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About Hancock

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Hancock is a charming, community oriented town situated along the Delaware River and Pennsylvania Border. Our town is rife with rich history and outdoor activities making Hancock the perfect place for someone looking to spend time in nature, whether it be for the premier fly fishing destinations, a quick drive to the nearest ski area, or a pit stop at a local Hancock eatery. Looking for camping or kayaking? The nearest sites are just minutes away! Summer camps? Hancock is surrounded by a wide variety of camps for kids of all ages. We're also just a one hour drive from some of the nation's top colleges, including Binghamton University and Penn State. 

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Beyond its natural beauty, the town has also made several historic contributions to Baseball. Baseball legend Eddie Murphy was born here and the town was the original home of a mill operated by Hillerich & Bradsby Co., the company that provided bats to Babe Ruth, Joe Dimaggio, Ty Cobb and other baseball giants.

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In addition, we have wonderful options for anyone looking to immerse themselves within the arts. Whether it be through live music, eye-catching art galleries, lively dancing events or a relaxing evening stroll through the picturesque Hancock Town Square.

There are endless outdoor activities for

you in Hancock such as:

  • Fishing

  • Outfitters & Guide Services

  • Eagle & Wildlife Viewing

  • Golfing

  • Horseback Riding

  • Snowmobiling

  • Skiing & Snowboarding

  • Scening Drives

  • Off Roading (including dirt bikes and ATVs)

  • Kayaking, Canoeing, and Boating

  • Guided Tours

  • Hiking

  • Hunting / Shooting

  • Hang Gliding

  • Hot Air Ballooning

The Northeast is known for having premier summer camps that accommodate for children of all ages. Click here for more information on summer camps in the area.

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Through the events listings on our site, you’ll be able to better acquaint yourself with all the activities, events and offerings (like yoga, bowling, movies, shopping and our farmer's market) that will make Hancock a destination you’ll find yourself itching to come back to.

Check out the map below to explore some of the highlights of the Greater Hancock Area

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