Suggested Bike Routes
Lackawanna Heritage Valley
Bike the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail! Access the trail from the main offices and you can bike down valley to Taylor or up through north Scranton. The trail has great views of the Lackawanna River as you travel through the city of Scranton.
Cedar Bike and Paddle (Southside)
From Cedar Bike and Paddle you can bike through Scranton’s south side to the Historic Iron Furnaces, or head downtown for a bite to eat. The trail is less than a mile away.
Hilton Hotel (Downtown)
Check out Scranton’s wonderful architecture as you bike around downtown Scranton. Many buildings date from as far back as the late 1800s when coal was king! If you want to head out of downtown, check out the trail (.5 miles to Broadway Street trailhead) or head to Nay Aug Park to the Everhart Museum (1.3 miles up Mulberry Street).
Many sites and attractions are less than a mile from the Hilton including the Lackawanna Historical Society, Scranton Iron Furnaces, Steamtown National Historic Site, Electric City Trolley Museum, Scranton Cultural Center all right around the corner.
University of Scranton Library
Up for a challenge? Bike the Scranton Half Marathon route! Every April the half marathon takes thousands of runners around town, and riders can catch the route of the 13.1 mile loop close to campus on Washington Avenue. The route takes you on a fun ride throughout many of Scranton’s neighborhoods.