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Coming soon!  Plans for the park include ADA accessible walking trails and two bathrooms.  Stay tuned for details.  
The baseball field at High Acres Park is located at the southern-most end of the park. While it can often be found being used by our local little league, feel free to hit a few balls when it's free.
The basketball court is located at the northern end of the park, just beyond the fishing pond. Stop in and shoot a few hoops, or challenge some of the other residents in the park and showcase your basketball prowess.
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At Canadensis, our goal is to create an environment that is emotionally, physically and socially safe for campers and their parents in a first-rate facility. Focusing on the individual needs of each child within a group living setting, our approach is to promote a community defined by tolerance and acceptance where campers feel connected to their surroundings while developing friendships that are sure to last a lifetime.
In 2014, the Buck Hill Conservation Foundation and the Buck Hill Falls Company jointly hired a forester to prepare a forest management plan for 4,330 acres of Buck Hill Falls, including Chestnut Mountain. The study by Green Leaf Consulting provides a comprehensive assessment of the property and lists recommendations for the conservation and restoration of the forest. The Plan suggests such strategies as adopting an aggressive herbicide control plan for invasive exotic species and the…
The children's play area is located at the southern end of High Acres Park, near the baseball field. There are many items for your children to play on, including a slide, monkey bars, see-saw, and other jungle-gym type items. The children's play area is located conveniently near two pavilions and the restrooms.
By Patti O’Keefe As Summer approaches do you yearn for fresh tomatoes, corn on the cob and zucchini? Do articles about the benefits of organic produce and the cost of fresh veggies make you wish for homegrown produce? For many of us in the Poconos, a home garden is impossible. The shade that keeps us cool also makes gardening difficult. Now there is a new alternative to having to buy your fresh vegetables and fruit.…
Open to the public.  Park is partially wooded.  Lots of room to run!   Directions (Google Maps) GPS Coordinates:41.226896, -75.264022
The fishing pond is located just inside the entrance to High Acres Park, near the basketball court. The pond contains several species of small fish, and many children can often be found fishing there. Please remember to obey all Pennsylvania laws regarding fishing while using the fishing pond. Swimming is not permitted, as there is no lifeguard at the fishing pond. Please use the pond safely and remember to share it with your fellow park…
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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…
Coming soon!   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.    
High Acres Park is now open for the season. High Acres Park has a new policy in place for the 2018 season. This policy includes a pavilion rental fee along with a security deposit.  The cost is $50 for residents and $100 for non-residents (of Barrett Township).   Please see the township website: http://www.barretttownship.com/high-acres-park-page.html for more information on pavilion rentals and updated rules and regulations. High Acres Park is located on Route 447 north of Canadensis. …
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