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Claws and Paws Wild Animal Park, RR 6, Route 590, Lake Ariel 570-698-6154. Lake Ariel is about a 25-minute drive from Keen Lake. This park has over 120 different species including giraffes, lions, and tigers, the petting zoo, and a farmyard. Educational animal shows are given from Memorial Day to Labor Day. A snack bar and picnic area are on the premises.


The Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, Long Ridge Road, White Mills, PA 570 253-1185. This 600-acre wildlife sanctuary is located on he grounds of the former home of glassmaker Christian Dorflinger. Also on the sanctuary is the Dorflinger Glass Museum and an open-air amphitheater used in the months of July and August for concerts.

Lacawac Wildlife Sanctuary, RD 1, Box 518, Lake Ariel, PA 570 689-9494. Both a training facility for students and a field station for research, the Lackawac sanctuary makes a number of programs available to the public. Call to receive a schedule of their summer programs and hours of operation.
Pocono Snake and Animal Farm, PO Box 238, Route 209, Marshall's Creek, PA is an hour's drive from Keen Lake, but if you are a snake enthusiast, it is certainly a trip we recommend. In addition to snakes and snakes and more snakes, there are other animals to see. The farm is closed on rainy days.
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Fun and Games, Route 6, Plaza Center, Honesdale, PA 570 253-9111. This indoor arcade and more is a great place for a rainy day. In addition to the well-equipped arcade, Fun and Games also has an indoor mini-golf and bumper cars. They offer group discounts for 10 or more. Snack bar on premises.

Montage Mountain Ski Resort & Waterpark, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton, PA 18507
1-855-Ski-Swim (1-855-754-7946)

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Cinema Flea Fair at the Circle Drive In, Business Rt 6, Scranton/Carbondale Highway, Northeastern Pennsylvania's largest Flea Fair, Sundays 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Timely Treasures, located on Rt 6 between Hawley and Lake Wallenpaupack offers 6 Beautifully Decorated Rooms of Antique and New Furniture, Lamps, Wall Art, A Full line of Candles including Woodwick Candles, Stonewall Kitchen Products, Mirrors, Decorative Accessories, Moorcroft pottery, Coins and Antique US Paper Money and so much more.
Carriage Barn Antiques, Waverly, Pa. Antiques are showcased in a building 3 stories high and 100 feet long.


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Although Keen Lake Resort offers paddle boat, rowboat, canoe and kayak rentals, if you have a need for speed, you may want to try the following:
Pocono Action Sports Lakeside Marina-Watersports Enthusiasts, Route 507 at Tanglewood Lodge, Lake Wallenpaupack, PA 570 226-4556. Rentals are available 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Jet Skis, Sailboats, and Powerboat rentals. Water-skiing and instruction, jet ski, and waverunners.
Rubber Duckie Boat Rentals on Lake Wallenpaupack, Rt 507, Tafton. All water sports activities. Ski-Boats, Poontoon Boats, Sail and Fishing Boats, Wave Runners, Jet Skis, Canoes and Row Boats. Over 25 boats to choose from.


Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tours, 570 226-3293. They also offer sightseeing cruises. Call for cruise times.


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There are a number of county fairs held in late July, August, and early September. The Wayne County Fair, the Moscow Music and Arts Festival, and the Greene Dreher Sterling Fair are those most popular with our guests. The fairs/festivals feature animal, agricultural or art exhibits depending upon their focus. There are carnival rides, special entertainment and of course, lots and lots of food. We will have local special event schedules available in the office during your visit.
http://www.waynecountyfair.com - Wayne County Fair
http://www.ci.moscow.id.us/art/fm/index.aspx - Moscow Music and Arts Festival
http://www.gdsfair.com - Greene Dreher Sterling Fair



