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couple fishing on foggy Mauch Chun Lake

Mauch Chunk Lake Park

Exceptionally beautiful county park with a 345-acre lake. Facilities for camping, swimming, picnicking, hiking, biking, fishing, and boating.

Annies ice cream Jim Thorpe window

Annie’s Ice Cream

Ice cream stand with a pick-up counter serving hard ice cream, sundaes, floats, shakes, soft-serve. Dipped waffle cones. Quick eats like hot dogs, fries.

Trail's End Bed & Breakfast guest room

Trail’s End Bed & Breakfast

Newly renovated 1899 Victorian-style house with 3 guest rooms located directly on the Switchback Trail.

Moya in Jim Thorpe front of building

Moya in Jim Thorpe

Casual fine dining, steak, seafood, pasta in this chef-owned restaurant. Extensive wine and beer lists, cocktails.

mauch chunk lake with kayaks on the shore

Mauch Chunk Lake

Mauch Chunk Lake is a 354-acre lake on Mauch Chunk Lake Park for swimming, picnicking, great fishing, and boating. Reserve a boat.

jim thorpe independent film festival poster

Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival

Annual indie film festival in April at Mauch Chunk Opera house and venues in town. "Top 100 Reviewed Festivals" by FilmFreeway.