“Do 6” in Pike County, Pennsylvania

Welcome to Pike County, PA!

Two presidents, one governor, and a cast of movie stars; Pike County, Pennsylvania, sure has some interesting stories to tell! This county at the eastern end of your PA Route 6 adven­ture takes you back in time and to the heart of the Pocono Mountains’ natural treasures.

About Pike County:

Rt. 6 Mile Marker:  Between MM 370 and 400
Tourism Region: Upstate PA and Pocono Mountains


“Do 6” – Things to Do in Pike County:

1. Check out the historical artifacts and exhibits at the Columns Museum, such as the one-room Schocopee Schoolhouse and the American Flag that cushioned Lincoln’s head on the night of his assassination.

2. Visit the Grey Towers National Historic Site, home to Pinchot Institute for Conservation Studies built on the 100-acre estate of former Pennsylvania Governor and America’s first Chief Forester, Gifford Pinchot.

3. Canoe down the Delaware River, paddle beneath spectacular rock formations, and take in the breathtaking panorama of the Pocono Mountains.

4. Get a glimpse at the life of Zane Grey, the father of the American Western novel, while touring his former vacation home, the current Zane Grey Museum, in Lackawaxen.

5. Take a walk in one of the country’s “Prettiest Painted Places”, the town of Milford, and discover why it was once an attraction for movie stars and silent film production.

6. Take a short hike to experience the majestic beauty and sounds of Shohola Falls, one of many spectacular waterfalls amidst the Pocono Mountains.


Pike County’s Amazing Prospects:

Each county along the Pennsylvania Heritage Corridor brings distinct “amazing prospects”—unique and alluring sites, landmarks, and attractions that tell tales of oil, coal, timber, and crops. Let’s look at Pike County’s…

National Recreation Trail Adventures in Pike County:

Each county along the Pennsylvania Heritage Corridor brings a unique system of top-notch trails and new opportunities for adventures amidst that county’s natural beauty, rich heritage, and welcoming communities. Let’s see what adventures we can find on the trails of Pike County, PA…

Heritage Communities:


Pike County Contact Information:

Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau
1004 Main St.
Stroudsburg PA 18360

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