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Deer Lake - Benton Twp


Deer Lake - Benton Twp, Pennsylvania

Located in Pennsylvania, Deer Lake - Benton Twp real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.

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    • Counties: Lackawanna County
    About Deer Lake - Benton Twp
    Located in Benton Township, Pennsylvania

    Deer Lake is a roughly 34-acre lake located in Benton Township, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia is situated 141 miles south and New York, New York, is 134 miles southeast.

    The closest location for urgent care is the Regional Hospital of Scranton, 17.5 miles south. The Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport is 27 miles south in Avoca, Pennsylvania.

    Local Dining

    There are many local eateries near Deer Lake, like Gin’s Tavern and the Bluebird 2 Diner in Factoryville, Pennsylvania. For something closer, try the Lake Sheridan Bar and Grill in Nicholson, Pennsylvania.

    Fun On the Water

    Deer Lake is moderately sized and private, giving residents ample room to kayak or fish! Fishing reports indicate there are bass, bluegill, catfish, crappie, and sunfish in Deer Lake.

    Explore Nearby Nature

    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, including species like trout, muskie, walleye, catfish, bullhead, pickerel, and largemouth bass.

    There are multiple golf courses and country clubs nestled in the area around Deer Lake. Check out places like Sleep Hollow Golf Course, Elkview Country Club, Panorama Golf Course, and Stone Hedge Golf Course.

    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 Deer Lake. It may just be the location of your next lake home!