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    About Moosic Lakes - Jefferson Twp
    Located in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

    Moosic Lakes is a private lake homes community located in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. It is 134 miles north of Philadelphia and is 119 miles northwest of New York City.

    The closest major airport is Wilkes-Barre Scranton International, 18 miles southwest in Avoca, Pennsylvania. Urgent care can be provided at Geisinger Community Medical Center, 11 miles southwest in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

    Fantastic restaurants surround Moosic Lakes, like The Shake Place, Chaplin’s Honky Tonk Restaurant & Saloon, The Loading Dock Bar & Grill, and Priceburg Pizza.

    Backyard Paradise

    There are two lakes available to residents here. The largest is 86 acres and offers a scenic place to relax and fish. Along this lake are a community center and beach. Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, yellow perch, and bluegill.

    Visit Scranton

    Scranton is a city situated in northeast Pennsylvania. 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.

    Explore Nearby Nature

    Right in your backyard at Moosic Lakes is a 2,200-acre nature preserve! Perched atop Moosic Mountains, this location is composed of fairly easy terrain for anyone to navigate. Explore the waterfalls, blueberry brush, oak trees, and streams in this gorgeous tract of wildlands!

    Outdoors enthusiasts should also be sure to visit Archbald Pothole State Park. This park’s top attraction is its namesake 38 feet deep and 42 feet wide pothole. It is the world's largest glacial pothole, dating to be roughly 15,000 years old.

    Archbald also offers a roughly mile-long hiking trail and hunting for deer, squirrel, and turkey during their respective seasons.

    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 Moosic Lakes. It may just be the location of your next lake home!