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Family walk at Skytop ResortBiking, Hiking & Nature Programs
Guests can explore our 5,500-acre, mountain estate on foot or by bike. Skytop features miles of scenic hiking and biking trails, with varying difficulty levels for all to enjoy.
During the nature walks, the naturalist points out woodland wildflowers, migrating and nesting birds, reptiles and amphibians, and signs of many of the area's exciting wildlife, including black bear, otter, porcupine, beaver, coyote, bobcat, mink, and other species. Some of these animals are very secretive, but occasionally they are glimpsed as they cross the trails and travel through the forest.


Poconos canoeingBoating & Kayaking
Skim across beautiful waters of Skytop Lake in a boat, kayak or canoe - all available through the lodge. Perfect for relaxation or fitness, boating at Skytop is a inspiring way to spend your day.


skytop Poconos golfGolf
Golf School and Instruction
The Brian Boyle School of Golf at Skytop is a PGA recognized golf school that teaches fundamentals of grip, aim, setup and impact position so you can become a more complete and consistent player. The school also stresses chipping, putting and bunker play for working toward a dependable short game. Beginners and low handicappers alike can improve their game with our professional staff's guidance. You'll increase your potential by developing your swing according to your body structure and flexibility. The school includes 6 hours of instruction, video analysis, range balls, take home instructional manuals, clubs (if needed) and refreshments. Private 2-day golf schools can also be scheduled with a minimum of 4 students. Enrollment is limited, so make your reservation now!

Weekends (Saturday & Sunday)
Last weekend in May
1st and Last weekend in June 4 & 5, 25 & 26
Second and Last weekend in July 9 & 10, 30 & 31
Second and third weekend in August 13 & 14, 20 & 21

Junior Golf School
Classes for youngsters are also available placing emphasis on swing fundamentals, grip, aim and setup, along with chipping, putting and bunker play. Safety, rules and etiquette are also stressed. Classes are held 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and cost about $135.00 per person. When available.

Imagine playing a round, high in the spectacular scenery of the Pocono Mountains, on an 18-hole championship course that is rated among the finest in the East. Their course from the back tees measures 6,656 yards with a slope rating of 133, and forward tees 5,789, and is sloped at a 122 rating.

A Skytop Golf Getaway includes all golf and greens fees, including a shared golf cart for 18 holes, per night stay. This package also includes golf club storage, three meals per day with lunch at the Golf Deli if you prefer.

Ice Skating, Skiing & Snowshoeing
Enjoy the pristine, winter setting through wonderful, outdoor activities like ice skating or snowshoeing. Skytop's outdoor, weather protected rink offers skating for beginners and experts. And for those a little more daring, set-off on a winter exploration in a pair of authentic snowshoes.
Two lifts service the four downhill trails, and snow is plentiful with 100% snowmaking on all trails. Families with children, retirees, beginners and intermediate skiers can take advantage of four wide, crowd-free, gentle slopes with a vertical drop of 295 feet.
Weekend Getaway Cross Country Skiing
Cross-country skiers can take advantage of trails such as; Cross Country Loop, Indian Ladder Falls, Goose Pond, or West Rim Trail. For the experienced cross-country skier backcountry skiing is available anywhere on the grounds. Ski lessons are available at a nominal charge.

Ski equipment rentals are available for children and adults.

Tennis & Swimming
Play a game of tennis on Skytop's impeccably maintained courts that have been newly surfaced and renovated. We have five Har-Tru courts, two all-weather courts and a night-lighted paddle tennis court. Their tennis pro offers expert aid to players of all ages and all levels of expertise. There are weekend round robins, June through September to test your skill. Equipment and attire is available.
No matter what season it is, you can always get your feet wet at Skytop Lodge. Enjoy the indoor and outdoor pools, perfect for relaxation, fitness and just plain fun. And in the summer feel free to enjoy the sprawling lake beach, for fun and sun filled days.

Skytop Fishing & Shooting Center
Skytop's private trout stream abounds with freshly stocked trout and their lakes provide excellent opportunities for all types of fishing including bass and rainbow trout. Skytop's superior guides will offer private guiding and instruction along with the fly fishing schools for anglers of all abilities. Schools have been scheduled from March through October.
Packages range from a basic 25 targets introductory offer to a full round of 100 targets. All equipment is provided. For the novice, they have several easy straightaway stations where you can hone your skills without the frustrations of difficult angles. For the experienced shooter, their 15-station sporting clays course will prove to be quite challenging. Skytop's two stations, three trap shooting and instructional area is electronically controlled so the instructor can provide personalized guidance to each shooter.

The Skytop Fly Fishing School
The course includes hands-on casting instruction covering the forward cast, roll cast, false cast, side cast, shooting line, and mending.

You'll also learn:

How to tie the essential knots.
How to read the water wherever you fish.
How to select the right flies.
How to find and identify what fish eat.
How to wade safely.
How to select the proper equipment.
How to land a fish and safely release it.
Angling etiquette and conservation practices.

The Spa
Located on the fifth floor of the main building is the Skyview Spa. Just walk through our doors and the aromatherapy alone will reduce your stress. Relax in their quiet room with spectacular views of the magnificent gardens and the Delaware Water Gap before your treatment. They offer Swedish, Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular and Sports Massages, all provided by a certified staff of professionals. Indulge yourself in their variety of European facials, wraps, manicures and pedicures. Don't forget about the fully equipped fitness center, which features cardio and weightlifting equipment.

 

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