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Red Maples Golf Course, 2322 Easton Tpke, Waymart, PA (570) 937-4543
This short layout will reward good shots and provide a fun golf outing for everyone. 9-hole "Red Maples" golf course facility features 2,400 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 33. Open 7:00am till dark and offers Rental Carts, Pull Carts and Clubs.
Homestead Golf Course, Rt 106, Carbondale, Pa. 570 282-5197 Hailed by "Powers' Golf Guide" as "one of the most picturesque layouts in Northeastern Pa." This 50-year-old, 18-hole public course (front: 2,971 yards; back: 1,850 yards) has the largest greens in Northeast Pa., with wide tree-lined fairways, flowering crabapple trees, lilacs, hydrangea and extensive perennial gardens.
Panorama Golf Course, Rt 247, Forest City, Pa. 570 222-3525. The Public is welcome at this Championship 18-hole, par 72 course. Weekend tee times required until 1 p.m.. Proper attire required. Snack bar and lounge.
Pine Hills Golf Course, Accessible from I-81 off Exit 182 570 562-0138. An 18-hole public golf course located just five miles from the city of Scranton with a beautiful view of Montage Mountain. Pine Hills offers riding carts, club rentals and a full-service restaurant. No tee times required. Affordable green fees. For families, a nine-hole pitch and putt.
Scottish Glen Golf Course, Crystal Lake, Pa. 570 222-3676. Scenic nine-hole golf course in the shadow of Elk Mountain at Crystal Lake. Clubhouse on the grounds was the former residence of James Johnson, founder of Johnson & Johnson. The historic clubhouse offers a grill and pub.
Sleepy Hollow Golf Course, Sandy Bank Road, Carbondale, Pa. 570 254-4653. A picturesque public 19 hole golf course with rolling hills and lush greens. The 5,189 yard course features a challenging back 10 holes. New additions annually. Non-golfers and people of all ages can enjoy tea and food bar on an enclosed deck.


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There are a number of local farms that make fresh produce available.
Cavage's Country Farm Market, Rt 6 East, 2 miles from Keen Lake, 570 251-7709. Fresh produce, mulch, flowers, plants, homemade breads and jellies, honey, maple syrup and more.
Wayne County Farmer's Market is a weekly marketplace for farmers and producers throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania and Sourthern New York to sell their produce and goods. The selection of vegetables changes with the seasons, but there are always a wide variety of locally produced household items, baked goods and decorative items:
Farmers Day Market, Visitors Center, Honesdale, PA, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays from June to the end of November. From broccoli to brussel sprouts and eggplant to apples, enjoy fresh produce and baked goods.
Farmers Night Market, Park and Shop Lot, Honesdale, PA, 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays from the third Friday in July to Columbus Day Weekend. Vegetables, fruits, cut flowers, homemade fudge, candles, soaps, herbs, and more.
Millers Orchard's Farm Market, 1515 Fairview Road, Clarks Summit, PA 570 587-3399. Fresh produce jams, jellies, honey, farm market and in late fall cornfield maze, pumpkin field, hayrides, haybale mazes, slides, farm animals, gallon typhoon, farm train goat walks, apple slingshots and more.
Roba's Tree Farm, Decker Road, Dalton, Pa. 570 565-2904. In late fall this is a great place to celebrate the harvest season and enjoy family style Halloween fun to include hayrides, pumpkin patch, cornfield maze, kiddie corn maze, petting zoo, pony rides, pumpkin launchers and more. During the Christmas holiday season, it's a great place to find the ferfect tree. Take 81 North to Exit 199 to Rt 524 West. Go approximately 3/4 miles and turn left onto Craig Road, go 1.3 miles and turn right onto Decker Road, go 3/4 miles and turn right onto dirt road and the farm will be on your right.


