Forks Township is part of Pennsylvania's beautiful Lehigh Valley. The region is a hub of activity, from kayaking and fishing on the Delaware and Lehigh rivers to skiing and snowboarding at nearby resorts. Cultural events and A-list entertainment can be experienced at area performance venues, while local festivals, farmers' markets and sporting events foster community spirit. Top-ranked educational institutions and healthcare facilities round out the Lehigh Valley's incredible attributes, making it the perfect place to call home.
Forks Township is a central locale bordering New Jersey's Lopatcong and Harmony townships. Residents have easy access to I-78 and Route 22, for a comfortable commute to Philadelphia, Central Jersey and New York City. Lehigh Valley International Airport is approximately 20 minutes away.
Forks Township is just north of the city of Easton, where charming shops and eclectic restaurants populate the downtown historic district. Alternatively, nearby shopping centers are chock full of popular big-box stores and supermarkets. Palmer Park Mall in Forks Township is anchored by Boscov's, while Lehigh Valley Mall in Whitehall has three anchors, more than 150 specialty stores, and several popular dining options.
For those who like to support local businesses, The Easton Farmers' Market, established in 1752, is America's oldest, continuous open-air market. Held in Centre Square and open year-round, the market provides fresh, high-quality, local produce and food products directly from regional farms and businesses. Local musicians often play at this social gathering place.
For recreation, residents can visit the 52-acre Community Park, which is home to the Forks Township Community Center. Riverview Country Club is an 18-hole championship golf course along the Delaware River. The site's Villa on the Green venue is a popular location for elegant weddings and other special occasions. Forks Township Community Days is an annual event that offers amusement rides, fireworks, tethered hot-air balloon rides, a car show, entertainment, and more.
Residents of Forks Township are also close to Crayola Experience in Easton, a family destination for interactive, creative play; and The State Theatre in Easton, which hosts a variety of Broadway shows, comedians and musical performances. Sands Bethlehem Casino, Event Center and outlet shopping are nearby as well.