Trees, shrubs and plants, perennials and annuals - In operation since 1990
Now open Monday - Saturday 7-7; Sunday 8-4
Mulch: Brown, Black, Red
Stone: Red, Blue, Gray, Modified, Pool Sand, Screenings
Pallet / Mulch: Cedar Mulch, Cedar Chips, Potting Soil, Peat Moss
Topsoil: Black Compost, Screened Topsoil, Screened Fill
Delivery Fees Apply - Single & Triaxle Trucks Available - 1 yard = 10'x10'x3'
Gateway to the Poconos - Open dawn to dusk, the Flying Dollar Airport is a privately-owned, public-use airport adjacent to the famed Skytop Lodge. The oldest airport in the Poconos (formerly Barrett Airport, est. 1928), the Flying Dollar is home to a well-maintained 2405' turf runway, marked by easy-to-see white cones.
The Gravel Family Preserve offers a wide variety of habitat including high and low bush blueberry fields, grassy old farm field, hardwood forest, huge wetland, and steep slopes rising 2000 feet to the Mt. Wismer Preserve. This 170 acre property is located off Gravel Road. Take Route 447 north from the light in Canadensis, go approximately 3 miles and turn right onto Gravel Road. Continue for 0.2 miles to the entrance on your left. Pull in to the parking area. The trail begins at the metal gate, travel through a field and notice the swamp on the right, home to woodcock and a variety of wildlife. The trail meanders through additional fields, into an old hardwood forest and then back to a stream feeding the wetland. Here you can view an old stonework foundation.
Mount Wismer Preserve offers a panoramic view of Barrett Township from the escarpment of the Pocono Plateau. This Preserve is 90+ acres, and includes hardwood forest, open fields, and a variety of wildflowers. From the edge of the plateau, you can see the Delaware Water Gap, and ski areas for Shawnee and Camelback. Early morning mist often delineates the creeks that flow into the Brodhead. In the fall, the view of changing colors is spectacular.
Trails are completed and marked. A gravel road brings you into the Preserve, going downhill, then climbs steeply. At the end is a narrow trail going up to the plateau where you can enjoy the view.
The Gunderson property was acquired by Barrett Township several years ago. It is planned to be used by Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and other small groups. It features over 35 acres of wooded property, and several small buildings.
Note that this is not "open space" property - it is owned outright by the Township.