|#1 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
Stokes State Park
1 Coursen Rd Sandyston NJ
~8.84 miles from Tamiment city center
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Stokes State Forest is a state park located partly in Sandyston Township, in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. Stokes comprises 15,482 acres (62.65 km2) of mountainous wood. The park is operated and maintained by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry.Stokes State Forest was created in 1907 when Governor Edward Stokes donated 500 acres of land on Kittatinny Mountain and the State of New Jersey purchased 5432 acres of land. Due to the Governors generous donation, the forest was named Stokes State forest. The forest started with 5932 acres of land and through the years, additional purchases were made to bring the forest to over 15,000 acres. Trails though the forest were made in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps as well as white pine trees being planted.During...
|#2 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
~13.01 miles from Tamiment city center
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Grey Towers National Historic Site, also known as Gifford Pinchot House or The Pinchot Institute, is located just off US 6 west of Milford, Pennsylvania, United States, in Dingman Township. It is the ancestral home of Gifford Pinchot, first director of the United States Forest Service (USFS) and twice elected governor of the state.The house, built in the style of a French château to reflect the Pinchot family's French origins, was designed by Richard Morris Hunt with some later work by Henry Edwards-Ficken. Situated on the hills above Milford, it overlooks the Delaware River. Pinchot grew up there and returned during the summers when his later life took him to Washington and Harrisburg. His wife Cornelia made substantial changes to the interior of the home and gardens, in collaboration w...
|#3 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
Daniels Top of the Poconos
Po Box 10 Canadensis PA - 570-595-7531
~13.43 miles from Tamiment city center
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Join the family. This fun packed family resort is sure to make you feel right at home. Let the Fun at Daniels Top-O-The-Poconos become part of your family tradition. On top of all the normal resort facilities, there are also talent nights, sport tournaments, rafting trips, arts and crafts and bingo to name just a few. Food is abundant and scrumptious. Hit this hot spot during Christmas time and cut your own tree for free.
|#4 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
780 Creek Rd. East Stroudsburg PA - 570-595-2150.
~14.90 miles from Tamiment city center
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|#5 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
Kittatinny Valley State Park
4 Lake Aeroflex Rd Newton NJ
~15.88 miles from Tamiment city center
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Kittatinny Valley State Park is located near Andover, New Jersey. Glacial lakes, limestone outcroppings, former railroads, and a small airport are just some of the features of the park. Lake Aeroflex and Gardner's Pond form part of the headwaters of the Pequest River and are excellent for fishing and boating. The park is home to a variety of wildlife such as whitetail deer, wild turkeys, a variety of songbirds, beavers, muskrats, and squirrels. The park is operated and maintained by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry.
|#6 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
Pocono Snake and Animal Farm
Po Box 238 Marshalls Creek PA - 570-223-8653
~17.08 miles from Tamiment city center
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Pocono Snake & Animal Farm has been delighting kids of all ages for over 35 years, with everything from lizards to lemurs.A perfect "starter zoo" for the little ones, who can bottle-feed the deer, goats, and pot bellied pigs, or feed the monkeys and pet the rabbits, all in an area they can visit within an hour’s time. From the huge 23 foot python to the tiniest cotton-top tamarin, our "pets" will thrill the entire family.Our family-owned and operated facility began over 30 years ago. Many of our animals and reptiles found their way here by "donation", because their previous owners were unable to properly care for their exotic pets. These animals now lead happier, healthier lives, getting the attention they deserve, some have been even made appearances with such celebrities as Ja...
|#7 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
302 Main St Stroudsburg PA - 570-421-7872
~17.62 miles from Tamiment city center
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|#8 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
High Point State Park
1480 State Rt 23 Sussex NJ
~17.97 miles from Tamiment city center
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The mountain is located inside the 14,193 acre (57 km²) High Point State Park. Route 23 skirts the park and provides access for visitors from the New Jersey suburbs and from points in New York State. The park is administered by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry.Entrance fees are only charged from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day: $ 5.00 on weekdays and $10.00 on weekends.The land for High Point State Park, donated by Colonel Anthony R. and Susie Dryden Kuser, was dedicated as a park in 1923. The pleasant landscaping was designed by the Olmsted Brothers of Boston, a prominent landscape architectural firm of that time. The brothers were the sons of Frederick Law Olmsted, who designed Central Park.To the south, the Appalachian Trail follows a rocky ridge which offers many s...
|#9 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
Old Lafayette Village
75 State Route 15 Lafayette NJ
~18.03 miles from Tamiment city center
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quaint shops and outletsOlde Lafayette Village is located in the heart of beautiful Sussex County at the intersection of State Routes 15 and 94 in Lafayette, New Jersey.
|#10 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
Pocono Mountains Vacation Bureau
~18.31 miles from Tamiment city center
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Visit their website at:www.800poconos.com
|#11 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
Sterling Hill Mining Museum
30 Plant St Ogdensburg NJ
~19.06 miles from Tamiment city center
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The Sterling Hill Mine, now known as the Sterling Hill Mining Museum, is a former iron and zinc mine in Ogdensburg, New Jersey. It was the last working underground mine in New Jersey when it closed in 1986. It became a museum in 1989. Along with the nearby Franklin Mine, it is known for its variety of minerals, especially the fluorescent varieties. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.It was originally mined in 1730 when it was mistakenly thought to be a copper deposit. George III of the United Kingdom granted the property to William Alexander, titled Lord Stirling. Stirling sold it to Robert Ogden in 1765. It went through several owners until the various mines were combined into the New Jersey Zinc Company in 1897 They closed in 1986 due to a tax dispute with...
