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Sightseeing

The Tarkill Forest Demonstration Area was established in the Delaware State Forest in 1948. This “outdoor Textbook Area” of eighty-two acres is located north of Peck’s Pond along PA Route 402 in Pike County. Along marked trails, trees have been identified, examples of forest management practices can be viewed, and interesting facts about trees are provided. The area is a good example of multiple-use forestry as it supports a high population of wildlife, protects and maintains the Tarkill watershed, is a source of recreation to hunter and hiker, contains a leased forest campsite, and supports a stand of quality timber. Groups or schools wishing to visit the area may engage the services of a forester by contacting the district office.