Beltzville State Park Closed for Swim...

Beltzville State Park Closed for Swimming

There are 5 comments on the PAHomepage.com story from May 31, 2012, titled Beltzville State Park Closed for Swimming. In it, PAHomepage.com reports that:

Lehigh County-The beach at Beltzville State Park near Lehighton was closed to swimming on Wednesday by the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources because of high bacterial counts in water samples from the previous day.

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no surprise

Stroudsburg, PA

#1 May 31, 2012
No surprise there with all the minorities coming in from the cities where apparently defecating in public waters is the norm. Happens every memorial day, labor day and 4th of July.
Hubba

Lehighton, PA

#2 Jun 1, 2012
Hey "no surprise" I like you!

They really need to close Beltzville and every other recreational area in Carbon County to all minorities!

Oh wait a second, I think as caucasians we are now the minority or at least it seems that way!

In any case I think its time to shut down all roads leading here before its too late!

“A Dog's Life is Good”

Since: Feb 11

Mon Valley, Pa.

#3 Jun 1, 2012
If I'm correct in assuming that it is a pond or lake type swimming area, not a man made pool, this type of thing occurs when an animal, like a deer dies in the water. I've seen it and it takes a lot of chemicals to clear it up.
Vinny

New Bethlehem, PA

#4 Jun 1, 2012
If they find out where Mauch Chunk lake is were screwed.
Mr T

Pottsville, PA

#5 Jun 2, 2012
Vinny wrote:
If they find out where Mauch Chunk lake is were screwed.
I thought you had to pay at MCL and they didn't accept the access card there, so if anybody is going to be screwed its the freeloaders, that get to ruin the lake for free at Beltville. When did they move Beltsville to Liegh County or are we looking at some more great reporting from the Morning Call?

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