Activities in the Poconos Near Brier Crest Woods

The Poconos Mountains region of Pennsylvania is like one large amusement park filled with entertainment options. 

With a vast area covering 2400 square miles, there is so much to see and do here. Brier Crest Woods is situated in the Western section of the Southern tier along Rt I-80, which boasts major ski resorts, earning it the nickname “Ski Region”. In contrast, the Northern part, which is along Rt I-84, with no major ski resorts, is known as the “Lake Region”. 

Numerous exciting activities are situated near Brier Crest Woods, all within a 30-minute drive, including skiing at Jack Frost Ski Resort and Big Boulder Ski Resort. The town also offers motor boating at Lake Harmony, a small indoor water park at Split Rock Resort, and larger ones at Kahahari Resort. 

Foodies will relish around 35 restaurants, with options ranging from fast food chains to small, cozy places, perfect for intimate dinners. Shopaholics can head to the Crossings Outlet Complex for an incredible shopping experience. 

For those who love casinos, there is the impressive Mt Airy Casino Resort. Racecar enthusiasts will rejoice at the chance to try out the Pocono Raceway NASCAR racing, located less than two miles away. 

Thrill seekers will be blown away by Camelback Adventure Park, Camelback Outdoor Water Park, and paintball. There are also ATVs and shooting ranges for those who crave an adrenaline rush. 

For those who love nature, you can take a leisurely Whitewater rafting (canoeing and kayaking) trip on the Lehigh River, go horseback riding, or fish both in the community and at various state lakes. For winter enthusiasts, snowmobiling is a perfect way to enjoy the snowy landscapes. You can also experience axe throwing – a fun and unique activity. 

The Big Boulder Lake Club offers exciting beach activities such as canoeing, kayaking, and small sailboating. All these attractions are situated in the Poconos Mountains, making it a must-visit destination for those seeking fun, adventure, and thrill.