Wilkes-Barre: An Outdoorsman's Paradise

Wilkes-Barre is a city in Pennsylvania located at the center of the Wyoming Valley. Wilkes-Barre serves as a county seat for Luzerne County, an area containing not one, but four of Pennsylvania’s State Parks. Whether it's fishing In Frances Slocum State Park, whitewater rafting through Lehigh Gorge State Park, cross-country skiing across Nescopeck State Park, or exploring 22 waterfalls at Ricketts Glen State Park, there is something for every outdoor enthusiast in this charming city. If you prefer the indoors, the city is also home to the Mohegan Sun Pocono Downs Casino. In addition, there are an array of eateries in the area so you can enjoy everything from Gerry’s Pizzeria and Café Toscana to Oyster and El Rey Azteca Mexican Restaurant. The city of Wilkes-Barre truly has something to offer everyone.

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