Mountain Valley Golf Course, Barnesville

#16 of 30 in Golf in Pennsylvania
Golf Course · Hidden Gem · Outdoor Activity
Golf Digest Magazine rated MOUNTAIN VALLEY PUBLIC GOLF COURSE 4.5 out of 5 stars as a best value course based on conditions and rates.

Mountain Valley is a 36-hole layout with two unique 18-hole courses, the Mountain and the Valley courses. Designed by internationally recognized course designer, Brian T. Ault of Ault Clark & Associates, Mountain Valley is maintained to be challenging and enjoyable for golfers of all abilities. Both courses are carved through the forests of the Broad Mountain, overlooking Locust Valley in a beautiful setting with each hole isolated and unique.

The Mountain course plays to 6,700+ yards from the tips with a 130 slope, the Blue tees are 6,164 yards, 69.1/125 course and slope ratings. The Valley course is tougher at 6,639 from the tips with a 139 slope, the Blue tees play to 6,038 yards, 69.5/132 course and slope.

Play & Stay Packages: You can extend your time at Mountain Valley, by staying at our partner lodging location, nearby MainStay Suites. MainStay provides a variety of amenities for your home away from home. Nearby attractions include: Tuscarora State Park, Locust Lake State Park, Yuengling “America’s Oldest” Brewery Tour, and Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Tour.


Mountain Valley offers endless natural beauty and outstanding amenities. From small private functions to large weddings for up to 350 people. No matter the occasion, our experienced staff will provide an exceptional level of service, guaranteed to make you feel right at home.


Our professional staff has coordinated hundreds of weddings. We are trained and prepared to anticipate all of your wedding day needs to ensure a memorable experience for you and your guests.


Whether you are planning a holiday celebration or a meeting with out of town colleagues, we will work with you to host an event that meets and exceeds your company goals.


Let our staff help you plan your special event including: Wedding, Bachelor/Bachelorette Party, Birthday, Family Reunion, Class Reunion, Holiday Party, Funeral Dinner, Tournament Banquet, Retirement Party, or Group Luncheon.

To see examples of our menus and arrange our services (570) 467-2242 ext. 3, or online at

Conveniently located off Route 81, south of Hazelton at the Mahanoy City/Hometown - Rt 54 exit, Mountain Valley is easily accessible from Hazelton, Jim Thorpe, and Allentown. Visit one of the most player friendly golf courses in the area.
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  • 1st off i liked the course. i would give the course 4 stars but that's where it ends! The old guy in the pro shop was miserable & over charged me for green fees the 1st time i played there. I found...  more »
  • They were extremely ignorant on the day of my brother in-laws wedding. They knew we had a large group of glofers which ended being small than expected. Which the date we played was scheduled 3 weeks.....  more »
  • Beautiful course in excellent condition. Greens held well and good speed. Fairways and tee boxes also in great shape. Tip: Keep it in the fairway as woods and thick growth along sides will eat balls.
  • The one tee that had grass was crabgrass. Probably the poorest maintained course I have ever played on. All 36 greens were topdressed, bumpy and extremely slow/. The layout is interesting but no one in our outing liked the course. I cannot recommend. I cannot understand recent positive reviews
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