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Pymatuning State Park

804 E Jamestown Rd, Jamestown, PA 16134-9565
+1 724-932-3142
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My first visit.

This was my first visit to the lake, our motorcycle club had a ride to it today and I enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Tom Z
Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
Fishing is bad. Horsepower limits are too low.

I have been coming here for years. Fishing used to be good here but this year has been a bust. We... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
New Castle, Pennsylvania
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804 E Jamestown Rd, Jamestown, PA 16134-9565
+1 724-932-3142
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was my first visit to the lake, our motorcycle club had a ride to it today and I enjoyed feeding the fish and ducks, The bread they sell is very reasonable. One of the ladies in the group was going to buy five bucks...More

Thank Tom Z
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here for years. Fishing used to be good here but this year has been a bust. We can't turn the boat into a recreation boat to tow kids around due to the restrictions on towing. The horsepower limits on pontoon boats...More

Thank sosochef
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This park is the perfect get-a-way for someone in need of rest and relaxation. There are a couple of nice beaches with areas for swimming. The lake offers all types of water activities and the campgrounds offer lots of quiet spots to kick back and...More

Thank gemcityer
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Lived about a mile off Pymatuning lake for 20 years, graduated high school from Jamestown H.S. It's a very nice area, 2 beaches for the summer and lots of trails for hiking and riding in the winter. There are a couple of decent restaurants in...More

1  Thank Ken G
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This a great state park where the ducks walk on the fish. Must see the spillway an you must feed bread to the Carp. You will not see anything like this anywhere! Also, visit the fish and game commission facility where they breed fish for...More

Thank Porterhub
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The photo shows only a small part of the attraction called, "Where ducks walk on the fish". Carp, geese, ducks and gulls compete for bread thrown by visitors. When gulls are circling, try throwing bread in the air. They will catch it. There is now...More

Thank Pseudopiskie
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

There is so much to do at pymatuning and it is quite large. The lake is more of a fishing lake, but it's pretty and there are a few beaches.

Thank leahkc17
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Jamestown campground in Pymatuning State Park is a great experiance. Our family really enjoys swimming at the beach and fishing right as soon as you leave your campsite!

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I've never seen anything quite like the fish at the resevoir, there are masses of huge carp that come to the surface to eat the bread that the public feed them. They are so dense in the water that the ducks can actually walk across...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

My bf and I went to the State Park office to find hiking trails and were given great directions from the info desk gentleman. He provided maps and showed us several trails nearby to take. We made it about .25 miles into the woods before...More

Thank c2cjohnson
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Response from Ken G | Reviewed this property |
I know this is a month later but yes there are a couple of marinas on the lake that rent boats by the hour or the day.
1 March 2015|
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Response from Tslippers44 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how much you want to spend. I stayed at Bayshore and it is a very nice facility with an outdoor pool and lots to do for children and grown-ups. Clean facilities too. I also stayed at one of the Pymatuning... More