As of Friday, May 22, Carbon County will be moving to the Yellow Phase of Pennsylvania’s Phased Reopening.  We look forward to welcoming you back to Jim Thorpe!  However, safety is our first concern.  Help us keep you and our community safe by preventing the spread of COVID-19!  Please follow the precautions that are listed below. 

  • Follow all CDC and PA Department of Health Guidelines 

  • Keep Social Distance - 6' apart

  • Wear Masks as Required - entrance to all businesses and whenever in close proximity to others

  • The Visitor’s Center (Train Station) is CLOSED until Carbon County moves into the Green Phase

  • Public Bathrooms are available at the Visitor’s Center throughout the weekend from 9AM until 4PM.  Access via the side door.  Sinks are available for hand washing.  Additional porta potties are available outside the Visitor's Center


  • Several businesses will have Hand Washing Stations outside their business for public use

  • Follow any specific guidelines posted on businesses’ doors.  All businesses have limited the number of customers in their store

  • Restaurants are open for takeout and outside dining.  Restaurants are not open for inside dine-in


  • Deposit all trash in a proper receptacle or take it with you.  Please do not litter!


  • Parking is available at the County Lot (1 Susquehanna Avenue, Jim Thorpe PA  18229) - $10/car or $20/buses, campers or tow trailers

  • Mauch Chunk Lake is OPEN for hiking and boating to all visitors.   Carbon County, however, has limited the use of the swimming/beach and camping areas to Carbon County residents only until June 30th 

PO Box 164

Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

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