Barrett was formed in 1859 from portions of both Paradise Township and Price Township. The Township is bordered on the south by Paradise Township, Price Township to the southeast, and Coolbaugh Township on the west. Barrett Township is bordered by Greene Township in Pike County to the north, and Porter Township in Pike County to the northeast.
Open to the Public Owned and managed by Paradise and Barrett Townships through the Pocono Area Recreation Commission
Barrett is close enough to the more populous areas of the county to be conveniently accessible, yet it's position within Monroe County provides for a more "small town" sense of community and makes it a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family.
5th Annual Holiday Mixed-Up No-Tap Doubles Tournament - December and January - guaranteed prize fund of at least $3000! Call for info.
Use the following resources to find new places to enjoy the outdoors! Brodhead Watershed Parks and Preserves Monroe County Park Locator  
Welcome to the Pasold Farm Nature Preserve.  This 64 acre parcel includes a quarter mile of Brodhead Creek frontage, and is a delightful example of a wide variety of habitats.  Located off Spruce Cabin Road, (south of the Canadensis light on Rt. 447), cross the bridge and take the first right.  Continue to the parking area on the left.  Here you can see the old stone foundation that was once a barn.  If you continue on the road there is…
High Acres Park has three separate pavilions for you to use for picnics, parties, or other events. Two of the pavilions are located near the south end of the park, close to the baseball field and children's play area. The third pavilion is located near the park entrance and the fishing pond. At each pavilion there are numerous picnic tables, benches, charcoal grills, and trash cans for your use. Please be sure to leave the…
Located in State Game Lands #221, Barrett Township, PA Directions: From Route 390 North in Mountainhome, bear left onto Route 191 North.  Turn left onto Monomonock Road and then Right onto Pleasant Ridge Road.  Pleasant Ridge dead-ends into the State Game Lands, there is a parking area before the gate on the left.   Hike through the gate and follow the trail, approximately 2 miles to the waterfall.  You will need to cross a stream and…
Set atop the peak of a high plateau, our course is rated 4 out of 5 by Golf Advisor and a proud partner of Preferred Golf Club, a division of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. No other Poconos golfing vacations offer a mountain-style track that plays over rolling terrain and boasts wide, tree-lined fairways and small greens that challenge players of all levels. Above average in speed, this course incorporates water on two holes and plenty…
Bait, Fishing Rods & Reels, Vests, Tents, Canopies, Rafts, Camping Stoves, Sleeping Bags, Coolers, Air Mattresses, Folding Chairs, Rain Gear, Waders, Boots, Sunglasses, Fly Fishing Equipment, Lanterns, Tackle Boxes Hours: Closed Monday, Wednesday 8-3, all other days 8-5
The Most Complete Shooting Range in the Poconos No Experience Necessary!!!
Barrett Township is governed by a five member Board of Supervisors, who are elected by the residents of the Township. The Township Supervisors are available during Township meetings, and may be available at other times as needed. Please call (570) 595-2602 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to contact the Board of Supervisors.

Upcoming Supervisor Meetings

Wed Mar 04, 2020 @ 5:30PM - 06:30PM
Barrett Township Planning Commission Meeting (if needed to discuss submitted plans)
Wed Mar 11, 2020 @ 5:30PM -
Supervisor Meeting (PM) (Open to Public)
Wed Mar 18, 2020 @ 8:00AM -
Supervisor Workshop (Open to Public)
Thu Mar 19, 2020 @ 5:00PM - 06:00PM
Barrett Architectural Review Committee (Open to Public)
Wed Mar 25, 2020 @ 8:00AM -
Supervisor Meeting (AM) (Open to Public)
Thu Mar 26, 2020 @ 6:00PM - 07:00PM
Pocono Area Recreation Commission
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.
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