Glendale Lake

General Description

The 6,249-acre Prince Gallitzin State Park is in the scenic Allegheny Plateau Region of Pennsylvania. Large portions of the park can be seen from several easily accessible vistas. The major attractions of the park are the 1,600-acre Glendale Lake and the large campground.

Glendale Lake is a warm-water fishery with bass, pike and muskellunge as the most common game fish. The waters are also home to a population of panfish including crappie, bluegill and perch. Nearby, two major feeder streams are stocked with trout. Bow fishing is permitted in designated areas.

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Launch Areas

The 1,600-acre Glendale Lake has nine public boat launching areas conveniently located throughout the park, along with three public mooring facilities for sailboats, pontoon boats and runabouts. Marina slips are available at Beaver Valley and at Prince Gallitzin marinas.

Fees & Licenses

Motorboats must display a boat registration from any state. Non-powered boats must display one of the following: boat registration from any state; launching permit or mooring permit from Pennsylvania State Parks that are available at most state park offices; launch use permit from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

All Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission rules and regulations apply. Fishing licenses are required.

Boat Rentals

A watercraft concession and marina provides various services, including: watercraft rentals, repairs to boats and motors, and the sale of fuel.

Directions

Prince Gallitzin State Park is in northern Cambria County and is reached by PA 36 and PA 53 and US 219.

From US 219, at Carrolltown turn onto SR 4015. At Patton, take PA 36 east to Glendale Lake Road.

From PA 53, turn at either Frugality or Flinton. At Frugality, following State Park Drive/Marina Road will take you into the major day use areas of the park. From Flinton, Beaver Valley Road will also take you into the park and is a more direct route to the campground.

From I-99, Exit 32, follow PA 36 north, turn right at Ashville onto PA 53 north.

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