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Although there are certainly beautiful walking trails at Keen Lake, if you are a hiking enthusiast, Pennsylvania is a great hiking state.
Prompton State Park, Located approxiamtely 3 miles from Keen Lake. Pristine country and beautiful views make this a favorite hiking spot. Take Route 6 East to Rt 170 (left turn). Prompton State Park will be approximately a mile down the road on your right.
Archbald Pothole State Park 1 mile 70 feet Hiking Time: approx. 1/2 hour. Directions from Keen Lake: Route 6 West to Meredith Street to Business Route 6 West. Turn left into Parking area (just before first light at Eynon Plaza) No facilities on site. The second largest glacial pothole in the world was discovered by coal miners in the late 1800's. The pothole was formed 15,000 years ago as the glacial ice melted. The park is about 150 acres and the trails are punctuated with reminders of the anthracite coal mining area. You'll pass sinkholes, slag piles and large piles of culm (piles of broken rock removed when the anthracite coal was strip-mined from the earth). Some of the interior areas of the park are undergoing reclamation.
Bushkill Falls Multiple Trails Hiking Time: Ranges from 15 min. to 3 hrs. Directions from Keen Lake: Route 6 East to 402 to Bushkill Fall Road. 570 588-6682. Called the Niagara of Pennsylvania, Bushkill is one of the most impressive waterfalls in the region. Shaded footpaths and wooden bridges criss-cross a series of eight spectacular falls. Our favorite is Bridal Veil Falls, featuring three distinct waterfalls veiled in streams of sunlight and a cloud of mist. For the non-hiking guest, Bushkill also offers a glimpse into a Native American longhouse to see how the Lenni Lenape lived hundreds of years ago as well as fishing, and miniature golf. Snack bar and gift shop on the premises. Picnic pavilions come complete with charcoal grills.
Shohola Falls, 8.2 miles 360 feet Hiking Time: approx. 4 hours, Directions from Keen Lake: Route 6 East to Shohola Falls Recreation Area Parking Lot (on left) This is about a 45 minute drive from Keen Lake. Water, rest rooms, picnic tables and grills are on premises. Located with Pennsylvania State Game Lands, the trails are largely wooded with grassy paths. Lots of wildlife to see and because a wildlife propagation area is located within the game lands, opportunities to see bald eagles and ospreys abound.
Shuman Point Natural Area 3.5 miles 240 feet Hiking Time: approx. 1 1/2 hours, Directions from Keen Lake. Route 6 East to PA 590 for two miles. Parking lot is on the left. This is about a 25-minute ride from Keen Lake., No facilities on site. This 3.5 mile loop traverses the shores of Lake Wallenpaupack, the state's largest man-made lake. Lake Wallenpaupack was built by the Pennsylvania Power Light company in 1926 as a source of hydroelectric power. Today the "Big Lake" as locals call it, serves as only an auxiliary source of power. The Lake's main value is in recreation and scenery. The Shuman Point Area is one of the very few undeveloped areas adjacent to the lake.
Lacawac Sanctuary 1 Mile 140 Feet Hiking time: Approx. 1 hour, Call to receive a schedule of their summer programs and hours of operation 570 689-9494. Both a training facility for students and a field station for research, the Lackawac sanctuary makes a number of programs available to the public. This 400-acre nature preserve and educational center is adjacent to Lake Wallenpaupack. Lacawac Lake, which is the southernmost unpolluted glacial lake with remnant acidic bog habitat, is also within the preserves. Guided tours of the lake are available on Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. May through October


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There are many museums in our area that celebrate the lives and labors of the people of Pennsylvania's hard coal region. Both Wayne County and nearby Lackawanna county are steeped in railroad lore as these areas were largely developed because of the coal industry. In fact, our campground is located on the grounds of the Gravity Rail system, which was used to transport coal from the mines of Lackawanna County to the Delaware and Hudson Canal.
Dorflinger Glass Museum, Long Ridge Road, White Mills, PA, 570 253-1185. The world's largest display of Dorflinger cut glass housed in the former home of famed glasscutter Christian Dorflinger. The museum features over 600 beautifully hand-cut pieces of Dorflinger glass as well as antique crystal glassware. The glass pieces are arranged among period antiques. Guided tours are provided. The Museum is open mid-May through the end of October, Wednesday through Saturday. The Wayne County Sports Hall of Fame is also housed at the Museum.
Electric City Trolley Station and Museum, Steamtown National Historic Site Grounds, 300 Cliff Street, Scranton, PA 570 963-6590. Take Exit 185 off Interstate 81. Follow signs to Lackawanna Avenue. Turn left onto Cliff Street (just past the Steamtown Mall/Steamtown Movie Theatre) Relive the time of the trolleys at the Electric City Museum and Station located in a restored late 19th century mill building. The city's newest attraction features antique trolley cars, interactive exhibits, children's gallery, restoration shop and trolley rides. Adjacent to Steamtown National Historic Site, the museum is open daily April thru December and Wednesday through Sunday from January through March.

