Lake Pleasant

Pennsylvania

Lake Pleasant, Pennsylvania

Lake Pleasant real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market for lake homes and land in Pennsylvania.

The closest major airport, Pittsburgh International Airport, is only 146 miles away.

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    • Ownership
      Public
    • Acreage
      61
    Campgrounds
    (814) 694-3050
    36156 Elmwood Ave
    Union City , PA 16438
    (814) 796-6777
    11103 US-19,
    Waterford , PA 16441
    (814) 403-3243
    6601 Sterrettania Rd
    Fairview , PA 16415
    • Counties: Erie County
    Hospitals
    (814) 864-4031
    5515 Peach St
    Erie, PA 16509
    Airports
    Pittsburgh International Airport
    1000 Airport Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15231
    146 miles away
    Strawberry Acres Airport
    Wattsburg, PA 16442
    7 miles away
    About Lake Pleasant
    Located in Erie County, Pennsylvania

    Pleasant Lake is a 61-acre lake located in Erie County, Pennsylvania, 8 miles outside Wattsburg, Pennsylvania. The city of Pittsburg is situated 135 miles south and Cleveland, Ohio, is 110 miles west.

    The closest major airport is Erie International, 24 miles northwest in Erie, Pennsylvania. Urgent care can be provided at Millcreek Community Hospital, 13 miles north in Erie.

    Fantastic restaurants are within 10 miles of Lake Pleasant, like Countryside Grille, JJ’s Retro Eatery, Waterford Pizza, and More and Sugar n Spice.

    What's There to Do On the Water?

    Lake Pleasant does not allow motorized boating on its waters, so residents will enjoy a calm and relaxing environment to kayak or canoe on. Wildlife watching is another popular activity here as there are beavers, bald eagles, American bitterns, green herons, and more!

    Pleasant has a unique water structure known as a "two-story" lake. This lake can support warmer freshwater species on a top layer close to the surface and cold water species below, like trout. Anglers will find 14 species of fish here, with the most common being large bluegill, crappie, bullhead, pumpkinseed, and different types of stocked trout.

    Local Entertainment

    Lots of family-friendly fun can be found in the nearby city of Erie!

    Splash Lagoon is an 80,000 square foot indoor water park that has something for every little one! A lazy river, a four-story treehouse, seven water slides, a 200-person wave pool, and even an arcade/laser tag area.

    The Erie Art Museum will have something the whole family will enjoy! This 8,000-object museum contains roughly 15 galleries that feature cultural highlights like American ceramics, Tibetan paintings, Indian bronze-work, and comic book art.

    Visit the Erie Maritime Museum to learn more about the central role Lake Erie played in the early economy of the area. Explore old shipbuilding techniques, see a recreation of a 19th-century warship, and learn more about the lake itself.

    Explore Lake Eerie

    Another nearby spot for those that love the outdoors is Lake Erie. Only 21 miles north of LeBoeuf Lake, this Great Lake is one of the most active in terms of usage. There are many public boat launches in Eerie to help visitors get on the water.

    Presque Isle State Park is a popular tourist destination for those looking to spend the day on the beach or learn more about Lake Eerie's lighthouses.

    Eerie is one of the most sought-after places in the United States for yellow perch and walleye fishing! You can find these in the warmer waters as well as bullhead, catfish, sheepshead, carp, along with lake sturgeon, round goby, and rudd. In colder parts of the water, expect to find different kinds of trout and salmon.

    After a long day of lake fun, visitors will find lots of delicious eateries in the city of Erie. Highlights of restaurants found here are McGarrey's Oakwood Cafe, Shoreline Bar & Grill, Smuggler's Wharf, and Give a Crepe La CrepErie.

    A Perfect Lake for Anyone Seeking Pennsylvania's Finest

    If you’re looking to immerse yourself in everything Pennsylvania's outdoors has to offer, take a look at Lake Pleasant. It may just be the location of your next lake home!