Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway

Distance from train station - 0 ft.
Walking time - 1 minute

Once disembarking the train, you will observe a ticket booth under the platform of the train station built circa 1888 by the prominent Wilson Brothers architecture firm.  For more information on the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway, please visit www.lgsry.com.

Address: 1 Susquehanna St, Jim Thorpe
Phone: 570-325-8485


Pocono Mountain Visitor Center

Distance from train station - 0 ft.
Walking time - 1 minute

Take a stroll to the main train station for more information about what’s happening in town the day of your visit.

Address: 1 Susquehanna St, Jim Thorpe


Pocono Biking

Distance from train station - 358 ft.
Walking time - 2 minutes

Pocono Biking and the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway are uniting to offer 25-mile bike trains on selected weekends throughout the season.  Visit Pocono Biking’s main location in downtown Jim Thorpe only steps away from the train station.

Address: 7 Hazard Square, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: 800-944-8392


Asa Packer Mansion

Distance from train station - .1 mile
Walking time - 5 minutes

Asa Packer, founder of Lehigh University and the Lehigh Valley Railroad, called Mauch Chunk (a.k.a Jim Thorpe) home.  Only a thousand feet from the train station, tours are available of the well-preserved 20-room mansion built circa 1861.

Address: Packer Hill Ave, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-3229


St. Mark’s Church

Distance from train station - 525 ft.
Walking time - 5 minutes

The stunning architecture of St. Mark’s Church includes Tiffany windows, a wrought iron elevator, and original flooring.  Built circa 1869, this church is located on Race Street approximately 2,000 feet from the train station.

Adderss: Race St, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

Phone: 570-325-2241


Historic Stone Row on Race Street

Distance from train station - 525 ft
Walking time 5 - 10 minutes

Located only about a quarter mile from the train station, Stone Row is a charming thoroughfare containing several shops and restaurants.

Address: Race St, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229


Shopping and Dining on Broadway

Distance from train station - 344 ft
Walking time 3 - 10 minutes

Visit Broadway, the main street in downtown Jim Thorpe, to explore the town’s unique establishments and architecture.  Most shops and restaurants are located a short quarter mile from the train station.

Address:  Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229


Mauch Chunk Opera House

Distance from train station - .3 miles
Walking time - 8 minutes

The exquisite Mauch Chunk Opera House, built circa 1881, is situated only a half mile from the train station and was recently renovated to include 380 seats.  It continues to offer guests many entertaining shows throughout the year.

Address: 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-0249


 The Old Jail

Distance from train station - .5 miles
Walking time - 12 minutes

This popular tour takes you deep into the old town jail.  Constructed with hand cut stone at a cost of $125,000 in 1871, the building contains 27 jail cells, a warden’s
apartment, and a dungeon.  It was at this location that seven accused Molly Maguires were executed by hanging in the 1870s.  The Old Jail is about a three-quarter mile walk from the train station.

Address: 128 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-5259


Mauch Chunk Museum

Distance from train station - .3 miles
Walking time - 10 minutes

The theme of the museum’s core exhibition is “The Story of Mauch Chunk”, which leads the visitors through the ages from the geological formation of coal in prehistoric times to the present.  It focuses on such topics as the Lenape Indians, the discovery and mining of “black diamonds” (anthracite coal), the settlement of Mauch Chunk, the scramble to build waterways and railroads to transport coal to eastern seaboard cities, the unique Switchback Gravity Railroad, Mauch Chunk in its industrial golden age, its decline and revival as the town of Mauch Chunk becomes today’s Jim Thorpe—repository for the body of the great native American Olympian.  The theme is struggle, prosperity, decline and revival; the legacy, the architectural and natural beauty that is today’s Jim Thorpe.

Address: 41 W. Broadway Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-4436