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Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

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This storied route stretches more than 70 miles, passing through the heart of the Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area. The Lackawanna Heritage Valley is located amid the mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania where the waters of the Lackawanna River flow. The trail is an artery that connects more than 30 communities through Luzerne, Lackawanna, Susquehanna, and Wayne County.

The trail begins at the river’s confluence with the Susquehanna River at Duryea and Pittston in Luzerne County. It travels through Lackawanna County and joins the Delaware and Hudson (D&H) Rail-Trail in Simpson, managed by the Rail-Trail Council of Northeastern Pennsylvania. From that point, the D&H Rail-Trail extends north to the New York State border.

The LRHT is a wonderful community asset. Many people use the trail throughout the year for walking and jogging, bicycling, enjoying nature, exercising their dog, and fitness activities. Several sections of the LRHT are open to the public. See below for information about each trail section’s location, parking, and amenities.

Find trailheads and parking info here.

amenities

General
Parks, Trails & Preserves
General
  • Free Parking:
  • Hours: Open daily from dawn to dusk.
Parks, Trails & Preserves
  • Biking:
  • Fishing:
  • Pet-Friendly:
  • Trails:
  • Walking/Running:

events

Run 4 Ukraine
08/24/2024 - 08/24/2024