Local Area Attractions
We are just 5 miles from the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and located in the heart of Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains. Use our KOA as your home away from home when exploring this great area. From exploring nature's beauty or letting loose at a waterpark, we can help you get your day started just minutes away.
From the Delaware Water Gap~Pocono Mountain KOA to:
From the Delaware Water Gap~Pocono Mountain KOA to:
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
Camelback Ski Mountain
Vertical: 800 feet
Trails: 34 total; all are lighted for night skiing: 15% Expert - 24% Intermediate - 54% Novice - 7% Beginner
Lifts: total - high-speed detachable quad chairlifts 3 triple chairlifts - 7 double chairlifts - 1 SunKid surface lift - 2 tubing lifts (magic carpets) www.skicamelback.com
Mount Airy Casino
If you're looking for some big action, take over 2,500 of the hottest slots for a spin. Play everything from penny slots on the floor to $100 games in our high-limit area. Choose from progressive slots, themed video slots and more. With a variety of the newest slots around, like Extreme Wheels, Gold Fish, New York Gold and Hot Hot Super Jackpots, plus some of your traditional favorites such as Wheel of Fortune, Blazin 7's, Jackpot Party, Tower of Power and Quick Hot Platinum, you're sure to find all your favorite games and then some. Electronic Table Games like poker, blackjack, and roulette are a way to raise the stakes. Located 20 miles away. See www.mountairycasino.com for more information.
Ski and Tubing Mountains
Ski and Tubing MountainsSkiers? Tubers? Get ready!!Please visit the following for their hours. Snow season in this part of the country usually runs from around mid-December through mid-March.Shawnee Mountain 1 mile away www.shawneemt.comCamelback Mountain 20 miles away www.skicamelback.comAlpine Mountain 16 miles away www.alpinemountain.comBig Boulder 35 miles away www.jfbb.comBlue Mountain 35 miles away www.skibluemt.comBig Bear 50 miles away www.ski-bigbear.com
Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Shawnee Fireworks Display
Shawnee Mountain Ski Area is holding its annual Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Display, which benefits the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company. Bring your own chair or blankets for great slopeside seating.There will be an outdoor DJ, Uncle Sam Stilt Walker, Mark Clarks All American Magic Show and various food & craft vendors. A delicious Hickory Licks barbecue is planned.The fireworks display will be at dusk, approximately 9pm, presented by the Interstate Fireworks Display Company.$10 Benefits the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company.
Poconos' Wurst Festival
Just one mile from the KOA **Discount tickets available at KOA**
The Poconos' Wurst Festival is back with even more wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies and brews! With both Polish and German themes, the event will feature 3 stages of music, traditional costumed dance performances, pig and hot dog races, ethnic craft vendors, new Bier Stein Olympics- fun games for adults and plenty of wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies and cold brews. Childrens entertainment will include the Puppen Meister marionette show, Brat Man living statue, rubber duck races, bavarian juggling shows and face painting.Join us for a weekend of family fun & entertainment!
NASCAR Pennsylvania 400
PENNSYLVANIA 400 - JULY 31-AUGUST 2
FRIDAY - July 31
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying and Practice
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Practice
ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards Qualifying and Practice
SATURDAY - August 1
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Qualifying
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Pocono Mountains 150 Race
ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards ModSpace 125 Race
SUNDAY - August 2
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pennsylvania 400 Race
Pocono Chicken Wing-Off
Benefiting Monroe County Meals on Wheels, the Pocono Chicken Wing Off is the Pocono Mountains Region largest wing event. Sample 40+ varieties of wing sauces. Hot wings, spicy wings, specialty wings, smoked wings and fried wings. Join Shawnee for a day of family fun, food and entertainment! Attendees pay as they go for wings, beverages and other foods. Plus, free magic show and music for all!
Shawnee Mountain Mud Run - August 15, 2015
The Shawnee Mountain Mud Run is a 5k mountain trail run with natural and man-made obstacles, challenging ups and downs, rocky, wooded and wet terrain, shallow water crossings and lots of mountain mud.
A timed event, (limited age categories) with emphasis on FUN, TEAMWORK and helping each other finish safely. All team members must cross finish together. Costumes encouraged!
The run also features a Mini Kidz Run for ages 6-12 years of age. A post race BBQ, live music, raffles and awards will be held in the base area. The Shawnee Mountain Mud Run benefits the Pocono Chapter of Girls on the Run.
Families and spectators welcome. Additional BBQ food and beverages available at the post race party. We have ample FREE parking.
NOTE: This Race has sold out the last three years. Be smart, register early!