Lake Wallenpaupack Information
About Lake Wallenpaupack
Ever heard of the Poconos? Well Lake Wallenpaupack lies in the heart of these mountains and provides visitors with recreation and sunshine year after year. With hundreds of acres of forest lands, walking trails, and wildlife surrounding the lake, there’s always something to do at this vacation destination. Those in the tri-state area know Lake Wallenpaupack is the perfect place to swim, boat, and enjoy water activities in the summer months, and fish and, hunt and trap in the other months. Take a trip to this spacious lake and spend a weekend on its 52 miles of shoreline; you’ll be glad you did.
Things to do in Lake Wallenpaupack
In the spring, fishing and boating bring the lake to life after the chill of winter. In the summer, jet skiing, paddle boarding, and kayaking are fun activities the whole family can enjoy. Simply take the boat on a cruise around the lake and take in a gorgeous sunset or soak up the sun on a warm, summer day. Don’t forget the sunscreen! Hunters will love State Game Lands Number 183, an extensive area that offers hunting, fishing, and trapping and its border butts right up next to the lake.
Hiking through nature is a great way to enjoy your trip to Lake Wallenpaupack. There are six different recreation areas on the lake, featuring hundreds of acres to explore by hiking or biking. Lacawac Sanctuary is a beautiful place to get a birds-eye view of Lake Wallenpaupack. Or, you can head 20 minutes south of the lake to Promised Land Lake. Check out Shuman Point, a 3-mile trail on a 250-acre nature preserve. You’ll get to view some beautiful vistas and the hike itself is fairly easy.
Day Trips from Lake Wallenpaupack
If you’re a lover of the hit television show The Office, you’ll definitely want to make your day trip to Scranton, Pennsylvania. The show revolves around a company based in Scranton, and features many images of the town in the beginning credits. Make the 50-minute drive from Lake Wallenpaupack and explore this historic town. Visit the Steamtown National Historic Site where you can learn about the history of steam railroad transportation and the people who built it. Next, head to Everhart Museum where fossils, rocks and minerals, and art collections are all housed under the same roof. The museum has rotating exhibitions, so be sure to check and see what exhibit will be there when you visit. Relax after your busy day with a trip to Ferrone Family Winery. Located in downtown Scranton, this place serves up more than 25 wines, wine slushies, and features live music on the first Friday of every month. Stop in for a glass of wine and some entertainment before heading back to the lake.
Lake Wallenpaupack Accommodations
Tripping.com offers travelers with more than 100 vacation rentals in the Lake Wallenpaupack area. Choose a rental in the southwestern part of the lake to be near the Lacawac Sanctuary and have access to some beautiful views of Lake Wallenpaupack. Or, stay in the northeastern portion of the lake and be right next to State Game Lands Number 183.Whatever you have in store for your vacation, make sure you get a vacation rental that suits your plans.
Transportation in Lake Wallenpaupack
Getting to Lake Wallenpaupack is best done by flying into Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport. From there, it’s just about a 45-minute drive to the lake so rent a car and make the quick trip to your accommodations. While your vacationing, a car will be helpful, as it is likely your best option for getting around to the different towns. Having a boat doesn’t hurt either, as you can scoot around the water and dock at multiple sites up and down the shoreline.
Vacation Rentals in Lake Wallenpaupack
Looking for a vacation rental in Lake Wallenpaupack? Tripping.com has 360 vacation rental homes available in Lake Wallenpaupack. You'll find 0 studios, 38 1-bedroom, 48 2-bedroom and 274 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from €42 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in Lake Wallenpaupack is €278 while the average price of a weekly rental is €25. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Lake Wallenpaupack home is €25.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 108 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in Lake Wallenpaupack. In addition to accommodating pets, Lake Wallenpaupack rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 310 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 318 have TV and/or cable and 71 have a pool or hot tub.
Search properties from 6 vacation rental sites in Lake Wallenpaupack where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, TripAdvisor, and Expedia. There are 307 HomeAway rentals, 21 TripAdvisor short term rentals and 14 Expedia vacation rentals.