PA is in the western Poconos Mountains in Kidder Township.
The Township covers 72-square miles of wooded terrain in the
northern tip of Carbon County. It is primarily a heavily wooded
area easily accessible from a few major highways, There is
a strong tourism presence because of this accessibility. If
taking I-476 (formerly called the Northeast Extension of the
PA Turnpike) use Exit 95 and if taking Interstate 80, Exit
277 / Lake Harmony or Exit 284 / Blakeslee.
Harmony is only 20 minutes south of Wilkes-Barre. The Township encircles
both Lake Harmony, Big Boulder Lake, Hickory Run State Park and
has thousands of acres of Pennsylvania State Game Lands which provide
excellent camping, hiking, cross country skiing and hunting. The
many resorts within Kidder Township offer facilities for conventions,
ski slopes, golf courses and lakes for boating and fishing so there
is something for everyone year round. Kidder Township and the Lake
Harmony area is a zoned community that consists primarily of vacation
and seasonal homes from small rustic A-frames to large glass fronted
contemporaries suitable for executive entertaining. The full time
residents are, rightfully so, proud of their Township and strongly
support the governing ordinances that provide building codes, anti-littering
laws, trespass and abandoned vehicle controls as well as other laws
that promote good living in a civilized community.
As many have experienced, it is a popular vacation and seasonal
home location, governed and patrolled to keep it as peaceful, tranquil
and beautiful as it is. Whatever your reason for being in Kidder
Township, we welcome you!
its clear mountain water, natural beauty and wide range of amenities,
Lake Harmony draws people for its beauty and motor boating. The
lake is located within two hours from both Manhattan and Philadelphia,
making a fantastic destination for a weekend or a second home.
known as Big Pond, Lake Harmony is a natural glacial lake with a
dam. The two and a half mile long lake is privately owned by Lake
Harmony Estates. Unlike its sister lake, Big Boulder Lake, power
boats are allowed on Lake Harmony with plenty of boating, water
skiing, and jet skiing.