March 6, 2024

Stop 1 - Middle Creek Lake / Waterfowl Habitat

Stop 1 - Middle Creek Lake / Waterfowl Habitat

Since 2024

In Pennsylvania, US


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You are looking at the southwest corner of the Middle Creek Lake. Seasonal water drawdowns provide mudflats for shorebirds and vegitation growth that will eventually produce seeds for waterfowl. Peak waterfowl numbers occur in the fall and spring during their migrations, but you can also see nesting waterfowl from this location. The tub like structure in front of you is for nesting Canada geese. During drawdowns, you may see residual stumps from trees that were here before the lake was created in the late 1960's.

About Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area

Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area is owned and operated by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Pennsylvania's State Wildlife Agency in charge of all wild birds and wild mammals. Our mission is to create a meaningful wildlife conservation experience for every user, showcase science-based conservation management, and inspire current and future generations to conserve wildlife as a public trust.


Coordinates: 40.27207, -76.24746

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