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    About Summit Lake - South Abington Twp
    Located in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

    Summit Lake is a 54-acre lake located in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. It is 129 miles north of Philadelphia and 125 miles northwest of New York City.

    The Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport is situated 15 miles south in Avoca, Pennsylvania. The closest location for emergency care is the Mercy Hospital of Scranton, 7 miles south in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

    Residents can shop and dine at the Viewmont Mall, which offers over 60 stores and restaurants to choose from! There are also close-by dining options, like Alter House Restaurant and Bar, State Street Grill, and Tully's Good Times Clark Summit.

    Life on Summit Lake

    Summit Lake is the perfect place to recharge and unwind! Take your kayak or canoe out on the lake for a morning or afternoon ride.

    While you're out on the water, cast a line out. Anglers can expect to catch largemouth bass, chain pickerel, and bluegill.

    Visit Scranton

    Scranton is a city situated in northeast Pennsylvania. This place makes for a great day trip, where you can learn more about the Industrial Revolution and enjoy some great food.

    Scranton is nicknamed The Electric City. It received this name from the revolution of electric lights that began at the Dickson Manufacturing Company in 1880. The city then was the first place in the country to have electric-powered streetcars.

    The Steamtown National Historic Site is a free-to-enter park that catalogs the role steam engines and the workers who maintained them played in the American Industrial Revolution. This family-friendly site has an activity everyone will enjoy.

    The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum is another excellent place to learn about the Industrial Revolution. Here, the focus is Pennsylvania's main export: coal. The museum narrates the ups and downs of workers and companies during this time.

    After a long day of fun in Scranton, try one of its many highly-rated eateries. Cooper's Seafood House, Backyard Ale House, Viewmont Diner, and Ipanema Grille are a selection of the diverse options available.

    Nearby Entertainment

    A public boating ramp into the Susquehanna River is available 9 miles west in Falls, Pennsylvania. The Susquehanna is suitable for different watercraft like kayaks, canoes, and small boats.

    Fishing is popular along this 444-mile river as well! Anglers can expect to catch walleye, various panfish, catfish, bass, shad, pickerel, northern pike, and musky.

    The Hillside Park is a well-loved community park sitting on 100-acres of land. There's a small fishing pond, youth sports fields, a community garden, and even a dog park for your four-legged friend!

    The Lahey Family Fun Park is a family-friendly place that has something for everyone! This recreation center has batting cages, an arcade, bumper boats, go-karts, and more.

    A Perfect Lake for Anyone Seeking Pennsylvania's Finest

    Whether you’re looking for a permanent residence or a part-time vacation home, come see just how great Pennsylvania’s finest can be at Summit Lake!