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      About Twin Lakes
      Located in Pike County, Pennsylvania

      Nestled only 12 miles away from the New York/Pennsylvania border is the Twin Lakes! This lake homes retreat is only 140 miles north of Philadelphia and 79 miles northwest of New York City.

      The Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport is 62 miles west in Avoca, Pennsylvania. The closest location for urgent care is the Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, New York.

      Peter’s Europa House is the closest location for fantastic food, offering a variety of European dishes. Head to nearby Milford for more delicious choices like Tom Quick Inn, Milford Diner, Apple Valley Family Restaurant, and John's of Arthur Avenue.

      Life on Twin Lakes

      Twin Lakes is a private lake homes community, giving residents exclusive access to over 300 acres of crystal clear lakes! Homeowners have access to both lakes, Big Twin and Little Twin, which offer many things to do.

      There are no motorized vehicles allowed on the lake, so activities like kayaking, swimming, and fishing are popular here. Twin Lakes has excellent opportunities for catching bluegill, crappie, yellow perch, and largemouth bass.

      Explore Nearby Nature

      Surrounding Twin Lakes 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 209.

      Lake Wallenpaupack is a 5,700-acre all-sports lake only 25 miles west of Twin Lakes. It is perfect for those who love to have some high-speed fun on the water. 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.

      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 everything Pennsylvania has to offer, take a look at Twin Lakes. It may just be the location of your next lake home!