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Lacawac Sanctuary

  • 94 Sanctuary Rd. Map It
  • Lake Ariel
  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Published 02/01/2016

Fodor's Review

The southernmost pristine glacial lake in the United States, Lake Lacawac is an important center for ecological research. It’s surrounded by a nonprofit nature sanctuary that’s popular with hikers and walkers; trails range from the quarter-mile Meadow Trail to the relatively strenuous Big Lake Trail, almost 3 miles long. The sanctuary is also home to the 1903 Great Camp, the former estate of coal-baron congressman William Connell. Free hour-long educational tours of the sanctuary and the Great Camp are conducted every Wednesday and Saturday at 1 pm.

Sight Information


94 Sanctuary Rd., Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, 18436, United States

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Website: www.lacawac.org

Sight Details:

  • Free, donations accepted
  • Daily dawn–dusk; tours Wed. and Sat. at 1 pm

Published 02/01/2016


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