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Trail Section: Seven Tubs – Mountaintop

Status: Planned Future linkage and trail development

Distance: 7

Although portions of this trail section may be passable on foot or mountain bike, this section has not been completed and improved.

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UPDATED March, 2018

This trail section includes the following gaps:

Laurel Run to Oliver Mills – Engineering

North Branch Land Trust is leading this project, which is currently being engineered for permit applications. Will eventually connect downtown Wilkes-Barre, Seven Tubs Nature Area, and Laurel Run Borough

Oliver Mills Pedestrian Crossing – Engineering

D&L working with consultants on a Phase II Corridor Analysis to determine the best route to connect.

Oliver Mills to Mountain Top – Engineering

D&L was awarded DCNR funds to engineer and permit this section. Grant agreements are in process, engineering work expected to start in May 2018.

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This proposed trail will travel through the wooded mountains south of the City of Wilkes-Barre. Users will find this a quiet and shady section of forested trail. The highlight of this section will be the Seven Tubs Nature Area, a series of large pools carved by the free flowing water of Wheelbarrow Run. Seven Tubs Nature Area is accessible by a spur trail for hiking only, no bikes allowed.

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1 Seven Tubs Nature Area in Plains Township

Seven Tubs Nature Area

Seven Tubs Nature Area is a 500-acre site located in Plains Township. The main feature of the area is a stream called Wheelbarrow Run that flows through a ravine where a series of large potholes or "tubs" are gouged out... More

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2

Wilkes-Barre Historical District Walking Tour

Visitors who take a walking tour of Wilkes-Barre will see a wide range of architectural styles and history living on through renovated buildings and structures. From the Luzerne County Courthouse to Wilkes-Barre City Hall; from churches and synagogues to restored... More

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3

Wilkes-Barre River Common

River Common is a twenty three million dollar park, located along the eastern bank of the Susquehanna River in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Situated to either side of the Market Street Bridge, the park is host to a 750 person amphitheater, paved... More

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