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“Great for walking and jogging without getting lost” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Scranton Lake Walking Path

Scranton Lake Walking Path
Scranton Lake, Scranton, PA
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Ranked #2 of 43 things to do in Scranton
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Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great for walking and jogging without getting lost”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

There is no through traffic of bikes and cars. One does have to stay on the paths for safety reasons which are 90% in great condition. It takes about one hour to walk fast around the lake. Because of a mixture of trees, There are areas with more sun and others with more shade. There is even a rest area for the handicapped. A lot of students from the University of Scranton walk or rund there daily but there are also plenty of seniors who take there daily healthwalk therer.
MISSING is a place to go to the bathroom.
If you like squirrels, deer or chipmonks, chances are good that you will see them especially the squirrels.
There could be a few more benches to rest but then again there are lots of inviting rocks to sit on.

Visited July 2012
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Dunmore, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Lake Scranton”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

This is a paved path that goes around the lake for approximately 3.25 miles. There are some small hills, twists and turns. It is very pretty - some wildlife sightings. Great for walking and jogging.

Visited July 2012
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Love the view!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012 via mobile

It's a little long but it's totally worth it! Beautiful sights of the lake and dam. I walked the whole lake with my 5 year old and he loved the sights as well! We brought a hoagie and stopped halfway near the water and picnic site and spent time together it was great!

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“Great place to get good excersize while taking in beautiful lake Scranton”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

A good place to go if youre a runner or even if you just like to take a nice stroll through a serene scenic area. Lake Scranton is 4 miles of pavement that works its way around the lake. What I like about it is you get a good mixture of some shady and sunny areas while walking on the trail. There's hills and straight always, a bridge, places to break if needed, and a little waterfall too. Lots of weddings and pictures have been taken here.

Visited June 2012
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“Great walk. Should put in a restroom”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Very shadow with paved terrain of mixed incline.Easily accommodates strollers or runners. Since this appeals to all ages, which I did see, the city should invest in a public restroom.

Visited July 2012
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