FOREST CITY, PA

SMALL TOWN HOSPITALITY WITH A BIG BACK YARD

IT’S BEEN CALLED A MILE OF HOSPITALITY YET THE SMILES GO FURTHER!

Forest City, Pennsylvania is a colorful 4-season destination of charming shops, restaurants, local businesses, professional services and historical sites. Here, you’re always welcome — there are no strangers, just good friends we haven’t met yet.

COME PLAY YOUR WAY, JUST A FEW STEPS AWAY.

Load up the bike rack, lace up your hiking boots, saddle up and cast out for adventure on our 38 miles of Rail Trails, including breathtaking views of the Lackawanna River. The greater Forest City area is a perfect starting point — from hiking, biking, horseback riding and fishing, to miles of backwoods snowmobiling, snowshoeing and cross country skiing. PLUS, Elk Mountain Ski Resort to challenge skiers and snowboarders of all ages!

RECENT NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS

FOREST CITY TRAIL TOWN FESTIVAL

AUGUST 2nd–4th

Fun, food, fireworks & a fishing derby! Parades, pony rides, running races & bike tours. Come “Touch-A-Truck”—including emergency vehicles, Pocono Raceway pace cars & a live-animal Zoomobile. It’s all here, all day long at the 2nd Annual Forest City Trail Town Festival on Saturday, August 3rd. Take a crack at our annual Coal Cracker Run, a breezy 2 mile sprint or 1/4 marathon on the nearby D&H Rail Trail. Browse our downtown brimming with craft vendors, fresh street-fair food, music & much more…

NEWS & EVENTS

Here in Forest City, we love to share our small town hospitality and news you can use. Please join us regularly for some of our favorite events of the year.

THINGS TO DO

From Rail-Trail adventures and high-peak snow sports, to historical museums, cultural events and nearby golf courses, the greater Forest City area is a year-round playground.

DINING & SHOPPING

Hungry for hearty helpings with a side order of shopping? You’ll find family-owned restaurants, local markets, gift boutiques, antiques and salons — all served with a smile.

NEIGHBORLY, BY NATURE

Friendly, down-to-earth, always eager to help. That’s just our way, whether you’re a long-time local who’s family has lived here for generations, or a first-time visitor discovering your new favorite getaway. Surrounded by mountains, rivers, lakes and open arms waiting to welcome you, you’ll feel at home here. On our quiet streets and peaceful nature trails, in our businesses or simple waving over the back fence, we’re all eager to say “Hi Neighbor.”

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