When choosing a retirement destination, what are your priorities? While some may prefer to be in the heart of a busy city, others may prefer small town life. Regardless of your individual preferences, you may just find the best of both worlds when you choose retirement in Gilberton, PA! The borough is strategically located near our retirement community at Hidden Meadows On The Ridge, making it a great choice for personal care or memory care in the area.
About Gilberton, PA
Gilberton is a borough in Schuylkill County, PA with a history of coal mining. During the 1910s, when the industry was at its peak, the borough had a population of approximately 5,400. As per the census of 2000, Gilberton has a population of 867. Today, you will find that the Gilberton Coal Company, founded in 1940, is still in operations!
Places to Visit and Things to Do Near Giberton, PA
Although Gilberton is a small place, that doesn’t mean that there are no places worthy of exploration nearby. Below is a list of recommendations to check out during your downtime:
- Pennsylvania Anthracite Miner’s Memorial, a monument dedicated to the miners of the area
- Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine & Steam Train, where you can take a tour guided by knowledgeable staff members
- Majestic Theater, a small venue with a cozy atmosphere
- Mountain Valley Golf Course, a family-friendly place for outings or just catching up on a few games
- … and more!
Regardless of whether you are looking for entertainment or sightseeing options, you can bet the area will never disappoint!
Dining Options Near Gilberton, PA
We all get cravings from time to time, and the only way to make them go away is to indulge! Whether Italian cuisine is your thing or you would just like to while a day away in a nice pub, check out the below recommendations:
- Francesco’s Restaurant & Pizza
- The Famous Dutch Kitchen
- Rocky’s Sweet Pizzz Pizza
- La Casita De Familia
- … and more!
Parks Near Gilberton, PA
If you love the great outdoors, you are in luck. There are many parks and trails you can go to take a leisurely walk near Gilberton, whether you just want to rejuvenate your senses or you are spending a day out with family and friends. Below is a list:
- Schuylkill River Trail
- Locus Lake State Park
- Memorial Lake State Park
- Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
- Hawk Mountain Lookout Trails
- Hershey Gardens
Make the Move to Hidden Meadows On The Ridge
Our stylish retirement community, Hidden Meadows On The Ridge, is located in Sellersville, PA, within close proximity to Gilberton. With all the amenities you could possibly need onsite and a variety of senior living activities to take part in, the only reason you will have to get off campus is to explore the surrounding area! Whether retail therapy is more your thing or you are looking to spend some time in nature, you can find it all here!