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Lackawanna State Park

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Yurts Are Awesome!

I stayed in one of their 2 Yurts and it was glamping at its finest! The yurt contains a full size... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Madisonville, PA
Gorgeous Park with plenty to do

Date of Visit: Friday, August 2nd, 2018. We stopped at Lackawanna State Park on a roadtrip with... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Guelph, Canada
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“large lake”(2 reviews)
“yurt”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

I stayed in one of their 2 Yurts and it was glamping at its finest! The yurt contains a full size refrigerator with freezer, stove top, microwave, 4 beds (2 bunk beds) with decent mattresses, little table and 2 chairs with a few lamps around...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Joggergirl
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Date of Visit: Friday, August 2nd, 2018. We stopped at Lackawanna State Park on a roadtrip with the dogs, to allow the pooches out for some exercise. We didn't expect to be in the middle of a paradise. This is a sprawling park surrounding a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Whether you want to fish, hike, bike, kayak, or horseback ride. Its a great place. And they always have great prgrams throughout the year.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Greg G
Reviewed 16 July 2018

My wife and I camped in one of the tent sites for a weekend but did not have a great time. A lot of the sites are on a slant and at the bottom of a hill so not only is it uncomfortable for sleeping,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 788joshuab
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful park. Great for walking, hiking Mt bike rides. New snack bar has great jerk chicken. Pool has a fun water feature for kids to play among the water buckets and jets. Have met many other daily walkers. Friendly park...just don't park where it says...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank J T
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

The impromptu stop at the campground of the Lackawanna State Park proves to be rewarding in so many ways. There were no preconceived notions about the park or campsites. No research was conducted ahead of time. Check-in-time is at 3:00 pm. Check-out time is at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PaleoGypsy
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We come to this park every July for our family reunion. We camp for a week or more to start our summer vacation. We love the family feel here, the lake, the hiking, kayaking, swimming and just relaxing by a campfire. The new pool is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Joni M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

was always nice but with the rehab to swimming pool and little park for kids really hit the spot.great value for taxpayers money.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank U6387NRjerryc
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I went there to do some bird watching. Beautiful park with a lake. Didn't see many birds but the dragonflies and butterflies were out in abundance. There is a bird blind on one side of the park with some lovely wildflowers but it says no...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Nice trails and plenty of them. Be sure to stop in the park headquarters for a map, and pick the park rangers' brains for recommendations!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Mike B
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10 September 2018|
Response from Joggergirl | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You can look up size restrictions on sites by going to DCNR website and "Find a park", then look for link for online reservations, then enter information in the fields. I typed in 34 and found several back spots that... More