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High Point Lake - Salisbury, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member outdoorboy34
N 39° 46.566 W 079° 12.772
17S E 653050 N 4404434
Quick Description: High Point Lake is located near Mount Davis (Pennsylvania's Highest Point) in Elk Lick Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania [Coordinates are taken at the South Access Area]
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 12/3/2008 2:18:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM59YF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
Views: 12

Long Description:
High Point Lake is owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and maintained by the Pennsylvania Fish Commission for boating and fishing purposes. There are two parking and boat launching and mooring areas, each has a picnic table, a pit latrine and a portable ADA latrine during the summer months. Persons who wish to launch a boat at High Point must have their boats registered through the fish commission or obtain a Use (Launch) permit wherever licenses are sold.

taken from www.fish.state.pa.us
406 - High Point Lake (PFBC)
North Access

Take Route 2004 off PA Route 219 at north end of Meyersdale 10 miles southwest toward Summit Mills; or take L.R. 55008 out of Listonburg (near Confluence) northeast for seven miles.
Hours of operation: 24/7
Electric motors only
Shore fishing
Parking - large lot (10 vehicles or more)
Surfaced ramp
Primary boating - shallow-draft lightweight fishing boats, canoes and inflatables

407 - High Point Lake (PFBC)
South Access

Take Route 2004 off PA Route 219 at north end of Meyersdale 10 miles southwest toward Summit Mills; or take L.R. 55008 out of Listonburg (near Confluence) northeast for seven miles.
Hours of operation: 24/7
Electric motors only
Shore fishing
Parking - large lot (10 vehicles or more)
Surfaced ramp
Primary boating - shallow-draft lightweight fishing boats, canoes and inflatables

Estimated size of the public land (in regional measurement standard: hectares, acres, kms, etc.): 338 Acres

Is there a trail system?: No

What points of interest are there?:
High Point Lake


What activities are available?:
Boating Fishing


List of known hazards (cliffs, snakes, poison plants, etc.):
general lakeside hazzards


Dogs Allowed?: Yes

Is a permit/fee required?: Yes

If a permit/fee is required please describe in detail how to get one, how much, etc.:
For launching boats: - where licenses are sold - most State Park Offices - Forest Distrct Offices - online at www.fish.state.pa.us - Fish Commission Office @ Lake Somerset


Please supply the website of the land if available: [Web Link]

If there is a trail system, please describe length, terrain, etc.: Not listed

Hours of accessibility?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Visitors are encouraged to supply a picture of either themselves or their GPS at the trailhead and/or signage of the public access lands - describe your experience there and what you saw - tell us why other folks should come visit!

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