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Scranton Lake Walking Path

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Address: Scranton Lake, Scranton, PA

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great work out

Great 3.5 mile workout. Scenery is superb great place to work out and you don't feel like your working out. Wish I could visit every day!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Avoca, Pennsylvania
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Avoca, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Great 3.5 mile workout. Scenery is superb great place to work out and you don't feel like your working out. Wish I could visit every day!

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Three and a half miles of bliss. Can be done in four seasons. No pets/bikes allowed. My favorite season is autumn- the trees are priceless. Walkers and joggers alike. No bathrooms.

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Lambertville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This was a lovely, serene, wooded walk around a lake. It was very pleasant to find such a setting (we felt as if we were in the country) near the downtown of a city. We didn't have time to walk around the entire lake; someone we passed said that there was a bear cub frolicking in one spot.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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51 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Scranton Lake is actually a man-created and is a source of drinking water for the city of Scranton. The 3+ mile walk around the lake is peaceful...and good exercise. Parking is a bit of a problem (but not a significant barrier). Don't bring your dog...pets are not permitted.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have been walking Lake Scranton for years. It's a little over 3 miles all around. They have mile markers which I like. I've gone both ways around to see which direction has less inclines. About even. No dogs, bicycles and no crowds to run into. Only ducks, geese and deer. It is a very pleasant walk with the water... More 

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Close by , easy walking path with ample parking. Nice going around the lake in all of the seasons, but fall is spectacular.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I love walking this 3.5 mile path, either alone or with a friend. No dogs or bikes allowed! Great scenery with all of the trees and the lake. It is a wide paved road and the only traffic is the occasional water company vehicle--watch out for them, especially if you are walking with headphones in your ears. The squirrels will... More 

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Somerset, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

As the other reviewers said, it is a beautiful place to walk. The land is owned by the Pennsylvania American Water Company and is made available for public use. There is a parking lot right off of Rt. 307 just on the outskirts of the city and I don't know if there are other lots. The path around the lake... More 

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Dalton, Pennsylvania
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The path goes all the ways around the lake. This is the perfect time of the year to go for a walk around the lake. I believe it is 3 miles all the way around.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

You would think walking or running the same 3.57 mile loop several times a week would be mundane. Not a chance! Whether it's a leisurely stroll or running laps to keep fit, there is always something new around the next bend. The people and the scenery make the 3 1/2 miles seemingly fly by. There are several ups & downs... More 

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