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Seven Tubs Natural Area

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Address: Wilkes-Barre, PA
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Great fun, but keep an eye out as not well sign-posted!

Seven tubs is a really nice part of the area. We struggled to find it at first, as it isn't well signposted. The wild swimming and waterfalls was really fun. I would recommend... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Seven tubs is a really nice part of the area. We struggled to find it at first, as it isn't well signposted. The wild swimming and waterfalls was really fun. I would recommend some wet-suit boots, which we didn't have, but still managed. Was something a bit different to do rather than just walk. As we were not local to... More 

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Shavertown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The "Tubs" are deep, natural, whirling cylinders carved out of rock by eons of glacial meltwater cascading one into the next. I grew up within walking distance of the Tubs and hiked or hopped trains up to the area with my boyhood companions about once each week. ("Walking distance" back in those energetic days was a lot farther than today's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

I regularly hike the seven tubs which is a nice hike that isn't terribly tough but still gives you a good workout and a relief from the world. Only problem is, people ruin it's beauty by leaving their trash and graffiting the place. It's a gorgeous natural area but unfortunately people can't take care of nice things.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Beautiful waterfalls and well marked trails highlight this county park. Formed by Glacial Streams through thousands of years, the park features the rolling streams that have swirled through the sandstone, creating crevices and "tubs" or pools. Though signage states swimming is verboten, that doesn't stop the locals from splashing around in these crystal clear pools and using the moss covered... More 

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Just a few steps from the parking lot takes you to a. Ridge that overlooks the beautiful pools and falls. If you hike up along the edge you get to see even more. Not the best place if you want a long hike - but unique and lovely

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Why perfect for me? I love nature but am very fair skinned. I can't handle too much sun/heat. It was a pretty warm day out when my husband and I walked the trail. The beautiful and plentiful trees protected me from the hot sun. I enjoyed stoping occasionally to sit on a big rock in front of the flowing water... More 

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New Haven, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

There is no obvious map posted for the trail, but just follow the sound of rushing water upstream. Takes about 1 or 1.5 hours to make the circuit. Lots of kids around swimming and wading in the pools.

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Exeter, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

If you can handle the walking, the tubs are so worth it. I would recommend wear swimming shoes, and definitely Do Not recommend this for children under 10, without direct adult supervision. This area is Not life guard monitored, so it's at your own risk, which means you are responsible; be responsible especially around any child. Keep it clean by... More 

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I've hiked Seven Tubs a few times. It's fairly easy, mostly unkept (i.e. much more "wild" than Hickory Run), and fun. If you go right from the bottom parking lot you can walk miles of an old road and then biking/ATV trails. If you go straight across out of the parking lot (across the bridge) you can find the actual... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Spent Easter weekend in Wilkes-Barre and was loking for something to do. Using Trip Advisor we came upon Seven Tubs Natural Area. It is just a short drive from most hotels and very easy to find. Lots of parking was available. It would be nice and helpful if there was some type of trail map posted to help first time... More 

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Address: Address: Wilkes-Barre, PA
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre

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