With three ski resorts to choose from (Blue Mountain, Big Boulder and Jack Frost) winter visitors can find abundant skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing and snowmobiling. The Beltzville State Park and Lehigh Gorge State Park provide prime fall foliage viewing while during spring and summer, visitors enjoy whitewater rafting, hiking, picnicking, sailing, swimming, fishing and mountain biking.
UPCOMING LOCAL EVENTS:
May 16-May 17: Jim Thorpe Running Festival (Jim Thorpe)
The half marathon on Saturday will take you from the beautiful view atop Flagstaff Mountain to the shores of Mauch Chunk Lake. The Scenic Railway Full Marathon and 8-Miler with take place on Sunday, runners will take the famous Reading and Blue Mountain Northern scenic railway for 26 miles from Jim Thorpe to White Haven.
Jun 3: REO Speedwagon at Penn's Peak (Jim Thorpe)
8pm. Formed in 1967, signed in 1971, and fronted by iconic vocalist Kevin Cronin since 1972, REO Speedwagon’s unrelenting drive, as well as non-stop touring and recording jump-started the burgeoning rock movement in the Midwest.
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Blue Mountain Ski
Jim Thorpe Whitewater Rafting
Lehigh Gorge State Park
Mauch Chunk Lake Park
Hideaway Hills Golf Club
Pocono Rail Trail Biking