Take a picnic and enjoy the view from the summit of Big Pocono State Park near Tannersville
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- Susan Koomar
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Address: Route 715, Tannersville Admission Fee: Free Hours: Open daily dawn to dusk Big Pocono encompasses 1,306 acres of rugged terrain on the summit and slopes of Camelback Mountain near Camelback Ski Area. The summit offers visitors a great view of northeastern Pennsylvania into New Jersey and New York. The park has 8.5 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. The top of Camelback Mountain is a unique forest called a scrub oak shrubland. There are three picnic areas with plenty of picnic tables and charcoal grills. Most areas provide “a picnic with a view” at an elevation of 2,100 feet above sea level. Spaces in Parking Lot 4 are designated for people with disabilities. In Parking Lot 2, parking spaces, the …
Find three local attractions you can visit on one tank of gas.
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Want to get out of town and go for a trip, but looking to save money? Try one of these three trips you can enjoy on just one tank of gas: Main Street in Manayunk, Big Pocono State Park in Tannersville and Brandywine Center for the Performing Arts in West Chester. Address: Main Street, Manayunk, Philadelphia How far from Salisbury Patch? 1 hour/55.89 miles Admission Fee: Free. Free parking is available, but metered and paid lots are also available. Hours: Varies depending on the store Summary: Manayunk was named a historical district in 1983 and the Manayunk Development Corporation's website boosts the area as "the ultimate experience with small town historic charm." Local shops include The Spiral Bookcase, The Little Apple, Human Zoom and …