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Characteristics of Pennsylvania recreational lakes

Barker, James L.

Characteristics of Pennsylvania recreational lakes

by Barker, James L.

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Published by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Environmental Resources, Office of Resources Management in Harrisburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania.
    • Subjects:
    • Lakes -- Pennsylvania.,
    • Outdoor recreation -- Pennsylvania.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 9-10.

      Statementby James L. Barker ; prepared cooperatively by the United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey.
      SeriesWater resources bulletin ; no. 14, Water resources bulletin (Harrisburg, Pa.) ;, no. 14.
      ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB1625.P4 B37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 226 p. :
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4379799M
      LC Control Number78624330

      Lakes in Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania has an abuncance of quality lakes for fishing, boating, swimming and recreation. Begin your search here. Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Pitney Bowes and are subject to with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries. About the ratings: GreatSchools ratings are based on a comparison of test results for all schools in the is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons, not the.

      Introduction. Pennsylvania’s Recreational Use of Land and Water Act (RULWA) limits landowners’ liability for personal injury and property damage if they make their land available to the public for recreation. The purpose of the law is to encourage landowners to allow recreational users onto their properties by limiting the traditional duty of care that landowners owe to entrants upon their. The best State Park - I found Keystone when some of my kids were just toddlers and we all loved it. We camped in a tent, first time on site #7. So many vivid memories, the kids playing in the woods (down the hill will bring you back to the campground), trying log rolling, swimming, catching minnows and they all learned to paddle a canoe and most important of all they learned to love and.

      Geographic Characteristics of Pennsylvania is mountains, rivers, and Lake Erie. New passport program offers Pennsylvania families opportunities for recreation The Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation (PPFF) is now issuing passports—an easy and fun way to visit Pennsylvania’s state parks and forests. The new Pennsylvania State Parks and State Forests Passport was developed with a grant from Chesapeake Energy.


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Characteristics of Pennsylvania recreational lakes. Harrisburg: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Environmental Resources, Office of Resources Management, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James L Barker; Geological Survey (U.S.).

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