Hickory Run State Park


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Hickory Run State Park


Location:In the western foothills of the Pocono Mountains, off PA 534.
Facilities:381 class A/B campsites, group tent camps, 2 group cabin camps, showers, pit and flush toilets, picnic area, picnic pavilion, snack bar, hiking trails (43 miles), cross-country skiing trails (13 miles), snowmobile trails (21 miles), swimming beach, disc golf course, fishing pier, amphitheater, camp store, playfield, playground.
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, disc golf, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, ice skating, snowmobiling, sledding, tobogganing, nature and historical programs.
Special Features:Located in the northeastern corner of the park is Boulder Field, a large area (400 feet by 1,800 feet) strewn with boulders, some as long as 25 feet. A National Natural Landmark, the site is flat and lacks vegetation, and has remained essentially unchanged for more than 20,000 years.
Address:RR 1, Box 81
White Haven, PA 18661

Phone:570-443-0400
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/hickoryrun.aspx
Size: 15,500 acres.

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If visitors are turned away, additional opportunities for outdoor fun and swimming beaches are available at Hickory Run State Park, also in Carbon County, and Tuscarora State Park in Schuylkill County.
The boulder field at Hickory Run State Park in Carbon County; and
He obtained experience managing park facilities as the park manager at Promised Land and Beltzville State Parks and assistant manager at Hickory Run State Park.
He had been assigned as an assistant manager at Hickory Run State Park Complex in Luzerne and Carbon counties.
In 2009 he moved to the assistant manager's post at Hickory Run State Park Complex.
Bruce replaces Dustin Drew, who now serves as assistant park manager at Hickory Run State Park in Carbon County.
Stout, former assistant manager at Hickory Run State Park and manager at the Fort Washington State Park Complex, has been named manager of Lackawanna State Park Complex, in Lackawanna, Wayne and Susquehanna counties.
Madl, former manager at Frances Slocum State Park, Luzerne County, has been named manager of three state parks forming the Hickory Run State Park Complex in Luzerne and Carbon counties.
Hallas, former assistant park manager at Hickory Run State Park Complex, has been named manager of Tobyhanna State Park Complex in Monroe and Wayne counties, John Plonski, executive deputy secretary for parks and forestry for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, announced today.
26 /PRNewswire/ -- The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) is seeking public comment on natural resource management plans for Hickory Run State Park, Carbon County, and Lehigh Gorge State Park, in Carbon and Luzerne counties.
Most importantly, he continues to be a catalyst for getting others involved and helping them pursue and nurture their interests in the park," said Kevin Fazzini, manager of Hickory Run State Park, which oversees Nescopeck.
Dale Hildebrand of Mountaintop, Luzerne County, was honored April 22 at Nescopeck State Park for devoting more than l00 volunteer hours in 2001 to that park, as well as nearby Lehigh Gorge and Hickory Run state parks.