Blue Marsh Lake

Description:

Blue Marsh Lake is a 6,100 acre-project having a 1,150-acre lake. Facilities include a day use area with swim beach, bathhouse, food concession, picnic areas, volleyball courts, pavilions available for rental; visitor center; three boat launches; and a stilling basin. Trails include a 30-mile multi-purpose hiking/biking trail and three interpretive trails, one being ADA accessible. Activities include swimming, picnicking, boating, water-skiing, hiking, equestrian and mountain bike riding, fishing, hunting, bird watching and other nature-oriented and outdoor activities.

Directions:

From Reading, approx. 5 miles northwest on PA 183 to Bern Church, then left following project signs to the lake.

Phone:

(610) 376-6337

Email:

Address:

1268 Pallisades Drive Leesport, PA 19533-9750

Activities:

Boating Fishing Hiking Picnicking Visitor Center Water Sports Wildlife Viewing Playground Park Specialized Sport Site Environmental Education

Organization:

USACE - US Army Corps of Engineers