LACKAWANNA RIVER HERITAGE TRAIL:
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Last Updated: August 2, 2014
Length: Carbondale-Mayfield; 0.6 miles
Difficulty: Easy. Flat, stone-dust rail trail.
From Route 6, take exit 6 to Meredith St and follow northeast. Cross the river and turn left into the parking lot.
The Lackawanna River Heritage Trail is a multi-purpose trail that follows the Lackawanna River for forty miles in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The trail begins at the riverís confluence with the Susquehanna River at Duryea and Pittston in Luzerne County. It travels through Lackawanna County and joins the Delaware and Hudson Rail Trail in Simpson, where the O & W Trail also begins. Both trails continue north to the NY border. The Lackawanna River Heritage Trail currently consists of three completed sections. This section of the trail follows the rail bed of the former NY Ontario &Western RR. See; Lackawanna River Heritage Trail; Jermyn-Peckville & Lackawanna River Heritage Trail; Scranton . For more information visit; LACKAWANNA RIVER HERITAGE TRAIL , D & H RAIL TRAIL , O & W TRAIL & RAIL TRAILS of NE PA .
Starting from Carbondale; Travel south from the parking lot along the stone-dust trail. The Lackawanna River is along your left. This is a fairly open trail. You'll pass by a town complex on your right with picnic tables to your left at 0.3 miles. After only 0.6 miles the trail ends at a cul-de-sac in Mayfield.
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