A Birder's Delight. Lacawac Sanctuary is a 510-acre land preserve with the mission of preserving Lake Lacawac, its watershed, the surrounding forest and historic structures; provide a venue for ecological research, scholarly interaction and the training of scientists; provide public education on environmental and conservation issues; and conserve open space in Pennsylvania. Lacawac's 510 acres are comprised of a variety of habitats from two small ponds and a native plant garden to a succession growth field, a mature second growth forest, wetlands, and a glacial lake.
National Natural Landmark Lake Lacawac, a protected glacial lake, was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1969, and researchers have studied it extensively for over 40 years. Educational/Cultural Center -
Lacawac offers classes to the public on topics ranging from orienteering to watercolor painting. These programs build environmental awareness and cultural skills.
Facility Amenities: Free Admission, Gift Shop, Pets Accepted
General Information: Hours: Dawn to Dusk, Open Year-round