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Spend the Day at Merli-Sarnoski County Park

Merli-Sarnoski County Park in Fell Township, PA, is the perfect place to get back to nature. In this day and age of hectic schedules, sometimes all you need is a little fresh air and a day at the park to feel recharged. Visitors and locals have been flocking to Merli-Sarnoski County Park for decades and it is easy to see why. It covers 840 acres and offers places to relax and explore. You can choose to do absolutely nothing or hit the trails and recreational areas for some play time. The next time you find yourself in the area, find your way to Merli-Sarnoski Park for a day in the great outdoors.

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Spend the Day at Merli-Sarnoski County Park

Picking just one thing to do at Merli-Sarnoski Park will be tough since the park is home to so many activities. Among its 840 acres is a 35-acre lake with a sandy beach area great for swimming and there’s a pier for fishing. The 2 pavilions in the park are great for hosting a large family gathering or a more intimate party.

For the sports enthusiast, there are 15 miles of hiking trails and an 8-mile cross country bike trail. Other amenities in the park include a boat launch, a soccer field, picnic area with grills, and 2 playgrounds.

Visitors can go to the park from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm April through October. From November to March, the park is open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. If you will be in the area in the summertime, be on the lookout for the park’s annual Family Fun Day. The event features free food and drinks, face painting, and music.

Spend Your Getaway With Us at Hotel Anthracite

Hotel Anthracite is a modern hotel located right in the heart of Carbondale on South Main Street. The beautifully decorated, spacious guest suites are the ideal spot to kick up your feet after a day spent at the park. We invite you to stay on the property for dinner and check out Kol Steakhouse. The restaurant features a menu of locally sourced aged beef, weekly specials, and live music at the bar. Be sure to stop by the Canary Café located in the lobby for a cup of coffee in the morning or a glass of wine in the afternoon.

For a relaxing and comfortable getaway, let us host you here at Hotel Anthracite. We look forward to meeting you very soon.