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Monday - Thursday   10:00 AM to 8:00 PMFriday and Saturday   10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Barrett Paradise Friendly Library is located at the intersection of Route 390 and Sand Spring Drive in Cresco. Our Mission: To support life-long learning by providing residents, businesses and visitors with free, convenient access to ideas and information.
The Barrett Township Historical Society would like to announce that they now have available for sale their annual Calendar.  The price of the calendars is $6.00.  They can be purchased at Theo. B. Price Country Store ~ Route 390 in Cresco or the Barrett Paradise Friendly Library ~ also located on Route 390 in Cresco.
The Barrett Township Maintenance Department is staffed by five full-time employees and five part-time employees.  The members of the Maintenance Department routinely tend to the Township's maintenance needs, whether it be changing the oil in a police car, plowing a snow-covered road, or fixing a pothole. During the winter, the maintenance employees can often be seen out on the Township's roads at all hours of the day and night plowing and cindering, so that the…
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Upcoming Supervisor Meetings

Wed Jun 14, 2017 @ 5:30PM -
Supervisor Meeting (PM)
Wed Jun 21, 2017 @ 8:00AM -
Supervisor Workshop
Wed Jun 28, 2017 @ 8:00AM -
Supervisor Meeting (AM)
Wed Jul 12, 2017 @ 5:30PM -
Supervisor Meeting (PM)
Please note:  As of July 16, 2015, the Barrett Township Police Department has merged with Pocono Mountain Regional Police.
In 2014, the Buck Hill Conservation Foundation and the Buck Hill Falls Company jointly hired a forester to prepare a forest management plan for 4,330 acres of Buck Hill Falls, including Chestnut Mountain. The study by Green Leaf Consulting provides a comprehensive assessment of the property and lists recommendations for the conservation and restoration of the forest. The Plan suggests such strategies as adopting an aggressive herbicide control plan for invasive exotic species and the…
Please do not leave clothes or food on the porch of the CAME building.  Food can be dropped off at your local post office.
The Cresco Station Museum houses displays, artifacts and research material indigenous to the Barrett Township area, sponsors art shows the second Sunday of each month from 1-4 pm, and holds musical programs the fourth Sunday (June to September) from 1-4 pm. Hours of Operation: Open Memorial Day to October 12:Sundays 1pm to 4pmDuring July & August:Wednesdays & Saturdays 1pm to 4pm
Download PDF:Monroe County Open Space, Greenway & Recreation Plan43.24 MB (Draft 2013)
Monroe County Magisterial District Court
The Sheep Shed Project of Women’s Resources of Monroe County provides gently used furniture to families in transition. The Sheep Shed serves victims of domestic and sexual violence by filling their new homes with furniture and creating a comfortable healing space for families in need. The Sheep Shed is currently accepting donations of gently used furniture. To donate items please contact the volunteer below: Roseanne at (570) 595-7381 or by email at Roseanne.walters@gmail.com
Barrett Township has over 2300 feet of publicly accessible fishing along the Brodhead Creek in Cresco, PA.  Access is along Pasold Farm Drive, off of Spruce Cabin Road: Click here for driving directions - Google Map Fishing licenses are required.

Latest

  • Zoning Hearing re: Buck Hill Falls Water Company
    Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2017Time: 6pmLocation: Barrett Township Supervisor Building, Route 390   Buck Hill Falls Water Company intends to extract and sell OUR water,…
  • Annual Antique Show & Sale (2017)
    Annual Antique Show & Sale (2017) Mark Your Calendar: Annual Antique Show & Sale at the Mountainhome Methodist ChurchFri., and Sat. July 21 and 22 Special Feature this Year:  Licensed Appraiser…
  • Lakota Code of Ethics
    Lakota Code of Ethics 1. Rise with the sun to pray. Pray alone. Pray often. The Great Spirit will listen, if you only speak. 2. Be tolerant of those…
  • Open Space (Monroe County)
    Open Space (Monroe County) Download PDF:Monroe County Open Space, Greenway & Recreation Plan43.24 MB (Draft 2013)

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