Lake Arthur at Moraine State Park

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Lake Arthur is a man-made reservoir located in Moraine State Park, Pennsylvania. It was created in 1970 to control flooding, provide recreation, and support fish and wildlife habitats in the area. The lake has a surface area of 3,225 acres and is 45 feet deep at its deepest point. The lake is fed by several small streams and snowmelt from the surrounding hills. The water quality is closely monitored to ensure safe recreational use. The lake supports a variety of recreational activities, including boating, fishing, swimming, and camping. The surrounding area is also used for agriculture, with corn, soybeans, and wheat being the primary crops. The lake is an important source of water for irrigation and livestock. Overall, Lake Arthur is a valuable resource for the state of Pennsylvania, providing recreational opportunities and supporting local agriculture.

June 16, 2024







Elevation Of Reservoir Water Surface Above Datum, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 1,187.11 ft
Maximum 1,191.95 ft
Average 1,190 ft
Dam_Height 55
Drainage_Area 53
Year_Completed 1968
Nid_Storage 98000
River_Or_Stream MUDDY CREEK
Foundations Unlisted/Unknown
Surface_Area 3200
Hazard_Potential High
Dam_Length 1933
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Nid_Height 55

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