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Description - Prompton State Park is the site of a future state park. The Army Corps of Engineers is still developing the area. They plan on having many of the common park facilities at this location including trails, picnicking, hunting, viewing scenery and observing wildlife. The park will be a year-round facility offering winter sporting activities.

Attractions - Prompton State Park is the site of a future state park. The Army Corps of Engineers is still developing the area. They plan on having many of the common park facilities at this location including trails, picnicking, hunting, viewing scenery and observing wildlife. The park will be a year-round facility offering winter sporting activities.

Recreation - As of this writing, Spring 2000, the Army Corps of Engineers is still developing this park. Once it is open to the public, it will have recreation opportunities.

Climate - Pennsylvania generally has a moist climate with cold winters and warm summers. The Prompton State Park area has cold winter months with temperatures averaging around 22 to 24 degrees Fahrenheit (-6 to -4 degrees Celsius). The area's average summer temperatures range around 68 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit (20 to 22 Celsius).

Location - Prompton State Park is located in Wayne County, Pennsylvania which is the northeastern area of the state.


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Filed By: Craig Blowers
Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
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Report: I would like to add that as of Fall 2003 the trails were well marked and signs have been put up. Northeast Sports in Honesdale offers trail maps and guided trips including snow shoeing


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Contact Information:
Prompton State Park, c/o Lackawanna State Park, R.R. 1, Box 230 , Dalton, PA, 18414-9785, Phone: 570-945-3239
, lackawanna@dcnr.state.pa.us

Additional Information:
Pennsylvania State Parks and Forests - Pennsylvania is known for producing some of the most valuable hardwood timber in the world. The 2.1 million acres of state forest land are protected from fire, destructive insects and diseases while offering a beautiful recreation environment for the visitor. Pennsylvania's State Park system offers visitors year-round recreational enjoyment as well. Amenities include: camping, picnicking, hiking, an assortment of winter sports and the viewing of the natural biological diversity and ecosystems found within the Commonwealth.
Pocono Mountains / Endless Mountains Area - The Pocono Mountains abound in natural wonders. The Glens Natural Area has 22 named waterfalls in a scenic gorge with old growth timber. You can also try whitewater rafting on the Lehigh River.

Links:
Pennsylvania State Parks - Official agency website

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