Skip Navigation LinksHome > Resource > PFBC Lakes > Upper Woods Pond

Upper Woods Pond

Located in Wayne County, Upper Woods Pond is as a deep natural glacial lake with a surface area of 80 acres and an average and maximum depth of 29.0 and 72.6 feet, respectively. Upper Woods is owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and managed by the Fish and Boat Commission for public fishing and boating. It is located within State Game Lands 159.


The Commission stocks Upper Woods Pond with trout. It is designated as: Stocked Trout Waters Open to Year-Round Fishing. Commonwealth Inland Waters regulations apply for all other species of fish.

A handicapped fishing pier is located near the launch ramp.


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).

General Information related to PFBC Lakes