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Promised Land Lake

Pennsylvania

Promised Land Lake, Pennsylvania

Promised Land Lake real estate is regarded as a tight inventory market in Pennsylvania for lake homes and lake lots.

Located 33 miles from Scranton, Promised Land Lake offers lake property buyers a communal lake lifestyle.

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  • 9Mi. of Shoreline
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Most)
    National Park (Most)
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    442
Marinas
(570) 857-0220
969 PA-507
Greentown, PA 18426
(570) 857-1850
839 PA-507
Greentown, PA 18426
Golf Courses
Newfoundland Golf Course
(570) 676-9013
698 Sterling Rd
South Sterling, PA 18460
(570) 857-0251
125 Country Club Dr
Greentown, PA 18426
Campgrounds
(570) 894-4388
559 Hemlock Dr
Tobyhanna, PA 18466
(570) 857-0880
155 Burns Hill Rd
Greentown , PA 18426
  • Counties: Pike County
  • Fish: Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass
Hospitals
(570) 421-4000
206 E Brown Street
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Airports
Lehigh Valley International Airport
3311 Airport Road, Allentown, PA 18109
64 miles away
Flying Dollar Airport
360 Dutch Hill Road, ,Canadensis, PA 18325
12 miles away
About Promised Land Lake
Located in Pike County, Pennsylvania

Promised Land Lake is a 442-acre lake located in Pike County, Pennsylvania. It is 125 miles north of Philadelphia and 96 miles northwest of New York City.

The closest major airport is Wilkes Barre International, 40 miles west in Avoca, Pennsylvania. The nearest location for urgent care is Wayne Memorial Hospital, 22 miles north in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

There are fantastic restaurants within 10 miles of Promised Land Lake, like the Promised Land Inn, Overboards, and John's Italian.

An Outdoor Enthusiast's Paradise

Promised Land Lake is located in a state park of the same name, which offers over 3,000 acres of lakes, streams, and wooded areas for activities like biking, kayaking, wildlife watching, boating, camping, and fishing!

Promised Land Lake hosts a variety of fish like largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, pickerel, muskellunge, yellow perch, sunfish, and catfish. Ice fishing is a popular activity here when the water freezes in the winter.

There is a beach on the northern end of the lake. Residents can come here to laze about on a sunny day or get some exercise in.

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

One of the most popular recreation lakes in Pennsylvania is only 9 miles north of Promised Land! Lake Wallenpaupack, a 5,700-acre all-sports lake. 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.

Surrounding Promised Land Lake is a multitude of State Game Lands. 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 is State Game Lands 221.

A Perfect Lake for Anyone Seeking Pennsylvania's Finest

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