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​Nearby Attractions to Vosburg Neck State Park

Information about Vosburg Neck State Park’s nearby attractions is available from the Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau.

Explore the Area

Vosburg Neck State Park is located 5 miles west of Tunkhannock, a borough along the North Branch Susquehanna River and within the greater Scranton and Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area.

Tunkhannock offers a variety of places to eat, shop, and explore; while Wilkes-Barre expands the opportunities just an hour’s drive from the park.

Learn about some of the area businesses and things to do from the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce.

Nearby State Parks and Forests

Vosburg Neck State Park is close to several state parks and one state forest, where visitors can enjoy recreation, education, and other activities.

Frances Slocum State Park

The 1,035-acre Frances Slocum State Park is located in northeastern Pennsylvania’s Luzerne County.

The horseshoe shaped, 165-acre lake is popular for boating and fishing, and is a home to many species of birds, fish, and wildlife. Numerous hiking and mountain biking trails and the large day use area attract visitors to picnic and explore the forests.

Lackawanna State Park

The 1,445-acre Lackawanna State Park is in northeastern Pennsylvania, 10 miles north of Scranton. The park offers a great deal of outdoor recreation opportunities, including 18 miles of hiking trails and 15 miles of multi-use trails for mountain biking and horseback riding.

Ricketts Glen State Park

The 13,050-acre Ricketts Glen State Park is one of the most scenic areas in Pennsylvania. Ricketts Glen harbors the Glens Natural Area -- a National Natural Landmark.

Hike the Falls Trail system to explore the glens, which boasts a series of wild, free-flowing waterfalls, each cascading through rock-strewn clefts in this ancient hillside. The 94-foot Ganoga Falls is the highest of 22 named waterfalls. Old growth timber and diverse wildlife add to the beauty.

Salt Springs State Park

The 405-acre Salt Springs State Park is in northeastern Pennsylvania, seven miles north of Montrose in Susquehanna County.

Focal points of the park are the towering old growth hemlock trees, many estimated to be more than 300 years old, and the rocky gorge cut by Fall Brook with its three waterfalls.

Pinchot State Forest

Pinchot State Forest comprises approximately 50,000 acres of forestlands that characterize many of the mountainous areas near the confluence of the Susquehanna and Lackawanna rivers. Pinchot State Forest includes:

  • Lackawanna County
  • Luzerne County
  • Wyoming County
  • Susquehanna County
  • Wayne County

Other Nearby Outdoor Spaces and Natural Places

There are several other nearby outdoor spaces and natural places near Vosburg Neck State Park.

The Endless Mountains Nature Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging the preservation of the natural environment by providing educational opportunities and recreation activities. Contact the center at 570-836-3835.

State Game Lands 57 provides opportunities for hiking and hunting.

Managed by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, Stevens Lake, Fords Lake, and Harris Pond are all within 20 miles of Vosburg Neck State Park and offer fishing and boating opportunities.

Lake Winola also features fishing and boating opportunities with public access via a Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission access area.