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Closed for renovation

We stayed in Wilkes-barre and decided to spend one day in Scranton. This place had great reviews... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
belochka25
via mobile
Gorgeous walk!

My fiancée & I love our walks at Lake Scranton! So gorgeous & serene.... unfortunately they do not... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
cchristine_w11
via mobile
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  • Excellent68%
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“half miles” (3 reviews)
“great walk” (4 reviews)
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Scranton Lake, Scranton, PA
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"half miles"
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"great walk"
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"bridal parties"
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"nice paved trail"
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"great nature"
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"downed trees"
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"tornado damage"
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"leisurely stroll"
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"only downfall"
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"mile walk"
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"parking lot"
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"scenic area"
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"deer"
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Wilkes-barre and decided to spend one day in Scranton. This place had great reviews - so we decided to give it a try. When we got there the gate was closed. There was a car parked behind the gate. The gentleman in...More

4  Thank belochka25
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

My fiancée & I love our walks at Lake Scranton! So gorgeous & serene.... unfortunately they do not allow pets. That is the only downside... if that changed I would rate it 5 stars.

2  Thank cchristine_w11
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Be alert, deer in the woods. Fresh air, no vehicle traffic, no loud music, set your own walking or running pace. And it is free !!!!

2  Thank DisappointedCruiser
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

I would highly recommend this to anyone who likes to walk and has the ability to go approximately 3.5 miles.

Thank JWMK
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful paved trail around the lake. Beautiful. Geese stay year round. Lots of wild life. Beautiful wild flowers.

Thank Lucy G
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

It is a beautiful wooded area with a paved path around Lake Scranton. There is a parking lot. It is a reservoir so you can not go in the lake.

Thank Mary C
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is Such a beautiful place to take a walk, you walk around Lake Scranton and see nature at its best. They're are squirrels and birds and deer.....on a nice day it's a pleasure to walk the 3+ miles stood the lake

Thank nana0826
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is definitely a commitment at around 3.5 miles (I think) but in the right weather it is definitely worth it. There is a great variety of moss that I collect for terrariums I make. That is why I visit frequently and enjoy myself every...More

Thank OpheliaDiFranco
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Three and one half miles of peace and quiet. Hills, long flats, and great scenery. Ive been running and walking here since 1975 and miss it, living in Harrisburg now. Still off limits to bikes, skaters and trouble makers. Used to run around it 3...More

Thank JeremiahF
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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This is a good long walk around scranton lake which helps provide the area with fresh water. The only downfall is the lakes conspicuous absence of toilet facilities

1  Thank Alyssa B
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lynn t
7 July 2017|
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Response from msteeler2 | Reviewed this property |
It was re-opened and then re-closed. I believe there is work being done on the dam and entire loop is not open.
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Carlos C
17 August 2016|
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Response from Gerard S | Reviewed this property |
No the lake is owned by the water company
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grammiesmith
4 July 2016|
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Response from Rita2rock | Reviewed this property |
There is another entrance that is wheel chair accessible it's the one that has limited parking. Then the main parking lot had a steep incline that I would not recommend taking an electric WC.
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