A little-known gem of northwestern Pennsylvania and western New York, the Kinzua
Reservoir offers an idyllic place to fly a seaplane.  The reservoir was formed with the
construction of the Kinzua Dam on the Allegheny River in the 1950's.  Today, its
waters are recognized as a National Recreation Area while its hills are part of the
Allegheny National Forest.  There are various water-only accessible campsites open
to boaters and seaplanes.  Seaplane visitors should note that the New York portion of
the reservoir is part of the Seneca Nation and is not open to seaplane operations
(although on-water taxing would be permitted under boating rules).
Kinzua Dam that made it all possible.  State fish hatchery is in the lower left.
Back to land at Warren, PA's 'Yankee Bush Airport' for a bit of fuel and a resupply before the
journey home to Ohio
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Back to land at Warren, PA's 'Yankee Bush Airport' for a bit of fuel and a resupply before the
journey home to Ohio
A sunset in the Allegheny hills
... followed by a typical foggy morny.  Good thing we're not on a schedule and those Boy Scouts
are cooking breakfast!
Seaplanes are very social machines.  Camp next to a Boy Scout Troop and plan to be very well
fed.
2005 Trip to the Kinzua Reservoir near Warren Pennsylvania
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