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    About Mud Pond - Greenfield Twp
    Located in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

    Mud Pond is a roughly 49-acre body of water located in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. It is connected to the 139-acre Newton Lake by a small channel. These bodies of water are 146 miles north of Philadelphia and 136 miles northwest of New York City.

    The closest major airport is Wilkes-Barre Scranton International, 35 miles south in Avoca, Pennsylvania. Urgent care can be provided at Wayne Memorial Hospital, 21 miles east in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

    Fantastic restaurants can be found around this restaurant, such as Finch Hill Restaurant and Dairy Bar, Crystal Pines Restaurant, and Shirley's Family Diner.

    Backyard Paradise

    Newton Lake offers its residents a private and quintessential lake homes experience. Wake up to gorgeous views of the surrounding Pennsylvanian hills and pristine lake water.

    Watersports like boating, water skiing, kayaking, swimming, and fishing are popular here. Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, chain pickerel, rock bass, and smallmouth bass.

    The Elkview Country Club is right in your backyard! This private, full-service country club offers its members 18 holes of golf nestled between two lakes. There is also a kitchen that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

    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 its 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 Nature

    Outdoors enthusiasts should be sure to visit Salt Springs State Park. This park has three waterfalls and hemlock trees that are over 300 years old. Visitors can also hike, camp, hunt, fish, and more.

    Those looking to hit the slopes should be sure to visit Elk Mountain Ski Resort. This premier resort offers over 25 skiing trails for every experience level!

    Surrounding Mud Pond is a multitude of State Game Lands. Managed by the state, these plots of land are a dedicated space for legal hunting and trapping.

    During off-seasons, they also double as beautiful tracts of land to hike! The closest is State Game Lands 307, 10 miles south in Jermyn, Pennsylvania.

    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 Mud Pond. It may just be the location of your next lake home!