Take PA 601 south from Benson/Hollsopple, turn left
onto Plank Road, then right immediately onto
Quemahoning Dam Road. Continue along lake to the
Family Recreation Area on the left. Or take the US
30 exit off US 219, go left for .25 miles, right
onto Main Street and right immediately onto Alwine.
After another right onto Green Bridge Road, make a
left onto Quemahoning Dam Road. Follow to the Family
Recreation Area on the right.
The Quemahoning Family Recreation Area is open to the
public for a wide variety of outdoor-recreational
activities. There's a swimming beach, horseshoe pits, a
playground and a one-mile walking trail. Athletic
facilities include basketball and volleyball courts,
softball and soccer fields. Individual picnic tables are
available for day-use and pavilions may be reserved for
larger groups. Day-use or annual passes are available, and
annual pass-holders receive discounts on pavilion rentals
and camping fees.
Fishing is permitted, and there is a handicap-accessible
fishing pier. Boat launch facilities accommodate both
trailered and car-top boats. Note that all boats on
Quemahoning Lake must display a current Pennsylvania Fish
and Boat Commission sticker. Fishing boats are limited to
17 feet in length and cannot have gasoline-powered motors.
Hunting is permitted on the public-owned lands around the
lake but is limited to waterfowl only in the vicinity of
the Family Recreation Area and adjacent Summer's Best Two
Weeks camp. A special safety zone permit is needed.
Camping facilities include tent, RV and group camping
sites. Restrooms and shower facilities are available.
For more information
Summer's Best Two Weeks
111 Lake Gloria Road
Boswell, PA 15531