While spring is certainly on its way here in the Pocono Mountains, we here at Ledges Hotel can’t wait for it to just get warmer. When you have beautiful Lake Wallenpaupack so close to you, it’s easy to want to jump in it every chance you get. If you aren’t used to coming to Hawley and Lake Wallenpaupack, you might not know the best places to enjoy the lake. Luckily for you, the team here at Ledges Hotel have checked out all of the best places to go and we always have great ideas ready for inquiring travelers. When it comes to enjoying the beach side of Lake Wallenpaupack, we suggest the Palmyra Township public beach. Here are a few ways you can enjoy the Palmyra Township public beach.
Palmyra Township public beach is located on Route 6 on Lake Wallenpaupack. From Ledges Hotel, it’s most likely one of the closest attractions we can recommend when it is 2 miles away. But once you take the short drive to Palmyra Township public beach, you will see why we can’t wait every year for it to open. The Palmyra Township public beach is open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. The Palmyra Township public beach is also open daily, however do know that it is based on weather. On the days it is open, it’s available from 11am to 7pm. There is also a fee to get into the Palmyra Township public beach but it is very reasonable. For adults, the fee is $5, children aged 11 and under are $3, and seniors 65 and up, as well as infants, are free.
Let’s now go into the amenities that the Palmyra Township public beach offers which makes it very appealing to locals and visitors. One of the top aspects of Palmyra Township public beach that people enjoy are the restrooms. When you are out and about on the lake sometimes it’s hard to find one so having one easily available, especially when you are with children, makes it nice.
Another reason why so many people choose the Palmyra Township public beach is because they also have food readily available. Unless you plan really well, having food on hand while you are out on Lake Wallenpaupack can be be hard to come by. When you are at Palmyra Township public beach, you will be able to get snacks of all different varieties and prices. They also have a great picnic area available with BBQs perfect for those who are looking to do some quick grilling.
Lastly, one of the biggest reasons why visitors love going to the Palmyra Township public beach is because it is a safe place to swim. Swimming in Lake Wallenpaupack is a very popular pastime. Your family can swim with east at the Palmyra Township public beach since not only is it a place that is carved out for the public but there are also life guards. Before you head to to the Palmyra Township public beach, be sure to check out their Facebook page where you will get daily updates about the area as well as fun activities.
Having amazing places like the Palmyra Township public beach just outside your back door is one of the reasons why so many people enjoy staying with us at Ledges Hotel in the Pocono Mountains. When you do decide to stay with us, you will love our views of the gorge from our decks, as well as many rooms. Our hotel was transformed from an old glass factory and many of the elements of the factory can still be found throughout our hotel. Our rooms are decorated in a modern style with energy efficient fixtures. Looking to make your trip to the Pocono Mountains extra special? Be sure to book one of our fantastic packages. Contact our amazing staff to find out more.
Photo by: Chris Williamson