Switchback Information Centers

The following information centers are identified on the Switchback Trail Map by the symbol :

Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau

The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau is housed in the historic Central Railroad of New Jersey Railroad station in downtown Jim Thorpe. They stock copies of the map, "The Switchback Route -- Walker's Tours."

P. O. Box 90
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
(570) 325-3673
(888) JIM-THORPE



Carbon County Parks and Recreation Department

The Carbon County Parks and Recreation Department office is located at the entrance to Mauch Chunk Lake Park.

Ask for a copy of "Recreation Guide for Mauch Chunk Lake Park."

They also stock copies of the map, "The Switchback Route -- Walker's Tours."

625 Lentz Trail
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
(570) 325-3669



Mauch Chunk Museum and Cultural Center

The Mauch Chunk Museum is housed in the former St. Paul's Methodist Church building on West Broadway in Jim Thorpe's Historic District.

Click here to visit their home page.

41 West Broadway
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
(570) 325-9190



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