Autumn at Lackawanna State Park

Up Valley

The Up Valley is conveniently located 20 miles north of Scranton and is ready for you to come and enjoy! Take a stroll down Main Street and visit family-owned shops and historic dining venues. Check out Merli-Sarnoski Park, full of fishing, hiking trails and a pavilion perfect for a picnic. The community of Archbald is home to the large glacial pothole at the State Park. The Up Valley guarantees you will feel welcome!

Jessup's Saint Ubaldo Day "Race of the Saints" in Lackawanna County, PA.
Find your favorite annual event or discover new happenings taking place. The Lackawanna County Visitors Bureau has made it easy for you with our Events Calendar to get the scoop when activities are announced!
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Performers of Hair the Broadway in Scranton Musical
The Electric City is bustling with the arts! Go to a Broadway show at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple or plan your trip around Scranton's Fringe Festival. Visit Lackawanna County to get big city entertainment without breaking the bank.
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Family playing near pond at McDade Park
Surrounding the city of Scranton are beautiful mountains and vast countryside. Discover its natural beauty on any of our hiking trails, including the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail encompassing 70 miles! Zip-line on top of Montage Mountain Resorts for a sky-high view of the entire valley or find yourself kayaking the Lackawanna River; Lackawanna County provides numerous parks and activities for even the biggest outdoor fans.
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