Nearby Attractions to Archbald Pothole State Park
Information about nearby attractions is available from the Northeast Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Lackawanna Heritage Valley: Pennsylvania's first heritage park tells the story of the important role that the Lackawanna Valley played in America's Industrial Revolution-supplying over 80 percent of the nation's anthracite coal that fueled the growth of American industry.
Nearby Points of Glacial Interest
Hickory Run State Park: Boulder Field is 14 acres of jumbled stone caused by severe weather of the last glacial period. The glacier end moraine crosses the park. Hickory Run State Park can be reached at Exit 274 off of I-80. Follow PA 534 east to the park.
Seven Tubs Recreation Area: Glacial meltwater eroded the bedrock and created a series of potholes in Pinchot State Forest’s Deep Hollow Tract. Seven Tubs can be reached at Exit 164 off of I-81. Follow PA 115 south for 2.5 miles.
Tannersville Cranberry Bog: This 150-acre wetland is the southernmost low altitude boreal bog on the eastern seaboard. It contains carnivorous plants, rare orchids, and other plants. The bog is owned by the Nature Conservancy and can only be visited during scheduled tours.