2016 GPCA National Specialty

Hotel/Site Information

Best Western at Hunt's Landing

Best Western Inn at Hunts Landing: 102 Routes 6 and 209, Matamoras, PA 18336-2056.  Direct Line: 570-491-2400.  Booking Code: GPCA.  Contract Rate: $81 per night plus applicable taxes. Call direct line for group rate.  Deadline for reservations at the Group rate: March 27, 2016 Directions: last exit on I84 in PA coming from the west and first exit on I84 coming from NJ.  Limit 4 dogs per room and dogs must be crated.  No grooming or bathing dogs in hotel rooms. Full breakfast is included in the room rate.

Hampton Inn

Hampton Inn: 122 Westfall Town Drive, Matamoras, PA 18336, Direct Line: 570-491-5280, Booking Code: GPA. Contract Rate: $109 per night plus applicable taxes.  Deadline for reservations: March 27, 2016.  Call direct line for the group rate.  Driving directions are the same as the Best Western.  This hotel does NOT allow dogs. Full breakfast is included in the room rate.

Things to Do In and Around Matamoras, PA

  1. Visit Grey Towers National Historic Site, home of Gifford Pinchot, America’s First Chief Forester.
  2. Visit The Columns, Pike County Historical Society, home of the Lincoln Flag
  3. Visit the Pocono Environmental Education Center
  4. Go rafting, canoeing or kayaking on the Delaware River
  5. Visit any of the beautiful waterfalls throughout Pike County
  6. Hike the trails throughout the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
  7. Go shopping – many craft and antique shops are located in the area.
  8. Golf at local public courses

Local Sources of Information

  1. Pike County Chamber of Commerce
  2. Pike County Historical Society
  3. Historic Toll Bridge at Dingmans Ferry, PA
  4. Pocono Environmental Education Center
  5. Milford, PA
  6. Discover Pike County
  7. Grey Towers National Historic Site
  8. Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area