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Nearby Attractions to Prompton State Park

Information about Prompton State Park’s nearby attractions is available from the Pocono Mountains Vacation Bureau.

Explore the Area

Prompton Borough is the closest community to Prompton State Park. Honesdale and Waymart are also nearby and offer places to eat and rest.

Learn about some of the area businesses and things to do from the Greater Carbondale Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Honesdale Partnership.

Nearby State Parks and Forests

Prompton State Park is close to several state parks, where visitors can enjoy recreation, education, and other activities.

Archbald Pothole State Park

The 150-acre Archbald Pothole State Park is in northeastern Pennsylvania. The park is named for Archbald Pothole, a geologic feature that formed during the Wisconsin Glacial Period, around 15,000 years ago.

The park is popular for hiking and hunting.

Promised Land State Park

The nearly 3,000-acre Promised Land State Park is on the Pocono Plateau, 1,800 feet above sea level. Popular recreational activities include fishing and boating in two lakes, camping in rustic cabins, hiking trails, orienteering, horseback riding, biking, mountain biking, and swimming.

Lackawanna State Park

The 1,445-acre Lackawanna State Park is in northeastern Pennsylvania, ten miles north of Scranton. The park offers a great deal of outdoor recreation opportunities, including 18 miles of hiking trails and 15 miles of multi-use trails for mountain biking and horseback riding.

Gouldsboro State Park

The 2,800-acre Gouldsboro State Park features the 250-acre Gouldsboro Lake, which is incredibly popular for fishing and boating.
Other popular recreational activities include hiking, mountain biking, picnicking, and swimming.

The Gouldsboro Lake offers a smoke-free beach, and is a warmwater fishery with common species being bass, pickerel, yellow perch, catfish, sunfish, walleye, and crappie.

Pennsylvania Heritage Areas

Heritage Areas protect, enhance, and promote Pennsylvania’s historic, natural, cultural, and scenic resources.

In 1807, Pennsylvania State officials mandated a road be cut through the Moosic Mountains to enable easier travel to the western part of the state. What would become the Route 6 Heritage Corridor was born. By spanning the entire state, the road ties together a unique collection of special places and communities, capturing the spirit of the state’s diversity.