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      About Marcel Lake
      Located in Pike County, Pennsylvania

      Marcel Lake is a 27-acre lake located in Delaware Township (Pike County), Pennsylvania. New York City is 74 miles southeast, and Scranton is 50 miles northwest.

      The closest place for emergency care is the Newton Medical Center, 25 miles southeast in Newton, New Jersey. The Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport is 56 miles northwest in Avoca, Pennsylvania.

      When heading into town, grab a bite to eat at nearby restaurants like Goodies on 739, Chris and Gina’s Cafe, and SideStreet Bar and Grill.

      Marcel Lake Estates

      Marcel Lake is nestled in a community of the same name. This private, gated community offers fantastic amenities, such as tennis courts, a clubhouse, a pool, and two lakes at residents' disposal.

      These lakes are a gateway to a beautiful summer! Boating, kayaking, swimming at the beach, and fishing are all popular activities here.

      Anglers can expect to catch largemouth bass, chain pickerel, and crappie among the most popular catches. Before getting on the water to cast a line, remember boats are only allowed to have electric motors with a three-horsepower limit.

      What's Nearby?

      Split between Pennsylvania and Delaware is the Delaware Water Gap National Park. Thousands of people come here a year to experience the breathtaking beauty this park offers.

      This park has everything an outdoors enthusiast could want: scenic hiking routes with waterfalls, grassy beaches, a river to kayak on, boating and fishing opportunities, and more.

      The Columns Museum of the Pike County Historical Society houses several exhibits and artifacts and is home to the Lincoln Flag. There is even a fully restored stagecoach. This is a great place for the whole family to learn about Pike County.

      Visit Scranton

      Scranton is situated in northeast Pennsylvania, less than an hour from Marcel Lake. 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 of steam engines and the workers who maintained them 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.

      Try one of its many highly-rated eateries after a long day of fun in Scranton. Cooper's Seafood House, Backyard Ale House, Viewmont Diner, and Ipanema Grille are a selection of the diverse options available.

      For the Lover of Nature

      Marcel Lake is perfect for the avid fisherman or someone who enjoys the occasional kayak ride!