Located in Lackawanna County, Fords Lake is a 73-acre impoundment owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and managed by the Fish and Boat Commission for public fishing and boating.
Commonwealth Inland Regulations apply for all species of fish.
A fishing pier is available for persons with disabilities.
Boating is limited to boats powered by electric motors and un-powered boats. One launch ramp is available along with associated parking facilities.
Un-powered boats may be moored at the lake in accordance with Commission property regulations. To be used at the lake, boats must be registered or have a valid launch permit (permits are issued by the Commission or PA Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources).
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