Escape the ordinary and treat yourself to a unique adventure in the Pocono Mountains. This stunning Pennsylvania area is known for its scenic landscapes and peaceful surroundings. Here, you can leave behind the crowds, connect with nature, and enjoy the best kayaking in the Poconos. From outdoor activities to local dining to exciting attractions, you’ll find the best things to do in the Poconos with our complimentary Vacation Guide. The Poconos guide is full of the best local eateries, places to visit, and things to see. Request unlimited access to the ultimate Pocono Mountain guide and start planning your next getaway!
Top Picks for Kayaking in the Poconos
Lehigh River Whitewater Kayaking
Experienced kayakers will find their next big adventure on the Northern section of the Lehigh River. This 41-mile segment can be accessed from Lehigh Gorge State Park and requires finely honed paddling skills as you will encounter several rapids. If you are looking for a beginner-friendly adventure, the Southern section of the Lehigh River is perfect for leisure paddling. This part of the river winds through the Lehigh Valley and merges with the Delaware River in Easton, PA.
Lake Wallenpaupack Kayaking
Lake Wallenpaupack is an oasis for kayaking, paddling, and even fishing. For a relaxing day, take a seat in a single or tandem kayak to navigate the 5,700-acre lake. In addition to great Kayaking on Lake Wallenpaupack, recreation areas along the shore are the perfect place to enjoy lunch and take in the Pocono’s endless mountain views. If you need a kayak rental check out Lake Wallenpaupack Boat Tours and Rentals, this local shop offers kayaks, paddleboards, and boat tours
After a day of kayaking in the Poconos, head home to The French Manor Inn, Restaurant, and Spa for the best Lake Wallenpaupack lodging. Unwind for the evening at our award-winning restaurant. Here, you’ll find an extensive menu that features exquisite wines and elegant entrées, made with only the freshest ingredients.
Afterward, rest your head in the Jardin Suite. In this elegant suite for two, you can enjoy a private balcony with beautiful views of the Poconos Mountains, a king-size bed, a fireplace, and a whirlpool tub. In addition to these fabulous in-room amenities, you will also have access to our in-house spa and complimentary breakfast each day of your stay.
If you are ready to plan your next getaway, check our availability, and book your stay. We can’t wait to host you at The French Manor!