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Find Your Fun in Carbon County, PA

Find Your Fun all seasons: whitewater rafting, biking, snowtubing group, fisherman
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Need Some Adventure? In Carbon County, you'll experience topographical landscapes from picturesque mountains to rolling hills and farmlands to dense forests to beaches, lakes, rivers, and streams. You’ll have plenty of opportunities for all sorts of outdoor and indoor adventure and recreation. Enjoy indoor water parks, skiing, golf, whitewater rafting, biking, horseback riding, and more! No matter what the season, you’ll FIND YOUR FUN here.

Shop, Dine & Unwind

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

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

Need to Unwind? You’ll be met with many pubs, restaurants, and cafés to enjoy drinks, good company, and great times!

Relax & Rejuvenate

How Do You Relax? Luxurious spas, therapeutic massage, boating, hiking, walking, biking, camping, horseback riding, museums, galleries, concerts, beaches... Here in Carbon County, we want you to have the ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation experience...no matter how YOU define it.

Discover Our Towns

Each town offers something unique to learn, see and do!

Discover Jim Thorpe
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Discover Palmerton
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Discover Lansford
Discover Summit Hill
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Things to Do

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Family biking the trails in Carbon County

Biking

Fresh air, scenery, exercise...BIKE our trails and explore!

 

Cultural & Historical Activities

Full of culture and history, all of our towns offer something different and exciting to learn and explore like museums, galleries, historical attractions and more!

D&L Trail

The D&L Trail connects people to nature, culture, communities, recreation & our industrial heritage.

Entertainment Venues

Famous musicians, talented comedians, and Broadway-quality shows can be found right here at our Penn's Peak and Mauch Chunk Opera House.

Fishing & Wildlife

Find places to hunt and fish, licensing and rules and regulations here.

Golfing

We're home to highly-rated Jack Frost National and other fantastic local golf courses and country clubs.

Three people hiking in the spring in Carbon County PA

Hiking Trails

Carbon County is full of paved and unpaved trails of varied terrain for exercise or a leisurely stroll.

CLICK HERE Glen Onoko Falls Trail Closure Notice

CLICK HERE Glen Onoko Closure Map

 

Indoor Waterpark 

Get a taste of summer all year long at our indoor waterpark at Split Rock Resort.

Asa Packer Museum in Jim Thorpe PA in summer

Museums & Galleries

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

Outdoor Climbing Walls & Courses

Challenge yourself or have some teambuilding fun!

Paintball Skirmish

Enjoy the great outdoors, test your skills and have fun with friends!

Parks

Embark on your personal experience with nature!

Skiing, Tubing & Other Winter Sports

Skiing, tubing, and snowboarding with family and friends are what you do when Old Man Winter and our ski areas bring fresh powder to our mountains and trails.

Whitewater Rafting

Our rivers are ready for you to ride and enjoy outdoor adventure!

Ziplining

A great way to take in our beautiful Carbon County scenery from above!

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