Hickory Hills is located in the beautiful Pocono mountains, nestled in the woodlands of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Hickory Hills Property Owners Association was established in 1977, and currently boasts six board members. A variety of animals feel right at home in Hickory Hills, including chipmunks, turkeys, fox, hawks, squirrels, deer and the occasional bear. For the residents of the community, the natural splendor and beauty of Hickory Hills is one of the reasons they choose to live in the community.
Hickory Hills is near historical sites such as Eckley Miner's Village, an anthracite coal mining patch town, where events such as Patch Town Days and Haunted Halloween Lantern Tours occur. The film the Molly Maguires, was filmed in Eckley. The area is rich in history, and local lore, and boasts numerous state parks such as Nescopeck State Park and Hickory Run State Park. Right up the road from Hickory Hills, is White Haven, which was created by industrialist Josiah White in 1824. Train rides, white-water rafting on the Lehigh River, a scenic bike trail through Lehigh Gorge State Park, and plenty of delicious food choices (The Powerhouse Eatery, The White Haven Diner, Sitko's Barn, Charlie Weaver's, Renee's Cold Cut Hut and The Feed Mill), all combine to make the small town of White Haven, worth a visit. Hickory Hills is also within driving distance of the historical town of Jim Thorpe, named after Olympian Jim Thorpe, who was the first Native American to win a gold medal in the United States. The town boasts scenic train rides and a turn-of-the-century feel. Nearby is Mauch Chunk State Park. There's no shortage of events in Hickory Hills, either. Annual events such as 4th of July fireworks at the Hickory Hills community lake and annual community picnics and pig roasts. Hickory Hills boasts it's own pool, a private lake with a small beach, park and basketball hoop. a clubhouse and a playground.
Hickory Hills is a cozy secluded community surrounded by woodlands, but it is also conveniently located right off Route 940 and a ten minute drive from Interstate 80, This provides a unique opportunity to live off the beaten path, while still having easy access to shopping, local restaurants, state parks, hiking, camping, biking, white-water rafting and historical sites. Less than two hours drive to New York City, Philadelphia and The Jersey Shore, you can easily access the big cities, too. Surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Poconos, you're sure to love this small community with a big heart.