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Frances Slocum State Park

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Address: Valley View Drive, Wyoming, PA
Phone Number:
+1 570-696-3525
11:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 19:00

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I like going out and just sitting by the lake. There are very few bathrooms which are locked up for the season. The summer is pretty cool tho

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alyssa B
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70 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like going out and just sitting by the lake. There are very few bathrooms which are locked up for the season. The summer is pretty cool tho

Thank Alyssa B
Dallas, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A few minutes from home takes you back to nature. The park is refreshing to walk around. There is also a playground and a pool.

Exeter, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Francis Slocum State Park named for the historical significance of the kidnapping by the Indians of young Francis Slocum during the early settling of the region. The park offers a PA State designated "big bass lake", boat launches, hiking trails, life guarded pool, paddle boat rentals, picnic pavilions for large groups, bird watching as well as the occasional deer that... More 

Thank Douglas W
Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to take family photos. The scenery is beautiful. It's also a nice place for family reunions. There is a lot of space. It has a great children's playground, hiking, and a beautiful lake to fish or go boating.

Thank Kristin D
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70 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I haven't been here since the summer but am due for another visit. The lake when frozen is awesome with the quacking from the ice

Thank Alyssa B
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2016

rent a paddle boat, canoe, fish, picnic at one of the pavillions or hike in the woods. Great place to relax and enjoy the great outdoors. Pool available in summer, but have not used it in years.

Thank 106maurenm
Swedesboro, New Jersey
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65 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Beautifully kept park. We seek about places we haven't been to for hiking. I was looking at another park when this popped up. I had just finished a book where the main character was Francis Slocum. It is an amazing story about a young Quaker girl that was taken by the Delaware Indians. So...not only is this park well kept,... More 

Thank tandhgoraj
Kingston, Pennsylvania
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103 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is really a great state park... Camping, fishing, boating, pool, picnic, hiking, mountain biking etc.. All sorts of things to do at this park. It does get a bit crowded on weekends in the summer, especially the pool area. It's maintained and kept well. Plenty of parking.

Thank pjlenahan3
Shavertown, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

If it's a picnic, a hike, fishing or just relaxing in a beautiful natural setting, Francis Slocum State Park can be the place for you.

Thank John F
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We always try to find a park with lovely scenery and pleasant walking trails when visiting an area. Frances Slocum State Park is a nice 20-minute drive from our hotel. We did not see the campground, although it came recommended. The park has spacious grounds, walking areas for casual hikers like us and those who appreciate more of a challenge.... More 

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