boating on f.j. sayers lake
Spend a day boating on the lake with the warm sun beaming down, the cool breeze in your hair and the water splashing as you cruise the 8-mile-long, 1730-acre FJ Sayers Lake. Whether you bring your own boat or are interested in renting a boat from Boats & Bikes at the park marina, a day on the water is the perfect addition to your stay at The Nature Inn. Don’t forget to try your skills at water skiing, tubing or wakeboarding during your boating adventure.
Transient wet and dry slips are rented on a daily basis for a nominal fee for guests that are traveling with their own boat. Information on the rental of these spaces is available through the park office at 814.625.2775, option 5.
There are six boat launches within the park and most have picnic tables,
grills and restrooms available for visitors. Click on any launch to view its location!
Hunter Run East Launch, off of East Launch Road, allows 24-hour access.
Hunter Run West Launch, by the Russell P. Letterman Campground, allows 24-hour access.
Winter Launch, located along the lake north of the beach, provides year-round boating, a fishing pier which can accommodate persons with disabilities, and 24-hour access. This launch is accessible at all water levels.
Bald Eagle Boat Launch, in the town of Howard, is lighted and allows 24-hour access to the lake.
Lower Greens Run Boat Launch, off of PA Route 150, allows 24-hour access to the lake and a fishing pier.
Upper Greens Run Boat Launch, off of PA Route 150, allows 24-hour access to the lake.
Boats and Bikes at Bald Eagle offers a wide variety of boat rentals to fit your boating needs. Whether you are looking to race around the lake on a jet ski, test your skills tubing with the family on the pontoon boat, reel in some trophy fish, paddle out to Hunter Cove in a canoe or learn how to stand-up paddle board, they have everything you need for a fun day on the lake.
Boats and Bikes is located just a short drive from The Nature Inn at the Bald Eagle State Park Marina. Their rental fleet includes pontoon boats, jet skis, fishing boats and tiller motor boats, kayaks and tandem kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddle boards, as well as bikes. They are open daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day from 8 AM to 8 PM and weekends in
May, September and October. Feel free to call for weekday off-season rentals, if they have boats in the water and are available, they will do everything they can to get you on the water.
They also sell ethanol-free fuel, bait, ice, soda, snacks and many
other boating, camping and fishing supplies. For complete information visit their website or phone them at 814.625-0060.
boating rules & Regulations
For Bald Eagle State Park boating rules and regulations, follow this link
to the Bald Eagle State Park's boating page.