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Francis E. Walter Dam

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Nice Area, Some Disappointing Facilities

On the plus side outdoors activities to fish, hike and kayak are very good. The scenery is... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Headwaters of the Lehigh River

Maintained by the Army Core of Engineers Francis Walter is a fantastic place to hike, fish, kayak... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
White Haven, Pennsylvania
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“life”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2488 F.E. Walter Dam Road, White Haven, PA 18661
+1 570-443-7187
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Live in the area all my life and still go their, peaceful, view is great plus small boating & fishing is fun.

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This a great place just to view. The drive over the dam is really nice as well as making a big circle thru the woods.

1  Thank automotiveadbuilder
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Came here after a conversation with a few local people. It is a pretty amazing place. Breathtaking actually.

Thank Laurie C
Reviewed 1 December 2017

On the plus side outdoors activities to fish, hike and kayak are very good. The scenery is excellent. Get there early in the day because the parking areas were on the small size. There were plenty of picnic tables but many were in need of...More

1  Thank GuitarPlayer2006
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Maintained by the Army Core of Engineers Francis Walter is a fantastic place to hike, fish, kayak. There is a frisbee golf course. Boat launch area. Picinic tables set-up - some with charcoal BBQs to use. Plenty of trails to hike. Abundance of wild life....More

Thank FrankMig451
Reviewed 24 October 2017

It is interesting to see, but nothing "spectacular". Only spent a few minutes there taking photos and then "moved on."

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Francis E. Walter Damn is a very nice well kept property and a great place for outdoor activities. The damn itself is impressive and interesting to visit. It's a good spot for picnicking, boating, water fun, hiking, disc golf and more. We were here...More

Thank 3ljp
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We take our dogs on walks/hikes here weekly all year long. We've also kayaked, fished and had picnics here. It's always clean, safe and well-maintained. The scenery is lovely. We have seen several snakes though, especially on the path to the release.

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Great place to get out the water,or to go hiking,bird watching. star gazing,or to play frisbee golf. Nice place to have a picnic and view the lake.

1  Thank K D
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Interesting place and a monument to engineering. A bit too high for my liking (driving across is a bit white-knuckle if you ask me). Peaceful surroundings with walking and biking paths but not a whole lot else here.

Thank Chris M
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