Blue Heron Woods is just 2 miles from Lake Wallenpaupack, one of the largest lakes in Pennsylvania, minutes from the Delaware River and the Lackawaxen River, a favorite for fly fishing, golfing, skiing, as well as shopping in the quaint towns of Milford, Hawley, and Honesdale. Whatever your favorite outdoor activity, you’ll find it only minutes from Blue Heron Woods.
Pike County Info Page
Official tourism site for Pike County, PA. Information about lodging, dining, things to do, outdoor recreation, local attractions, and upcoming events.
Lake Wallenpaupack is a center of recreation for the surrounding communities, providing boating and fishing access in the summertime, as well as ice skating and ice fishing in the winter. Lake fish include smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, rock bass, walleye, muskellunge, pickerel, rainbow trout, brown trout, catfish and yellow perch. Striped bass and hybrid striped bass have been stocked in the lake. The lake is 13 miles long, has 52 miles of shoreline, and is about 60 feet deep at its maximum depth.
PA State Gamelands
For more than 100 years, the Game Commission has managed the Commonwealth’s wildlife resources for all Pennsylvanians. With the help of more than 700 full-time employees and thousands of part-timers and volunteers, the agency provides a host of benefits to wildlife, state residents and visitors.
The Lackawaxen River joins the main stem of the Upper Delaware River in the town of Lackawaxen in Pike County, PA at the famed Zane Grey pool. The Lackawaxen is a destination for fly fishing for Brown trout, Brook Trout and Rainbow Trout. Trout are stocked in the spring and fall from Hawley, PA to the conluence.