Best Fishing in Pennsylvania

This list represents the most popular fishing in Pennsylvania. Use this list to plan your next Pennsylvania fishing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Tanglewood Ski Area

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    Tafton, PA

    Overlooking Lake Wallenpaupack in the Pocono Mountains, Tanglewood Ski Area has hosted family and novice skiers each for the last 30 years. Locals may remember the resort as Paper Birch Mountain. ...
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    Overlooking Lake Wallenpaupack in the Pocono Mountains, Tanglewood Ski Area has hosted family and novice skiers each for ...

  • #2 Moraine State Park Bike Trail

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    Moraine State Park, PA

    Moraine State Park Bike Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Worth Township, Pennsylvania. It is within Moraine State Park. It is 7.3 miles long and begins at 1,210 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  7.3 miles

    Moraine State Park Bike Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Worth Township, Pennsylvania. It is within Moraine State Park. ...

  • #3 Oil Creek Trail

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    Oil Creek State Park, PA

    Oil Creek Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Venango County, Pennsylvania. It is within Drake Well State Park and Oil Creek State Park. It is 9.0 miles long and begins at 1,078 feet altitude. ...
    •  9.0 miles

    Oil Creek Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Venango County, Pennsylvania. It is within Drake Well State Park and Oil ...

  • #4 Hawk Falls Trail

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    Hickory Run State Park, PA

    Hawk Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. It is within Hickory Run State Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,491 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Hawk Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. It is within Hickory Run State Park. It is 0.5 miles long ...

  • #5 Conestoga River

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    Lancaster, PA

    Americas first steamboata harbinger of the modern industrial agegot its start on the Conestoga River in Lancaster County, famous today for its Pennsylvania DutchAmish community that eschews such ...
    •  3 to 5 hours
    •  9.5 miles
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    Americas first steamboata harbinger of the modern industrial agegot its start on the Conestoga River in Lancaster County, ...

  • #6 Kiski River

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    Apollo, PA

    The Kiskiminetas Riveror Kiski (pronounced KISS-key), as its known to localsis a surprisingly nice river thats just recently become known as a place to paddle. Its not a wilderness river, by ...
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  8.5 miles
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    The Kiskiminetas Riveror Kiski (pronounced KISS-key), as its known to localsis a surprisingly nice river thats just recently ...

  • #7 Lehigh River

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    Allentown, PA

    Theres no area of Pennsylvania as densely populated as its southeastern corner, as youll see if you drive through Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, the cities that line this route. This is the ...
    •  4 to 6 hours
    •  11.3 miles
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    Theres no area of Pennsylvania as densely populated as its southeastern corner, as youll see if you drive through Allentown, ...

  • #8 Raystown Branch of the Juniata River

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    Everett, PA

    The path followed by the Raystown Branch of the Juniata looks like the trail of a drunk staggering home after a late night at the bar, zigging and zagging, looping this way and that, meandering ...
    •  4 to 6 hours
    •  13 miles
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    The path followed by the Raystown Branch of the Juniata looks like the trail of a drunk staggering home after a late night ...

  • #9 Youghiogheny River

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    Connellsville, PA

    The Youghiogheny (pronounced yawk-o-GAY-knee) River, or Yough, as its called locally, is most famous for the whitewater in its southern reaches, around places like Ohiopyle State Park. But this ...
    •  5 to 7 hours
    •  14.1 miles
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    The Youghiogheny (pronounced yawk-o-GAY-knee) River, or Yough, as its called locally, is most famous for the whitewater in ...

  • #10 Susquehanna River

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    Duncannon, PA

    The Susquehanna River Basin as a whole isnt the biggest aroundthe Ohio River watershed is largerbut when it comes to individual rivers, the Susquehanna is the granddaddy of them all in Pennsylvania. ...
    •  3.5 to 5 hours
    •  10.6 miles
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    The Susquehanna River Basin as a whole isnt the biggest aroundthe Ohio River watershed is largerbut when it comes to individual ...

