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Big Elk Lake - Dimock Twp


Big Elk Lake - Dimock Twp, Pennsylvania

Big Elk Lake - Dimock Twp real estate is considered a tight inventory market for lake homes and lake lots in Pennsylvania.

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    • Counties: Susquehanna County
    About Big Elk Lake - Dimock Twp
    Located in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania

    Big Elk Lake is a 77-acre lake situated in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. New York City is located 158 miles southeast and Philadelphia is 154 miles south.

    The nearest location for urgent care, Endless Mountains Health Systems, is around 11 miles north in Montrose, Pennsylvania. Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport is 51 miles south in Avoca, Pennsylvania.

    Residents will enjoy local eateries like Luna Wine & Table, Uptown Grill, The Inn at Montrose, and Oip Montrose.

    Fun on the Lake

    Big Elk Lake offers its residents a mix of classic lake activities to enjoy! Take your kayak or canoe out for a relaxing morning ride. Bring your smaller motorized boat and cruise or cast a line.

    Anglers should expect to find bluegill, largemouth bass, pumpkinseed, and sunfish.

    What's Nearby?

    Lackawanna State Park is less than 10 minutes away. This park offers 1,445 acres of biking, camping, hiking, mountain biking, swimming, boating, and so much more!

    The park's centerpiece is its namesake lake, Lackawanna Lake. This 198-acre body of water is a popular fishing destination, with species like trout, muskie, walleye, catfish, bullhead, pickerel, and largemouth bass.

    In the city of Tunkhannock, Riverside Park offers visitors an entrance to the Susquehanna River. The Susquehanna is the longest river in the Eastern U.S., at 444 miles. It runs through New York, Pennsylvania, and a little bit of Maryland.

    Northern Pennsylvania contains around 146 miles of the Susquehanna and is a well-known, scenic stretch of the river to kayak on.

    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.

    A Perfect Lake for Anyone Seeking Pennsylvania's Finest

    If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the beautiful hills and woodlands Pennsylvania has to offer, take a look at Big Elk Lake. It may just be the location of your next lake home!