Bear Creek Area Towns
- Bear Creek
- Bear Creek Village
- Laurel Run
- Penn Lake
Bear Creek in Luzerne County is known for its unspoiled beauty, lovely wooded areas, lakes, reservoirs and peaceful scenery. It is a haven for hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing, golfing, horseback riding, hunting, and many other outdoor activities. It is situated within minutes of the many amenities of the Pocono Mountains, including skiing, rafting, boating, antiquing, resorts and much more.
Those who love nature will fall in love with Bear Creek. Bear Creek Preserve, located along Rte. 115 is a vast expanse of forests and streams. Larger than many state parks, the preserve provides habitat for an array of wildlife species.
Bear Creek also boasts easy access to the Pennsylvania turnpike for a quick and convenient drive to the Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia, as well as quick links to Interstates 80 and 81 for ease of travel to New York or to the south. Bear Creek is also just minutes away from downtown Wilkes-Barre and access to all of the arts and culture, entertainment and activities of this bustling area, including theatre, concerts, ballet, museums, restaurants, hockey and baseball games and much more.