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Address: 565 Mount Olivet Road Wyoming, PA 18644-9333
Park Manager: Kevin Koflanovich
Contact Info: 570-696-3525
francesslocumsp@pa.gov
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Park Alerts ( 5 Alerts )

  • Please be advised that the ADA fishing pier will be closed until further notice. Any new information on the status will be posted on this website.

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  • The pool is open daily (weather permitting)

    The ticket booth only accepts cash.  Cost is $6 per person.  Children under 42 inches are free. 

    Hours are 11 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.  No coolers permitted in the pool area after July 1st.  No glass or alcohol allowed in the pool area.

    Seasonal pool passes are available at the park office.

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  • Seasons and Hours: Contrary to the information on Google, Pennsylvania state parks are open every day of the year. Day use areas close at dusk. Park offices are open specific hours. Pools, beaches, and campgrounds are open specific seasons.

  • Drone Restrictions: To protect park resources, limit conflict with other park users, and avoid safety and privacy liabilities, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), remotely piloted vehicles (RPV) or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), all commonly referred to as DRONES, are only permitted on designated flying fields in six remote controlled airfield parks (Beltsville, Benjamin Rush, Hillman, Lackawanna, Prompton, and Tuscarora). Drones are only permitted in other PA State Parks in very limited circumstances which require a special use permit.

  • General Firewood Quarantine: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has enacted a quarantine order for untreated firewood of any kind coming into the state. Any firewood brought into the state must be kiln dried, heat treated, fumigated, and/or USDA Certified.

    To protect the high quality and native character of our State Parks from exotic invasive species DCNR highly encourages all visitors to:

    • burn/buy locally cut firewood (within 25 miles)

    • BURN ALL firewood brought from another area. Do not leave it. Do not take it with you.

    • Encourage friends and neighbors not to move firewood

    • Do not remove firewood from a Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Area. Contact the PA Department of Agriculture, www.agriculture.pa.gov and search on the keyword Spotted Lantern Fly for current quarantine information.

Park Description

Frances Slocum State Park consists of 1,035 acres in northeastern Pennsylvania’s Luzerne County. Frances Slocum Lake is the focal point of the park and forms a horseshoe covering 165 acres.

Things To Do ( 12 Available)

If the activity symbol is blue, this activity can accommodate people with a disability. Please contact the park at 570-696-3525 for more details.

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    Campgrounds

    • Frances Slocum Campground
      Season : 7 Months
      Restroom : Modern
      Campsites : 100 Sites
      Electric : Yes
      Pets Allowed : Yes
      ADA Accessible : Yes
      Please be aware that only designated sites have electric, allow pets and are ADA accessible.
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    Education Programs

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    Fishing

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    Cross Country Skiing

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    Snowmobiles

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    Swimming

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    Picnicking

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    Hunting

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    Boating

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    Hiking

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    Trails

    • Doe Trail
      More Difficult 0.13 miles
    • Hilltop Loop Trail
      More Difficult 0.60 miles
    • Upper Deer Trail
      Most Difficult 0.78 miles
    • Lakeshore Trail
      Easiest 1.75 miles
    • Larch Tree Trail
      Most Difficult 1.34 miles
    • Campground Trail
      Most Difficult 1.17 miles
    • Larch Tree/Campground Trail
      More Difficult 0.11 miles
    • Deer Trail Section Two
      Easiest 0.43 miles
    • Buck Trail
      More Difficult 0.40 miles
    • Deer Trail Section Three
      Easiest 0.97 miles
    • Deer Trail Section One
      Easiest 0.35 miles
    • Maconaquah/Buck Trails
      More Difficult 0.13 miles
    • Frances Slocum Trail
      More Difficult 0.73 miles
    • Mocanaquah/Hilltop Trail
      More Difficult 0.05 miles
    • Bluebird Trail
      Easiest 0.53 miles
    • Maconaquah Trail
      More Difficult 2.38 miles
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    Biking

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    Mountain Biking

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