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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, mountain biking, and swimming are popular recreation activities.

Seasons and Hours

The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk.

The park office is open specific hours. The pool, overnight areas, and other areas are open specific seasons and hours. Contact the park office for facility seasons and hours.

 

Directions

The park is easily reached from I-81. Visitors should take Exit 199 and travel three miles west on PA 524. Visitors coming via U.S. routes 6 and 11 should take PA 107 east about three miles to PA 407, then south.

GPS DD: Lat. 41.55887  Long. -75.70555

 

Driving Directions: The Interactive GIS Map has turn-by-turn driving directions to the park office from the Park Information Window.

Please note that the background maps are maintained by a variety of public sources and driving directions usually go to the nearest large road.

Environmental Education and Interpretation

Programming is available year round at Lackawanna State Park. The Environmental Education Specialist provides services to schools, communities, and park visitors. Educational programs include:

  • Watershed education
  • Teacher in-service credit workshops
  • Community programs
  • Curriculum consultation
  • Resource services

Summertime programming includes DiscoverE and weekend interpretive programs.

Access for People with Disabilities

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.

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Lackawanna State Park