Boating, Paddling & Water Sports
Five Water Adventures In and Around Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is the city of rivers, so it is only fitting that it be a premier location for water sports. When it comes to getting wet and wild, try one of these five, fun water adventures.
Boating at Presque Isle State Park
Four boat launching areas are available in Presque Isle State Park, for both non-powered and registered powered boats. There is also a boat rental on the southeast shore. Boat beautiful Lake Erie from Presque Isle State Park!
Rafting the Gauley - West Virginia Whitewater on the Gauley River
World-class Gauley River is one of the most exhilarating and scenic whitewater rivers in the United States. Learn about the exciting Class and check Gauley release dates.
Boating Safety Classes
Classes offered in boating safety by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, organized by county.
Pennsylvania Boating Handbook
This handbook provides boaters with information they need to know when operating watercraft on Pennsylvania waterways. It reviews the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission's boating regulations and includes information and tips to follow while boating.
Pennsylvania Boating Regulations
Everything you need to know about boating regulations in Pittsburgh and PA from the Pennsylvania Code Online Informational Database.
Pennsylvania Water Rescue Instructors Association
Information on the Pennsylvania Water Rescue Training Program.
Registering a Boat in Pennsylvania
Read a brief rundown of the requirements and fees to register a boat in Pennsylvania, from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.