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Scranton Lake Walking Path

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Address: 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 a reservoir so you can not go in the lake.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 time!

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 times on a Sunday morn, now a brisk walk once around suffices to get the... More 

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Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Rockland County, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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 Google Maps takes you to the entrance that leads to the pumphouse, and consequently you... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Hockessin, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 sneaks up on you as you are driving. The trail is well maintained and gets... More 

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Blairstown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

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

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 is not well marked and you have to walk several 100 feet on dirt/gravel to... More 

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