Lackawanna State Park

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.

1839 Abington Rd, North Abington Twp, PA 18414-9785







Kevin Koflanovich


Upcoming Events

Photo Scavenger Hunt

This is a fun twist to a scavenger hunt! Bring your digital camera or cell phone to the Amphitheater to take pictures of different items on our scavenger...

5/27 10am
Poolside Nature Table

Take a safety break from swimming and see what interesting nature topic the naturalist has to share.

5/27 1pm
A Hike for Hiking Week

Join us for an easy hike for Hiking Week along the Woodlands Trail as we look for signs of spring. We will meet at the Amphitheater and carpool to the...

5/27 2pm
Fish for Free Day- SMART Angler Program

Don’t have your fishing license yet? Have little or no fishing experience? No worries! Join us on Fish for Free Day and learn the basics. Designed for kids...

5/28 1pm
A Bird in the Hand

Come learn about birds up close and personal as we visit the bird research station at the park. Ornithologists’ Dr. Rob Smith and Dr. Meg Hatch will show us...

5/29 9am

Recent Events

Winter Science Fun


Recent Activity

Erika Wheeler

Erika Wheeler left a positive review 2/7/2017

My husband and I tried kayaking for the first time this summer, can't wait until next summer for more fun!

Paula Oakley-Backman

Paula Oakley-Backman left a positive review 7/4/2016

My son loved the event .. He even caught a fish! Amanda was a great instructor !

Dana Lynn Miller

Dana Lynn Miller left a review 8/28/2015

Disappointed that it couldn't be staffed, & therefore, cancelled.Was called by staff member to advise it was cancelled due to above.

Patti Clark

Patti Clark left a positive review 7/31/2015

A great time and very well organized. The park staff provided equipment and instruction, yet gave enough freedom for our family to enjoy God's amazing creation. Highly recommended!

Robert Moffat

Robert Moffat posted a photo 1/28/2015

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