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    About Cobb Pond - Lake Twp
    Located in Lake Township, Pennsylvania

    Cobb Pond, also known as Cobbs Lake, is a 39-acre lake located in Lake Township, Pennsylvania. The city of Philadelphia is just over two and a half hours south.

    The closest major airport is Wilkes-Barre Scranton International, 37 minutes south in Avoca, Pennsylvania. Urgent care can be provided at Wayne Memorial Hospital, 15 minutes north in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

    Residents will enjoy a taste of the local flavor at nearby restaurants like Nurnberger Bierhaus, Kay’s Italian Restaurant, Rif’s Place, and Tiki Bar.

    Your Quiet Place

    Cobb Lake offers its residents privacy and great fishing. Trees surround the lake, making it a private and serene place to enjoy the water. Take a dip in the water or launch your canoe for a peaceful morning ride.

    Members of the Cobbs Lake Preserve can rent kayaks, motorized and non-motorized boats, as well as paddleboards for use on the lake!

    Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, bluegill, yellow perch, and chain pickerel.

    Family-Friendly Fun

    There are lots of activities for all ages around Cobb Pond!

    Less than 20 minutes from 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.

    The Stourbridge Line Train Excursion in nearby Honesdale offers visitors a chance to experience classic rail travel first hand. Their fully restored travel cars can take you through the Pocono Mountains or along the Lackawaxen River.

    At Christmastime, families can take a trip on the Santa Christmas Tree Express. A heated travel coach will take you to a Christmas Tree Farm where you can pick your favorite tree and visit Santa.

    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

    Nearby Prompton State Park is the place to be for those who love the outdoors! Its 290-acre lake is a popular destination for swimming, boating, and fishing during the summer. Fish reported to be in its waters are bass, yellow perch, and crappie.

    26 miles of hiking and mountain biking paths surround the lake's shoreline. These paths double as cross country skiing and sledding trails during the wintertime.

    Why Cobb Pond?

    Located in the gorgeous Pocono Mountains, Cobb Pond will serve as a great year-round home or vacation spot for those looking to experience everything Northern Pennsylvania has to offer!