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.
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  • This park is usually overcrowded in warm weather. The lake water is as clear as chocolate milk. Being located between Philadelphia and Allentown/Bethlehem, makes this like an inner city park on weeken...  more »
  • Great beautiful state Park, a lot to do with a large lake. marina, boat ramps, picnic tables, hiking trails, biking trails dirt and paved, swimming pool, cabin rentals, boat rentals, environmental pro...  more »
  • There is a lot to do, throw Frisbee, walk, hike, scavenger hunt, find wildlife, picnic, boating, etc. Meet your friends and have a good time. The o Wow Cow ice cream place is not far away, also Top ro...  more »
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  • These cabins are like hotels in the woods. Comfortably fit several grown men. Extremely spacious with all the amenities one can expect from a cabin in a state park. We went on a weekend where it was 2 degrees outside and I slept in my boxers with a light blanket, so that in itself should say plenty about how warm the place is. Will return. Also great mountain biking about 2 miles up the road. Don't recommend it in the winter, though.
  • Large mixed use state park. You can do a large variety of outdoor activities here, although some are limited to certain areas within the park. Check the website for updated information beforehand. Large network of dog friendly hiking trails around most of the park. However, it would be good to consider wearing blaze orange, as some most of the trails boarder hunting areas.
  • Our family enjoys Nockamixon State Park. We go out on our pontoon boat. The boat ramp is easy to use. The pool is beautiful. I feel that this state park has a lot to offer. It can be exciting and active (biking, disc golf) or relaxing (kayaking out on the lake). Go choose your adventures!!
  • Wonderful place to experience the outdoors. Bike riding or hiking is very enjoyable. Very fortunate to have access to such a great park.
  • Best place to take your family for hiking, picnics, and fishing. Has such beauty for each season. It's our weekend activity and it's Free!

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