The Susquehanna Greenway is a 500-mile corridor full of opportunities to explore the outdoors, including an abundance of parks and conserved lands just waiting for you to explore.

Our list below showcases some of the top Susquehanna Greenway parks with trails where you can enjoy a pleasant stroll. Find your walk in the park right here, or use the button to explore our full park inventory. Trails on this list are fairly level, mostly paved paths, making for a leisurely trail experience.

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Nesbitt Park

Nesbitt Park is a family-friendly, open space that’s great for a variety of activities. The Luzerne County Levee Trail runs right through the park, making it a perfect location for jogging, biking, or walking. Due to its proximity to the Susquehanna River, park goers can enjoy riverside views as they walk this level, paved trail.

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Wilkes-Barre River Commons

The Wilkes-Barre River Commons is a riverfront municipal park in Wilkes Barre, PA. It is located along the 12-mile Wyoming Valley Levee System, which includes a popular trail known as the Luzerne County Levee Trail. Paved and wheelchair accessible, it serves as a wonderful place to walk, bike, or jog along the Susquehanna River in Luzerne County.

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Susquehanna Riverlands

The Susquehanna Riverlands is a 1,200-acre, recreation park and wildlife area near Berwick, PA. It also includes a wonderful walking trail network that meanders in and around Susquehanna marshlands, alongside the river itself, and among remnants of the historic North Branch Canal. As you walk the peaceful trails, rest assured you’ll also see plenty of flora and fauna along the way. The paths here are level, but a mix of dirt and gravel.

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Milton State Park

Milton State Park is uniquely located on an island in the Susquehanna River’s West Branch. The northern half of the park is focused on day use facilities, including walking trails, a playground, boat launch, soccer fields, picnic areas, and restrooms which are open seasonally. The southern half of the park takes on a wilder side and its landscape of trees and vegetation offers a great backdrop for hiking and studying nature. Take a stroll on the South and North Trails, which trace the perimeter of the island offering wonderful river views. Trails are a mix of paved, dirt, and gravel.

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Curwensville Recreation Area

Best known for its on-water offerings like boating, kayaking, and fishing, the Curwensville Recreation Area includes a lake formed by a dam in the Susquehanna’s River West Branch as well as the surrounding lands, which are popular for camping, picnicking, and recreational games & activities. This includes a natural walking trail network that makes for a great day of exploring the park on foot.

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Shikellamy State Park

For those seeking river views and overlooks, Shikellamy State Park has it covered thanks to its two sections: the Marina and the Overlook. From the Overlook, park goers can enjoy a stunning view of the Susquehanna River confluence, where the West Branch meets the North Branch. From the Marina, there’s no shortage of riverside scenery. Both the Marina and the Overlook offer opportunities for walking and enjoying river views. The Marina trails are paved, while the Overlook trails are natural and thus a bit more rugged.

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Millersburg Riverfront Park

The Millersburg Riverfront Park is the perfect place to take a leisurely stroll or bike ride and watch the river pass by. It offers stunning scenery of the Susquehanna River and Appalachian ridges, a flat paved riverside trail, bench swings, picnic tables, and it is the hub for the historic Millersburg Ferry. A walk through this park will not disappoint.

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Wildwood Park

Wildwood Park provides visitors with a variety of trails that range from easy to difficult, great for any walking excursion. From wooden boardwalks that are handicapped accessible to natural surface trails with steeper inclines, the trails support recreation for all. Activities include anything from walking, running, and hiking to biking, birdwatching, and even cross-country skiing in the winter.

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