Autumn is just around the corner, and that means it is almost time for the Pocono trees to begin exchanging their green hues for lovely shades of bright orange, deep red, and stunning yellow. Fall truly is a spectacular time of year in Hawley, and many visitors flock from all over the nation just to see this gorgeous change of seasons. If you are among them, you’ll want to know the best places for seeing the Pocono Mountains fall foliage.
Great Locations for Pocono Mountains Fall Foliage
Scenic Back Roads Tour
Discover the roads less traveled through the Scenic Back Roads Tour provided by Settlers Inn. This self-guided journey through vast natural beauty leads you through areas filled to the brim with lush foliage. During the fall, you’ll be surrounded in a wonderland of gorgeous fall scenery. The designated route is just over 50 miles and is a great way to experience the region at your own pace and leisure.
Promised Land State Park
Enjoy a crisp autumn day in Promised Land State Park, an outdoor recreation heaven. With over 50 miles of trails to explore, 6.5 miles of mountain biking roads, designated horseback riding trails, and ideal picnic locations, you’ll never run out of things to see and do. Don’t forget your camera to snap photos of the lovely Poconos Mountains fall foliage along the way.
As one of Pennsylvania’s largest bodies of water, Lake Wallenpaupack offers numerous ways to enjoy the autumn scenery. Take a canoe ride down the lake as the bright leaves reflecting on the surface demand your attention. Enjoy a relaxing fishing trip admiring the view as you reel in the big one. Soak in the sunset bathing the land in majestic light from the dockside restaurant at Silver Birches. It’s so easy to make a whole day out of savoring the autumn season on the lake.
Big Pocono State Park
Big Pocono State Park is another great location for enjoying Hawley’s natural world and fall scenery. Many of the hiking trails reveal stunning overlooks of the mountains, including a hike to the top of Camelback Mountain. From here, you will be exposed to magnificent views of an autumn-toned kingdom. On good weather days, you may even be lucky enough to spot portions of New Jersey and New York from the top.
A fun way for the whole family to enjoy the autumn season is attending one of Hawley’s many fall festivals! Come and visit us for the Hawley Silk Mill Oktoberfest, view dazzling pumpkin carvings at The Settlers Inn, or join the fun at the annual Hawley Harvest Hoedown! Find even more upcoming fall festivals on our blog!
Take a Pocono Mountains Fall Foliage Pitstop at Hawley Silk Mill
Taking in all the beautiful autumn sights in Hawley calls for a well-deserved break at Hawley Silk Mill. Cozy up in the Cocoon Coffee Shop with a delicious mug of electric city coffee or pick up lunch from the Mill Market. There are also plenty of shopping opportunities, live entertainment, a fitness center, and so much more! Be sure to stop in and see us during your Hawley vacation!