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Sightseeing in the Poconos

Peony Farm & Gardens
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.

112 Haines School Road Honesdale , PA 18431
Phone: 570-251-8810 | Fax: 570-251-8810
E-mail: peonyfancier@aol.com


Audubon's Lehigh
Community Art and Education Center. Butterfly Sanctuary with indoor flight room and nature based gift shop. Open May for group bookings. Public hours without reservations June - October.

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


Bear Mountain Butterflies
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.

Route 903 & Church Road Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-4848
Web Site: http://www.bearmountainbutterflies.com
E-mail: bearmb@ptd.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


Bushkill Falls
"The Niagara of Pennsylvania," has eight waterfalls. Waterfalls are just the beginning of you visit to Bushkill Falls. Step into a Native America long-house and see how the Lenni Lenape lived hundreds of years ago.

Route 209, Bushkill Falls Road Bushkill , PA 18324
Phone: 570-588-6682 | Fax: 570-588-9060
Web Site: http://www.visitbushkillfalls.com


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


Dingmans Falls
Named for an early Dutch settler and his family. Falls cascading 130 feet over layers of sedimentary rock. Silver Thread Falls precision-cut corners mystify visitors as the cooling mist from this 80-foot waterfall offers some respite from the summer heat.

Johnny Bee Rd, Rt. 209 Dingman's Ferry , PA 18328
Phone: 570-588-2447
Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/dewa/InDepth/Sites/DFtrail.html


Francis E. Walter Dam
Francis E. Walter Dam - An 1,800-acre project, having a small 80 acre reservoir but no Corps-operated recreation facilities. There is a boat launch area (no ramp), although there is a 10 hp limit. Swimming is not permitted. Picnicking, hiking and fishing are available, as is hunting, in season, on adjacent PA Game Commission lands. Whitewater rafting is also available downstream. Information on whitewater releases can be obtained by accessing the Philadelphia District Web site and checking under Francis E. Walter Dam. The watershed above the dam has been glaciated, resulting in scoured summits and valley walls and a number of ponds and swamps.

Route 940 White Haven , PA 18661
Phone: 717-443-9493
Web Site: http://www.recreation.gov


George W. Childs Recreation Site
Dingmans Creek originates in Silver Lake. As it descends 1000 feet in about 8 miles from the Pocono Plateau, the creek creates several waterfalls here at Childs Recreation Site, and the second highest waterall in the state downstream at Dingmans Falls.

Silver Lake Rd Dingman's Ferry , PA 18328
Phone: 570-588-2451
Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/dewa/InDepth/Sites/Childs.html


Lacawac Sanctuary
The Lacawac Sanctuary is a nature preserve located in the Pocono Mountains in northeastern Pennsylvania. Its main function is the protection of its natural areas, including Lake Lacawac, a pristine glacial lake, and stands of virgin forest.

94 Sanctuary Rd Lake Ariel , PA 18436
Phone: 570-689-9494
Web Site: http://www.lacawac.org
E-mail: director@lacawac.org


Lehigh Gorge State Park
Lehigh Gorge State Park is administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of State Parks, and is in Luzerne and Carbon counties in eastern Pennsylvania. The park follows the Lehigh River from the outlet of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Francis E. Walter Dam at the northern end, to the town of Jim Thorpe at the southern end of the park. The deep gorge, steep walls and thick vegetation, rock outcroppings and many waterfalls characterize the entire park.

RR 1 Box 81 White Haven , PA 18661
Toll-Free: 888-PAP-ARKS Phone: 570-443-0400
Web Site: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/lehighgorge.aspx
E-mail: hickoryrunsp@state.pa.us


Mauch Chunk Lake Park
Located on the outskirts of historic Jim Thorpe this county park is perfect for that family getaway. While lodging you can rent a boat and enjoy the art of mother natures on Mauch Chunk Lake. Walk or bike the switchback gravity railroad or simply unwind on the parks sandy beach.

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


Moyer Aviation, Inc.
Air tours of the Delaware Water Gap, Big Pocono, and other scenic and historic sites also custom tours tailored our interests.

Route 611 Box 275 Mt Pocono , PA 18344
Toll-Free: 800-321-5890 Fax: 610-258-3120
Web Site: http://www.moyeraviation.com
E-mail: vern@moyeraviation.com


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


Raymondskill Falls
A 1/4-mile round-trip hike leads through a hemlock ravine to the Upper Falls. (70 ft. climb) The Middle Falls are a 1/2-mile round-trip, using steep, uneven stairs (150 ft. climb.) Raymondskill Creek at the bottom of the ravine is a 1 mile round-trip with a steep ascent on the return (200 ft. climb.)

Route 209 to Route 2001 Milford , PA 18337
Phone: 570-588-2447
Web Site: www.nps.gov./dewa/Activities/Hikes/hikePA.html


Reminiscent Gardens
A destination worth pursuing if you love gardening or observing gardens. reminiscent Gardens has display gardens a wide variety of herb, perennial and annual plants for sale. Also fresh cut flowers for weddings or any occasion. Special garden tours and lectures by request.

99 Maple Ridge Lane White Haven , PA 18661
Phone: 570-443-8969
Web Site: http://www.reminiscentgardens.com
E-mail: rgardens@evenlink.net


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


Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River
The green fullness of the rolling hills, quick glimpses of granite cliff faces, and bald eagles perched on trees overlooking the water form a vibrant backdrop as the Delaware River snakes gracefully through the rural countryside on the start of its 331-mile journey to the Atlantic Ocean.

274 River Rd Beach Lake , PA 18405
Phone: 570-685-4871 | Fax: 570-729-7918
Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/upde
E-mail: UPDE_interpretation@nps.gov


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