Whipple Lake

General Description

A beautiful day use area, the 256-acre Whipple Dam State Park is a delightful and quiet place to visit. The lake is the perfect place to indulge in a refreshing dip, bird watch or just relax.

The 22-acre Whipple Lake and Laurel Run are stocked with trout by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission in the spring and winter months.

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Whipple Dam State Park
c/o Greenwood Furnace
Huntingdon, PA 16652-9006
814-667-1800
E-mail: greenwoodfurnacesp@state.pa.us

Launch Areas

Whipple Lake Access 630

Only electric powered boats are permitted.

There is one boat launch and one boat mooring area.

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.

A fishing license is required for people ages 16 and older.

Boat Rentals

In the summer season, a boat rental offers canoes, paddleboats and rowboats.

Directions

Whipple Dam State Park is in the northeastern corner of Huntingdon County, 12 miles south of State College. The park is easily reached by turning east off of PA 26 at the Whipple Dam State Park sign.

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