First time campers often ask us what they should pack. We have put together a great list of informative websites, lists and will continue doing so on http://www.pinterest.com/poconokoa/, so follow us on Pinterest and you will be able to refer back whenever you need to as you prepare for your trip.
**Albany, NY - 150 miles ** Allentown, PA - 45 miles ** Baltimore, MD - 180 miles ** Binghamton, NY - 110 miles ** Catskill Mountains, NY - 165 miles ** Delaware Water Gap, PA side - 6 miles ** Easton, PA - 32 miles ** Hackettown, NJ - 32 miles ** Harrisburg, PA - 125 miles ** Hartford, CT - 169 miles ** Jim Thorpe, PA - 50 miles ** Kingston, NY - 98 miles ** Lancaster, PA - 114 miles ** Long Island, NY - 93 miles ** Long Pond, PA - 30 miles ** Montreal, QC - 430 miles ** Neversink River, NY - 58 miles ** Newark, NJ - 68 miles ** New York City - 75 miles ** Ottawa, ON - 375 miles ** Philadelphia - 92 miles ** Pocono Mountains - "X" marks the spot ** Scranton, PA - 50 miles ** Tannersville, PA - 16 miles ** Washington DC - 220 miles ** Wilmington, DE - 120 miles
1-5 Miles: Shawnee Mountain Hidden Lake Pocono Go-karts & Paintball Pocono Mountain Flea Market Christmas Factory Shawnee Playhouse Fernwood Horseback riding Country Kettle Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Hiking Trails Smithfield Beach 6-10 Miles: Sky’s the Limit, skydiving Water Gap Trolley Bushkill Falls Pocono Pistol Range Big Wheel Roller Skating 11-15 Miles: S&S Speedways, Indoor Go-karts Lakota Wolf Preserve Quiet Valley Farm Sunset Hill Shooting Range
Callie’s Pretzel Factory Callie’s Candy Kitchen CamelBeach Waterpark Dingmans Falls George W. Childs Recreation Site Land of Make Believe Mount Airy Casino Mountain Adventures Mountain View Vineyard Pocono Cheesecake Factory Ski Camelback Sorrenti’s Cherry Valley Vineyards
Crayola Factory Pocono Raceway
Dorney Park Sesame Place
Times Square, NYC Six Flags, Great Adventure
Liberty Bell Hershey Park
We have discounted the rates on our rental units for the winter! Come stay with us and ski, snowboard, tube, gamble or shop in the Poconos. Winter seasonal sites are also available.
Purchase a bag of mining rough, and make your way to the water sluice. A water sluice is a trough of running water where bags of mining "rough" are emptied and sifted through screen trays. The water washes away the dirt, revealing sparkling gems and minerals. Its like panning for gold! You will discover garnets, rose quartz, fool's gold, emeralds, aquamarines and many other beautiful stones and use the identification charts to accurately identify exactly what you have found. And all the treasures you find are yours to take home!
Gather your camping friends and family and come on down to the Delaware Water Gap~Pocono Mountain KOA's GaGa Pit for some fast paced fun!! Ga-ga is a variant of dodgeball that is played with one ball. The game combines dodging, striking, running, and jumping, with the object of being the last person standing. Players hit the ball at each other, and are eliminated if the ball strikes them below the knees. The game can be played by a group of individual players or with teams, as well as in one-on-one matches.
Enjoy your camping stay here at in style with man's best friend. Newly added for 2014, this four person deluxe cabin with a bathroom, microwave and small refrigerator is now available to our campers with pets. Also, new in 2014 2 six person deluxe cabins with bathroom and kitchen and can accommodate pets.
Sleeps up to 2 pets with their human companions. These pet friendly cabins are sleeping quarters only. There is a water source outside.
Check-In Time: 2:00pm Check-Out Time: 11:00am
Please check-in at the office and acquire the proper parking pass before proceeding into the campground.
Protect our trees, forests and community by not moving firewood. Buy firewood where you are going to burn it.
Please stop into our newly expanded and renovated campground store. If you forgot to pack it, look no further. We have it! If you need it, look no further. We have it! If you broke it, look no further, we can get it! Our helpful staff will deliver seasoned firewood and ice to your site. The store stocks items such as groceries, souvenirs, clothing, blankets, RV items, kitchen items, ice cream, candy, snacks, quick cook foods, first aid, and much, much more!! Store Hours are from 8:00am to 9:00pm unless otherwise posted.
We are a family campground. Quiet time is from 11:00pm until 8:00am. Young adults and children must be at their site by 10:00pm. Please respect your camping neighbors.
Our heated swimming pool is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Hours are from 10:00am to 7:00pm unless otherwise posted. Rules posted at pool. There is no lifeguard on duty at pool. Swim at your own risk. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times.
Pool Hours: 10:00am to 7:00pm unless otherwise posted. Pool is closed in cases of inclement weather for the protection of our campers. Rules are posted at the pool. No lifeguard on duty. Swim at your own risk. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times Pool is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Dump Stations are available for registered guests use and are located in the front and back of the campground. Large campers should use the dump station located in the back for easier access.
Please do not leave your patio lights on all night. Flood lights may not be used. Bug lights may not be used. The warm glow of campfires are not as comforting when the starry sky is lit by so many lights.
8:00am to 9:00pm unless otherwise posted Newly renovated in 2014, the General Store is centrally located and is sure to have what you are looking for.
Rent a bike by the hour or day and ride the roads within the KOA. Rent a Banana Bike by the half hour or hour to ride on the roads within the KOA.
The lake check-in box will have your registration info in it if you have a reservation and the office is closed by the time your arrive. In the morning following your arrival, please stop into the office to complete your check-in. If you do not have a reservation and the office is closed, please call 570-223-8000 and someone will attend to your camping needs. Tents may not be set up after 10:00pm, so it is recommended that you arrive in time to get settled if you are tenting.
Restrooms are open 24 hours. Laundry Room is open 24 hours. Children must be supervised by an adult.
It's a GREAT day at the KOA!!Donna and J are lifelong campers who have put down roots in the KOA system and have found their home at the Delaware Water Gap~Pocono Mountain KOA.
They love hosting visiting campers and listening to stories of their adventures, helping with mechanical issues or even guiding campers to local attractions, eateries or activities. Once you meet Donna and J they become lifelong friends.
The staff that Donna and J has build around them is terrific, as well. These camper-services representatives never settle on ok and build every task they perform on their strong guest service values. This is why you will find a team who puts guests first.
Come on down and camp with us!! Donna, J and the crew would love to have you as guest at the Delaware Water Gap-Pocono Mountain KOA.