Hemlock Lake East Shore Pavilion
This is a free pavilion available on a first-come first serve basis.
Afternoon Outing at Hemlock Lake
Mountain Laurel Blooming
Winter of 2019 Finally Arrives
Just a few days before this photo was taken on January 17, 2019 the waters of Hemlock Lake were completely ice free.
A Dusting of Snow
Fishing the Shallows
Some of the best fishing at Hemlock Lake is in the shallow areas at the upper end of the lake.,
These kayak and paddelboard rentals at Hemlock Lake are offered by a private individual
Beaver Pond at Hemlock Lake
Fog Over Ice
Picnicking at Hemlock Lake
We provide picnic tables and two pavilions at Hemlock Lake for your use.
Summer Day at Hemlock Lake
The Waters of Hemlock Lake
Hemlock Lake is a 62-acre lake that was built by the PA Fish & Boat Commission. The park has been operated as a county park since 1972.
Bench with a View at Hemlock Lake
Mountain Laurel in Bloom at Hemlock Lake
A photo taken from the spillway of Hemlock Lake. The PA Fish 7 Boat Commission calls the lake Straight Run Lake, but for the county park, the name Hemlock Lake has been retained.
Blue Sky, Blue Lake
A sunny day in early May at Hemlock Lake
Lake View - February 16, 2017
January 5, 2017
Ice has just about completely covered Hemlock Lake. The few open places that remain are areas where springs and small feeder streams enter the lake.
Pink Lady Slippers
A Free Pavilion
Our pavilion at Hemlock Lake is available free of charge on a first-come first-served basis. The pavilion has five picnic tables and holds about 50 people.
Park Your Buggy Here
We have designated horse and buggy parking areas at Hemlock Lake.
This colorful Red Salamander lives at Hemlock Lake County Park. Based on the dark color we would guess this one is several years old. They tend to get darker in color as they age.
Although the calendar said the next to last day in December the scene at Hemlock Lake on this day was not winter like. By now in most years there is usually some ice on the lake by now.