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LAMBS CREEK RECREATION AREA, PA

part ofTioga-Hammond Lakes, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Closed through Thu Apr 30 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Lambs Creek Recreation Area is located at the southern end of Tioga Lake, just north of the borough of Mansfield, PA. The recreation area is easily accessible from US Route 15 and offers a great location for picnicking, hiking and biking.

Natural Features:

Lambs Creek is situated in the Endless Mountains region of Pennsylvania, along the Allegheny Plateau in the Appalachian Mountains. The surrounding land paints a scenic picture of rolling terrain and open fields.

Recreation:

A 3.2-mile paved rail trail travels south from the recreation area into Mansfield. It is open for hiking, biking and roller blading.

A boat ramp within the facility provides access to the 498-acre Tioga Lake, which is popular for water skiing, fishing and paddling.

Facilities:

Lambs Creek offers one group shelter. It is fully accessible and comfortably accommodates up to 100 people in a lovely wooded setting.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Biking
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Lake Access
  • Pit Toilets
  • Shade
  • Trash Collection
Within 10 Miles
  • ATM
  • Fuel Available
  • Grocery Store
Know Before You Go
  • Potable water and electricity is not available at this shelter
  • A reservation provides exclusive use of the shelter for the entire day
  • Please be sure to bring your confirmation letter with you on the day of your reservation
  • Do not attach signs, balloons, streamers, etc to any signs in the recreation area


  • DAY USE SHELTER USERS:

    Day use hours, which include picnic shelters, are 8:00 a.m. to sunset.

    Please refer to list of amenities at shelter sites listed in “Site Details.” Restrooms and dumpsters provided at each shelter. Lambs Creek Recreation Area has a carry in carry out trash receptacle policy.

    Please do not attach signs, balloons, streamer, etc., to any signs in the recreation area.

    It is the responsibility of the site holder to return any picnic tables removed from the shelter before departing the facility.

    Set up of tents, chairs, or other items may require a special use permit. Contact the project office at 570-835-5281 for additional information.

    Do not drive vehicles to shelters, please contact project office if you have an access problem.

    Please bring your confirmation letter the day of your reservation.

    Please obey all speed limits. Drive carefully and watch for children.

    Pets are permitted but must be penned, caged, on a leash under six feet in length or otherwise be physically restrained.

    Bobby the water safety dog says, “Always swim with a buddy, never alone!”

    Updates and Additional information at these links:

    https://www.facebook.com/thclakes
    http://www.nab.usace.army.mil/Missions/DamsRecreation/TiogaHammond.aspx
    http://www.nab.usace.army.mil/Missions/DamsRecreation/CowanesqueLake.aspx
    https://www.facebook.com/friendsofthclakes
    • Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.

    Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    41.82722, -77.08889
    41°49'38"N, 77°5'20"W

    From Route 15 South, take the Business 15/Mansfield Exit. Take the first right off the exit at the Lambs Creek Recreation Area sign. Travel approximately 2 miles and take a right at the Y. Shelter is approximately another 1/2 mile.

    From Route 15 North, take the Route 6 Mansfield Exit. At the bottom of the ramp, turn left on Route 6 and travel into the town of Mansfield to the intersection of Route 6 and Business Route 15. Turn left on Business 15 traveling north. Travel approximately 1 mile and bear left at the Y. At the stop sign, travel through the intersection and follow the access road approximately 2 miles and take a right at the Y. Shelter is approximately another 1/2 mile.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    LAMBS CREEK RECREATION AREA
    Tioga-Hammond Lakes, 710 Ives Run Lane
    Tioga  PA  16946

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (570)835-5281
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