Bridgeport Dam

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Contact Information: 

Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation
Phone:  724.830.3950 or 1.800.442.6926
Donohoe Road
R.D. #12, Box 203
Greensburg, PA 15601

Directions

Follow Route 31 east of Mount Pleasant. Turn right onto Bridgeport Street just past Mount Pleasant Medic. At the four way stop, turn left onto Water Street. The park entrance is ahead on the right.

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Bridgeport Dam is a flood control dam located on Jacobs Creek. The area offers fishing, hunting, and nature study opportunities. The 70 acre lake, a continuation of the wetlands along Brush Run & Jacobs Creek, includes a boat launch. The fishery is managed by the Pennsylvania Fish Commission. Carp, along with small white crappies and black crappies are generally abundant in Bridgeport Dam.

At times of migration, birding enthusiasts can watch for waterfowl, shorebirds, and gulls. The summer breeding season may bring herons, kingfisher, warblers, flycatchers, and more.

Facilities

No rest room facilities are available.

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Bridgeport Dam – Westmoreland County Parks & Rec

Westmoreland County offers ideal outdoor park settings in the heart of the Laurel Highlands

 

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