Endless Mountains Nature Center
Endless Mountains Nature Center

. Endless Mountains Nature Center
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Learn about our wildlife days, Mommy and Me programs, Nature Rambles, Bird Identification classes and other upcoming events.
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Adopted August 2011
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What you'll
find at EMNC...

Miles of trails
Woman gazing through the trees and over the Susquehanna River on the trails at the Endless Mountains Nature Center.

A Lodge
View of E.M.N.C. Lodge
Young girls examining specimens on the touch table at the Endless Mountains Nature Center in Pennsylvania.
specimens to touch,
Visitors  pretending at the Raptor Cafe exhibit at the Endless Mountains Nature Center in the Endless Mountains of PA.
exhibits to explore
Visitors measuring their
A view of the river painted on the restroom walls.
and restrooms.

Outdoors... Bee on purple coneflower blossom.
Native Plant Garden
House finches, American goldfinch, and common redpolls eating seed at the feeders.
and a bird feeding station.
Close up of Virginia Bluebells at the Endless Mountains Nature Center in later April or early May. Celebration of the Bluebells
Sunday, May 4, 2014
Relax, unplug, and enjoy...finger foods, teas, wildflowers, garden dedication to Jean Pope, native plants presentation and guided native plant walk in a unique and spectacular setting. All to support the Endless Mountains Nature Center.
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Nature Day Camp booklet coverNature Day Camp Registration Open

Youth 4 years old to 12 graders have a blast outdoors! Games, hikes, role-playing, stories, live animals, and small groups.

Three locations: The Nature Center in Tunkhannock, Keystone College in Factoryville, and Little Rocky Glen near Factoryville.
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Take a walk on "The Neck"

Pastel by Angelique Provost Peters from a trail looking toward the river at the Endless Mountains Nature Over 11 miles of well-marked trails wind through 360+ acres. It's secluded, beautiful, and peaceful. "The Neck" is the tightest oxbow in the Susquehanna River. It's comprised of about 1,000 acres, nearly all of this private property is protected from future development.
  • Search for butterfles in the Native Plant Garden
  • Peek at the Birds of Prey in their enclosures
  • Borrow a Fundana and play a game along the trail
  • Skip rocks across the river
  • Search for fossils along the shore
  • Bring a snack or lunch to eat at the Overlook or at the picnic table
  • Relax, rejuvenate, and enjoy a very special part of the Endless Mountains
  • Groups of 10 or more must have a reservation
Adult deer tick on hand
Ticks thrive in spring & fall weather!
Top Ten Things You Should Know About Ticks
from tickencounter.org

Lodging & Meeting Space at Camp Lackawanna
Business meeting in Camp Lackawanna's Main Lodge
It's a great place to RELAX and reconnect naturally!

It's a retreat center and youth camp nestled on 1,000-acre oxbow of the Susquehanna River. Call Camp Lackawanna for details 570-348-0643
Rental facilities include:
  • Main Lodge: Meeting space for 150 people equipt with a commerical-type kitchen and large screen porch.
  • Smryl Lodge: Sleeps 30 people and has a house-sized kitchen, meeting room, and large screen porch.
  • Pavilion: Large picnic pavilion with BBQ pit and seating for approx. 150.
  • Open-air Cabins: Sleep 8 people, screened windows, electricity, some have covered porches.
  • Group Camping Site: Tent camping sites with water and one fire ring.
  • & amenities including a nature center, swimming pool, sand volleyball court, large mowed lawns, 11 miles of trails, scenic views, canoes, labyrinth, modern bath house, campfire ring, and amphitheater.
Mission House, a rental cottage at Camp Lackawanna across the driveway from the Endless Mountains Nature Center. Camp Lackawanna is owned and operated by the Presbytery of Lackawanna, a group of Presbyteryian Churches in NEPA.

Association of Nature Center AdministratorsThe Endless Mountains Nature Center is a proud member of the Association for Nature Center Administrators.

EMNC sign inside Camp Lackawanna's gate in Tunkhannock, PA. Rebecca Lesko stand on the left and Corey Jarin standing on the right of the sign.
Wed-Fri 9-3
Sat 9-5
Sun 1-5

Camp Lackawanna
Open 8 am-dusk, everyday
June 17-Aug 16
Sat 8 am-dusk
Sun 8 am-5 pm
Aug 12-Dec 1
8 am to dusk, everyday
Dec 2-14
Closed for hunting
except Dec 8

Kiwanis Nature Park
Dawn to dusk
Trail is barely passable due to storm damage.

Found an injured or orphaned wild animal?

Place in a box with air holes. Keep warm and quiet. Call a wildlife rehabilitator IMMEDIATELY:

Delaware Valley Raptor Center,
Raptors only (hawks, owls, vultures)

Second Chance Wildlife Center,

Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center,
All wildlife

All PA Wildlife Rehabilitators can be found through their association at pawr.com

Most rehabilitators are volunteers with other jobs. You will be asked to take the injured animal to the rehabilitator or at least meet them half way. Please give them a donation to help care for the injured animal.

directions / calendar of events / programs
Endless Mountains Nature Center
P.O. Box 536, Tunkhannock, PA 18657 -- 570-836-3835