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    About Baylors Pond - Benton Twp
    Located in Lackawanna County

    Baylors Pond is an 86-acre lake located in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. The city of Philadelphia is two hours and 20 minutes away.

    The closest major airport is Wilkes-Barre Scranton International and is 31 minutes away. Urgent care can be provided at Clarks Summit State Hospital, 23 minutes away.

    Groceries and snacks can be found 16 minutes away at Weis Markets. There are great restaurants around Baylors Pond, such as B & B, The Bluebird 2 Diner, Gin’s Tavern, and Karp’s Grill.

    Happy Medium

    At 86 acres, this lake offers its residents privacy and great fishing. Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, bluegill, redbreast sunfish, and northern pike.

    Residents can enjoy swimming and kayaking in the lake's deep blue waters as well.

    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 Nature

    Outdoors enthusiasts should 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.

    Why Baylors Pond?

    If you're looking for an outdoor-centric paradise nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, then you've found the perfect match in Baylors Pond!