Grey Towers, Route 6 East, Milford, PA 570 296-9630 (60 minutes from Keen Lake). The former estate of the late governor and conservationist Gifford Pinchot, Grey Towers is a 41-room Victorian mansion filled with memorabilia from Pinchot's career in the Forest service under President Theodore Roosevelt and his lifelong dedication to conservation. The estate is operated as a museum by the U.S. Forest Service. One of the items children most talk about after a visit to Grey Towers is the Finger Bowl, a huge laid bluestone table on a terrace under an- arbor. The stone's hollowed-out center creates a shelf all around and a pool of water fills the middle. The pool was used by guests to pass food items to one another. Wooden bowls were used as little boats to ferry salt, pepper, marmalade, and other condiments across the table.
Highlights for Children, 803, Church Street, Honesdale, PA , The editorial offices of Highlights for Children, the popular children's magazines is located in Honesdale, PA. Highlights has the largest circulation of any children's subscription periodical with over 3 million subscribers. Tours of the current editorial facility are available (Tuesday through Thursday) by advance appointment. To Arrange for a Tour call 570 253-1080.
Houdini Tour and Magic Show, 1433 North Main Avenue, Scranton, PA 570 342-5555. Business 6 to Central Scranton Expressway. Exit at Main Avenue. Turn left onto Main Avenue. Houdini Museum is about 2 miles down on left hand side. Don't miss this excellent award-winning attraction. The only museum in the world dedicated to Harry Houdini. Fun for all ages. Entertaining guided tour and wonderful professional stage magic show with laughs, live animals, and audience participation featuring magicians you have seen on TV. You will also see artifacts from the Houdini collection. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour, McDade Park, Scranton, PA 1 800 238-7245 or 570 963-MINE. Take Exit 191B off Interstate 81, follow Central Scranton Expressway to The one-hour coal mine tour takes you 300 feet beneath the earth as a miner leads you through the winding caverns of the former Continental Mine's #190 Slope. Learn about life and hard coal in a city that once was the Anthracite capital of the world. The award-winning tour is open daily April-November from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Multiple motor coaches are welcome by reservation. Free parking for car, coach and campers available. The tour is partially accessible to the handicapped. Open April through November. Closed Thanksgiving and Easter.
Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum, RD 1, Bald Mountain Road, Scranton, PA 570 963- 4804. Take Exit 191B off Interstate 81, to Central Scranton Expressway. Then follow signs for museum. Come face to face with the past! View an extensive collection of relics, artifacts, interactive exhibits and photographs. Adjacent to the Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour. Open Monday-his museum depicts the life of the miner, his family, and the culture created by the coal industry. This is a great activity to couple with the Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour (see above.) Open April through October Tuesday through Sunday.
Scranton Iron Furnaces, 159 Cedar Avenue, Scranton 570 963-3208. Discover how Scranton forged the iron and steel that united the nation! Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the site features 4 massive blast furnaces-the remnants of the Lackawanna Iron and Coal Company. The site stands as an example of the country's early industry and Scranton's significance in America's industrial development. In the late 1700's Ebenezer and Benjamin Slocum came to the Lackawanna Valley. Subsequently they produced iron with the use of anthracite in a blast furnace. William Henry who was a geologist invited his son-in-law Selden T. Scranton, who is generally given credit for having founded the city of Scranton, to join him in establishing an iron forge.
Steamtown National Historic Site, Exit 185, Off I-81, Steamtown National Historic Site Grounds, Lackawanna Avenue and Cliff Street, Scranton 570 340-5200 (Call 340-5204 for reservations. Outside the 570 area code call toll-free 888 693 9391). Steamtown national Historic site was created by an Act of Congress in 1986 to preserve and interpret the history of steam railroading. The National Parks Service tells the story of railroading through living history programs, interpretive programs, a working locomotive shop and roundhouse, educational outreach programs, short tours of the yard by train and seasonal excursions to Moscow, Pennsylvania as well as occasional special excursions. The museum has the largest display of railroad trains and memorabilia in the country.
Wayne County Historical Society Museum, 810 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 570 253-3240. The main attraction here is the replica of the Stourbridge Lion, the first steam engine to run in the United States. Also housed here is a model of the 1880 Delaware and Hudson gravity passenger car that carried riders up the gravity railroad track used by miners and other items that link Wayne County to its place in history-between railroads and canals. Other exhibits include the works of painter Howard Becker and Marjorie Smith.


