Promised Land State Park


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Promised Land State Park


Location:10 miles north of Canadensis in Pike County, in the northeast corner of the state.
Facilities:More than 900 campsites (many with electricity), 12 rustic cabins, showers, flush and pit toilets, picnic areas, picnic pavilions, snack bar, hiking trails (50 miles), bike trails, snowmobile trailhead and trail (23 miles), swimming beaches, boat rentals, boat launches, boat mooring, orienteering course, game court.
Activities:Camping, hunting, boating (electric motors only), fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, ice skating, snowmobiling, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is situated in the heart of the Poconos, 1,800 feet above sea level, surrounded by 12,464 acres of the Delaware State Forest and the Bruce Lake Natural Area. It features two lakes and several small streams.
Address:RR 1, Box 96
Greentown, PA 18426

Phone:570-676-3428
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/promisedland.aspx
Size: 3,000 acres.

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Once repeatedly clear-cut forests, Promised Land State Park and its neighboring Delaware State Forest were purchased by the state in the early 1900s in an effort to restore, protect and reclaim the forests for wildlife habitat protection, recreational activity and sustainable tree harvesting.
The Promised Land State Park manager began his career with the Bureau of State Parks in 1984 as a seasonal laborer at Tuscarora State Park, Schuylkill County, later accepting the park maintenance supervisor's post at Raymond B.
Willoughby, former assistant manager at Promised Land State Park, has been named manager at Beltzville State Park, Carbon County.
13 /PRNewswire/ -- The PA state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) is seeking public comment on a natural resource management plan for Promised Land State Park, Pike County.
Promised Land State Park Manager Barbara Davey-Triol, who will oversee the new conservation area, will host the meeting.