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Address: State Highway 174 & Front St, Boiling Springs, PA

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Quaint and endearing

Makes a lovely place for a walk or a few quiet moments to watch the ducks. Weather you want to feed the ducks, walk the lakes shore, or view the stream which feeds the lake, you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Janeen M
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Makes a lovely place for a walk or a few quiet moments to watch the ducks. Weather you want to feed the ducks, walk the lakes shore, or view the stream which feeds the lake, you will have several views to enjoy. There is history to be shared in this tiny treasure trove. Be sure to stop here...your photo ops... More 

Thank Janeen M
Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This lake is a beautiful place and very serene. It has a large population of geese and ducks. It is also known for good trout fishing. And for hikers it is conveniently located off the Appalachian Trail.

Thank LastMangoInPA
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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91 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Quaint town and area. The stock the pond with fish for fishing. They have a boat ramp for small fishing boats. Plenty of ducks and geese too. Nice walking bath that goes the length of the pond. Dog friendly. My only complaint is the construction that always seems to be going on in some area. Right now they have the... More 

Thank Stephanie S
Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great place to take the kids for a nice walk around the lake. Very peaceful and relaxing. Must take in the bubble at the head of the lake behind the Boiling Springs Tavern.

Thank traudabaugh
Clearwater, Florida
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685 reviews
251 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We have never seen as many ducks and swans as there was at this lake. According to the locals the area was having a sinkhole problem and the lake was being refilled as we walked by it. It was suppose to be a short term problem. The lake we saw was about 2 feet deep. It was still beautiful as... More 

Thank Bob19512014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

In this small little town, the Children's lake is a must place to spend a quiet evening. You can stroll around the lake, sit and feed the waterfowl. Also take time to explore the creeks nearby. In the spring, it's a wonderful place to see all the new baby waterfowl. Also a great location for family pictures to be taken.

1 Thank StringsMama
Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I take my mother here just about every Sunday. It's a wonderful place to walk, sit, relax and just gaze. It's a part of the Appalachian trail as well.

1 Thank William S
York, PA
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173 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

The water to this lake is crystal clear. You can fish, boat, or simply walk around the lake which is what we did. We enjoyed walking around and seeing the ducks and geese. Front street which is right by the lake is so nice to stroll down too. Want to know the history of this place? Stop at the Victorian... More 

2 Thank dextersadventures
Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting in the small village of Boiling Springs. Usually uncrowded for an easy stroll, feeding the ducks, or just to sit and enjoy the view. Nice place for little ones.

1 Thank DDtravels01
Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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215 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

Quaint lake in the middle of an historic district plus part of the Appalachian Trail--the easy part; lots of birds, lots of clean benches, beautiful in the fall. 10 natural springs make upo the crystal clear lake.

1 Thank Melody M

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