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Preston’s Pearl Cruises

McDanel's Launch Area on North Shore

Learn about Moraine State Park, its history, wildlife, and conservation efforts while cruising Lake Arthur on the Preston’s Pearl pontoon boat! The enclosed pontoon boat holds forty passengers and has an open upper deck for outdoor viewing and watching osprey and eagles soar.  Cruises are offered on weekends from Memorial Day through October. Environmental education programs for schools and groups and boat charters are also offered.  The Preston’s Pearl is operated by the Moraine Preservation Fund (MPF), whose mission is to promote community stewardship of natural resources in Moraine State Park. For more information and tickets, contact MPF through www.morainepreservationfund.org or the Owlet 724-368-9185.   

Saturday, June 3 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm

More dates through October 29, 2023

Moraine State Park, Owlet, McDanel’s Launch, North Shore, Moraine State Park
225 Pleasant Valley Road, Portersville, PA 16051-2031


State Parks


Educational Programs, History

Outdoor Activities

Wildlife Watching/Birding, Boating/Paddling





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Owlet, McDanel's Launch, North Shore Moraine State Park

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