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Kayaking, Fishing and More Ways to Get On The Water in Chester County

June 27, 2023

Ready to get “on the water” this summer in Chester County? Here are some ways to enjoy our area and the local sights from the water.

Paddleboarding and Kayaking

Marsh Creek Lake: Marsh Creek Lake is a popular spot for paddleboarding and kayaking. The lake is located just a short drive from West Chester and offers beautiful views of the surrounding hills and forests. You can rent paddleboards and kayaks from Marsh Creek Watersports and explore the lake at your own pace. The lake also offers several trails for hiking and biking. Learn more about Marsh Creek Lake.

Brandywine Creek: The Brandywine Creek is a scenic waterway that offers a great opportunity for paddleboarding and kayaking. You can rent equipment from Northbrook Canoe Company and take a leisurely trip down the creek, enjoying the beautiful scenery and wildlife.


Struble Lake: Struble Lake is a popular fishing spot located just a few miles outside of West Chester. The lake is stocked with trout, bass, and other species, making it a great location for both novice and experienced anglers. The lake also has several hiking and biking trails for those who want to explore the surrounding area. Learn more about Struble Lake.

Brandywine Creek: The Brandywine Creek is not only great for paddleboarding and kayaking but also for fishing. The creek is stocked with trout and other species and offers a beautiful setting for a day of fishing. You can fish from the banks or wade into the water, depending on your preference.

French Creek State Park: French Creek State Park is a beautiful location for fishing, with several lakes and streams stocked with a variety of fish species. The park also offers several hiking and biking trails, making it a great location for a day trip. Learn more about French Creek State Park.