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Area Surrounding Ganoga Lake

 

 

 


Ganoga Lake, Ricketts Glen State Park &  Surrounding Area




Google Maps View of Ganoga Lake









Ganoga Lake is in Sullivan County, 30 miles north of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, on PA Route 487. Ganoga Lake is located at the top of Red Rock mountain across from Ricketts Glen State Park. 


While the Postal Code for Ganoga Lake is Benton, the weather, cell service and TV satellite coverage is more like Lopez, Pa.

For Weather forecasts we use Lopez zip code 18628 

For Weather Conditions, Snow & Ice we check:
Ricketts Glenn Winter Report





Wikipedia has some very interesting information regarding the history of Ganoga Lake.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ganoga_Lake




New York Times

July 2, 2004, the NY Times,  Travel Section, published an article on Ricketts Glen State Park called "DAY TRIPS; A Watery Wonderland Carved by Nature" in which it describes the 22 named waterfalls along the 7.2 mile Falls Trail  at Ricketts Glen State Park. 

DAY TRIPS; A Watery Wonderland Carved by Nature 




Colonel Robert Bruce Ricketts at one time owned outright or controlled over 80,000 acres of land in this area.  His holdings included what is now State Game Land 13 (over 40,000 acres), Ricketts Glen State Park and Ganoga Lake.  Much of this land is located a an elevation of over 2,600 feet, at the top of Red Rock.
 

Ricketts Glen harbors Glens Natural Area, a National Natural Landmark. Take the Falls Trail and explore the Glens, which boasts a series of wild, free-flowing waterfalls, each cascading through rock-strewn clefts in this ancient hillside. The 94-foot Ganoga Falls is the highest of 22 named waterfalls.
 
Old growth timber and diverse wildlife add to the scenic area. Ricketts Glen State Park is one of the most scenic areas in Pennsylvania. This large park is comprised of 13,050 acres in Luzerne, Sullivan and Columbia counties.
 
Ricketts Glen State Park iIncludes Lake Jean and has campsites and cabins for rent.
 

 
 

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