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 trip planner.
Create an itinerary including Nockamixon State Park
Unable to display map at this time. Please try again later.
Nockamixon State Park Reviews
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 »
Kayaking is not necessarily called for on a 53 degree day with 18 mph wind. But. It was still great to be here. Great setting and well organized. One of my go to kayaking state parks. more »
This park has many options or activities to do, from hiking, biking, boating , swimming or just have a picnic for 2 or a group to family gatherings. We sometimes go and look out on the lake and watch ... more »
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!
Plan your trip to Quakertown
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Best things to do in Quakertown
Side trips from Quakertown
Visit for: 3h
Knoebels Amusement Resort
Visit for: 4h
Kitchen Kettle Village
Visit for: 1h 30min
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Visit for: 2h
Visit for: 2h 30min
Visit for: 2h
Where to stay in Quakertown
Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Plans in Quakertown by other users
1 day in Quakertown BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: February, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Bucks County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM ISRAEL October, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 1 day in Bucks County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: September, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Quakertown BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Quakertown BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Quakertown BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Quakertown & Missoula BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Quakertown BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Quakertown BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Quakertown BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
Are you the owner of this business?Click here for promotion tips.