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.
Lackawanna State Park is in the Lackawanna Heritage Valley. This heritage area highlights cultural and historical resources. The park is within ten miles of a large metropolitan area. Areas of interest include: PA Anthracite Heritage Museum, Steamtown National Historic Site, large shopping malls, universities and parks.