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General Information

Description - The Maxwell Locks and Dam along the Monongahela River provides a 24-mile pool which is ideal for recreational boating, warm water game fishing, picnicking, nature photography and viewing wildlife. This dam receives more recreational use than any other on the Monongahela.

Attractions - This dam provides a 24-mile pool, ideal for recreational boating and receives more recreational use than any other on the Monongahela, including recreational boating, warm water game fishing, picnicking, nature photography and viewing wildlife.

Recreation - The Maxwell Locks and Dam area offers enjoyment for outdoor enthusiasts including beautiful lake view picnicking, boating, fishing for warm water game species, wildlife viewing and photography opportunities. Pets are welcome.

Climate - Pennsylvania generally has a moist climate with cold winters and warm summers. The Maxwell Dam area has cold winter months with temperatures averaging above 28 degrees Fahrenheit (above -2 degrees Celsius). The area's average summer temperatures range around 72 to 74 degrees Fahrenheit (22 to 23 Celsius). However, temperatures will reach into the 80's and 90's.

Location - Maxwell Locks and Dam is located 8 miles south of Brownsville, Pennsylvania.


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Contact Information:
Maxwell Locks And Dam, Monongahela River, RD 1, Box 181-A , East Millsboro, PA, 15433-1261, Phone: 724-785-5027

Additional Information:
Laurel Highlands / Southern Alleghenies Area - This area's mountains, valleys, rivers, meadows and woodlands make it irresistible for relaxation and recreation. It also has Mt. Davis, the highest point in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Lakes and Reservoirs - Pennsylvania boasts as having more flowing water than any other state in the "lower 48." Whether you're looking for limestone streams, famous for trout fishing or whitewater rapids for an afternoon thrill ride, this state can fulfill that desire. The keystone state offers over 2,500 lakes and 300 streams. Ricketts Glen State Park is famous for its 30 waterfalls, the highest being a 94 foot tumble. In addition, Pennsylvania is home to the Allegheny National Forest known for its lush hardwoods, rich wildlife and a 12,000 acre lake considered ideal for catching trophy walleye, pike and muskellunge.

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