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Franklin Mineral Museum
32 Evans St Franklin NJ
~19.25 miles from Tamiment city center
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A museum featuring mineral specimens illuminated under different types of light, and a mine replica. This part of New Jersey was a major zinc mining area until the ore was depleted in the 1950's.Location: 35 miles NW of Newark, in Franklin Address:Evans StreetFranklin NJ, 8873Contact Info:(201) 827-3481Visitor Info:Evans Street, Franklin 07641. Off of Route 23. Small admission charge.Links:http://www.franklinmineralmuseum.com/
|#13 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
Mount Airy Casino
312 Woodland Rd. Mount Pocono PA - (877) 682-4791
~19.80 miles from Tamiment city center
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|#14 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
Mount Pocono PA
~21.47 miles from Tamiment city center
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Mount Pocono is a borough in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. It is located in the Poconos region of the state.As of the 2000 census, the borough population was 2,742.Mount Pocono is located at 41°7'23?N 75°21'34?W (41.123012, -75.359574)According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.0 km²), all of it land.As of the census of 2000, there were 2,742 people, 1,038 households, and 712 families residing in the borough. The population density was 792.2 people per square mile (306.0/km²). There were 1,239 housing units at an average density of 358.0/sq mi (138.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 81.95% White, 10.83% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.91% Asian, 3.54% from other races, and 2...
|#15 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge
285 Lake Wallkill Rd Sussex NJ
~21.57 miles from Tamiment city center
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Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge is part of the National Wildlife Refuge system.Established in 1990 by Public Law 101-593, the refuge straddles 9 miles (14 km) of the Wallkill River at and just south of the New York-New Jersey border. Most of the refuge is in Sussex County, New Jersey, with the remainder in Orange County, New York. Two miles of the Appalachian Trail travel through the refuge, and the refuge has three additional walking trails.The refuge has more than 5,100 acres (21 km2) of land and is managed primarily for migratory bird habitat, the endangered bog turtle and wetlands. Where compatible, the refuge offers outdoor recreation opportunities including hunting, fishing, interpretation, environmental education, photography, wildlife viewing, hiking, canoeing and cross...
|#16 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
Legends Riding Stable
153 State Rt 94 Vernon NJ
~22.31 miles from Tamiment city center
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Hours of Operation Spring Hours.....9:00 to 5:00pm Directions Close to the resorts in Vernon valley 1/2 mile south of Mountain Creek From NYC & LI: Take the GWB to I-80 west (for approx 15.5 miles). Take Rte. 23 north towards Butler (for approx 6.5 miles) until you see the I-287 ramps. Go approx 23 miles past the ramps and turn right on Rte 94 north. The stable is approx 3 1/2 miles on the left. (Don't miss the right turn on 94 at the brown church.)From the North: Take I-87 south to Thruway Exit 17. Take I-84 west to the Rte 17 Quickway. Take Rte 17 south/east (towards NYC for approx 8 miles) to Exit 126. Take Rte 94 south to the light in Vernon, NJ (an ATM is at the bank on the left next to the Burger King). Turn right (staying on Rte 94) to Mountain Creek. The stable is approx 1/2 mi...
|#17 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
1 Camelback Road Tannersville PA - (570) 629-1661
~22.68 miles from Tamiment city center
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Pocono Manor PA
~22.75 miles from Tamiment city center
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|#19 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
Mountain Creek Ski Area and Water Park
200 Route 94 Vernon NJ
~23.03 miles from Tamiment city center
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Mountain Creek Ski Area and Water Park offers snow skiing, snowboarding, tubing, mountain biking, a water park and more.Mountain Creek Waterpark is a seasonal water theme park located at Mountain Creek Ski Resort in Vernon Township, New Jersey. They are open from about Memorial Day through Labor Day.The water park and ski resort are owned by Intrawest, a major North American ski resort operator. During the summer season, Intrawest contracts with Palace Entertainment to operate the water park. Palace Entertainment has been acquired by Parques Reunidos, which manages and owns many other parks globally as of 2007.A majority of Mountain Creek's attractions were built as part of "Waterworld" at Action Park, where they were notorious for their poor safety record, including several deaths...
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David Glenz Golf Academy
217 State Route 94 Vernon NJ
~23.25 miles from Tamiment city center
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|#21 of 21 Things To Do in Tamiment|
Wawayanda State Park
885 Warwick Turnpike Hewitt NJ
~29.84 miles from Tamiment city center
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Wawayanda State Park is a 16,679-acre (67 km²) state park in Sussex County and Passaic County in northern New Jersey. The park is in Vernon Township on the Sussex side, and West Milford on the Passaic side. There are 60 miles (96 km) of hiking trails in the park, including a 20-mile (32 km) stretch of the Appalachian Trail. The park is operated and maintained by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry.The park is home to the red-shouldered hawk, the barred owl and the great blue heron, and includes 1,300-foot (396 m) Wawayanda Mountain and glacially-formed, spring-fed Wawayanda Lake with a swimming beach and boat launch and group camping.The 1,325-acre (5.3 km²) Bearfort Mountain Natural Area is a part of the park, with Terrace Pond at 1,380 feet (421 m) near the top. The mountai...