Hornbecks Creek Trail Partial Closure
The trail is closed between the first and second waterfall; a portion of the trail has sloughed off, causing a hazardous condition. The first waterfall is accessible from the 209 trailhead and the second waterfall is accessible from Emory Road.
River Road Closure
Starting on Monday, August 18, River Road will be closed from Park Headquarters to Smithfield Beach while contractors complete patch repairs to the pavement. Access to Smithfield Beach will still be possible. More »
Pocono Environmental Ed Ctr. PA (PEEC)
POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER
GPS 41.170826 -74.913303
Phone: (570) 828-2319
A variety of hiking trails are open to the public; these are listed briefly in the park bulletin at the right (pdf). PEEC's visitor center and PEEC's website have trail maps and additional information on the trails.
National Park Service map of trails at PEEC (Also shows automobile access to PEEC)
PEEC offers many different residential programs and weekend workshops are offered for groups and families. Throughout the summer, PEEC's naturalists offer weekend afternoon programs. For workshop topics and additional information, visit PEEC's website, or contact PEEC:
Did You Know?
... that shad have made a comeback in the Delaware River, due to pollution control. This member of the herring family lives its adult life in the ocean, but travels up rivers and streams to spawn. Each spring, anglers follow the "shad run" up the Delaware River to catch these hard-fighting fish. More...