Hiking in this natural environment is truly a memorable experience. Stay in the park and discover a wide range of options in Promised Land State Park cabins.
This road leads to a naturally created glacial lake. Within the park itself, most of the hiking trails are easily accessible to all. Mother Nature provides an extra show in summer, when the mountain laurel is blooming.
Set out from your choice of Promised Land State Park cabins and experience this easy 1.4 mile hike through the forests of beech, oak, maple and hemlock trees. Featuring small waterfalls and rustic footbridges, this is the perfect family hike. Keep an eye out for ospreys, Bald Eagles, and an occasional Black Bear.
The lake is the place for watersports and relaxing on the sand, but it also offers a hiking trail around the perimeter. The trail stays about 200 yards from the lake bank until you come to the trail end, which features a lovely view over the water.
Promised Land State Park is perfect for a family vacation, with so much to see and do. In October, the fall foliage will take your breath away. And there's even more to enjoy if you decide to stay in town in a Promised Land State Park Hotels for part of your holiday.
Here's the place for fishing, boating, kayaking – or just relaxing in the clear lake water. You can launch your own kayak, or rent one from the park staff. There are plenty of picnic areas and room on the beach for the entire family to relax in the cool lake breeze.
Bring the kids to the largest country store in Pike County. Learn all about gem mining and the local fossils found in the area. There's a mining area where quartz, amethyst, citrine, calcite, and much more can be found. Parents will want to check out the locally made candles and food items.
Located in nearby Ariel, PA, this friendly animal park is a great place to spend a day. All the animals are active and well-cared-for, and even small children can get up close and personal. The singing and howling dogs and wolves are a unique wildlife experience