Cross Country Skiing for Beginners

Blue Marsh Lake 1268 Palisades Dr, Leesport, PA

If you're looking for a way to stay fit in the winter months, join us to learn all about Cross-Country Skiing.  Not only is kicking and gliding on two skis an incredible aerobic challenge that works your running muscles, but it also builds your arm, back and core strength.  Learn about the equipment involved, with ... Read more

Winter Nature Photography

Blue Marsh Lake 1268 Palisades Dr, Leesport, PA

The Berks County Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a winter nature photography program. Bring your DSLR or film camera and learn tips on how to shoot great winter-time photos outdoors.  The program will start with a brief slide presentation; then professional photographer & instructor, Valerie Hoffman will lead us on an exploratory walk ... Read more

Ranger Guided Hike

Blue Marsh Lake 1268 Palisades Dr, Leesport, PA

Come join the Rangers on a scenic and fact filled guided hike! Trek across the dam, through the Spillway and back up along the Tulpehocken Creek to the Stilling Basin while learning some history about the lake and why certain structures exist. The hike distance will be easy to moderate and approximately 3.5 miles.

Blue Marsh Lake’s Get Outdoors Day

Blue Marsh Lake 1268 Palisades Dr, Leesport, PA

Come join us to celebrate the annual National Get Outdoors Day! We will have a variety of displays and activities to help you learn about the different ways you can recreate outdoors. Participate in a variety of activities, demos, and presentations. For questions call 610-374-2944 or visit www.nap.usace.army.mil/bluemarsh.

National Public Lands Day at Blue Marsh Lake

Blue Marsh Lake 1268 Palisades Dr, Leesport, PA

Come join us to celebrate and connect to the federal public lands that Blue Marsh Lake provides! Friends, families, and organizations are invited to join the project staff for the day opting outside and giving back to our community resources by completing various volunteer projects around the lake. Projects include trash pickup, trail maintenance, nesting ... Read more

GeoCache Guided Hike

Blue Marsh Lake 1268 Palisades Dr, Leesport, PA

Come learn about Geocaching while hiking! Your search will take you out across the dam along the trail to the Spillway and Tulpehocken Creek while discovering geocaches along the way. The hike distance will be easy to moderate and approximately 3.5 miles.

Control Tower Tour

Blue Marsh Lake 1268 Palisades Dr, Leesport, PA

Participants get a “behind-the-scenes” look at how the dam functions. Not only will you be out on the dam, but you will also be going inside the control tower. Be prepared to go down and up numerous steps. For those of you who cannot handle the steps you can go as far as the control ... Read more

Fall Shoreline Clean Up

Blue Marsh Lake 1268 Palisades Dr, Leesport, PA

Help us keep our waterways clean! Join us and our partners to clean up along the lake shoreline while winter pool levels make those hard-to-reach areas easy to access. Supplies, such as bags and gloves, will be provided.

Earth Day at Blue Marsh Lake

Blue Marsh Lake 1268 Palisades Dr, Leesport, PA

Join us to celebrate Earth Day at Blue Marsh Lake (formerly known as Take Pride In Blue Marsh)! Friends, family and organizations are invited to join the Blue Marsh Lake Staff for a day in the great outdoors. Projects for the day include litter pickup, park beautification, and seedling planting. For additional information or to ... Read more

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Guided Hike

Blue Marsh Lake 1268 Palisades Dr, Leesport, PA

Guided Hike - Tulpehocken Creek Loop: Sunday, April 24 Meet at the Visitor Center, 1268 Palisades Drive, Leesport PA Come join us on a scenic and fact filled guided hike! Trek across the dam, through the Spillway and back up along the Tulpehocken Creek to the Stilling Basin while learning some history about the lake ... Read more

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Guided Hike

Blue Marsh Lake 1268 Palisades Dr, Leesport, PA

Guided Hike - Tulpehocken Creek Loop: Sunday, April 24 Meet at the Visitor Center, 1268 Palisades Drive, Leesport PA Come join us on a scenic and fact filled guided hike! Trek across the dam, through the Spillway and back up along the Tulpehocken Creek to the Stilling Basin while learning some history about the lake ... Read more

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Guided Hike – Dog Friendly

Blue Marsh Lake 1268 Palisades Dr, Leesport, PA

June 25: Join us on a guided hike through Skinner’s Loop to experience scenic landscape views with great wildlife and bird watching opportunities. The hike distance will be easy to moderate and approximately 2.5 miles. Meet at the Lake Road Access Area, 198 Lake Road, Robesonia, PA. July 30: Come join us on a scenic and ... Read more

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Guided Hike – Dog Friendly

Blue Marsh Lake 1268 Palisades Dr, Leesport, PA

June 25: Join us on a guided hike through Skinner’s Loop to experience scenic landscape views with great wildlife and bird watching opportunities. The hike distance will be easy to moderate and approximately 2.5 miles. Meet at the Lake Road Access Area, 198 Lake Road, Robesonia, PA. July 30: Come join us on a scenic and ... Read more