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Kirby Park

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Kirby Park: nice trails, track for running, sports fields, nice quiet place to sit relax along the Susquehanna River.

Kirby Park is a nice relaxing place to sit & relax along the Susquehanna River & over the Bridge... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Thomas Z
Edison, New Jersey
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Needs more security and grounds keeping.

Tough times have taken its toll on this venue and I'm not talkin weather wise.Fountain in need of... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Great place to go for a hike along the river. The bike trail is also well maintained. Great place to get out and get some exercise.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank larry p
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Kirby Park is a nice relaxing place to sit & relax along the Susquehanna River & over the Bridge from Wilkes-Barre. It has a running track, sports fields for baseball, basketball, etc. Has a walking trail along the Susquehanna River. Has different Events thru the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thomas Z
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here on August 21, 2018. The park is located next to a military building with lots of military vehicles. Kirby park has paths to walk, and a playground for the kiddos. The snack bar is closed and gone. The only public restrooms are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Amber C
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

The water was filled with trash, never would think such a beautiful site would e left unattended. So dirty, would never go again.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Linda A S
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Tough times have taken its toll on this venue and I'm not talkin weather wise.Fountain in need of repair,this venue has so much potential and applaud the efforts made in past decade like the fairs and July 4 fireworks,has good hiking areas but if starting...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank jmid7777
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This park is underrated. My wife and I ran from the park until the end of the railtrail and back about 5 miles exactly. The paved path is-wide to allow runners and pedestrian walkers pass. Tgere are several dips under bridges and you can see...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank yewdallg
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Spend a lot of time there as a youngster years ago. The park is still attractive but not safe to venture out of populated areas due to homeless and druggies hanging out there. Wouldn't do the trails or run the file without a weapon. Still...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Stan D
Reviewed 1 January 2018

On the Kingston(across the river from Wilkes Barre)side of the Susquehanna River@Market street is the public park named Kirby. There is a small pond and a bike trail on top of the levee.Next to the river there is a short hiking trail and benches to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Robert R
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This park is so near to my house. Every sunny day I like to walk trough the park with squirrels.. I really feel excitement to see the park with snow..:)

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Cıcek O
Reviewed 11 November 2017

park is clean for the most part. the pond can use care. nice area for a walk. nice area for the kids to play.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 234alicia
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