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  • All Bucks County Park Trails and Boat Ramps are open. 
    • Park Offices now open by appointment only.
    • Playgrounds and the Dog Park are now open, visitors encouraged to bring their own hand sanitizer.
    • Campsites at Tohickon, Tinicum and Lake Towhee Parks remain closed.
    • Restrooms remained closed.
    • Visitors should maintain a six-foot distance.
    • Masks are highly recommended.
  • The Moravian Pottery and Tile Works is open by appointment only. Please view their webpage for more information.
  • Applications are now being accepted on-line for the purchase of Boat Launch Permits on the Parks ActiveNet Activity Portal.

Core Creek Park (1200 acres)

Core Creek Park Boat Rental

Core Creek BoatCore Creek Park
901 E. Bridgetown Pike
Langhorne, PA 19047
(215)-757-1225 (In Season)
(215)-757-0571 (Off Season)

Weekdays: 11am – 7pm (Last rental at 5:30pm)
Weekends: 9am – 7pm (Last rental at 5:30pm)
Rentals are available the first Saturday in May thru Labor Day!
**Hours of Operation are subject to change based on staffing and weather. Please call for availability**

The Core Creek Boat Rental offers daily rentals of rowboats, canoes, paddleboats, single/double kayaks, aquacycles and a variety of programs. Programs include Junior Boating Camps, Kayaking Class, and Full Moon Paddling Tours. Launch permits are also available for purchase. 

2019 Rental Prices (prices subject to change in 2020) 
Rental Prices    Half Hour Hour Half Day Day 
Row Boat    $15  $25  $60  $80 
Canoe   $15  $25  $60  $80 
Paddleboat    $15  $25  $60  $80 
Kayak (single)    $10  $20  $45  $80 
Kayak (double)    $15  $25  $60  $100
Aquacycle    $15  $25    
 *Rentals require $20 deposit or credit card and a valid driver’s license*

2020 Boat Launch Permit Fees

Bucks Count Residents
Launch Permit $15 Launch Permit $30
Senior (first permit) FREE Senior $20
Senior (additional) $15 *Launch Permits required for each boat


With our user-friendly open-top single and double kayaks, we’ll teach you to become comfortable on the water. Instruction includes: kayak types, basic paddling strokes, basic rescues, entry and exit, paddling environments, and handling kayaks. Be ready to get wet sitting down and wear secure water shoes.

Session 1: TBD
Session 2: TBD
Fee: $TBD per person per session (equipment included)

For experienced paddlers only. Join our boating staff for a moonlit tour on Lake Luxembourg. Learn about the history of this area along with flora and fauna that make it unique. Be prepared to get wet if using our sit on top kayaks; wear secure water shoes.

Session 1: TBD
Session 2: TBD
Fee: $TBD

Core Creek Canoes and KayaksJUNIOR BOATING CAMPS (Ages 10-16)
Working with paddleboats, canoes and kayaks, participants learn the basics of boating safety and the fundamentals of paddling, and rowing. Each student who completes the course receives a Bucks County Dept. of Parks and Recreation Certificate of Completion. Wear swimsuit, secure water shoes (no flip flops). Bring a towel, beverages, lunch/snacks, and sunscreen.

Session 1: TBD
Session 2:  TBD
Session 3: TBD
Fee: $TBD

To register for programs click the following link: https://apm.activecommunities.com/bucksco

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Parks and Recreation 
901 E. Bridgetown Pike 
Langhorne, PA 19047-1597 
Phone: 215-757-0571 
Fax: 215-752-1421