Water Resources Interactive Map

Welcome to our interactive map for discovering paddling and fishing opportunities across the PA Highlands.

The rivers and lakes highlighted below have been selected as known paddling and fishing areas within the state-designated boundaries of the Pennsylvania Highlands (orange). Click on the map to learn more about fishing (red), paddling (blue), and paddling & fishing (purple) rivers, lakes (blue), access points (boat ramp symbol) and USGS stream gauges (yellow circle). A pop-up information box will display information about that feature. Click on the field title for a description of the information. To get a closer look at a feature, click “Zoom to” located at the bottom of the pop-up. USGS gauges and access points will display at a certain resolution, so zoom in.

Important Note to Anglers — Many waters in Pennsylvania are on private property. The listing of these waters does not guarantee public access. Always obtain permission to fish on private property. For information on fishing regulations, click here.

Important Note to Paddlers — Many areas along the waterways are private property, remember to only use designated access areas. Know the water you plan to paddle for boating regulations, click here. For information on water trails, go to Paddle the Highlands Cards.

Disclaimer – This website is for general information only. It is updated periodically without prior notice, and the information and links may not all be current. The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) assumes no responsibility for errors, omissions, or any liability for damages resulting from use of any of the material. AMC makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, or reliability with respect to the website or the information contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance placed on such information is strictly at the users own risk. Links to other websites from this website are not under the control of the AMC and we have no control over the nature, content and availability of said websites. Inclusion of these web links does not imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them.

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2016 Greenways and Trails Summit

The 2016 Eastern Pennsylvania Greenways and Trails Summit was held mid-September at ArtsQuest in Bethlehem. Read More
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Bucks County Rail Trail Open House

On October 19th, 2016 the Bucks County Planning Commission held an open house to provide the public with information on the proposed 3.3-mile Upper Bucks Rail Trail. The event was hosted at Richland Township Fire and Rescue in partnership with the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC), Springfield and Richland Townships, as well as Quakertown Borough. Read More
The Hudson Bike Share station is shown at the Hoboken transit station in this New Jersey Advance Media photo.

Bethlehem Launching Free Bike Share Modeled on Bike Pottstown/Bike Schuylkill

The City of Bethlehem has announced  a free bike bike share program to launch in July of 2016. Read More
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Updated Version of Land and Trails Tracking System Launched

This week, the Appalachian Mountain Club and the Pennsylvania Highlands Coalition published an updated Pennsylvania Highlands Land and Trails Tracking System. Read More