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Located in Wayne County, Long Pond, also known as Lake Alden, is a 81-acre impoundment owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and managed by the Fish and Boat Commission for public fishing and boating. The average and maximum depths of the pond are 10.4 and 19.5 feet, respectively.


Long Pond is stocked with trout. Commonwealth Inland Waters regulations apply for all species of fish.

The Commission historically has stocked the lake with Channel Catfish and Walleye fingerling.


One launch ramp is available along with associated parking facilities.

Boating with unlimited horsepower is permitted at Long Pond. There is a launch ramp and associated parking facilities.The following special boating regulations are in place:

    • Waterskiing is permitted from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on weekends and holidays and from 10 a.m. until sunset on weekdays other than holidays.
    • A boat may not tow more than one water ski device on weekends and holidays from the Saturday preceding Memorial Day through Labor Day.
    • The speed of boats is limited to slow, no wake speed from sunset until sunrise.

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).