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Prince Gallitzin State Park

966 Marina Rd, Patton, PA 16668-6317
+1 814-674-1000
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Gorgeous area!

We absolutely love taking the boat up and fishing! It's nice that they have a HP limit on the boat... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
Machelle30
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Tyrone, Pennsylvania, United States
Awesome place

Great family place with the beaches and fishing that you can do with your friends and family... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2016
jlsween98
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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A 6,249-acre park surrounds beautiful Glendale Lake, in the heart of the Allegheny region.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“camp store” (5 reviews)
“water tower” (4 reviews)
“fire pit” (3 reviews)
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966 Marina Rd, Patton, PA 16668-6317
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

We absolutely love taking the boat up and fishing! It's nice that they have a HP limit on the boat motor sizes and you do not have to deal with what you do at Raystown.

1  Thank Machelle30
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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Great family place with the beaches and fishing that you can do with your friends and family. Highly recommend!!!!!!!!

1  Thank jlsween98
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

My husband and I went to Prince Gallitzin Park to boat and fish. Unfortunately the weather did not cooperate that day. We have a small boat and it was windy. The lake looked more like the ocean, there were waves crashing over the stern of...More

Thank Denise R
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Reviewed 27 January 2016

This state parks camping area is very family and kid friendly. We went in October 2015 during their annual "Trunk or Treat" event. There were tons of kids there, and everyone dressed up in costume for the parade and trick or treat through the camp...More

1  Thank cira22
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

This is a man made lake but it is hard to tell as Mother Nature has flourish here. The bald eagles are coming back and it is great to go to different places in the park to try and spot them. Our favorite is from...More

1  Thank Margaret C
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Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

We go here every year camping. We love it here. It is a beautiful well kept park. Glendale Lake is great for swimming and fishing or boating.

Thank Amber S
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

What it is: a great place for family camping, with plenty of activities for everyone. Boat rentals of all sorts, from kayaks to 22 person pontoon boats. Many people fishing. Bike rentals. Lake beach and playground. Frequent ranger talks and other shows. The camping is...More

1  Thank ObservantGuest
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Reviewed 4 September 2015

Although the listing says Pittsburgh, PA the park is really in Patton, PA near Altoona. The lake is very nice and supports boating and fishing. My wife, son, DIL, and I just spent two days in one of the modern cabins. They were clean and...More

Thank Imageezer
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Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Very clean and beautiful, well taking care of park. Been going there for years with my wife and never had a complaint.

Thank Jeremy M
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

My grandson and I rented a pontoon boat and spent the day at this beautiful state park and lake nestled in the mountains just 26 miles north of Altoona, PA. A well kept secret, the lake contains a variety of fish from Northern Pike to...More

1  Thank Kent S
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Ethan B
21 June 2017|
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Response from Electraglide2005 | Reviewed this property |
If you look in the dumpster at the end of the weekend, you'll see bags of beer cans. I have heard of people getting in trouble but if you put it in something like an insulated coffee mug you should be fine.
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Adalee L
23 September 2016|
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Response from GottaLuvCruising | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it as each of the boats look like they have been around for a while.
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JerryLynn M
19 September 2016|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
I'm not a fisherman, so don't have the experience to answer accurately, sorry!
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