Behind the List with Rocco Baldassari of Split Rock Resort & Golf Club

'Wide variety of lodging and amenities'

The Poconos is a premier tourist destination that provide endless opportunities for hiking, skiing, golf, and so much more.

The Poconos is a premier tourist destination that provide endless opportunities for hiking, skiing, golf, and so much more.

But while it might be an attractive place to visit for recreation, there are a multitude of large employers that make up the region’s workforce. From manufacturers to resorts, there are several large companies that drive the local economy.

One company that has a significant impact in the region in regard to economic impact is Split Rock Resort & Golf Club in Lake Harmony, Carbon County.

Here to answer this week’s “Behind the List” questions is Rocco Baldassari, director or resort operations at Split Rock.

Lehigh Valley Business: How long has Split Rock Resort & Golf Club been in business and what are its primary services?

Rocco Baldassari: Split Rock has been in business since 1941 with the opening of the lodge.

We’re a full-service resort; customer service and hospitality are our primary focus.

We provide lodging accommodations, as well as an indoor water park, multiple on-site restaurants, recreational and social activities.

Our resort offers suites, lodge rooms, villas and cottages with distinctive mountain-town charm.

Our historic Split Rock Lodge overlooks the beautiful Lake Harmony. Our Willow Brook and Galleria suites are modern and cozy. Our Villas at Westwood are perfect for long stays, featuring a fireplace, full kitchen and dining area. …

Christopher Holland
Christopher Holland is a researcher for Lehigh Valley Business and blogs on arts and entertainment in the region.

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