Nockamixon State Park, Quakertown
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Nockamixon State Park is a Pennsylvania state park on in Bedminster and Haycock Townships in northern Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. The park is one of the most popular in southeastern Pennsylvania, with most tourists visiting in the summer months.RecreationLake NockamixonLake Nockamixon is an artificial reservoir formed by a dam on Tohickon Creek and serves as the centerpiece of Nockamixon State Park. Swimming is not allowed in the lake, but boating is popular, and the park maintains several marinas and boat rentals. Fishing is also popular, and common species include walleye, pickerel, carp, and various kinds of bass and catfish. The water is clean and blue and has a very faint current, since the lake is part of the course of Tohickon Creek, which feeds in midway along the northwestern edge of the lake and discharges at the dam at the southeast corner. Lake Nockamixon is also fed by two other creeks known as Haycock Run, which feeds in at the northernmost point, and Three Mile Run, which feeds in at the southernmost point.To visit Nockamixon State Park on your holiday in Quakertown, and find out what else Quakertown has to offer, use our Quakertown travel itinerary planner.
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The lake here at Nockamixon has 4 entry points for kayak/fishing. The main entrance near the Rangers office, has boat rentals as well! We take our kayaks out in this lake often. It is a large lake whe... read more »
This is the last weekend of the year for boat rentals. It was nice to see the lake. Walk a bit on the paved path, and have a picnic. Relaxing half day.
check out the trails and the flora and fauna. but watch out for the poison ivy which is endemic to the region.
Great park! I generally use it for mountain biking because there are 10 miles of maintained trails. Great lake for kayaking also! It has many coves with a decent amount of wild life for excitement. As a child I spent many weekends at their pool. Very clean and beautiful. Would recommend this to anyone wanting to hike, bike, or yak
Danielle D Charene
With magnificent views from every angle, this state park is a photographer's dreamscape! In addition to the many hiking trails and sublime scenery, there is also a Recreation Center which features a zero-entry pool and plenty of space for picnicking and relaxation. Be sure to hit the Marina where sailboats set sail from and paddleboating & kayaking rentals are available! Licensed fishermen are welcome to visit the nearby Fishing Pier where a boat slip is available too! It's the most AWESOME state park in Upper Bucks County! See you there! :)
This is a fantastic park. The lake is deceptively large. There have been times when I would swear we would be swamped by boats judging from all of the trailers in the launch parking lot, yet you get out there and there is plenty of room. Healthy water, lot's of fish. Plenty of trails and wildlife for the non-fishermen as well.
I took my kayak out on the lake for the first time. The lake is very large and there wasn't too much traffic on the lake. Unfortunately I didn't catch any fish, but we did see one of the resident bald eagles fly over us and roost in a tree on the lake. Very impressive, good day on the water.
This fishery is set up and well known for the big Bass it produces. It also holds Walleye, Tiger Muskie’s and Smallmouth Bass. I recently purchased a boat so I can properly fish the 1,450-acre Lake at Nockamixon. This lake currently has a 20HP limit.
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