The Poconos are located in the northeastern corner of Pennsylvania. They are 90 minutes from New York City and less than 2 hours from Philadelphia. The Pocono Mountains offer 2400 square miles of wooded peaks and valleys with numerous sparkling lakes, rushing rivers, and lovely waterfalls. This region encompasses four separate counties: Carbon, Monroe, Pike, & Wayne. These mountains are home to 150 lakes, 18 waterfalls, 170 river miles, and Lake Wallenpaupack.. a 5600 acre lake with 52 miles or uninterrupted shoreline. With 7 state parks, 72000 acres of state forests, the 70000 acre Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, and numerous state gamelands, this region is a natural retreat. Music festivals are held throughout the year, there’s galleries and museums, summer stock theatre performances, and concerts through the summer season. There’s always something happening here!