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Lackawanna River Heritage Trail


The Lackawanna River Heritage Trail is a storied route that 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.


Get Active!

Run, walk, bike, or jog the trail and you will experience awe-inspiring views, sculptures, parks, and playgrounds. The Lackawanna River Heritage Trail is a great example of Lackawanna County’s natural beauty.

View and download the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail Map & Guide here.


2023 Trail Map

Traiheads and Trail Parking

Find the complete list of trailheads and parking addresses here.


Public River Access Points

While there are many access points along the river, these are the designated public access points that provide easy river access for kayaks and paddleboards. There is parking available at these locations as well.


*Kayaking Tip: The end of September to the beginning of May serves as the best time of the year for river kayaking.




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