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Pocono Environmental Education Center

#3 of 5 things to do in Dingmans Ferry Features Animals
538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328-9427
+1 570-828-2319
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Always a good hike

There are many trails of various degrees of difficulty but nothing difficult. We routinely do the... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2016
Dingmans Ferry, PA, USA
via mobile
Great place for Hiking/Walks

Visited here with extended family of over 20 of us. People from 12 to 83 years hiking. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2016
Phoenixville, 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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328-9427
+1 570-828-2319
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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

There are many trails of various degrees of difficulty but nothing difficult. We routinely do the Tumbling Waters trail and also the Fossil trail. It's a great stop if you are passing through the DWGNRA.

Thank jackatie
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Visited here with extended family of over 20 of us. People from 12 to 83 years hiking. Lots of trails to hike/walk and all could do it. Beautiful scenery. Stop into the Visitor Center as it is much more expansive than looks outside. Very informational....More

Thank cwhite8181
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Hike here in the summer months with my young children. Enjoy the trails and peacefulness. My children also have summer camp here and they love it.

Thank BB601
Reviewed 8 December 2015

I have hiked at PEEC many times and each occasion immensely enjoy the trails. I typically do all three trails - Tumbling Waters, Ridgeline and Fossil loops - just under 9 miles. The terrain and woods are simply lovely. Tumbling Waters was very full this...More

Thank charisma2015
Reviewed 9 November 2015

We just visited this environmental education center and had a great time. We went fossil hunting and actual found them. We enjoyed the hike along the well marked trails. We spent a couple of days in the Poconos and found this to be a refreshing...More

Thank Gforce61
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This was my second time attending a workshop at PEEC. The cabins are comfortable, large with lots of bunk beds. The mattresses were not so comfortable, some people doubled up or brought air mattresses. The food is ok, not the best and not the worst....More

Thank Roni C
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This fairly large compex has a variety of things to offer. A number of short trails start here, there are classes, guided walks, exhibits on wildlife. It is free and has some lovely views, especially a lake across the road what has spectacular color in...More

Thank Pnemiller
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This place is neat. They have a bunch of bones and rocks that you can touch at the visitors center. You sign in for a free hike, grab a trail guide, and head out. My husband & I travel by ourselves, but we saw a...More

Thank kslfla
Reviewed 6 October 2015

I made a big series of loops into one trail. While not particularly challenging across the whole, short parts around the falls were a bit steep. Nice scenery, but don't expect to be immersed in wild forest. Most the land had been logged out this...More

Thank to513
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Several different hiking trails for hikers of all ability including a wheelchair accessible trail. Trail guides available for a small fee. On summer weekends PEEC can be reached by the MCTA Pocono Pony free river runner shuttle service.

Thank Gail S
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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.