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    About Brooks Lake
    Located in Wayne County, Pennsylvania

    Brooks Lake is a beautiful, secluded body of water located in Wayne County, Pennsylvania. Brooks covers approximately 9 acres of water and is home to gorgeous private lakefront properties. It is around 2 and a half hours north of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    The Wayne Memorial Hospital is located approximately 30 minutes north in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. The closest airport is Wilkes-Barre Scranton International, located about 45 minutes east in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

    Residents will enjoy eating at places like Kay’s Italian Restaurant, Al Dentes Pizzeria, or the Tiki Bar on Roaming Woods Lake.

    Get Out On the Water

    Not only does the lake offer gorgeous hillside views for your home, but residents can also enjoy a sunny day out fishing, kayaking, or canoeing.

    There are excellent fishing opportunities here! Fishermen will find a variety of trout, including cutthroat trout, brook trout, and rainbow trout.

    Explore Nearby Nature

    Less than 15 miles south of the lake is Claws ‘N’ Paws Wild Animal Park. Come see their petting zoo, an area to pet and take pictures with African tortoises, and giraffe feedings with Jethro the Giraffe.

    Lake Wallenpaupack is a 5,700-acre lake that is less than 20 miles away from Brooks Lake!

    Wallenpaupack is a public all-sports lake perfect for those who love to have some high-speed fun on the water. There is no horsepower limit, so water-skiing, jet-skiing, tubing, boating, swimming, and more are possible here.

    The lake is also a popular weekend fishing spot. Species that inhabit Wallenpaupack are smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, walleye, pickerel, yellow perch, trout, striped bass, channel catfish, and a variety of panfish.

    Scranton, Pennsylvania

    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.

    Why Brooks Lake?

    Brooks Lake is an excellent choice for those seeking a quiet community that isn't too far from a bustling city!