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Best trails in Scranton

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Looking for a great trail near Scranton, Pennsylvania? AllTrails has 5 great kid friendly trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Hickory Run State Park or Tobyhanna State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Seven Tubbs Nature Area or Austin T. Blakeslee Natural Area. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in Scranton ranging from 2 to 3.9 miles and from 679 to 1,384 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Scranton
Top trails (5)
#1 - Top of the World
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 10 m
This route is in The Dunmore Pine Barrens. Please note this is a PRIVATE PROPERTY, but the public is welcome to enjoy and walk the area during daylight hours. This trail is mainly used for off-road driving, quad and dirt bike. There might be a daily fee you will need to pay to ride on. Show more
#2 - Lake Scranton Loop
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 40 m
A well-maintained, family-friendly, paved wooded path around a lake. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved asphalt and typically at least eight feet wide. The grade is mostly gentle (all estimated under 5%) except for at 1.5 and 2.0 miles where it is steep (estimated 10%).Show more
#3 - Davis Trail
Nay Aug Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 59 m
#4 - Lackawanna River Heritage Trail
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 37 m
#5 - Rock with a View Trail
Pinchot State Forest
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 52 m
This is a nice walk up to a great view. There will be many quads zipping around on nice days and there is assorted trash from them up at the top. At about half way you will want to take the left hand fork and keep climbing.Show more