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:
Apr 16: Bret Michaels at Penn's Peak (Jim Thorpe)
8pm, tickets are $40/in advance; $45/day of show
May 16-May 17: Jim Thorpe's Birthday Celebration (Jim Thorpe)
Runners carry the lighted torch from the High School Stadium to Josiah White Park where they light the Olympic torch. The weekend includes free musical performances, Native American folklore, dancing and drumming, craft and food vendors, a clown for the children and much more.
May 31: Black Bear Triathlon (Lehighton)
Beautiful course offering a calm swim in Beltzville Reservoir followed by a rolling hills bike course, and finishing with a great run course along hard packed trails and paved roads.
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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