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