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Parks in the Poconos

Audubon's Lehigh
The Auto Tour highlights John James Audubon's visit to the Upper Lehigh River where he explored the variety of birds and other wildlife. During the 53 mile looped tour you will retrace Audubon's 1829 journey into the forests of the Lehigh Valley plus historic towns and villages, beautiful countryside and scenic views, historical landmarks and unique geological features. Tour takes between 3 and 6 hours to complete.

P.O. Box 134 Weatherly , PA 18255
Phone: 610825BIRD
Web Site: http://www.audubonslehigh.org
E-mail: briano@microserve.net


Beltzville State Park
Located in Carbon County, Beltzville State Park is 949 acres with a shoreline of 19.8 miles. The park is located along the Pohopoco Creek with recreation areas around the lake. The park offers wooded and open picnic areas, which also include modern restrooms, drinking water, tables, parking areas, and day use mooring areas for boats. Fishing in Beltzville Lake is a popular sport. The lake is stocked with warm- and cold-water game fish and panfish. The lake is also ideal for boating.

2950 Pohopoco Drive Lehighton , PA 18235
Toll-Free: 888PAPARKS Phone: 610-377-0045
Web Site: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/b-ville.htm
E-mail: beltzvillesp@state.pa.us


Big Pocono State Park
Perched on Camelback Mountain, Big Pocono State Park is rugged and scenic. A paved, scenic drive encircles the mountaintop and provides a magnificent view of vast portions of Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.

Camelback Road Tannersville , PA 18372
Toll-Free: 888-PAP-ARKS Phone: 570-894-8336
Web Site: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/bigpocono.aspx
E-mail: tobyhannasp@state.pa.us


Delaware & Hudson Canal
Work commenced in July 1825 and was completed in 1828. This 108-mile waterway carried coal between Honesdale and the Hudson River. Huge coal piles were part of the scenery in Honesdale, were the coal hauled by the Delaware and Hudson gravity railroad was transferred to the Delaware and Hudson (D&H) Canal Company boats. Stroll, run, or bike along the D&H Canal's towpath. Originally a path for mules pulling canal boats, many sections of towpath have been transformed into unique recreational trails.

RR 2 Box 2428 Beach Lake , PA 18405
Phone: 570-685-4871
Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/upde/d&hcanal.htm

Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor
As your exploration of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor continues, the landscape ascends. Breathtaking scenery, natural resources and scars from the coal and lumber industries coexist. This mountainous region is known as a mecca for high-quality outdoor recreation. River rafting, mountain biking, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, hunting, camping, fishing, golf, downhill and cross-country skiing are found in numerous resorts, state game lands, rails-to-trails, state, county and municipal parks.

110 North 3rd Street 2nd Fl Room 220 Lehighton , PA 18235
Phone: 610-923-3548
Web Site: www.delwareandlehigh.org

Delaware River Fly Fishing Guide Service
Professional guided fly-fishing trips on Delaware River for Trout, Shad, Stripers and Small-mouth Bass. Full and half day trips, fly-fishing vacations, camp outs, father and son outings, family outings, parents and kids day and girls day out. Gift certificates for every occasion.

PO Box 201 Warrington , PA 18976
Toll-Free: 877-473-6219 Phone: 215-343-1720
Web Site: http://www.flyfishingguideservice.com
E-mail: gmauz@quadnet.net

Delaware State Forest
80,056 acres, more than 100 miles of trails, over 5,000 acres of natural areas, and several beautiful vistas. Three trails for all-terrain vehicles (ATV's) are available at Maple Run, Burnt Mills and Pohopoco.

HC 1 Box 95 A Swiftwater , PA 18370
Phone: 570-895-4000
Web Site: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/forestry/stateforests/delaware.aspx
E-mail: fd19@dcnr.state.pa.us


Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Established by Congress on September 1, 1965, for public outdoor recreation use and for the preservation of scenic, scientific, and historic resources. The area is rich in both cultural and natural history. The ridges and river valley contain streams, waterfalls, geologic features, a diversity of plants and wildlife, and traces of past occupants and cultures. Popular activities include canoing, rafting, fishing, picnicking and camping.

River Road Bushkill , PA 18324-9999
Phone: 570-588-2452
Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/dewa


Hickory Run State Park & Big Boulder Field
Boulder field is a true relic of the past. This area is a National Natural Landmark, and State Park Natural Area. It has remained relatively unchanged for more than 20,000 years. The Boulder Field appears striking because of its flatness and absence vegetation over the large area of 400 feet by 1,800 feet. Some of the boulders measure as much as 26 feet long.

RR1 Box 81 White Haven , PA 18661
Toll-Free: 888-727-2757 Phone: 570-443-0400
Web Site: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/hickoryrun.aspx
E-mail: hickoryrunsp@state.pa.us


Lake Wallenpaupack
PPL's 'Lake Wallenpaupack and Hydroelectric power plant was completed in 1926. Now a major tourism and outdoor recreation destination, the 5,700 acre Lake Wallenpaupack fills what was once a bowl-shaped valley, sixty feet at its maximum. It's one of the largest manmade lakes in Pennsylvania.

