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    About Upper Lake - New Milford Twp
    Located in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania

    Upper Lake is a lightly developed 39-acre lake located in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. It is 158 miles north of Philadelphia and 151 miles northwest of New York City.

    The closest location for urgent care is Endless Mountain Health Systems, 10 miles west in Montrose, Pennsylvania. The Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport is only 45 miles south in Avoca, Pennsylvania.

    Residents can grab a bite to eat in nearby Montrose, at places like Green Gables Italian, Oip Montrose Pizza Restaurant, Uptown Grill, and Kool Cow.

    Life on the Water

    There is lots of outdoor fun to be had here! This lake doesn't allow motor vehicles, so bring your kayak or electric boat. On a warm sunny day, you can take a dip in water for fun or a little exercise.

    This hidden gem of northern Pennsylvania offers great fishing. Anglers can expect to catch species like largemouth bass, rock bass, and crappie.

    Explore Nearby Nature

    Lackawanna State Park is only 20 miles south. 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.

    Only 10 miles north in Hallstead, Pennsylvania, is a public access point to the Susquehanna River! The Susquehanna is the longest river in the Eastern U.S., at 444 miles. It runs through New York, Pennsylvania, and a little bit of Maryland.

    Northern Pennsylvania contains around 146 miles of the Susquehanna, which is a well-trodden, scenic stretch of the river to kayak on.

    Visit Binghamton

    Binghamton is a suburban city in Southern New York, roughly 30 minutes north of Cranberry Lake. There are lots of activities here the whole family will enjoy!

    Minor league baseball fans should head to the Mirabito Stadium in downtown Binghamton to see the Binghamton Rumble Ponies play.

    Opened in 1895, Ross Park Zoo is the fifth oldest zoological institution in the U.S. Come see the different animals housed here, which include endangered species like the red wolf, African penguin, and snow leopard.

    After a long day of fun, try highly-rated local eateries like Chris' Diner, Lost Dog Cafe & Lounge, and Little Venice Restaurant.

    A Balanced Getaway

    If you're looking for a lake retreat that is less remote than it feels, then you've found the perfect match in Upper Lake!