Local Attractions

There’s a lot to do at Kingswood, but in case you’re curious what else the area has to offer, here are a few great ideas.

Hancock Town Square Saturday Programs

Photo Credit: Pierson Photography

Hancock Chamber of Commerce Events

Carnivals and Fairs 2023

It appears that the dates have not yet been publicized for some of these events that hopefully will be held this summer.

East Branch Firemen’s Field Days June 30-July 1  (20 miles)

Annual Deposit Lumberjack Festival – July 14 -17, 2023 (13 miles)

Hancock Annual Firemen’s Field Days -TBA

Wayne County Fair, Honesdale, PA – August 5-13, 2022 (41 miles)

Delaware County Fair, Walton, NY – August 15-20, 2022 (23 miles)

Fresh Produce

Hancock Farmers’ Market – Held each Saturday of each month from June to October, from 9 AM until 1 PM.


Dining in Hancock

Unclebrother  (currently closed)

Hancock House Hotel 

Little Italy II

New China 

River Run Restaurant (currently closed)

Circle E Diner

The Bakery 

The Cow Lick- Hancock ice cream stand


Delaware Delicacies Smoke House – Hancock

The Inn at Starlight Lake – Starlight Lake, PA (14 miles)

The Penguin – Masonville, NY (15 miles)

Scenic Drives

Upper Delaware Scenic Byway

Upper Delaware Scenic Byway article


Guided River Tours

East Branch Outfitters- Hancock

Fifield Outfielders – East Branch, NY (20 miles)


Fly Fishing

East Branch Outfitters – Hancock

The Delaware River Club – Hancock

Fifield Outfielders – East Branch, NY (20 miles)

River of Life Outdoor Adventures – Deposit, NY (13 miles)

LaSorte Premier Guide Service – Hancock

Hancock NY Fishing Report and Fishing License Info

Google Map of Public Access Points

Orvis Fishing Report

Fishing at Cannonsville Reservoir:  see below

Boating: Canoeing, Kayaking, Tubing

Border Water Outfitters-  Hancock

Al’s Sports Store – Downsville, NY (30 miles)

Outdoor Adventure Recreation Services – Hancock

Landers River Trips – Callicoon, NY (32 miles)

Cannonsville Reservoir 

Photo Credit: Roger Luther, nysLandmarks.com

General Information 


Photo Credit: Roger Luther, nysLandmarks.com

Boating on the Cannonsville Reservoir


All Trails Link to Local Hikes

Ledges of Lordsville

Bouchoux Trailhead

Partridge Island Walking Trail

DeWitt Reservoir Picnic Area

Cherry Ridge Wild Forest

Robert W. Nichol Nature Preserve

Kerryville State Forest

Finger Lakes Trail

Bike rentals

Paddle and Pedal Outdoors – Hancock


French Woods Golf & Country Club – Hancock

Horseback Riding

C&S Stables – Equinunk, PA (19 miles)

Black Diamond Equestrian Center – Poyntelle, PA (22 miles)

CMM – Downsville, NY (30 miles)

Hot Air Ballooning

Hot Air Balloons – Preston Park, PA (16 miles)

Indoor Recreation

Hancock Cinemas – Hancock

Fox Bowling Center -Hancock

Other Activities Close By

Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum – Livingston Manor, NY (40 miles)

The Hancock-Chehocton Historical Society – Hancock 

The Camptons: Art and Design Studio and Gallery – Hancock

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts – Bethel, NY (46 miles)

French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts – French Woods, NY (17 miles)

Binghamton– 44 Miles (54 Minutes)

Broome County Carousels

The Discovery Center, Children’s Museum

Roberson Museum and Science Center

Binghamton Rumble Ponies Baseball Team

Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park

Cooperstown – 74 miles (1 hour and 32 minutes)

Baseball Hall of Fame

Farmer’s Museum

Oneonta, NY – 47 Miles (1 Hour)

Butterfly Conservatory

Scranton, PA–  62.5 Miles (1 hour and 32 minutes)


Electric City Trolley Museum

Houdini Museum

Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum

Further Down the Road  …

Corning Museum of Glass – Corning, NY. – 116 Miles (2 Hours 12 minutes)

Other Resources

Comprehensive guide to fly fishing

Filterable camping safety printables