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Address: 700 Preserve Rd, Danville, PA 17821-7909
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Facilities include 15 miles of hiking trails, picnicking, fishing and...

Facilities include 15 miles of hiking trails, picnicking, fishing and boating.

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Nature close to home.

Beautiful lake with trails around it, picnic tables in pavilions, boat launch for fishing or kayaking, Nature Center/museum, fossil shale pit. A wonderful place year round.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 February 2017
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Danville, Pennsylvania
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Danville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Beautiful lake with trails around it, picnic tables in pavilions, boat launch for fishing or kayaking, Nature Center/museum, fossil shale pit. A wonderful place year round.

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Danville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful place for hiking or fishing! So many beautiful trails for walking, bird watching and great picnic areas. No motorized boats but we love to take our little pedal boat, so much fun. Gorgeous man made lake!

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I fished there this summer and was practically alone. This is a manmade reservoir, non-power only. I heard that ppl is selling the nearby powerplant to Talen and the preserves future is uncertain...there were a few articles about this in the local paper. Anyway, its a beautiful place and would be a shame for it to be closed.

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1 Thank Chris M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Great place to get away and hike, picnic, or kayak. There is a trail that goes around the lake with beautiful views. They have covered pavilions and tables to have a family picnic. The place area is very clean.

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1 Thank Patricia T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We love this place. Nice pavillions, play area for children, peace and quiet, plenty of nature, beautiful lake

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1 Thank Jas N
Danville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

If you've grown up around "The Lake," it's played an integral part of your life. From birthdays, graduations, hiking, fishing, weddings- You've been to The Lake at least once in your life. I grew up only a few miles from the Preserve, and I've visited it in every season. (Early-midautumn is really pretty with the leaves changing and the reflections... More 

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1 Thank Rebecca H
Muncy, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is a great place to take the family. Hiking, fishing, picnicking, watching wildlife, photography, and nature study are just a few of the things to do here. The nesting bald eagles and there young are often seen flying over the Lake. The Visitors Center has a wonderful museum. There are many unusual things that children can handle. There is... More 

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

The preserve is a nice little place to visit. Many like to kayak or canoe on the lake. There is a playground for children, public restrooms, and a visitor center. There is plenty of parking. Hiking trails are available There are public restrooms and the grounds are always clean and available in season. It is a place more for a... More 

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1 Thank Linda A
Riverside, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

My family goes here regularly for kayaking and fishing..has great picnic areas and playground for the kids. Plenty of walking trails too with lots of wildlife!

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Danville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is a place that stays in your heart - beautiful, tranquil, rejuvenating. Even if you do nothing but sit and enjoy the view, it's well worth the visit.

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