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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








Robert Barrese



Upcoming Events

Interesting Insects

Did you know all bugs are insects, but not all insects are bugs? Come find out why during this illustrated talk about the most prolific animal on earth.

8/23 8pm
Insect Safari

Insects are among the most numerous and widespread life on earth. See how many you can find on our insect safari. Bug viewers and catchers will be supplied.

8/24 10am
Get Your Tail on the Trail- Beaver Hike

Learn about one of Lackawanna Lake’s most interesting architects while logging some Get Your Tail on the Trail miles. We will hike along the Frost Hollow and...

8/30 6pm
Helping Honeybees

Honeybees need your help! Discover some interesting facts about them and learn what you can do to become a backyard Honeybee and pollinator helper! Weather...

8/31 10am
Case of the Car Trunk Capers

You have been chosen to speak for wildlife in this activity. We will become detectives and visit the "scene of the crime" to collect clues and analyze the...

9/1 10am

Recent Events

Moonlight Paddle


Recent Activity

Andrea Marie

Andrea Marie left a positive review 7/26/2019

informative and the kids got to use the microscope

Sharon Wunner

Sharon Wunner left a positive review 3/20/2019

Thanks Angela for a great presentation and field trip!

Joanie Deneen

Joanie Deneen left a positive review 1/1/2019

First time doing a First Day Hike. It was a very nice walk in the woods, learned a few new things. A great day!

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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