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About the Pocono Mountains
Upper Delaware River Region (Pike & Wayne Counties): This region is rustic and full of the great outdoors that the Pocono Mountains is known for. Learn to raft on its Class I and II rapids or watch for a bald eagle in winter.
Lake Region (Pike & Wayne Counties): Stroll through the towns of Hawley and Honesdale for quaint shops and rare antiques. This region also surrounds stunning Lake Wallenpaupack, a man-made lake built in 1927 covering 5,700 acres and 13 ½ miles in length with 52-miles of uninterrupted shoreline.
Delaware River Region (Monroe & Pike Counties): Activities, such as, canoeing, rafting, hiking, biking swimming, fishing, bird watching, eagle observation, golfing, hunting, skiing, snowshoeing and horseback riding are all available from the Delaware Water Gap, north to the town of historic Milford.
Mountain Region (Monroe County): Renowned for its downhill skiing or other winter fun, the Mountain Region is a gem in the summer months too, especially with its waterparks and unique shopping venues. Make time for a visit to an art gallery in one of the downtowns like Stroudsburg or East Stroudsburg.
Lehigh River Gorge Region (Carbon County): Picturesque Jim Thorpe (formerly known as Mauch Chunk) lies in the heart of this region, which offers historic sites, museums, unique shopping, antiquing, dining and more. The Lehigh River Gorge Region is the perfect destination for the avid historian or recreation seeker.
The 18th Annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration will be held at Josiah White Park in Jim Thorpe. The celebration starts with a Native American tribute at the Jim Thorpe Mausoleum, followed by the carrying of the lighted torch by the Olympian Cross Country and Track teams to the Jim Thorpe High School Stadium. The weekend includes free musical performances, Native American folklore, dancing and drumming, craft and food vendors, a clown for the children, a large Chinese Auction, and a headline show at the Opera House. More
Quiet Valley comes alive with new baby farm animals. Come and join the celebration of new life. This is a unique opportunity for children (and grown-ups) to see and touch a variety of baby farm animals. There are activities for all ages and plenty of good country food will be for sale, so come and bring the whole family - rain or shine. Free parking. No pets allowed. More