PPL built Lake Wallenpaupack in 1926 as a hydroelectric project. Wallenpaupack serves as an important electric-generating facility in times of high electricity demand.
Lake Wallenpaupack is located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains, is an important year-round tourism and outdoor recreation destination. It’s a comfortable drive from many cities in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.
The lake, 13 miles long and about 60 feet at its maximum depth, offers year-round recreation opportunities. Camping, fishing, boating and water-skiing are just some of the attractions.
PPL owns most of Lake Wallenpaupack’s shoreline. Land is managed in harmony with the environment. PPL also provides environmental education and awareness opportunities at the lake. An environmental learning center, completed in early 2003, gives teachers and students new tools to discover the lake’s natural resources.
>> Click here to read the Public Lake Use and Shoreline Use Permitting Policy.
>> Visit the PPL Lake Wallenpaupack hydroelectric plant website.
Click on numbered line item below for expanded information about hiking trails, natural areas and camping areas at Lake Wallenpaupack.
>> Click here for a brochure
|Hiking Trails and Natural Areas
|Ledgedale Natural Area||Ledgedale Camping Area|
|Beech House Creek Widlife Refuge||Five Mile Point Group Camping Area|
|Shuman Point Natural Area||Ironwood Point Camping Area|
|Wallenpaupack Creek Trail||Caffrey Camping Area|
|Wilsonville Camping Area|
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