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Nockamixon State Park

1542 Mountainview Dr, Quakertown, PA 18951
+1 215-529-7300
Review Highlights
This is a large State park.

There is a lot to do, throw Frisbee, walk, hike, scavenger hunt, find wildlife, picnic, boating... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Phila, United States
Great Lake.

Kayaking is not necessarily called for on a 53 degree day with 18 mph wind. But. It was still great... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
via mobile
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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
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

There is a lot to do, throw Frisbee, walk, hike, scavenger hunt, find wildlife, picnic, boating, etc. Meet your friends and have a good time. The o Wow Cow ice cream place is not far away, also Top rock trail is close by. Enjoy!

Thank maryannj221
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Kayaking is not necessarily called for on a 53 degree day with 18 mph wind. But. It was still great to be here. Great setting and well organized. One of my go to kayaking state parks.

1  Thank dougriley
Reviewed 7 September 2017

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 6 September 2017

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

1  Thank lindamg2017
Reviewed 29 August 2017

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

1  Thank rmm3989
Reviewed 25 August 2017 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 31 July 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

1  Thank Michael Q
Reviewed 31 July 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
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Kyle M
1 September 2017|
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Response from ProfessorMoon | 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
28 June 2017|
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Response from ProfessorMoon | Reviewed this property |
I remember seeing a snack stand by the pool as several others have mentioned.