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Upper Delaware River Region

Upper Delaware River Region   Winter Horseback Riding

(Pike & Wayne Counties)

What does combining two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen give you? In the Pocono Mountains, that is the recipe for nearly limitless recreational opportunities. When you head towards the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, you'll be headed towards fun. Stretching over 73 miles, the river courses along the Pennsylvania and New York border. 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.

The region offers gorgeous scenic roadways, surging whitewater rapids and plenty to do for the outdoor enthusiast with countless areas for cross-country skiing, camping and hiking, snowmobiling, bird and eagle watching, biking or just sight-seeing and relaxing. Villages, historic buildings, remnants of a once-busy canal, the nation's oldest existing wire cable suspension bridge and home of author Zane Grey are some of the river valley's sights. Part of the Anthracite coal region, the Upper Delaware River Region was strategic for transporting coal from the area by rail and canal to southern states. The Upper Delaware River Region is a diverse blend of nature, history and culture that yearns to be explored.

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2/06/2015
Crystal Cabin Fever - Under the Sea

This year's theme is Under the Sea! The Pocono Mountains coolest winter event, now in its ninth season, it's an amazing interactive ice display made from over 100 tons of ice! The event features a 50-foot dual-run ice slide, ice carving demonstrations, interactive ice displays, and ice carving competitions. Enjoy a complimentary hot chocolate and wine tasting provided by Antler Ridge Winery. The expanded courtyard has live woodcarving and glass blowing, food, music, and tons of photo opportunities. Factory Tour and Ice Harvest Museum included with admission. More

Feb
7
2/07/2015
Boarding for Breast Cancer

The Mountain is turning PINK! Help support a great cause and have some fun! There will be raffles all day, with chances to win some great prizes, like a pair of skis or a snowboard. Camelback Mountain will have a live DJ, a live band, games, and plenty of pink swag to purchase! Make sure you wear pink to support the cause! More