Travel

Map to Columcille
GPS Coordinates: 40.926402, -75.20167

From New York and New Jersey

  • Take Interstate 80 west across the Delaware River, passing the exits for Delaware Water Gap and East Stroudsburg.

  • Get off at Stroudsburg exit 307, Broad Street/Route 191.

  • Turn left at stop sign and follow Route 191 south over hill and dale to the top of Blue Mountain (4 miles).

  • Where you will see signs on left for "Kirkridge Nelson Lodge" and the Appalachian Trail. 

  • Watch for second "Kirkridge" sign on the left at a street lamp and turn left onto Fox Gap Road.

  • Drive down Fox Gap Road for 1/2 mile, passing more Kirkridge signs along the way.

  • Where the road levels out, turn left onto Quaker Plain Road and proceed to the gravel parking area along the fence beyond the barn.

From Scranton

  • Take Interstate 80 east toward Stroudsburg, passing signs for Stroudsburg Business Rt. 209.

  • Get off at Stroudsburg exit 307, Park Avenue.

  • Turn right on to Route 611 south, for about 3/10 mile and turn right onto Route 191 south.

  • After driving about 3.7 miles on 191 south , you will see signs on left for "Kirkridge Nelson Lodge" and the Appalachian Trail.

  • Watch for second "Kirkridge" sign on the left at a street lamp and turn left onto Fox Gap Road.

  • Drive down Fox Gap Road for 1/2 mile, passing more Kirkridge signs along the way.

  • Where the road levels out, turn left onto Quaker Plain Road and proceed to the gravel parking area along the fence beyond the barn.

From Philadelphia & Allentown

  • Take Route 22 East or I78 East  to Route 33 North.

  • Take Route 33 North to the Wind Gap Exit,  turn right on to  Route 512 North. 

  • Stay on Route 512 North for 5.2 miles, passing through Pen Argyl and into Bangor, where you will turn left onto Route 191 North.

  • Go North on Route 191 for 4.8 miles, leaving the borough of Bangor, passing thru Roseto, and up to the top of Blue Mountain.

  • Make sure that you DON'T turn onto Fox Gap Avenue or you will be hopelessly lost.

  • Watch for first "Kirkridge" sign on the right, and turn right onto Fox Gap Road, if you pass the Appalachian Trail & Nelson Lodge you have gone too far.

  • Drive down Fox Gap Road for 1/2 mile, passing more Kirkridge signs along the way. 

  • Where the road levels out, turn left onto Quaker Plain Road and proceed to the gravel parking area along the fence beyond the barn.

Lodging

Santosha on the Ridge Bed and Breakfast, Shawnee on Delaware, PA. Ranked #1 by Tripadvisor.com. Driving directions HERE.

Budget Inn and Suites, East Stroudsburg, PA. Driving directions HERE.

Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. Additional Lodging options

Dining

The Broadway Pub, Bangor, PA. Driving directions HERE.

The Willow Tree Inn, Stroudsburg, PA. Driving directions HERE.