Your question: Can you kayak at French Creek State Park?

Can you bring your own kayak to French Creek State Park?

You can bring your kayak, however you need to have a state park or PA launch permit for it, park office sells them if you don’t have one.

Can you swim at French Creek State Park?

Swimming is offered at the swimming pool by Hopewell Lake, from 11:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M., from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, unless otherwise posted. The pool is near the shore of the lake and provides a beautiful setting for swimmers and sunbathers.

Are there bears in French Creek State Park?

Be on the lookout for: We don’t have bears, but we do have raccoons that are intelligent.

Can you bring your own kayak to Tyler State Park?

There is a small dam and walkway bridge just below the boat launch, which was popular for fishing and swimming (despite the no swimming sign). This isn’t a full drive down boat launch – if you are bringing your own canoe or kayak you are going to have to carry it down a grassy strip of land.

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Is Marsh Creek safe to swim in?

Water conditions at Marsh Creek Lake make the water susceptible to harmful algal blooms throughout the year. Swimming in the lake is not authorized and not recommended. You should wash with soap and water…

How deep is French Creek Lake?

French Creek Wla Pool No. 2 is a 171 acre lake located in Columbia County. It has a maximum depth of 5 feet.

How much does it cost to swim at French Creek State Park?

You can’t swim in the lake so there is a large pool in the park. It costs $8 per person to enter. You get $1 off if your camping. This is a beautiful State Park and well worth the trip no matter how you enjoy it.

Does French Creek have a beach?

French Creek is between Parksville and Qualicum beaches on Highway 19A, and is a busy harbour offering moorage and yachting dockage. French Creek’s annual autumn salmon run at the mouth of the creek as it enters the Georgia Straight attracts many anglers.

Is French Creek closed?

Seasons and Hours. The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk.

How much is a kayak?


Type of Kayak Average Price
Inflatable Kayak $70
Beginner Kayak $250
Fishing Kayak $300
White Water Kayak $1,095