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Find Your Fun in Carbon County, PA

FIND YOUR FUN This Fall in Carbon County, Pennsylvania

Carbon County, PA is open for business under "Green" COVID-19 CDC guidelines. Please visit our #ReOpen Carbon County page for important information and links to help you during your visit with us. This includes links to reopened businesses and other handy tips to keep you safe and healthy.

Our local government, the CCEDC, the PMVB and Carbon County businesses want you to have an enjoyable and safe visit! That is why many of us have already signed (and more businesses/organizations are signing every day) The Pocono Promise, which is our voluntary vow to follow government reopening guidelines to keep employees and, you, our visitors safe.

We are so happy to have you visit us again! During your time with us, please make sure to do your part to keep Carbon County and the Poconos clean and green!

Learn about everything that Carbon County, PA has to offer.

About Carbon County, Pennsylvania

Carbon County is located in northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 90 miles west of New York City and 90 miles northeast of Philadelphia. The County is bordered on the north by Luzerne County, on the east by Monroe County, on the west by Schuylkill County and on the south by Lehigh and Northampton Counties. The northern and eastern portions of the County are part of the Pocono Mountains region of the Commonwealth.

Often referred to as "Lehigh Valley's playground," Carbon County is an ideal place to play but to also live and work. Find out why here.

Accommodations, Hotels, Motels, Camping, B&Bs in Carbon County PA

Accommodations in Jim Thorpe & Surrounding Areas of Carbon County

Over 500 Places to Stay!

Whether you stay one night, a weekend or longer, you'll have endless choices of accommodations to perfectly suit your needs, tastes and lifestyle.

Choose from Inns, Bed & Breakfasts, Hotels & Motels, Resorts, Guest Houses and Camping.

Bicyclists on D&L Trail enjoyed fall foliage.

Biking & Hiking Trails in Carbon County

From hardcore outdoor enthusiasts to those who just want some fresh air and exercise, Carbon County is full of paved and unpaved trails for hiking and biking. Challenge yourself on varied terrain or just enjoy a leisurely ride or stroll to take in our beautiful mountain scenery.

CLICK HERE to Read Notice About Glen Onoko Falls Trail Closure

CLICK HERE for Glen Onoko Map Showing Closure Location.

Camping in Carbon County, PA

Campgrounds in Carbon County

Leave the hustle and bustle of everyday life and be nature's guest for a simpler way of life and a little quality YOU or family time.

Carbon County offers a variety of different camping experiences from state parks to licensed campgrounds and resorts to accommodate your specific needs and lifestyle.

Carbon County, PA State Parks

Carbon County, Pennsylvania State Parks

Carbon County, Pennsylvania State Parks offer residents and visitors plenty of opportunities not only for fun adventure and relaxation but also for a personal experience with nature. Every state park offers you unique scenery and terrain, various wildlife viewing and a lot of different things to explore.

Visit our state parks at Hickory Run, Beltzville and Lehigh Gorge for hiking, biking, rafting, boating, camping, swimming and more!

Young teen on ropes course at Blue Mountain Resort.

Climbing Walls & Adventure Courses for Fun & Team Building

Indoor and outdoor rock climbing walls, ziplining, disc golf, rope courses, archery and laser can find them all in Carbon County, PA. If you are looking to try your skill, for fun or for team building adventures, these activities are perfect for individuals, couples, families and co-workers of all ages!

Cultural and historical attractions, like the Harry Packer Mansion, in Carbon County

Cultural & Historical Activities in Carbon County

Carbon County, Pennsylvania is a county full of culture and history. Every town will offer you something different and exciting to learn and explore. Museums, galleries, historical attractions, special programs...we have it all!

D&L Trail & Area Info

D&L Trail & Area Information

The D&L Trail in eastern Pennsylvania connects people to nature, culture, communities, recreation & our industrial heritage. Find everything that you would want to know about the Delaware & Lehigh Trail here.

