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Located in Washington County, Dutch Fork Lake is a 91-acre (normal surface area) impoundment owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and managed by the Fish and Boat Commission for public fishing and boating.


Dutch Fork Lake contains a good population of warmwater and coolwater fish species of fish. Commonwealth Inland Regulations apply for all species. Shore fishing is permitted.


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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