Lake Wallenpaupack

Pennsylvania

184Listings
$2K-$1B
$58MTotal Value
Lake Wallenpaupack, Pennsylvania

The Lake Wallenpaupack real estate market is the largest marketplace for lake property in Pennsylvania.

The average list price for Lake Wallenpaupack homes for sale is $320,000. Normally there are about 190 lake homes for sale at Lake Wallenpaupack, and 180 listings for lots and land.

Lake Wallenpaupack is one of Pennsylvania's largest lakes, and has 52 miles of shoreline. Lehigh Valley International Airport, the closest major airport, is only 73 miles away.

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  • 52Mi. of Shoreline
  • 30Avg. Depth
  • 60Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    Mountains
  • Year Built
    1927
  • Managed By Alcoa Aluminum Company of America
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    5,700
  • Public Boat Ramps
    5
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
Campgrounds
(570) 857-0880
155 Burns Hill Road
Greentown, PA 18426
(570) 226-3433
57 Peifer Rd
Lake Ariel, PA 18436
  • Counties: Pike County, Wayne County
  • Fish: Blue Catfish, Brown Trout, Flathead Catfish, Lake Trout, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass, Striped Bass Hybrid, Walleye
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Notable events: Ice Tee Golf Tournament, Hawley Winterfest, Crystal Cabin Fever, Wally Lake Fest
  • Sailing clubs: Lake Wallenpaupack Yacht Club, Paupack Sailing Club
  • Interesting facts: 3rd largest lake in Pennsylvania; The lake was created from Wallenpapack Creek at Wilsonville. When the dam was created, Wilsonville disappeared beneath the depths of lake Wallenpaupack.
  • Known for: Boating, fishing, skiing, camping, beaches, ice fishing, ice skating.
  • History: Created in1927 by the Pennsylvania Power and Light Company for hydroelectric power.
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are not allowed.
  • Dock restrictions (No).
Hospitals
(570) 253-8100
601 Park St #1445
Honesdale, PA 18431
Airports
Lehigh Valley International Airport
3311 Airport Road Allentown, PA 18109
73 miles away
Mountain Bay Air Park Inc
100 Ponderosa Court Greentown, PA 18426
4 miles away
About Lake Wallenpaupack
Pike & Wayne County, PA

Lake Wallenpaupack is one of the largest lakes in Pennsylvania, operated by both Pike and Wayne County. The lake is boarded by a collection of charming small towns roughly 33.9 miles east of Scranton, Pennsylvania. Residents on the lake enjoy quick access to help when they need it with the Wayne Memorial Community Health Center just 17.2 miles away. Travel is also made convenient with the Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport just 39 miles away. On your way into town, stop by one of the lakes' many restaurants and eateries. The BoatHouse Restaurant, Gresham’s Chop House, and Wallenpaupack Brewing Company are all wonderful options to choose from when going out to eat.

Spacious Waters

Lake Wallenpaupack stretches 13 miles in length with a 52-mile shoreline and 5,700 acres of water. The lake’s extensive acreage allows residents to enjoy various water sports and boating. The fishing community at Lake Wallenpaupack is almost as large as the lake itself! Anglers can be lucky to find largemouth bass, northern bass, smallmouth bass, crappie, walleye, brown trout, bluegill, calico, perch, and more! Lake Wallenpaupack Tours is another great option for some family fun. Rent a pontoon boat, kayak, stand-up paddleboard, and get out on beautiful Lake Wallenpaupack! During the winter, the lake freezes over and becomes a massive winter wonderland! During this time, you can catch residents skiing, ice-skating, snowmobiling, and ice-fishing.

What to Do Around the Lake

Claws N Paws is an open-air attraction with shady, spacious woodland trails. This makes a great place to take your family with a collection of wild animals like their giant giraffe Jethro! Located just 23 minutes from the lake. Costa’s Family Fun Park is located near the lake and has seemingly endless opportunities for fun. Costa’s offers, go-karts, bumper boats, laser tag, water slides, miniature golf, batting cages, and more! Visit Pocono Axe Works for date night, family time, fun with friends, stress relief, cardio, or team building! Pocono Axe Works is a family-founded ax-throwing business in the Lake Wallenpaupack region. The owners thrive on adrenaline, competition, and adventure, and decided to share the love of that thrill with the community.

Visit Scranton

Scranton is situated in northeast Pennsylvania, just a half-hour west of Lake Wallenpaupack. This place makes for a great day trip, where you can learn more about the Industrial Revolution and enjoy some great food. Scranton is nicknamed The Electric City. It received this name from the revolution of electric lights that began at the Dickson Manufacturing Company in 1880. The city then was the first place in the country to have electric-powered streetcars. The Steamtown National Historic Site is a free-to-enter park that catalogs the role steam engines and the workers who maintained them played in the American Industrial Revolution. This family-friendly site has an activity everyone will enjoy. The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum is another excellent place to learn about the Industrial Revolution. Here, the focus is Pennsylvania's main export: coal. The museum narrates the ups and downs of workers and companies during this time. After a long day of fun in Scranton, try one of its many highly-rated eateries. Cooper's Seafood House, Backyard Ale House, Viewmont Diner, and Ipanema Grille are a selection of the diverse options available.

A Perfect Lake for Anyone Seeking Pennsylvania's Finest

If you’re looking to immerse yourself in everything this outdoor paradise has to offer, then take a look at Lake Wallenpaupack. It may just be the location of your next lake home!