My neighbors were able to rent a house boat out there for a week earlier this summer. Blue Marsh Ski Resort (formerly named Mt. Hop on a jet ski, and feel the wind in your hair as you whiz around the lake. You MUST confirm all information, especially snow and weather conditions, locally before you ski or board. 1.2K likes. Blue Marsh Outdoors & Kayak Rentals. June, July, August : Weekdays: 9am to 7pm Weekends: 8am to 7pm. Wake Boards, Wake Surfers, Slalom Ski, Tubes $65 / day. Skiing, snowboarding and all winter sports involve risk of serious injury or death. Marsh Creek Boat Rental – Hours and Rates. The ski complex opened in 1968 as the North Heidelberg Ski Slope by a man named John H. Guenther Jr.. A boat may not tow more than one waterskier. Blue Marsh Lake is a 6,100 acre-project having a 1,150-acre lake. Blue Marsh Lake: Boats equipped with inboard engines with over-the-transom or straight stack type exhausts, wet or dry, are prohibited. Blue Marsh had a vertical of 315 feet and about a dozen trails, the longest being 2,600 feet long. The Boat Rental operates on a first come, first serve basis and does not accept reservations. - I've been to Raystown only once (not on my boat) and it was pretty nice. Boats are limited to a slow, no wake speed in the two arms of the lake formed by Spring Creek and Tulpehocken Creek. Blue Marsh Lake has become an outdoor recreation hot spot, offering 36 miles of trails with 1,147 acres of water for boating and fishing, and 5000 acres of land containing hiking trails, picnic areas, and a beach and boat launches. Built by the US Army Corps of Engineers for flood control, Blue Marsh Lake is located northwest of Reading, Pennsylvania. Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals $125 / day. We were there in June and it took an hour to get a spot at the dock to load up at the end of the day. Rent a Boat at Long Level Marina today! We have a brand new fleet of Avalon Pontoon Boats available to make your day on the Susquehanna River unforgettable! Blue Marsh marketed itself as being a great place to learn how to ski or snowboard, with reasonable lift ticket prices. Water Sports Equipment Rental *Water toys must be accompanied by a watercraft rental. In the mid-80s, the equipment rental office, retail store, chairlifts and snow-making system were built. In 2003, Blue Marsh offered an all-day (9 a.m. to 10 p.m.) weekday lift ticket for $25. Blue Marsh offered skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing with seven lifts and tows, including a triple, a double, a T-Bar, and four handle tows. Note :- The information on J2Ski concerning Blue Marsh, where not clearly factual, is opinion only and is neither definitive or exhaustive. Spanning across 13 miles and 5,700 acres, Lake Wallenpaupack provides the ultimate location for both water skiing and jet skiing in the Pocono Mountains. Wakeboard helmets, and Water Ski Ropes $10 / day. (717) 252-1589 1809 Long Level Road Wrightsville , PA 17368 Heidelberg) was a small ski resort and winter sports complex that was located just outside Bernville, 10 miles (16 km) north of Reading, Pennsylvania.The area shut down operations in 2005. Blue Marsh Outdoors & Rentals is a convenient one stop shop for all your boating and recreational needs. Water Skis, Wake Skate, Knee Board: $65 / day. Water trampoline 15 feet round $695 / day Closed for the season. May, September (Weather Permitting) Weekdays: 10am to 5pm Weekends: 9am to 6pm. In 1986 Joseph M. Aichholz Jr. and four partners leased the ski area, and in 1987 they renamed it Blue Marsh Ski Area. Warning :- Snow Sports are Dangerous! - Blue Marsh is nice, ridiculously busy with jet skis during the weekends. 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