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Kinzua Dam

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Absolutely Beautiful

I went kayaking from the damn down to Warren. Drove back up to see the dam up close afterwards. It... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Frances M
There is more to do than stop at the dam!

Only a short drive from Warren, the Kinzua Dam is along the northern edge of the Allegheny National... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
logonfire
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Encloses the Allegheny Reservoir.
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1205 Kinzua Rd, Allegheny National Forest, Warren, PA 16365-5501
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+1 814-726-0661
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went kayaking from the damn down to Warren. Drove back up to see the dam up close afterwards. It was beautiful and something to see. Although you could not walk across the dam you can get pretty close to it and there are trails...More

Thank Frances M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only a short drive from Warren, the Kinzua Dam is along the northern edge of the Allegheny National Forest. It is certainly worth stopping to take a photo but the glory of this area is the hiking and fishing. We didn't fish but we did...More

Thank logonfire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No matter what time of the year you visit, you'll always find a reason to pull out your camera for some beautiful pictures.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was spectacular, like being in heaven!! The water is crystal clear the views amazing !! Great place to picnic an let life pass you by.

Thank penny25022
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Looking to take in some local stops, this is a great river site and dam, fishing looks good also, wish I brought my fishing gear !!

Thank Bartteb
Reviewed July 24, 2018

The viaduct was impressive but I would not make a special trip just to find it. Unless you take a walk to the bottom of the valley, the whole review might take an hour.

Thank littlemagpie2014
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Great place to fish, many varities of fish, you never know what you will catch, also a beautiful view for photos at sunset!

Thank Rebecca7777705
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I have visited this area for a number of years, but had not stopped at the dam for probably ten years. There are a few places to stop and view the dam down river as well as park and walk partly out on top of...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2018

The dam itself if really impressive, there are tons of huge fish everywhere around the dam and the plaques telling about how the dam was constructed are easy to understand. This lake side swimming area has a nice grassy hill for people to relax, throw...More

Thank hopalongrving
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here, because we were in the area. We were able to walk out on the dam a little way and the views of the forest were beautiful. My children enjoyed seeing how massive this dam was.

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Danielle B
July 8, 2017|
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Response from dbattag580 | Reviewed this property |
There are no natural rocky waterfalls right at the dam. There is a dam overflow that looks somewhat like a waterfall.
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Paula J
May 10, 2017|
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Response from Jaron21025 | Reviewed this property |
What Gerald said. From Warren, PA take hemlock road to the tailwaters of the dam past the fish hatchery. There are two handicapped parking areas down there. Be mindful that this area is closed when the discharge exceed 6,000... More
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