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    About Crescent Lake
    Located in Dingman Township, Pennsylvania

    Crescent Lake is a 12-acre lake located in Dingman Township, Pennsylvania. This lake is around 76 miles northwest of New York, New York.

    The closest major hospital is Wilkes-Barre Scranton International and is 73 miles west in Avoca, Pennsylvania. Urgent care can be provided at Bon Secours Community Hospital, 16 miles north in Port Jervis, New York.

    Groceries and snacks can be found eight minutes away at Weis Markets in Dingmans Ferry. There are great restaurants around Crescent Lake like Ray-N-Charles, Goodies on 739, Milford Diner, and Balch’s Fish Fry.

    A Secluded Lake

    With no public ramp, Crescent Lake offers its residents a slice of serenity. Whether fishing from the shore or in a canoe, anglers will find largemouth bass, chain pickerel, yellow perch, and pumpkinseed.

    Visit Scranton

    Scranton is a city situated around an hour west of Crescent Lake. 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

    There are a plethora of options in terms of natural parks around Crescent Lake. Examples include George W. Childs, Dingmans Falls, Bushkill Falls, and Raymondskill Falls.

    Skiers should be sure to go to Big Bear at Masthope Mountain in Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania. This ski resort offers 18 trails to ski, snowboard, and tube. They also offer lessons to those looking to improve their skills on the slopes.

    Pennsylvania State Game Lands surround this lake. 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 to Crescent Lake is State Game Lands 180, 20 miles northeast in Greeley, Pennsylvania.

    A Perfect Lake for Anyone Seeking Pennsylvania's Finest

    If you’re looking to immerse yourself in everything Pennsylvania has to offer, take a look at Deer Lake. It may just be the location of your next lake home!