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Beltzville State Park

2950 Pohopoco Dr, Lehighton, PA 18235-8905
+1 610-377-0045
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Beltsville lake

I live very close to the lake It's beautiful for walking and hiking and swimming however I feel... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
heckle2018
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Lehighton, Pennsylvania
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Nice lake

I live in the area nice park in off season. During the summer to much activity. Lot of people and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sally Y
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Lehighton
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2950 Pohopoco Dr, Lehighton, PA 18235-8905
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+1 610-377-0045
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I live very close to the lake It's beautiful for walking and hiking and swimming however I feel they should charge for out of state residents. We that live in Pennsylvania and pay taxes cannot enjoy the lake on the weekends too many busloads of...More

8  Thank heckle2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I live in the area nice park in off season. During the summer to much activity. Lot of people and trash everywhere. I guess know one knows how to clean up after them selves!

6  Thank Sally Y
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

My parents have a house in a community a few miles from the lake so we go here somewhat regularly. The park is great for hiking, fishing, boating, and just exploring. There are numerous different areas to hike and each offers something different. There are...More

4  Thank Brandon H
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I live 12 miles from Beltzville and visit there often. I lead paleontology club trips to fossil bearing locations in the park but one can find Devonian marine fossils just about everywhere in Beltzville. Pheasant hunting is outstanding, fishing is great, boating is very popular...More

1  Thank RonStaiger
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

What a nice park to have a picnic . Plenty of tables and nice views . Clean .Plenty of trails to take a walk.

Thank RinconRon
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

A very nice place to relax and get away from the everyday stress. Water is clean and the park is kept up very well. If you like the outdoors and are looking for a place to go, this is the spot. Hiking, relaxing by the...More

1  Thank James D
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We were out for a ride & ended up here to watch the boats launch. A nice drive, a nice way to spend the afternoon. Afterwards we went to eat @ P J Whelihan's Pub & restaurant ... not a far drive from Beltsville State...More

4  Thank Debbie E
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Beltzville State Park is an oasis in the Poconos. The park has a large lake that accommodates motor boats, kayaking, fishing and swimming. There is a sandy beach where swimming is allowed. There is also a picnic area with hibachi type grills, bathrooms with showers...More

4  Thank Patrick G
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Crammed full with people walking almost a mile down a busy highway to get in. People parked in the middle of the road, bathrooms disgusting, garbage everywhere, dirty diapers on the beach. Seems like every group of people brings a stereo system and you have...More

3  Thank megon d
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We go here with our powerboat because it's the closest lake to our house that allows gas motors. We always have a good time, though it can be crowded on weekends with long waits at the ramp. We have been here numerous times and have...More

Thank EricaM3
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mandiledwith43
19 July 2018|
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Response from Sally Y | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I would call the park and check with them.
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Gary S
1 June 2017|
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Response from family1991 | Reviewed this property |
I thought the park website would answer the question, but I see that it does not say anything about jet skis. We have seen quite a few jet skis on the lake in the past.
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Mary N
19 March 2017|
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Response from ngzcaz | Reviewed this property |
While eagles have been sporadically spotted in this area, the better place by far would be the Delaware water gap.
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