State parks like Moraine offer exciting opportunities for the simplest and often times highest rewarding of all activities, wildlife watching. Patience and a keen eye (binoculars are a plus!) are all that's required. Look for herons, egrets, and belted kingfishers preying on minnows and fish fry. In the early spring, common loons stop at the lake on their migration north. On any given day you may get the chance to observe osprey "fishing" or one of Moraine's resident bald eagles soaring over the lake. While you're almost certain to see a groundhog or two on your visit, lucky visitors may catch a glimpse of a fox or deer.

Of course, there are plenty of other things to do here:

BIKE TRAILS & RENTALS

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A paved, seven-mile bicycle trail winds along the shore of Lake Arthur, through scenic woodlands and past marinas and beaches. Rentals are available on the North Shore.

BOAT TOURS & CRUISES

Boat Tours & Cruises

Come and take a ride on Nautical Nature, a 37-passenger enclosed pontoon boat and Moraine State Park’s premier attraction.

BOATING & MARINAS

Boats & Marinas
Lake Arthur has ample room for all sorts of water craft; motor boats, sail boats, paddle boats, canoes, kayaks, rowboats and rafts. Bring your own or rent one here.

BUTTERFLY TRAIL

Butterfly Trail

Discover our exciting self-guided trail and learn about the area's native plants and butterflies, some of which are endangered species.

CABINS & CAMPING

Cabins & Camping

Renting a cabin in a Pennsylvania state park is a great way to have a relaxing, enjoyable time in the out-of-doors. Cabin rentals are available year round.

FISHING & HUNTING

Fishing & Hunting
Lake Arthur, a "Big Bass Lake", offers great opportunities for fishing, while about 13,600 acres of Moraine State Park are open to hunting & trapping.

NATURE'S CLASSROOM

Nature's Classroom

Did you know that Lake Arthur was originally a glacial lake formed when ice covered North America thousands of years ago? Discover and experience Nature's Classroom!

PICNICS & PAVILLIONS

Picnics & Pavillions

There's nearly always a picnic table waiting for you at Moraine, and if you have a large group or family reunion, you can even reserve a picnic pavilion or picnic grove.

SWIMMING/BEACHES

Swimming & Beaches

Splashing around in water is a great way to cool off on a hot day, and swimming laps is great exercise. Moraine offers two beaches.

TRAIL 5K

Winterfest 5K

Come and celebrate winter with Moraine's annual Trail 5K. Enjoy a brisk run through the trails of Moraine, and don't forget to register for Habitat For Humanity's Douse for a House!

TRAILS, TRAILS, TRAILS

Trails, Trails, Trails

Moraine's trails lead to beautiful vistas of Lake Arthur, by wetlands bubbling with life, through evergreens and forests, and to uncountable adventures.