Discover the Natural Beauty of Tobyhanna State Park in the Poconos

The Pocono Mountains are an outdoor enthusiasts’ dream! Our area’s mountain range spans nearly 2,500 square-miles and encompasses forests, valleys, rivers, and more. There’s so much to explore during your next trip to the Poconos. Experience what outdoor adventure this area has to offer with a visit to Tobyhanna State Park! This 5,440-acre park boasts hiking, swimming, fishing, and more.  

When you’re ready to start planning your trip, access our free Pocono Mountains Vacation Guide! This resource is filled with local recommendations on what to explore during your trip.  

3 Ways to Spend a Day at Tobyhanna State Park

1. Hiking 

See the Poconos from a different vantage point when you hike at Tobyhanna State Park! This Pennsylvania state park boats 10 miles of hiking trails for visitors to explore. Choose from three trails, which range from easy to difficult. You’re sure to find a trail that suits your skill level! However, each trail poses its own challenges, so be sure you come prepared with proper hiking boots and water.  

2. Swimming   

There’s no better way to cool off during the summer than with a dip in Tobyhanna State Park’s beach! Visitors can enjoy the sandy beaches at this Pennsylvania State Park seasonally from Memorial Day weekend through mid-September. Be sure to pack a lunch to enjoy at one of the surrounding picnic areas! 

3. Fishing

Tobyhanna Lake is also a great place for fishing in the Poconos. This 170-acre lake is swimming with bass, catfish, various species of trout, and more!  

Visit Other Pennsylvania State Parks  

There’s no shortage of outdoor activities in the Poconos. No matter the season, you’re sure to discover an outdoor adventure, or several, during your trip! For example, Promised Land State Park boasts hiking, mountain, biking, and fishing in the summer. In the colder months, this Pennsylvania state park transforms into the ultimate destination for winter sports like cross-country skiing, ice skating, and snowmobiling.  

Stay Nearby at Mountaintop Lodge at Lake Naomi 

The best part about a visit to Tobyhanna State Park is that it’s only a 15-minute drive from Mountaintop Lodge at Lake Naomi. This makes it a great destination for an afternoon of hiking, fishing, swimming, and more! Then, come back and relax in your accommodation or at the Lake Naomi Club.  

Consider a stay in our “On the Mountain” Room. This traditional-style room is located on the second floor of our lodge and boasts a queen-size sleigh bed, large bathroom with pedestal sink and shower stall, closet and storage unit, and a gas fireplace for seasonal use.  

Check our availability to start planning your trip to the Pocono Mountains! 

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