Get Out on the Water

Fly-Fishing • Kayaking • Swimming

Catch a Fish

Take advantage of Cumberland Valley's world-renowned fly-fishing streams. Yellow Breeches Creek, LeTort Spring Run and Big Spring Creek are known for great fly-fishing and provide the perfect opportunity to get out on the water. Get your feet wet at Yellow Breeches Creek where anglers of every skill level can enjoy the abundance of trout and a mile-long catch-and-release section near Boiling Springs. Skilled anglers can brave the copious reed beds, taxing currents, and wild trout at LeTort Spring Run and Big Spring Creek. Need lessons? Learn more about this sport at the Allenberry Resort Fly-Fishing School or hire one of our skilled fly-fishing guides

Paddle or Float

If you are looking for a more relaxing way to get out on the water try one of the many boating opportunities in the Valley. The scenic Children's Lake in Boiling Springs is a great afternoon escape. The lake can accommodate shallow-draft boats, canoes and electric motor boats. Another lake experience can be found at Pine Grove Furnace State Park on Laurel Lake. Rentals are available if you don't have your own. There are also boating opportunities on the calming waters of the two water trails in the area. The Yellow Breeches Creek Water Trail (a PA Designated Scenic River) and the Conodoguinet Creek Water Trail both feature float-trips that are perfect for kayaks. There are also boating opportunities along the sparkling Susquehanna River.

Dive In

The whole family can discover a beach getaway without the traffic and cost at Colonel Denning State Park or Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Both of these state parks offer sandy beaches and lake swimming. For a relaxing summer day away, take the whole family to Boiling Springs Pool. Spend an afternoon enjoying their four pools, three water-slides and a snack bar. 

Dining Suggestions

Continue your water adventure with dinner on the Susquehanna River. Enjoy one of the themed Pride of the Susquehanna dinner cruises, from Murder Mystery to Wine and Cheese, or you can enjoy a relaxing afternoon cruise along the water.

 

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LeTort Spring Run and Nature Trail

Address: 260 East Pomfret Street, Carlisle, PA 17013
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Susquehanna Outfitters

Address: City Island, Harrisburg, PA 17101
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Fly Fishing School at Allenberry

Address: 1559 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs, PA 17007
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Big Spring Creek Greenway

Address: Big Spring Road, Newville, PA 17241
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Wormleysburg Borough

Address: 20 Market St., Wormleysburg, PA 17043
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Pine Grove Furnace State Park

Address: 1100 Pine Grove Road, Gardners, PA 17324
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Pride of the Susquehanna Riverboat

Address: City Island, Harrisburg, PA 17101
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Susquehanna River Trail

Address: 40.2764, -76.912, Harrisburg, PA 17101
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Colonel Denning State Park

Address: 1599 Doubling Gap Road, Newville, PA 17241
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Children's Lake

Address: Located off Rte 174, Boiling Springs, PA 17007
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Laurel Lake at Pine Grove Furnace State Park

Address: 1100 Pine Grove Road, Gardners, PA 17324
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Yellow Breeches Creek Water Trail

Address: 534 Park Drive, Boiling Springs, PA 17007
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Conodoguinet Creek Water Trail

Address: 40.27185, -76.91323, West Fairview, PA 17025
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