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Seven Tubs Natural Area

Address: Wilkes-Barre, PA
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I really love going to this area. It is a wonderful county park, about 20 minutes from downtown Wilkes-Barre. There are natural tubs, that flow into each other! There are also trails for hiking, that are marked off! Easy to enter a stream, adjacent to the tub area. It is a free park with plenty of free parking. Since there... More 

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fishkill, ny
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I was in the Wilkes-Barre area and read about this local park. I decided to check it out. It is a very scenic and natural area. Running water cascades down a rock ravine and several pools have formed in the rocks. There are trails to walk and one is very rugged and hilly. There was another trail to the right... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The tubs is a nice walk in the woods along the woodland stream. Very interesting formations through the rocks. I imagine in the stream when the water is higher they would be very impressive. However, the county and the state park commissions need to get their act together. Very little signage on sr 115 alerting cars where to turn. Then,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Pretty small area and easy trail. Would not plan a day here but would be a nice lunch stop with fun water features

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McKinney, Texas
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Made a stop here with my 8 and 6 year old and my husband to explore. It was just breathtaking! The stream, to rocks, to trees...just amazing! The different colors of green all around me left me in awe! I got some wonderful family photos that I will cherish as favorites. Wish there was a larger sign to help us... More 

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Mansfield, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Hiked the river and falls on a recent rip. Beautiful scenery with the only downside being trash - it was empty when I was there, but clearly had been popular earlier in the day. Not exactly what you want to see on a nature hike.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

if you like hiking, moutain biking or just being out in the great outdoors this is a really nice place. you can also swim here but be careful around the ledges whether hiking or swimming. bring bug spray.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

It was amazing. Didn't have to walk to far to see the seven tubs. The water was so clear and cold. Great place for pictures and hiking. The hills were a bit steep, but there was some flatter trails. Overall it was breathtaking.

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North Plainfield, New Jersey
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4 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

As a moderately experienced hiker, I can say that this area is one of my absolute favorites. It's a very easy walk, with beautiful waterways & rock formations. The creek is surrounded by well-blazed trails, with many partially-blazed areas to go explore. There are numerous private nooks & perches in which to enjoy some peaceful solitude. Be aware: It could... More 

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Montgomery, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Recently hike the loop trail and would have hike the Audubon trial had we had more time. Recent rain had the water flowing very well which made it all the better.

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