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Pocono Environmental Education Center

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538 Emery Rd, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328-9427
+1 570-828-2319
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Hidden Gem!

If you are into nature and hiking you have to check this place out!!! We did the 3 mile hike... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Sandra C
Nature is everywhere

Great place to visit if you love nature and hiking. You can hike the trails or enroll your children... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
mattmastrelli
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Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania
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Where Learning Comes Naturally! The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is the perfect place for learning, exploring, getting away, and connecting. With 6 hiking trails, weekend educational programs, and summer camp, PEEC is a great place for nature lovers of all ages, families, friends, photographers, youth and adult groups, scouts, students, and teachers. An independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, PEEC is the education partner of the National Park Service in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. PEEC's mission is to advance environmental education, sustainable living, and appreciation for nature through hands-on experience in a national park.
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“tumbling waters” (15 reviews)
“hiking trails” (6 reviews)
“nice trails” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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538 Emery Rd, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328-9427
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

If you are into nature and hiking you have to check this place out!!! We did the 3 mile hike with the kids and had lunch on top of the mountain! We travel full time and have hiked many different states but this has been...More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit if you love nature and hiking. You can hike the trails or enroll your children in very informative and fun day camps. I have done both personally and loved everything about it.

Thank mattmastrelli
PEEC, Front Office Manager at Pocono Environmental Education Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks for the review! We look forward to seeing you & your family back at PEEC again soon.

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The place always has some interesting educational or exciting event going on. We often go on their website to see what event is going on. We have done hikes there also. It's a great added perk for the area and easy to get to with...More

Thank 10140A3
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We are soooo lucky to have been able to find the greatest event on the Delaware. Every year PEEC get a grant to be able to have a free 4 hour Kayak or Canoe trip down the Delaware. The weather was beautiful and the Eagles...More

Thank wabstnj
PEEC, Front Office Manager at Pocono Environmental Education Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your trip. Thank you to the William Penn Foundation for making this grant-funded program possible.

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Took a guided hike with a group of people as we were staying at a nearby spa. The experience was amazing. Nice trails and walking in the woods just has an incredible positive impact on my overall wellness - can't describe in words. There is...More

Thank belochka25
PEEC, Front Office Manager at Pocono Environmental Education Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you for the review. We hope see you at PEEC again in the future.

Reviewed 1 September 2017

Nice little place off the beaten path which has hiking trails and a couple of lakes. Conservation minded and educational as well as a pleasant walk through the woods.

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

We signed up for the "fossil walk" led by Dr.K, an extremely knowledgeable and amicable guide and environmentalist. What was anticipated as being able to view a wealth of fossils in various levels and surroundings produced but a single place where only a modicum of...More

Thank bruce s
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Visited the center got info from very helpful staff they informed is of a shower approaching so we waited a bit. Hikes the orange trail it was breathtaking literally and figuratively but we'll worth it. Bring water and good hiking shoes and possibly a snack...More

Thank sooner4
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The staff was friendly, clean restrooms at the visitors center. We only had time to hike the fossil trail. It was awesome. We plan to come back and hike the other trails.

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Got some good info from the friendly folks that work there. Most of them are hikers so they can give you first hand information which is very helpful. We did the Tumbling waters hike which was somewhat difficult in places especially the area that goes...More

Thank Hoborun
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mercolas
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Response from Gail S | Reviewed this property |
PEEC is a great place to have a wedding but they accept only a limited number of bookings so it is best to contact them soon.
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