Twin Lakes, Mammoth, and Northmoreland County Parks will open at 6 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2024, for the first day of trout season.

All parking areas and gates will be closed until that time.  No one is permitted to stay in the parks overnight. Night fishing permits are also suspended for Friday, April 5, 2024. Anyone in the County Parks between 9:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2024 and 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 6 will be cited. Catch and release only at Twin Lakes and Northmoreland Parks until April 6. Mammoth Park is closed to fishing until Opening Day, April 6.

Overnight camping at Loyalhanna Gorge Recreation Area will be permitted on Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6.  No camping will be permitted at any other time.  RV campers are not permitted at Loyalhanna Gorge.

Fishermen are also reminded that private boats are not permitted at Twin Lakes Park. There is a concession on the lower lake that offers pedal boats and row boats for rental throughout the fishing season.

Private boats are also not permitted at Mammoth and Northmoreland Parks until May 1st. Beginning on May 1st, non-motorized canoes and kayaks are permitted at Mammoth and Northmoreland Parks. Please check the Parks website for rules and regulations.

For further information and rules and regulations, please visit the Parks website at, or contact Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation at (724) 830-3950.

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