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Happy Trails Riding Stables, Honesdale Rd, Waymart, PA (570 488-6996). The Happy Trails Riding Stables is open year round providing beautiful trails, lessons, hay and sleigh rides. They also have a range of trail options depending on the rider's expertise. The Happy Trails Stables are just a leisurely 10 minute walk from the Resort, or, a brief car ride to the stables.


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Cinema 6, Route 6, Plaza, Honesdale, PA 570 251-FILM (3456). Ten miles from Keen Lake just off Route 6, is this 6 screen multiplex. http://www.moviesatcinema6.com
Cinemark Theaters, Exit 182A Off I-81, Montage Mountain Road 570 961-5922. About 35-45 minutes from Keen Lake, this 21-theater multiplex offers movie viewing in state of the art comfort. A restaurant is on the premises.
Circle Drive-In Theater and Flea Fair, Scranton-Carbondale Highway (Business Route 6 ), Dickson City 570 876-1400. Opening in April and closing in October, this drive-in theater is located next to Wegmans, about 20 minutes from Keen Lake.
Regal, 3909 Commerce Blvd, Dickson City, PA 18519 844-462-7342 ext: 1784. About 30 minutes from Keen Lake, Seats are larger and quite comfortable.


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The Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs has grown into one of the biggest gaming destinations in the region featuring over 2,300 slot machines, over 80 table games and live harness racing. The beautiful 82,000 square-foot gaming floor includes a luxurious high-limit slot room and a private player's lounge. In addition, nearly half of the gaming space has non-smoking sections.Also featuring live entertainment with the best local bands every weekend at Breakers and Bar Louie. In addition, only a short distance away, is the 8,300-seat Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza which features the biggest acts in music, sports and more as well as being home to the American Hockey League's and Wilkes-Barre's own the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
Central Park, Honesdale, PA Right off courthouse square this park, which served as the inspiration for the Christmas melody, White Christmas, is also the site of summertime musical events ranging from dancing troupes to jazz bands to choral groups to country and western jamborees. A variety of venues are offered each summer.
Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain, Exit 182, Off I-81, Montage Mountain Road, An outstanding outdoor concert spot. Past performers have included Sting, Van Halen, LiLith fair, Boyz II Men, Aerosmith, Reba McEntire, Michael Bolton, Pearl Jam, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Wilkes-Barre (60 minutes from Keen Lake) 570 825-6681. Horse Racing for the whole family is available at Pocono Downs Raceway. During the season, April through November, horses race live three or four times a week. Post time is usually 7:45 p.m.
Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, PA (800) 722-3929 (70 minutes from Keen Lake). One of only two 2-5 mile tracks in the country, Pocono Raceway is home to two NASCAR events each summer.
PNC Field, 1-800-872-7200, Home of the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Yankees opened in 1989 at a cost of $25 million dollars. The stadium is located at exit 182 off interstate 81 just south of the city of Scranton
Wildflower Festival at the Dorflinger-Sudyam Wildlife Sanctuary, Long Ridge Road, White Mills Held every summer in the open-air amphitheater at the sanctuary, past performers have included Tom Chapin, Celtic Thunder and Linda Eder. Bring your own blankets and chairs. An elegant picnic can be ordered from Settlers Inn, a remarkable Tudor Inn whose reputation for elegant food and surroundings is well known in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania area. Reservations must be made well in advance for their dining room. The Settlers phone number is 1 800 833-8527.


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Steamtown National Historic Site Train Excursions, Lackawanna Avenueand Clift Street, Scranton, Pa. Located on the site of the Steamtown National Historic Site, reservations are recommended for excursions and may be made by calling 570 340-5204 between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. during the excursion season. Please note that reservations cannot be made on the same day of an excursion. Walk-up Boarding Passes may be available at the Ticket and Information booth, but you should plan to make this type of purchase early in the day. Excursions require between 2-3 hours.
Stourbridge Line Rail Excursion, 303 Commercial Street, Honesdale, PA 1 800 443-9008 or 570 253-1960, Good old-fashioned family fun. Hop aboard the Stourbridge Line for a great train ride through the Poconos. Round trips run from Honesdale to Hawley, PA. A great train robbery is enacted on most Sundays in the summer. Reservations are highly recommended and may be made by calling the Wayne County Visitors Center Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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