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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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Just a bit of a walk in the woods

We signed up for the "fossil walk" led by Dr.K, an extremely knowledgeable and amicable guide and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bruce s
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Breathtaking

Visited the center got info from very helpful staff they informed is of a shower approaching so we... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
sooner4
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Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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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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Hours Today: 08:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328-9427
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We signed up for the "fossil walk" led by Dr.K, an extremely knowledgeable and amicable guide and environmentalist. What was anticipated as being able to view a wealth of fossils in various levels and surroundings produced but a single place where only a modicum of...More

Thank bruce s
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Visited the center got info from very helpful staff they informed is of a shower approaching so we waited a bit. Hikes the orange trail it was breathtaking literally and figuratively but we'll worth it. Bring water and good hiking shoes and possibly a snack...More

Thank sooner4
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

The staff was friendly, clean restrooms at the visitors center. We only had time to hike the fossil trail. It was awesome. We plan to come back and hike the other trails.

1  Thank melissahL2855HU
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Got some good info from the friendly folks that work there. Most of them are hikers so they can give you first hand information which is very helpful. We did the Tumbling waters hike which was somewhat difficult in places especially the area that goes...More

Thank Hoborun
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped for information on our quest to see the waterfalls in the Delaware Water Gap area. The park ranger was so helpful. He showed us on the map where the waterfalls were and which ones were open this time of the year. (March 24...More

Thank Jgray0615
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

What a great trip. Beautiful scenery, just magnificent. A lot of work went into maintenance of this park. Family loves it and we will go again for sure.

Thank lvshari
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We stopped at the Education Center to hike Tumbling Water Trails. There are a number of other trails that are easy to moderate. Tumbling Waters Trail is a well marked trail that is moderate to difficult. The trail is 3 miles long and well marked...More

1  Thank Kate B
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Went to PEEC and decided to do the Tumbling Waters Trail. The trail is 3 miles with 2 major steep hills, one is called "Killer Hill". The trails are very well marked and easy to follow. You will see a beautiful overlook of Delaware Valley...More

1  Thank Phyllis10
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Tumbling trails has something for everyone, river, pond, waterfall, an overlook not too difficult just leave yourself enough time to enjoy.

Thank Lauraj1006
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I had gone here on a school trip back in the 80s, but this time I went to go on a hike. We did the tumbling waters trail. It was very well marked, and easy to navigate. The reward is getting to the falls halfway...More

Thank RHobbs74
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mercolas
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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.
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