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Popular stream for anglers at Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center reopens

Swarr Run, a popular trout fishing location on the campus of Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center, will reopen this season after closure for the hospital’s construction.

Swarr Run is stocked trout water managed by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC). In preparation for trout season the PFBC stocked the waterway on March 16. It will be opened to licensed anglers on Mentored Youth Trout Day, March 25, and for the season beginning on Saturday, April 1. There will be signage on the campus of Lancaster Medical Center to provide direction to anglers on parking, access to Swarr Run and basic regulations.

We are excited to share this spot with our community,” said Claire Mooney, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Lancaster Medical Center. “We know recreational activities are part of overall wellness, and we are just as committed to being a community partner as we are to providing high-quality health care.”

Anglers age 16 and older accessing Swarr Run through the Lancaster Medical Center campus should be prepared to show identification and proof of fishing license.

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