Y Walk Wednesdays Most Wednesdays throughout the summer! Sponsored by Highmark Y Walk Wednesdays: Keystone Active Zone (KAZ) Passport Stop #25. A series of free, guided evening walks featuring downtown neighborhoods, history, architecture, wildlife and new development in Wilkes-Barre. All walks begin promptly at 6:00 pm leaving from the YMCA […]
KAZ Events: September- Last Month for KAZ
Saturday Sept. 3rd Bike Fun for Little Ones 11:00AM: Run through a brief bicycle safety course on a bicycle or a scooter, or by walking, then pick up a free bicycle helmet. While supplies and correct sizes last. 11:00AM White Haven Community Library Parking lot, Towanda Street. 1:00 PM decorate your bicycle for a brief parade.
Saturday Sept. 10th Family Bicycle Ride on the Black Diamond Trail/White Haven North trailhead 1:00PM. About 6 miles roundtrip. Reserved rentals are available if you don’t have a bicycle! Leave at 1:00 from Pocono Bicycling, the outfitters behind the Main Street shopping center (not on the street, that is the other outfitters). Call or email Michele at 570-714-1953 to reserve a bicycle, and plan to arrive at 12:00 to complete paperwork. Gravel trail:wide tire bicycles recommended.
Saturday Sept. 17th Walk and Talk at Moon Lake Recreation Area 11:00AM. Learn how the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources State Bureau of Forestry manages the 45,000 acres of the Gifford Pinchot State Forest in NE PA, and how you can better manage your own forest property. Walk will be about 90 minutes and will be led by Joe Polaski of the Bureau of Forestry. Call the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA to pre-register: 570-823-2191 ext. 0.
Sunday. Sept. 25th Family Bicycle Ride on the Greater Hazleton Rails to Trails 1:00PM. Ride about 10 miles roundtrip to visit the length of the existing trail, and learn about plans for extending it. Meet at the main GHRT trailhead heading out of Hazleton past the hospital on Rt. 93, just before intersection with 424.
For more information, contact Michele Schasberger at 570-714-1953.
KAZ 2016 has four months to go! We have beautiful new passport brochures, featuring a map of Luzerne County trails.
Printed copies are available at local YMCAs, libraries, and KAZ park, recreation and civic partners. Contact us to request printed copies for your organization or club.
Or visit us at Wyoming Valley Riverfest (June 25th), Pittston Riverfest (July 30th), or attend a KAZ event.
Frances Slocum State Park consists of 1,035 acres in northeastern Pennsylvania’s Luzerne County. The horseshoe shaped, 165-acre lake is popular for boating and fishing, and is a home to many species of birds, fish and wildlife. The many hiking and mountain biking trails and the large day use area attract visitors to picnic and explore […]
Using Our Protected Lands & Water Luzerne County, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a whole, is lucky to have many acres of protected land and water. Some of this land is owned by the Commonwealth or local municipalities, and some is owned by not-for-profit organizations or private citizens and protected by land trusts and other […]