US Army Corps of Engineers
Baltimore District










Boating

Kettle Creek State Park authorizes the use of electric motors or non-powered vessels only. The 167 acre Kettle Creek Reservoir is an ideal place to kayak and canoe. A boat launch and boat mooring for 60 vessels are at the northern end of the lake. An overnight mooring permit is required. Overnight mooring for park campers is also available free of charge. 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. Vessels must have a coast Guard approved wearable Type I, II, III, or V personal floatation device in serviceable condition for each occupant. Children under 13 years of age and all non-swimmers must wear the approved PFD when boating.  PFD's must also be worn until 30 April.