The Endless Mountains are in Pennsylvania.
The region consists of Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, and Wyoming counties.
- 1 Factoryville — named after a wool factory that operated in the town for only a few years
- 2 Towanda
- 3 Tunkhannock
Several Native American bands settled the area in prehistoric times. By the early colonial period, Munsee-Lenape, Susquehannock, and Iroquois peoples were the principal occupants of the region. The Munsee and other native peoples like the Shawnee, Nanticoke, Conoy, and Tutelo were evicted by the terms of the 1768 Treaty of Fort Stanwix, which was between the Iroquois League and the British Crown.
After 1768, hundreds of British, Irish, and German families flooded in from New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania to occupy lands purchased from the Susquehanna and Connecticut Land companies of Connecticut.
Much of the land is steep, but there are a few good farms on rolling hilltops or valley bottoms; many of these farms have been occupied by Mennonite and Amish people who have migrated northward as their traditional homelands became developed.
Quarrying remains an important local industry with the region's high quality blue stone being particularly valuable. The area is on the edge of Pennsylvania's Coal Region, with some minor veins of coal extending into the area.
- Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau, 5405 State Route 6, Tunkhannock, ☏ +1 570-836-5431, toll-free: +1-800-769-8999.
Several main highways — I-81, Rte. 6, Rte. 220, I-86/NY17, and Rte. 29 — will take you to the Endless Mountains.