Downtown Jim Thorpe, PA

Downtown Jim Thorpe, PA

The county seat of Carbon County, Pennsylvania, formerly known as Mauch Chunk and named after an olympian athlete, Jim Thorpe is a popular and well-known destination for our visitors. Here, you'll find quaint shoppes, history, culture and adventure as well as exciting community events, train rides and more!

WBRE's PA Live! On the Road Featuring Jim Thorpe

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Family entertainment venues in Carbon County PA

Entertainment Venues in Carbon County

Famous musicians, talented comedians and Broadway-quality shows don't have to be found only in large cities. In fact, they all can be found right here in Carbon County, Pennsylvania at venues like Penn's Peak and Mauch Chunk Opera House.

Festivals and Fairs in Carbon County

Every year, you can count on some fun and exciting annual events to be held in Carbon County. Check out the dates and websites for our local Festivals and Fairs.

Summer Fishing and Wildlife in Carbon County PA

Fishing and Wildlife in Carbon County

When you think of Carbon County, Pennsylvania and the Pocono Mountains, you probably think of nature and wildlife, right? Right!!! Carbon County's diverse terrain is the perfect place for all species of our resident wildlife to call home! If you are an outdoor sports man or woman, get educated here on places to hunt and fish, licensing and rules and regulations.

Split Rock Golf Club Golf Course.

Golf Courses/Country Clubs in Carbon County

FORE! Nestled among the Pocono Mountains, you'll find beautifully lush, Carbon County golf courses and country clubs for you to take in game for fun with friends or to make your next business deal.

H2Ooooooh Waterpark Split Rock Resort, Lake Harmony, PA

Indoor Waterparks in Carbon County

Summer fun is not only reserved for summer months here in Carbon County. You and your family can get a taste of summer all year long at our indoor waterpark at Split Rock Resort.

Lake side at Carbon County lake in fall.

Lakes & Beaches in Carbon County

For those who like to relax and take in the beautiful Carbon County PA fall foliage on or beside the water, you'll enjoy both private and public lakes and beaches for kayaking, boating, fishing or walking.

Museums & Galleries in Jim Thorpe & Surrounding Areas of Carbon County PA

Museums & Galleries in Carbon County

Appreciate artistic expression and step back in time to explore our rich history at our various museums and galleries throughout Carbon County.

Resorts for family and adults in Carbon County PA

Resorts in Carbon County

Carbon County is home to beautiful resorts for you and your family to stay and play. Each resort offers a variety of amenities, fun activities, comfortable accommodations and more!

Dining, Restaurants & Nightlife in Carbon County PA

Restaurant Dining & Nightlife

Hungry? In Carbon County, you'll find diverse tastes and dining ambiance for even the most discerning palates. Whether you want a quick sandwich or gourmet lunch, a family-friendly grille or a romantic dinner for two, homemade baked goods or pizza and wings, you'll get it here.

Need to Unwind? In Carbon County, you'll be met with an abundance of pubs, restaurants and cafes to enjoy drinks, music, good company and great times!

Zipling and rock wall climbing course at Blue Mountain Resort, Carbon County PA

Rock Climbing Walls & Ziplining Adventures

Want to challenge your inner-adventurer, work on team building or just have a lot of fun? Try both our indoor and outdoor climbing walls and ziplining adventures in various parts of Carbon County.

Blue Mountain Resort    Cathedral Rock Gym    Whitewater Challengers 

Shopping in Jim Thorpe, Carbon County PA

Shop Local in Carbon County

Need a little "Retail Therapy?" Take a stroll and explore our charming shops and various small businesses with fabulously unique finds in downtown Jim Thorpe, Lake Harmony, Palmerton and surrounding areas of Carbon County.

Male skirmish paintball player near a tree.

Paintball Skirmishes

Enjoy the great outdoors, test your skills and have fun with friends with paintball skirmishes.

Group of people whitewater rafting down the river during fall foliage in Carbon County.

Whitewater Rafting

Water is one thing that Carbon County has plenty of along with opportunities for whitewater adventure and family fun!

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