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Fall Fun Around Town


There are so many fun things to do around town during the fall season and we thought we’d share a few of our favorites!

Although there will not be a Jim Thorpe Fall Festival this year due to the many uncertainties of COVID-19, we invite you to visit the local shops and restaurants this Fall and experience the many specials they have to offer!

The 2020 Fall in Love with Jim Thorpe theme invites you to experience the majestic colors of the Pocono Mountains and the charm of Jim Thorpe, enjoy the many outdoor activities and all the diverse specials and sales at the local restaurants, shops and boutiques! Learn more about great hiking spots in the Poconos to enjoy the beautiful fall foliage here.

Another favorite activity close by is the Hawk Mountain Autumn Migration! What an experience! Watch the birds of prey migrate at Hawk Mountain. Hawk Mountain’s Autumn Migration Hawk Count is the longest running raptor migration count in the world. It began in 1934, when founder Rosalie Edge hired a curator named Maurice Broun, and he started meticulously keeping track of the passing migrants.

Today, Sanctuary staff, trainees, and volunteers are stationed at the lookouts to help visitors spot and identify raptors, including hawks, eagles, falcons, and vultures. The count runs from now through December 15. Plan your visit now!

What are some of your favorite things to do around town this season? We’d love to know! Drop a comment below!