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Hi, I’m John Jablowski, Jr., Manager of Tobyhanna Township, Pennsylvania, and I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome you to this great community, the perfect place to live, to shop, and to play. Located in the heart of the Pocono Plateau, Tobyhanna Township offers an abundance of parks and trails to enjoy while you take in the great outdoors. These parks also house plenty of facilities for families to take advantage of our recreational sports and countless events.

Tobyhanna Township’s economic development is booming as more small and large businesses set up shop here. Tourism is growing as well, thanks to the charming villages and gorgeous scenic areas. Whether you’re looking for a new home or just a new place to explore, you’ll find all that and much more in Tobyhanna Township.

Experiential Tourism

No matter what brings you to the area, you’ll find there’s plenty to see and explore in Tobyhanna Township in the Pocono Plateau. In the winter, visit for skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, and more at Camelback, Jack Frost, and Big Boulder ski resorts.

During the warmer months, visitors can explore over 28 miles of trails along the Pocono Bike and Hike Trail System. Or if you’re looking to beat the heat and stay refreshed, try one of several local water parks including Kalahari Resort. For an exciting sports experience, catch a race at the Pocono National Raceway, home to the Tricky Triangle.

One of the most exciting venues to come is Pocono Springs, a 100-acre experiential entertainment complex that will be home to retailers, themed restaurants, and an amazing 90,000-square-foot aquarium, as well as unique music venues. Come and discover all that the area has to offer.

Community Organizations

Anybody can live in a neighborhood, but not everyone gets to reside within a true community. Our vast array of community organizations not only provide opportunities to give back, get involved, and come together, they create a sense of pride for our city and continue to help forge the community our residents are proud to call home. Doing better by working together; community starts here!

Economic Development

Economic development booming here in Tobyhanna Township and throughout the Pocono Plateau, with many large and small businesses now calling this great region home. Local growth starts with Tobyhanna Township’s Business Association. A collection of business owners, the association combines their knowledge and resources to ensure the success of the entire community.

New opportunities bring continued growth to the area. The Pocono Springs Entertainment Village project is creating 3,200 new jobs and will be a huge boost to the local economy by bringing millions of visitors to the region. American Tire Distributors recently selected Tobyhanna Township as the home of its new eastern United States distribution center, bringing more jobs to the area.

The community is also home to Kalahari Resort and Convention Center, the largest water park in the country, with a 210,000-square-foot convention center, a 220,000-square-foot water park, and 977 hotel rooms. Come grow with us in Tobyhanna Township in the heart of the Pocono Plateau.

Quality of Life

Tobyhanna Township offers an exceptional quality of life for everyone. Located in the heart of the Pocono Plateau, the region is full of opportunities for both adventure and relaxation. Whether taking a stroll through the beautiful Thomas Darling Preserve, exploring the trails and waterfall at Austin T. Blakeslee Natural Area, enjoying a day out at Blanche D. Price Park, or catching a game at Keiper Park or Locust Ridge Ball Field, the local area offers endless outdoor recreation.

A major project currently in the works, the Pocono Bike and Hike Trail System, blends over 28 miles of trails and over 130 acres and Pocono parks with a variety of ecotourism and heritage tourism. Additionally, the area is home to a variety of unique local shops, entertainment, and exciting events. Experience the area for yourself and visit Tobyhanna Township today.