10 of the Best Spring Activities in the Poconos

Explore Pennsylvania’s most beautiful terrain this season. Watch the flowers bloom from Tobyhanna State Park or take a ride down the Delaware River. From outdoor adventures to stunning rail rides and everything in between, there is something for everyone to enjoy in the Pocono Mountains. Discover 10 of our favorite spring activities in the Poconos!

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The Best Spring Activities in the Poconos

Hiking the Pocono Mountains

One of the most popular ways to see the mountains is by foot. Explore all of our favorite hiking trails during your next visit! The hills offer paths for all ages and skill levels. Expect to see towering waterfalls, mile-high views, lush vegetation, and beautiful wildlife. 

Wallenpaupack Boat Tours

Enjoy a relaxing day on the lake with a Wallenpaupack boat tour. Charter a boat for the day and have your very own captain, or rent your own boat and explore Lake Wallenpaupack uncharted!

Visit Brook Hollow Winery

Sip the day away at Brook Hollow Winery. The Northern New Jersey winery is a neighborly, barn-style atmosphere with award-winning wine to boot. They offer everything from buttery whites to dry reds. Escape from it all at this small-town winery during your next getaway!

Discover Grey Towers National Historic Site

Grey Towers National Historic Site is a Milford must-see. The historic mansion belonged to Gifford Pinchot, who served as the first Chief of the US Forest Service and Pennsylvania’s governor for two terms. Explore the estate, tour the landscape, and enjoy a peaceful hike through their Discovery Trail.

Explore the Delaware Water Gap

The Delaware Water Gap flows through the Appalachian Mountains as part of the Delaware River. The waterway offers the best spring activities, from rafting to swimming to fishing. See one of the Poconos prized jewels with a visit to the Delaware Water Gap!

Canoe Down the Delaware River

The Delaware River is a calm, relaxing river ideal for a boat and paddle. It’s perfect for first-time canoers and those searching for a quiet escape. Rent your boat at one of the river’s premier outfitters and get paddling today! 

White Water Rafting in the Poconos

Calling all adrenaline junkies—white water rafting in the Poconos is just for you! Rush down the Lehigh River past cascading waterfalls and through white-capped rapids for the adventure of a lifetime. 

Take a Ride With Stourbridge Line Rail Excursions

All aboard the Stourbridge Line Rail Excursions Express! Hop on for rides through the wooded mountains traveling to farmers markets, ice cream shops, outdoor movies, and so much more

Sip Slowly at Jam Room Brewing Company

Jam Room Brewing Company is one of the best in the state. Not only do they offer a delicious beer menu, but they also provide live music and a mellow atmosphere. Best of all, they are just five minutes down the road from your room at The French Manor!

Visit Tobyhanna State Park

Tobyhanna State Park is one of the most scenic national parks in the state. From sandy beaches to rugged hiking trails, the park has a little bit of something for everyone. Bring a picnic and start exploring the great Pocono Mountains! 

Come Back to The French Manor in the Heart of the Poconos

After exploring all of the best spring activities in the Poconos, you’ll be ready to unwind in the comforts of The French Manor. Book your stay in the Marseilles Suite and enjoy a fireplace, whirlpool tub for two, a plush king-size bed, luxurious linens, bathrobes, unparalleled views, and a chef-inspired complimentary breakfast each morning.

Visit during the warmer months and enjoy our complimentary Yoga with a View overlooking Huckleberry Mountain. Classes start at 11 a.m. every Saturday—it’s the perfect way to start your day! We can’t wait to welcome you to the Poconos!