Things to Do
*Night Life and Goings On
ON-ROAD & OFF-ROAD
The Jim Thorpe area is well-known as a mecca for mountain biking enthusiasts of all abilities (click here
here for trail info). In addition, its many local and state roads offer challenge, distance and gorgeous scenery to road riders. PLEASE NOTE:
The hours for various businesses typically vary according to the season. Especially during the week, call ahead to be sure they're open when you want to visit!
|JIM THORPE RIVER ADVENTURES -website-|
Jim Thorpe River Adventures is the only outfitter located in the historic town of Jim Thorpe. You'll find that this historic mountain village along the Lehigh River is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Jim Thorpe is rated as one of the top 3 mountain biking destinations in the United States.
1 Adventure Lane, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
|DELAWARE AND LEHIGH NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR -website-|
The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is a joint effort of private groups and interested citizens, county and municipal governments, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the federal government to conserve cultural and natural resources in the five-county region of Pennsylvania that traverses the historic Delaware and Lehigh Canals. Since the Delaware & Lehigh's designation by Congress in 1988, it has been our mission to restore historic places, conserve green space for public use and preserve and interpret our heritage to enhance life for generations to come.
2750 Hugh Moore Park Road, Easton, PA, 18042
|POCONO WHITEWATER -website-|
Fun, Adventure, and the Great Outdoors! Rafting has them all, and you'll fall in love with them just as we did 30 years ago! The Lehigh River Gorge offers exciting and unforgettable days of dam release whitewater and family-style rafting. There is an Adventure for everyone on the Lehigh River...from novice to pro! Rafting trips run daily mid-March through October.
1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
570-325-3655 • 1-800-WHITEWATER
|POCONO BIKING -website-|
Pocono Biking is your gateway to the Lehigh Gorge State Park. Bike for an hour or join us for a full or 1/2 day….whatever fits your schedule. We offer bicycle rentals for the whole family, shuttle service, and a souvenir store for all of your needs - maps, t-shirts, Fox Racing, coffee, snacks, etc. Pocono Whitewater Rafting, Skirmish Paintball, Pinzgauer & Segway Tours are also available.
7 Hazard Square,
Route 209, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
|BLUE MOUNTAIN SPORTS -website-|
Blue Mountain Sports specializes in providing you with the ultimate outdoor recreation experience. Whether its biking, boating or skiing, we have everything you need. In addition the necessary equipment, shuttle services are available.
34 Susquehanna St., Route 209, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
|WHITEWATER RAFTING ADVENTURES -website-|
Pedal through History on the Lehigh Gorge Rail-Trail, with breathtaking scenery and an easy riding surface (2% downgrade). Bike Rentals and shuttles are included. Pack a lunch and enjoy one of the many picnic stops along the river.
P.O. Box 65, 101 W. Adventure Trail, Nesquehoning, PA, 18240
|The Jim Thorpe eXperience -website-|
Maximize your visit to Jim Thorpe with a JTX guided tour! Hike, bike, walk, snowshoe or kayak with local guides and learn JT's unique history. Themed tours explore mining, railroading and town history. Experience local highlights plus fact, story and legend you'll only get with JTX. Choose your adventure level; pick a tour to fit your schedule. Specific, custom or group tours can be arranged in advance. Call for info today!
37 W Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229