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Pymatuning State Park

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Address: 804 E Jamestown Rd, Jamestown, PA 16134-9565
Phone Number: 724-932-3142
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GREAT ESCAPE FROM OUR BUSY LIVES

This park is the perfect get-a-way for someone in need of rest and relaxation. There are a couple of nice beaches with areas for swimming. The lake offers all types of water... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Jellico, TN
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Jellico, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This park is the perfect get-a-way for someone in need of rest and relaxation. There are a couple of nice beaches with areas for swimming. The lake offers all types of water activities and the campgrounds offer lots of quiet spots to kick back and relax. Be sure and check out the spillway where the ducks walk on the fish.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lived about a mile off Pymatuning lake for 20 years, graduated high school from Jamestown H.S. It's a very nice area, 2 beaches for the summer and lots of trails for hiking and riding in the winter. There are a couple of decent restaurants in Jamestown to eat at but the best, in my opinion, is called The 215, for... More 

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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This a great state park where the ducks walk on the fish. Must see the spillway an you must feed bread to the Carp. You will not see anything like this anywhere! Also, visit the fish and game commission facility where they breed fish for the lake. Another great sight at Pymatuning State Park is the Bald Eagle. There are... More 

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Jamestown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The photo shows only a small part of the attraction called, "Where ducks walk on the fish". Carp, geese, ducks and gulls compete for bread thrown by visitors. When gulls are circling, try throwing bread in the air. They will catch it. There is now a fenced walkway where many people can enjoy this oddity. There is also a concession... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is so much to do at pymatuning and it is quite large. The lake is more of a fishing lake, but it's pretty and there are a few beaches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jamestown campground in Pymatuning State Park is a great experiance. Our family really enjoys swimming at the beach and fishing right as soon as you leave your campsite!

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've never seen anything quite like the fish at the resevoir, there are masses of huge carp that come to the surface to eat the bread that the public feed them. They are so dense in the water that the ducks can actually walk across their backs, I'd hate to fall in, this is the stuff of nightmares, a bit... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My bf and I went to the State Park office to find hiking trails and were given great directions from the info desk gentleman. He provided maps and showed us several trails nearby to take. We made it about .25 miles into the woods before the bugs and flies were just too much. BRING BUG SPRAY. We ended up hiking... More 

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Bessemer, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

We come to Pymatuning State Park to camp at least 2-3 times every summer because we only live about 1 hour away. We stay in the Jamestown campground which has a camp store, a beach, and access to the water via boat docks and a small fishing pier. The lake itself has a 20HP limit, so you can't go skiing... More 

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Homer City, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We stayed at the Linesville side of the campground and it was nice,close to its own beach and the sites were a comfortable distance apart. It was quiet at night and the star show was magnificent. the shower house is really outdated with plastic curtains and no benches or shelves for your belongings. The water had good pressure and was... More 

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