  • #11 North Branch Susquehanna River

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    Towanda, PA

    The North Branch of the Susquehanna is a big, beautiful river in its own right, with some dramatic cliffs offering wonderful scenery from the waterline up. This particular trip gives you the ...
    •  6 to 9 hours
    •  18.4 miles
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    The North Branch of the Susquehanna is a big, beautiful river in its own right, with some dramatic cliffs offering wonderful ...

  • #12 Swatara Creek

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    Lebanon, PA

    On a map, this section of Swatara Creek looks like one of those chocolate bunnies you used to get on Easter. You may not see too many rabbits taking this float, but you will have a lot of fun ...
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  9.6 miles
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    On a map, this section of Swatara Creek looks like one of those chocolate bunnies you used to get on Easter. You may not ...

  • #13 Cook Forest State Park

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    Clarion, PA

    This hike takes you into the Clarion River Valley and alongside the dark waters of the Clarion River. This descent is followed by a climb out of the gorge to River Valley and a heart-stopping ...
    •  4 hours
    •  6.6 miles
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    This hike takes you into the Clarion River Valley and alongside the dark waters of the Clarion River. This descent is followed ...

  • #14 Schuylkill River

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    Phoenixville, PA

    The Schuylkill River has unofficially been tagged the Revolutionary River because George Washington and his troops famously spent one winter in what is now Valley Forge National Historical Park, ...
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  7.8 miles
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    The Schuylkill River has unofficially been tagged the Revolutionary River because George Washington and his troops famously ...

  • #15 Driftwood Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek

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    Emporium, PA

    Look at the landscape cut by the Driftwood Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek and youll see what appears to be a crinkled-up piece of aluminum foil. Its all peaks and valleys and shadows and light. ...
    •  4 to 6 hours
    •  12 miles
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    Look at the landscape cut by the Driftwood Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek and youll see what appears to be a crinkled-up piece ...

  • #16 Frankstown Branch of the Juniata River

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    Mt. Etna, PA

    The Frankstown Branch is classified as a river, but in reality its small enough that it feels more like a middling-size stream. That may be the reason it gets overlooked a bit by paddlers in ...
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  11.9 miles
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    The Frankstown Branch is classified as a river, but in reality its small enough that it feels more like a middling-size stream. ...

  • #17 Little Falls Trail

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    Scranton, PA

    This easy hike would make a great family hike. Essentially the trail runs alongside the east branch of Wallenpaupack Creek, crosses it on a wooden footbridge, continues to the park boundary, ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.9 miles
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    This easy hike would make a great family hike. Essentially the trail runs alongside the east branch of Wallenpaupack Creek, ...

  • #18 Delaware River

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    Narrowsburg, PA

    The longest undammed river east of the Mississippi, the Delaware is a delightful beauty. More than 150 miles of the river are listed in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers program, and with good ...
    •  4 to 6 hours
    •  12.1 miles
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    The longest undammed river east of the Mississippi, the Delaware is a delightful beauty. More than 150 miles of the river ...

  • #19 Yellow Creek State Park—Damsite Trail

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    Indiana, PA

    Since its dedication on July 4, 1976, Yellow Creek State Park has become immensely popular with picnickers, swimmers, boaters, and anglers. Hikers haven’t always viewed it with the same level ...
    •  2
    •  3 miles
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    Since its dedication on July 4, 1976, Yellow Creek State Park has become immensely popular with picnickers, swimmers, boaters, ...

  • #20 Clarion River

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    Ridgway, PA

    This trip along the Clarion River has long been good and has gotten even better in recent years. You get wildlife, quiet conditions, some swift but not too fast flows, great scenery, and, if ...
    •  5 to 8 hours
    •  15.8 miles
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    This trip along the Clarion River has long been good and has gotten even better in recent years. You get wildlife, quiet ...