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Scranton Lake Walking Path

Scranton Lake, Scranton, PA
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Nice 3 mile walk

It is a beautiful wooded area with a paved path around Lake Scranton. There is a parking lot. It is... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Mary C
Great walking

This is Such a beautiful place to take a walk, you walk around Lake Scranton and see nature at its... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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“paved path” (13 reviews)
“nice walk” (7 reviews)
“half miles” (3 reviews)
Scranton Lake, Scranton, PA
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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
Reviewed 14 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
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
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
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

Thank Alyssa B
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This trail is paved all the way round, and, since it stays fairly close to the lake, it's pretty level. Because it's a reservoir the trail stays well away from the water. It's really just a walk in the woods, with no spectacular views. Beware...More

Thank Casualhiker22
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We stopped by for the trolley tour and this park gave us a good chance to stretch our legs and enjoy a cup of coffee.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Scranton Lake is a little difficult to find-- particularly the parking access areas. However, if you study a local map, you should be able to find it. Not sure if your GPS would be as good as some personal directions as the main parking lot...More

Thank OldeBlueHen
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Picture perfect views during all seasons. Great walk around the lake with nature and wildlife around every corner.

Thank Blairstown
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

You follow a nicely paved trail all around the lake. It's a nice easy walk in the woods. No dogs allowed. No wheels either. Just for walkers and runners. It took us a little over an hour to walk 3 1/2 miles. The parking lot...More

2  Thank Kim E
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lynn t
7 July 2017|
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Response from Elie6 | Reviewed this property |
Last time i was there, i was told shut down until november.
Carlos C
18 August 2016|
Response from Gerard S | Reviewed this property |
No the lake is owned by the water company
4 July 2016|
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.