Lake

Farragut State Park

Size: 
4000 acres

Location

Farragut State Park
13550 East Highway 54
Athol, ID 83801
United States
Phone: (208) 683-2425
47° 57' 5.5152" N, 116° 36' 10.0008" W

Farragut State Park is located in Northern Idaho near the town of Athol. The park located in the Coeur d'Alene Mountains at the southern tip of the Lake Pend Oreille, the largest lake in Idaho. During World War II, the Lake was used as an inland Naval training base and the park is named for Admiral David Farragut, who was the first Admiral in the United States Navy.

The Eagle boat launch provides boating access to the lake.

Round Valley Recreation Area

Size: 
3684 acres

Location

Round Valley Recreation Area
12201 Lebanon Stanton Rd.
Lebanon, NJ 08833
United States
Phone: (908) 236-6355
40° 37' 41.6748" N, 74° 51' 16.7148" W

Round Valley Recreation Area is located at the Round Valley Reservoir in Lebanon, New Jersey. The reservoir covers 2000 acres and is 180 feet deep, making it the deepest lake in the state.

There are several hiking trails through the park, including the nine-mile Cushetunk Trail and the family-friendly Pine Tree Trail. The Wilderness family camp area has 85 wilderness tent sites with fire rings. Access to the campsites are by boat, canoe or a 3- to 6-mile hike from the parking area.

East Canyon State Park

Size: 
680 acres

Location

East Canyon State Park
5535 South Highway 66
Morgan, UT 84050
United States
Phone: (801) 829-6866
40° 55' 34.0608" N, 111° 35' 33.2124" W

East Canyon State Park is located in the mountains northeast of Salt Lake City, UT. The main feature of the park is the 27-acre East Canyon Reservoir that provides plenty of water-based recreation. The reservoir is fed by the East Canyon Creek and formed by the East Canyon Dam.

There is a boat launch, boat rentals and a fish cleaning station. Concession facilities also sell food and rent water toys.

Multi-use hiking trails run through the park. There are 33 RV campsites with partial hookups and 2 covered group-use pavilions.

Heron Lake State Park

Size: 
4100 acres

Location

Heron Lake State Park
US Route 95
Los Ojos, NM 87551
United States
Phone: (575) 588-7247
36° 40' 8.292" N, 106° 41' 30.6132" W

Heron Lake State Park on the southern shore of the 5,900 acre Heron Lake in New Mexico. The scenic park is nestled among tall pines and includes a portion of Rio Chama river.

The park offers a range of activities for families.The lake is known for great boating and has 3 boat ramps. Be aware that there is a strict 'no-wake' policy in effect. The lake also provides excellent fishing for salmon and record-sized trout.

Presque Isle State Park

Size: 
3200 acres

Location

Presque Isle State Park
10 Peninsula Drive
Erie, PA 16505
United States
Phone: (814) 833-7424
42° 7' 21.702" N, 80° 8' 52.314" W

Presque Isle State Park is a day use park located is a sandy peninsula located in Lake Erie. The location has historical significance and played an important role in the United States' victory over Britain in the Battle of Erie during the War of 1812. Presque Isle has also been designated by the PA DCNR as one of the Twenty Must-See Pennsylvania State Parks

The park offers great opportunities for families to go hiking and there are 11 miles of trails.

Ricketts Glen State Park

Size: 
13050 acres

Location

Ricketts Glen State Park
State Route 487
Sweet Valley, PA 18656
United States
Phone: (570) 477-5675
41° 20' 6" N, 76° 18' 3.6" W

Ricketts Glen State Park is located in Luzerne, Columbia & Sullivan Counties Pennsylvania. The 245-acre Lake Jean is a popular aspect of the park and offers fishing for panfish and trout. There are 22 named waterfalls within the park, including the 94-foot Ganoga Falls. Ricketts Glen is named as one of the Twenty Must-See Pennsylvania State Parks by the PA DNR.

Schooley's Mountain County Park

Size: 
797 acres

Location

Schooley's Mountain County Park
91 E Springtown Rd.
Long Valley, NJ 07853
United States
Phone: (908) 876-4293
40° 48' 7.5312" N, 74° 47' 19.1832" W

Schooley's Mountain County Park is located in Long Valley, New Jersey on the site of the YMCA Camp Washington. There is an 8 acre lake that offers fishing and ice skating. A 470 foot floating bridge is a unique aspect of the park and provides access to the lake from Schooley's Mountain Park Lodge. The South Branch of the Raritan River flows through the southern end of the park. The park features upland meadows and a boulder-filled gorge.

Taconic State Park

Location

Taconic State Park
59 Rudd Pond Road
Millerton, NY 12546
United States
Phone: (518) 329-3993
41° 58' 58.2456" N, 73° 30' 20.9916" W

Taconic State Park is located in the Taconic Mountains of Columbia and Dutchess Counties of New York. The park shares borders with both Connecticut and Massachusetts and has two main recreation areas, the Rudd Pond Area and the Copake Falls Area.

The park contains 50 miles of hiking trails, including a portion of the famous Appalachian Trail.

Reelfoot Lake State Park

Size: 
25000 acres

Location

Reelfoot Lake State Park
2595 State Route 21 East
Tiptonville, TN 38079
United States
Phone: (731) 253-8003
36° 22' 40.9368" N, 89° 27' 26.0352" W

Reelfoot Lake State Park is located in Northwestern Tennessee. Reelfoot Lake is the largest natural lake in Tennessee and is the focal point of the park. It provides habitat to a range of wildlife, including many shorebirds, osprey and eagles. Bald Cypress trees border the lake and a wide variety of plant species live throughout the park habitat.

Selkirk Shores State Park

Size: 
980 acres

Location

Selkirk Shores State Park
7101 State Route #3
Pulaski, NY 13142
United States
Phone: (315) 298-5737
43° 32' 51.0504" N, 76° 11' 24.6444" W

Selkirk Shores State Park is located on the shores of Lake Ontario in upstate New York. The park is well known for offering spectacular sunsets over the Great Lake.

The park offers hiking and biking trails and during the winter months these trails can be used for cross country skiing and snowmobiling. Camping is available at campsites that overlook a bluff on Lake Ontario. There are 143 campsites and 26 cabins available for reservation.