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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
Not what it used to be

Spend a lot of time there as a youngster years ago. The park is still attractive but not safe to... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Stan D
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280 Market St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18704-5408
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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

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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

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

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

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..:)

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.

Thank 234alicia
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Make sure you check out the tree that has been carved into a work of art. We stumbled upon an amazing concert while we were here. Lots of sports activities going on too.

Thank Rita2rock
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The walking trail was a nice walk. On the whole, the park is sorta run down. There was a lot of trash in the ground also.

Thank Kristi K
Reviewed 20 July 2017

nice place to relax different event throughout the year cherry blossom festival, great 4th of july festival and the list goes on

Thank Annette S
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Found this park through google as TripAdvisor didn't have it at the time. We actually loved it. We walked the trail twice, then relaxed by the lake watching the birds and just enjoying the weather. Pretty easy to find. Great for families and couples.

Thank belochka25
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