Route 6 Lake Wallenpaupack , PA 18424
Phone: 570-226-3191
Web Site: http://www.hawleywallenpaupackcc.com
E-mail: hlwchamber@ptd.net


Mauch Chunk Lake Park
Mauch Chunk Lake Park is a great place to visit. Not only is it an excellent camping spot but it is also close to some of the best mountain biking trails in the state.

625 Lentz Trail Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-3669 | Fax: 570-325-4166
Web Site: http://www.mauchchunklakepark.com
E-mail: mauch1@ptd.net


Monroe County Environmental Education Center
120 acre reserve that was donated for the preservation of wildlife by long time county resident Clayton Swink. 2 1/2 miles of maintained and well marked trails.

8050 Running Valley Road Stroudsburg , PA 18360
Phone: 570-629-3061
Web Site: http://www.mcconservation.org
E-mail: monroecd@ptd.net


Nescopeck State Park
Encompasses 3,550 acres in Butler and Dennison townships in Luzerne County. Currently under development as one of PA's newest state parks and will include an environmental education center.
1137 Honey Hold Road Drums , PA 18222

Toll-Free: 888-727-2757 Phone: 570-403-2006
Web Site: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks
E-mail: hickoryrunsp@state.pa.us


Pocono Environmental Education Center ( PEEC)
The largest residential center in the Western Hemisphere for education about the environment. More then 25,000 people stay and study at PEEC each year. PEEC's "classroom" consists of a 38-acre campus within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, and access to over a quarter of a million acres of public land. A unique partnership between PEEC and the National Park Service has made the "classroom" possible.

Emery Road Dingman's Ferry , PA 18328
Phone: 570-828-2319 | Fax: 570-828-9695
Web Site: http://www.peec.org
E-mail: peec@ptd.net


Promised Land State Park
About 3,000 acres in size, Promised Land State Park is in the Pocono Plateau, 1,800 feet above sea level, and is surrounded by 12,464 acres of Pennsylvania's Delaware State Forest, including natural areas. The forests of the park consist primarily of beech, oak, maple and hemlock trees. Two lakes and several small streams add to the park's outstanding scenic beauty. Campround and cabins located on-site.

Route 390 RR 1 Box 96 Greentown , PA 18426
Toll-Free: 888-PAP-ARKS Phone: 570-676-3428 | Fax: 570-676-5043
Web Site: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/promisedland.aspx
E-mail: promisedlandsp@state.pa.us


Prompton State Park
Park Currently undeveloped.

C/O Lackawanna State Park Dalton , PA 18414
Toll-Free: 888-727-2757 Phone: 570-945-3239
Web Site: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/prompton.aspx
E-mail: lackawannasp@state.pa.us

Roebling Aqueduct (Bridge)
Spans Delaware between Lackawaxen, PA and Minisink Ford NY. Built as a canal aqueduct, it is the oldest wire-bridge in the United States. Designed and constructed in the mid-1800's by John A. Roebling, this suspension bridge served as a prototype for the world famous Brooklyn Bridge. Recently restored by the National Park Service and still in use, it connects Lackawaxen, PA with Minisink, NY for automobile traffic, as well as pedestrian touring.

Route 590 Lackawaxen , PA 18435
Phone: 570-685-4871
Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/upde/roebaque.htm


Steamtown National Historic Site
All aboard Steamtown National Historic Site! Open year-round, the site offers endless opportunities to enjoy a nostalgic journey through railroading's colorful past. A fully operating roundhouse, turntable and locomotive restoration shop, technology and history museums, a full-service visitor's center and a state-of-the-art 250 seat theater complex serve as the perfect back-drop or daily visit and seasonal special events.

150 S. Washington Avenue Scranton , PA 18503
Toll-Free: 888-693-9391 Phone: 570-340-5200 | Fax: 570-340-5340
Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/stea
E-mail: bill_nalevanko@nps.gov


Tannersville Cranberry Bog
Tannersville Cranberry Bog was one of The Nature Conservancy's first preserves. It's a 775-acre preserve containing a 150-acre wetland and a relict boreal bog.

Monroe County Environmental Education Center Bartonsville , PA 18321
Phone: 570-629-3061
Web Site: http://www.mcconservation.org/EnvironEducation/outdoorschools.html#Anchor-Tannersville-11481
E-mail: monroecd@ptd.net


Tobyhanna State Park
Tobyhanna State Park is located in Monroe and Wayne counties in northeastern Pennsylvania. The park consists of 5,440 acres of land area including a 170-acre lake.

Route 423 Tobyhanna , PA 18466
Toll-Free: 888-PAP-ARKS Phone: 570-894-8336
Web Site: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/tobyhanna.aspx
E-mail: tobyhannasp@state.pa.us


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