"IN THE CENTER OF IT ALL"
Lackawaxen in Pike County Pa is a brilliant location for nature lovers. It is a delightful blend of fine accommodations, restaurants, services, recreation, and rustic beauty. WEATHER
In northeastern Pennsylvania, the Upper Delaware River is the border between New York Catskills and Pennsylvania Poconos. The visitor-friendly township of Lackawaxen was founded in 1798. It is was considered hallowed ground to Native Americans over 10,000 years ago and a prime spot to see bald eagles today. Guided habitat tours of wintering bald eagles are conducted by, The Eagle Institute during the winter months though eagles can be seen all year round. Historic sites also surround this unique township. The Roebling Bridge (Roebling Delaware Aqueduct), the Zane Grey Museum, remnants of the Delaware and Hudson Canal, and hiking trails at Point Peter and The Minisink Battleground Park, the site of a Revolutionary War battle, are just some of the surrounding area hiking. Recreational opportunities include the Lackawaxen River trout fishing. Lake Greeley for bass and the Delaware River for bass, shad fishing. Upper Delaware River for tubing, canoeing and white water river rafting and Skiing at Masthope Ski Big Bear Mountain. The Catskill casinos, the site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival in Bethel NY now Bethel Woods Center for the Arts and the newly designated Route 97 Upper Delaware Scenic ByWay are all just across the river.
We cordially welcome you to visit us, have fun, settle in, and absorb the attractions, history and beauty of the Delaware River Highlands. Lackawaxen Township is slightly off the beaten path, and a rejuvenating escape from urban stress. Our available services can fill your every need.
The Upper Delaware River is a place of stunning natural beauty, not often written about nor widely promoted. In 1841, Washington Irving called it "a constant succession of scenery that would have been famous had it existed in any part of Europe". Even today, it is still a very special place. Included in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River stretches 73.4 miles (118.3 km) along the New York-Pennsylvania border.
Business Owners of Lackawaxen Township is a resource for business and local information in Lackawaxen Township, Pa and the surrounding area . Some helpful links to area organizations and private communities are listed below.