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French Creek State Park, Pennsylvania

 French Creek State Park, Paddling, Fishing, Swimming

 Hopewell Lake, French Creek State Park, Pennsylvania, United States, Copyright 1999, OutdoorPlaces.Com, All Rights Reserved
French Creek State Park offers two flat water paddling opportunities.  Hopewell Lake is located in the heart of the park on the southern border right next to Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site.  This sixty acre lake has several small islands on it and offers a variety of native fishing species including northern pike, chain pickerel, bass walleye, muskellunge and a variety of panfish.  Smaller Scotts Run Lake (at 21 acres really a pond) to the north is stocked with trout.  If you plan to try your luck you will need a valid fishing license.

 

 French Creek State Park, Disc Golf

 
French Creek State Park offers two disc golf courses.  Also known as Frisbee golf, the two courses twist through the woods and are used year round.  The challenge is throw Frisbees through the trees to a specific stand that catches the Frisbee.  Nine holes are played and general the basic rules of golf remain.  It is a challenging sport that can be quite addicting.
 

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