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Address: 1839 Abington Rd North Abington Township, PA 18414-9785
Park Manager: Kevin Koflanovich
Contact Info: 570-945-3239
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Park Alerts ( 2 Alerts )

  • Effective Sunday, March 26th, all trails in the Lackawanna State Park and Countryside Conservancy are closed to Mountain bikes and horses, due to poor trail conditions.  This trail preservation initiative will continue throughout Spring.  When conditions adequately improve, the trails will be reopened.  Please check this website for up-to-date information on trail availability.

  • 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.

Park Description

The 1,445-acre Lackawanna State Park is in northeastern Pennsylvania, ten miles north of Scranton. The centerpiece of the park, the 198-acre Lackawanna Lake, is surrounded by picnic areas and multi-use trails winding through forest. Boating, camping, fishing, biking and swimming are popular recreation activities.

Things To Do ( 12 Available)

If the activity symbol is blue, this activity can accommodate people with a disability. Please contact the park at 570-945-3239 for more details.

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    • Lackawanna Campground
      Season : 7 Months
      Restroom : Modern
      Campsites : 91 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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    Sight Seeing

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    Cross Country Skiing

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    • Spillway Trail
      More Difficult 0.49 miles
    • Hemlock Woods
      More Difficult 0.21 miles
    • Lakeshore
      Easiest 0.88 miles
    • Nature Trails
      Easiest 0.60 miles
    • Abington Trail
      More Difficult 0.27 miles
    • Abington Trail
      Most Difficult 1.96 miles
    • Spruce Trail
      More Difficult 0.27 miles
    • Angler Path
      More Difficult 0.20 miles
    • Orchard Trail
      More Difficult 0.97 miles
      Single Track trail used for mainly for hiking and mountain biking. Trail runs from rte. 438 E to 407 N. Trailhead across from Day Use entrance along rte. 407.
    • Frost Hollow Trail
      More Difficult 1.08 miles
    • Bullhill Trail
      More Difficult 1.35 miles
    • Tree Line Trail
      More Difficult 0.79 miles
    • Turkey Hill
      More Difficult 1.09 miles
    • Bassett Path
      More Difficult 0.38 miles
    • Campground Trail
      More Difficult 0.94 miles
    • Beechwoods
      More Difficult 0.32 miles
    • Maple Lane
      Easiest 0.38 miles
    • Snowflake Trail
      More Difficult 0.69 miles
    • Kennedy Creek
      More Difficult 0.46 miles
    • Lake
      More Difficult 0.07 miles
    • Lee Hill
      More Difficult 1.19 miles
    • Woodland Ponds
      More Difficult 0.85 miles
    • Ranger Trail
      More Difficult 0.51 miles
    • Abington Trail
      More Difficult 0.93 miles
    • Grouse Trail
      More Difficult 0.83 miles
    • Turkey Hill
      More Difficult 0.35 miles
    • Day Use Trail
      Easiest 0.17 miles
      Unimproved trail running from playground area through picnic area and terminating at Lake View Drive across from comfort station 11
    • Day Use Trail
      Easiest 0.40 miles
      Paved trail that runs through Day Use Area from Parking Lot 1 near the Warming Hut to Parking Lot 4 near the Playground.
    • Abington
      Easiest 0.46 miles
      This section of Abington Trail begins in the parking area off of rte. 439 on the eastbound side and follows rte. 438 westbound to the intersection with Cole Rd (Formerly Rowlands Rd.). The trail then follows Cole Rd. across the vehicular bridge spanning the South Branch of Tunkhannock Creek and turns right into a forested section of the park.
    • Abington Trail
      More Difficult 0.66 miles
    • Abington Trail
      More Difficult 0.27 miles
    • Abington / Turkey Hill
      More Difficult 0.28 miles
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    Horse Trail

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    Mountain Biking

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