Looking for a place to get on the water? Mary's Guesthouse can be a home base for exploring several local bodies of water and waterways. Within a short drive, you can get your craft onto a few lakes or, of course, the Lehigh river. If you can't bring your own, there are places that can provide equipment for you, and if you do decide to bring a trailer, please let us know so we can arrange parking.

Navigable Waterways/Lakes
Lehigh River, 5 minutes away (suitable only for canoes, kayaks, rafts)
-50 miles of navigable river from White Haven to Bethlehem
-5 companies offer rafting trips, 2 offer kayaks
-Some whitewater areas with up to class III rapids
-Canoe and Kayak rentals are available.

Beltzville Lake. 20 minutes away (gas engines, electric, row, skiing, fishing)

Mauch Chunk Lake, 5 minutes away (big bass, plus a few other species), ice fishing Rental boats, canoes, and fishing equipment available from the park camp store

Francis Walter Reservoir, 35 minutes away (electric, row, fishing)