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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.


Make online reservations or call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday to Saturday.

This map shows the park in Pennsylvania.


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

Learn, Experience, Connect

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.

Electric Vehicle Charging Station

A two-plug, electric-vehicle charging station is available for public use in the amphitheater. Please move to another parking space once your vehicle has been charged.

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.

In an Emergency

Call 911 and contact a park employee.

Directions to the nearest hospital are posted on bulletin boards or at the park office.

Nearest Hospital

Geisinger Community Medical Center
1822 Mulberry Street
Scranton, PA 18510

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