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.

News

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Community Open House Addresses Trail Gap

On the evening of Monday, October 16th, members of the Tollgate Landing community met with AMC staff and representatives of Richland and Milford Townships to discuss the potential for a trail connection to a new park and Trumbauersville Elementary School. Read More

AMC Presents Circuit Trails Visual Assessment Pilot Project

On Friday, September 22, 2017 members of the Appalachian Mountain Club staff presented the results of its Circuit Trails Visual Assessment Pilot Project to project stakeholders. Read More

Circuit Trails Visual Assessment Project Kick Off

The Appalachian Mountain Club is conducting an assessment of land conservation opportunities to assist in the protection of a high quality trail experience through a GIS-based analysis of viewsheds along the Circuit Trails. Read More

Congress Proposes Legislation to Reauthorize Highlands Conservation Act

Federal support is key to the success of land conservation efforts. Legislation like the Highlands Conservation Act, originally passed in 2004, has been instrumental in preserving valuable resources throughout the Highlands region. While the original authorization has lapsed, efforts are underway in Congress to reauthorize this important program. Read More