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Scranton Lake Walking Path

Scranton Lake, Scranton, PA
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Very pleasant, walk at your own pace, scenic area

Very beautiful, quiet area high above Scranton, PA. Walking , running, jogging is permitted but no... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MaryAnn N
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Scotrun,
Good, relaxing walk or fairly easy run

This path is (if I remember rightly) about 3 miles, no difficult slopes. It surrounds the largest... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mary E W
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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice walk” (7 reviews)
“half miles” (3 reviews)
“parking lot” (9 reviews)
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Scranton Lake, Scranton, PA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beautiful, quiet area high above Scranton, PA. Walking , running, jogging is permitted but no bikes, no skaters. It is a very popular photo stop for bridal parties & grooms. Presently it is limited use due to storm damage & downed trees from our...More

Thank MaryAnn N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This path is (if I remember rightly) about 3 miles, no difficult slopes. It surrounds the largest reservoir in the area so it is almost completely through forest, pine mostly. You frequently encounter deer at the sides of the trail. It's almost IN downtown Scranton...More

Thank Mary E W
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This is my go-to for running while here. As of mid-may, still closed bc they are being precise about clearing the hanging limbs and branches (from the tornado damage) from the trees before they let anyone on. If its open when you get here, it...More

1  Thank Elie6
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The walkway around Lake Scranton is just over 3 miles long. It winds around the Lake, over the dam and is safe and secure as there are many people also walking daily. Recently, there was a tornado in the area and it has been closed...More

Thank msteeler2
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

3  Thank belochka25
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
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 !!!!

Thank DisappointedCruiser
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
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
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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Carlos C
Can you swim there
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
Is there access for electric scooter for handicap personnel
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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