fishing and is stocked from April to September each year. A fishing pier is located in the campground.
Drinking Water, Dump Station, Fire Ring, Flush Toilet, Grill, Hookup - Electric, Pets OK, Picnic Table, Playground, Showers
$18-$38 per night
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Reviewed by thedudeabides on July 23, 2013
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really cool scenic area, lots of places to explore and hike, perfect for your puppies too
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