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Nockamixon State Park

1542 Mountainview Dr, Quakertown, PA 18951
+1 215-529-7300
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Various Options

This park has many options or activities to do, from hiking, biking, boating , swimming or just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Day on the Trails

This is a beautiful park with lots of trails. I also enjoy going to the marina and looking at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Quakertown, United States
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The 5,286-acre Nockamixon State Park is in the rolling hills of scenic Bucks County, close enough to Philadelphia or a day trip, but far enough away for a vacation. Tohickon Creek, Three Mile Run, and Haycock Run feed the 1,450-acre Lake Nockamixon, which is a rest stop for migrating waterfowl and a destination for boaters and anglers. Visitors can stay the night in a cabin or enjoy the many activities of the park for the day. Popular activities are picnicking, swimming in the pool, hiking, biking, disc golf, hunting, fishing, and boating. Seasons and Hours: The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk. The park office is open specific hours. Fishing and boating is permitted 24 hours a day in designated areas. Some park areas are closed to vehicles in the winter. Contact the park office for facility seasons and hours.
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Travellers talk about
“hiking trails” (12 reviews)
“swimming pool” (13 reviews)
“large lake” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1542 Mountainview Dr, Quakertown, PA 18951
+1 215-529-7300
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park has many options or activities to do, from hiking, biking, boating , swimming or just have a picnic for 2 or a group to family gatherings. We sometimes go and look out on the lake and watch the boats and kayakers launching into...More

Thank DK-RICE718
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful park with lots of trails. I also enjoy going to the marina and looking at the boats. It is just a very peaceful place to spend time. I tell many friends and coworkers about this park and advise them to check...More

Thank lindamg2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family, along with two other families, spent a day here while we were all camping nearby. We rented a 2-person kayak and a paddle board, brought fishing rods, packed lunch, and had a fantastic day. It's a gorgeous place with lots of scenic photo...More

Thank rmm3989
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park and scenery. We wanted to go kayaking however the lake was too large in my opinion. We did however enjoy just walking around and enjoying the views.

Thank John F
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went with a guide on a horse back riding trail with horses from Haycock stables. The trails were average with a lot of mud and not too much to see...

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

No real frills nor was there a significant elevation gain on any of the trails but the Highbridge Trail was by far the best. The spillway is definitely worth walking down to see is the neatest looking little spill way that you will ever encounter....More

Thank Michael Q
Reviewed 1 August 2017

OK, it's a park so it has a lake and woods. The problem is it draws too many people, which I guess is good from the state's point of view, but for me its just plain crowded.

1  Thank C David B
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Love this park. So peaceful and clean. It's great for picnics ,swimming and photography. The sailboats mourned at the marina are very beautiful as well.

Thank Nicole V
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I recently stopped at Nockamixon lake on my way home from ringing rocks park and I am so glad we did . we spent at least three hours here , we rented kayaks and went out on the lake we saw blue herons and ducks...More

Thank hiker994
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Nice and quiet for boating. Been there several time. Will differently go back to the lake this year. Also we will take a picnic lunch with us.

Thank FrankAH79
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Kyle M
2 September 2017|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
I never stayed in cabins, as my visits were as a day guest.
17 August 2017|
Response from Nockamixon S | Property representative |
Hi there! The diving pool was removed and converted into a maintenance building when the pool was renovated several years ago. The deepest part of the pool now is 4'9" and diving is prohibited. The other end of the pool is... More
Robert J S
29 June 2017|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
I remember seeing a snack stand by the pool as several others have mentioned.