Pocono Plateau

Range TypeHighland or plateau
Highest PointMoosic Mountains High Point (2323 ft/708 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area1,966 sq mi / 5,093 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent52 mi / 83 km North-South
69 mi / 111 km East-West
Center Lat/Long41° 11' N; 75° 21' W
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Map of Pocono Plateau
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Pocono Plateau.
Allegheny PlateauLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northern Allegheny PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Finger LakesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northeastern PennsylvaniaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Pocono PlateauLevel 5
         Southern Allegheny PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Pocono Plateau

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Moosic Mountains High Point2323708 
2.Big Pine Hill2260+689+ 
3.Hardwood Ridge2230+680+ 
4.Kistler Ledge2215675 
5.Pimple Hill2212674 
6.Dresser Hill2200+671+ 
7.Lake Mountain2180+664+ 
8.Penobscot Mountain2148655 
9.Camelback Mountain2133650 
10.Pike County High Point2115645 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Pocono Plateau

Kistler Ledge
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The ledge is not very cohesive or abrupt (2020-07-04). Photo by Gustav Sexauer.
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Lake Mountain
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Lake Mountain from Big Boulder Lake (2019-06-23). Photo by Frank Sutman.
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Camelback Mountain
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This hike wasn't exactly challenging or anything but it was beautiful and serene (2014-05-25). Photo by Robert Larkin.
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