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.
Lehigh River, 5 minutes away (suitable only for canoes,
-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,