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Rafting on the Lehigh Gorge

Jim Thorpe River Adventures

Located in Downtown Jim Thorpe, Pa across from the entrance to Lehigh Gorge State Park

Opens March 2016 for rafting tours

Dam Release Dates for 2016 Announced

  • May: 14, 21, 28, 29
  • June: 11, 12, 25, 26
  • July: 8, 10, 23, 24,30,31
  • August: 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27*, 38*
  • September: 3*, 4*
  • October: 8, 9 **

*Dependent on additional water accumulation in reservoir


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Mountain and Trail Biking in Jim Thorpe

Bike on the Lehigh Gorge Trail or on one of our many mountain bike trails. Some of the best in the east.

 Blue Mountain Sports

Pocono Biking

Asa Packer Mansion

Wonderful Asa Packer Mansion open Mansion will re-open  for tours in April

Victorian Splendor at it best

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Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway

Seasonal Train rides into the Lehigh Gorge
Trains start running Memorial Day Weekend through October
Trains leave from the station in down town Jim Thorpe, pa

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The Old Jail Tour

Fantastic tour of our old Carbon County Jail, located in Jim Thorpe, Pa

See the world famous "Hand Print on the Wall"

Located on Broadway in town. Guided Tours Noon to 4:30

Open Memorial Day to Labor Day

Closed Wed.

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Harry Packer Mansion

Wonderful Packer Mansion open Friday Saturday and Sunday 1 to 4 each day for tours

Libations Lounge open Friday , 1 to 9 Saturday and Sunday 1 to 4:30

Murder Mystery Get Away Weekends

Mauch Chunk Museum

Located on Broadway in Jim Thorpe, Pa

Great place to learn the history of our area and Jim Thorpe

Open Saturday and Sunday

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2017 Special Events

St Patricks Day Parade

Sunday March 12th 1PM

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Earth Day

in Jim Thorpe Pa

Earth Day Activities

Earth Day Activities in the Park

Lehigh Gorge Train Rides
Horse Carriage Rides - B and B Specials
Great Opera House Shows
Weekend Specials
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Saturday April 22th 2017

Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration
May 20 & 21, 2016
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New Gift Shops and Places to Eat On Historic Race Street

Everything Nice Gift Shop
 One of the oldest gift shops in Jim Thorpe has a new home
Stone Row Pub & Eatery
45-47 Race Street
Great new eatery for lunch or dinner

Unique Shops and Restaurants
  • 13 Gift Shops
  • 10 Restaurants
  • 8 Drinking Establishments
  • 10 Specialty Stores
  • 3 Craft Stores
  • 3 Historic Churches
  • 2 Historic Mansions

Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary

Butterfly exhibit with a teaching and learning focus.
Great for the Family and Kids
Opens for the Season Memorial Day Weekend.
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40 Story Radio Tower
Monthly show at the MCOH

Great Music, Stories and Poetry
Doors open at 7:30 show starts at 8 am

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Fall Foliage Festival

First 3 weekends in October

Events all over town, great Fall Foliage train rides into the Lehigh Gorge.

Food , Arts and Crafts downtown at the train station.

Jim Thorpe, Pa does the fall like no other town in the Poconos

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Thanksgiving Weekend

Holiday shopping and dining season begins. Shops and dinning open all weekend.


Olde Time Christmas in Jim Thorpe Pa

First 3 weekends of December

Shops are open, train is running and the town is decorated for the holiday !

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Hidden Treasures in the Jim Thorpe Area

Carbon County Environmental Center

Great trails for hiking and bird watching. Environmental activities at the center. Outside picnic area. Located two miles past Mauch Chunk Lake Park on the left.

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Switchback Trail from Jim Thorpe to Mauch Chunk Lake

Wonderful biking and hiking trail from downtown Jim thorpe. Pick up the trail at the top of Hill Rd behind the Opera House. Follow it for 3.5 miles to the lake. Coast all the way back on the 4% grade. Outside picnic areas at the Lake.

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