Water sports

  • Deep Creek Lake; he boat launch is in the center, a tree overhangs, framing the image
    Biking,  Camping,  Hiking,  Water sports

    Green Lane Park Offers Fun Water and Land-Based Activities for Everyone

    Green Lane Park, located in western Montgomery County, offers a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, biking, horseback riding, cross country skiing, boating, and camping. The 3,400-acre park has two camping areas, one for families and organized groups and one for equestrian camping. The park also includes three separate bodies of water totaling 870 acres. Park visitors can fish at Knight Lake. Privately-owned non-powered and electric boats can be used on Deep Creek Lake; rentals are available on Green Lane Reservoir (privately-owned boats can be used after a 10-day quarantine.) Boat rentals are available from Memorial Day to Labor Day at the Hill Road Day Use Area. There are 25…

  • Water sports

    The Fall is a Fine Time for Paddling

    The summer is coming to a close, but that doesn’t have to mean the end of water activities. September and October are still fine months for canoeing and kayaking and the Philadelphia area offers several places to indulge in these water sports. Many of our local waterways are open to paddling excursions. Some of the lakes in our area parks also host liveries, which rent watercraft, and other equipment you need to get started. Although many of these are closed for the season, rentals are still available in Nockamixon, French Creek and Green Lane Parks, at least through the next couple weekends. There are also a number of local outfitters…