Best Kayaking in Pennsylvania

Looking for the best kayaking in Pennsylvania? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Pennsylvania. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Canoe and Camp in the Delaware Water Gap

    This is one of those easy, simple and truly relaxing adventures you can embark on this summer. Thanks to outfitters such as Kittatinny Canoes you'll have everything ready for you when you arrive, minus of course your camping gear. They will pick y...

  • Camp at World's End Park Campground

    World's End Campground is tucked into a valley in the Loyalsock State Forest. Recreational opportunities abound here. Lay low and explore the valley, hike to the ridges and take in the views, or play in the Loyalsock creek which runs by the campgr...

  • Camp at Pine Grove Creek Campground

    Located in Pine Grove Furnace State Park, Pine Grove Creek Campground is prime Pennsylvania hiking territory. The campground is not far from the Appalachian trail and shares much of its natural beauty. Fuller and Laurel lakes present ample opportu...

  • Kayak Camp the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon

    Start at the Big Meadows parking area in Ansonia. The water access is at Marsh Creek but almost immediately meets up with Pine Creek. Arrange a shuttle service with Pine Creek Outfitters to either pick you up or shuttle your vehicle to the take o...

  • Camp at Dewdrop Recreation Area

    The Dewdrop Campground in Northern Pennsylvania brings you in touch with the Allegheny Reservoir, a tranquil refuge in a serene national forest. Recreational activities abound--take the day to hike, fish, kayak, sunbathe, bird, or whatever it is y...

  • Camp at Tobyhanna Park Campground

    Tobyhana Campground is in Pennsylvania's Tobyhana State Park. Hoisted up into the mountains, this spot is truly refreshing. Hike or mountain bike through the woods, take to your kayak, or simply kick back and relax. Each season offers a unique gli...

  • Kayak and Fish at Little Pine Lake

    Little Pine State Park is a beautiful park in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania near Waterville. The lake is just above the campground and dam. Follow the signs at the picnic area to the boat launch.The lake offers a variety of fishing, stocked and ...

  • Kayak or Canoe Pine Creek: Blackwell to Black Walnut Bottom

    The start of this trip is at the Blackwell boat launch.  Get some friends together and organize a trip, leave a car at Black Walnut Bottom for the take out.  Pine Creek can be very low in summer, check this water gauge, I recommend a minimum level...

  • Fish at Rose Valley Lake

    Rose Valley Lake, if you did not know is not a natural lake, it is man made. Construction of the 389-acre lake was completed in 1972. I prefer to fish for bass from the boat, but I will not hesitate to go out ice fishing in the winter either. On t...

  • Kayak the Francis E. Walter Dam

    The Francis E. Walter Dam, located in White Haven, Pennsylvania, is truly an amazing location. Constructed in 1961, Francis E. Walter Dam, has prevented nearly $180 million in flood damages to the Lehigh River Valley. The reservoir was designated ...

  • Camp at Rustic Bear Wallow Cabins

    Rustic Bear Wallow Cabins are the ideal compromise between going camping and staying home. Enjoy an intimate connection with the natural landscape of Pennsylvania, including two lakes and the Pocono Plateau of Promised Land State Park. Explore the...

  • Hike the Buffalo Ridge Trail

    This hike is marked as one of the most difficult at Little Buffalo, but we didn't find it to be overly exhausting. For someone that is used to hiking, this trail is a breeze. There are a few semi-steep inclines, but for the most part the trail is ...

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