TRAILS ON PRESERVES

Countryside Conservancy manages 510 acres of lands and waters to protect their conservation value. Most of these acres are open to the public for visitation, and many have trails. Collectively, we contribute 5.2 miles of singletrack hiking & biking trails to the Lackawanna State Park/ Countryside Conservancy Trail System. We thank our many volunteers, especially the Lackawanna State Park Trail Crew, for the countless hours they have put in on trail construction and maintenance!

Follow the links below for maps of trails on Conservancy lands or Download the Trailforks Mobile App for a trail guide at your fingertips.

Please note that Conservancy trails are for non-motorized use only and are open from dawn to dusk.

Little Rocky Glen Trail – The preserve is located between Tunkhannock and Factoryville, just off of US 6, along Lithia Valley Road. There is a new gravel parking lot on the right, if driving from US 6, before the new concrete bridge.
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Messimer Preserve Trail – (1 mile one-way from parking at Lackawanna State Park to the Messimer Preserve)
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Meadowsweet to Quarry Ridge Preserve Trails – (1 mile one-way from Lily Lake Road to Lackawanna State Park boundary)
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Ziegler Preserve Trail – (1 mile loop trail from parking area that also connects to Lackawanna State Park’s Bull Hill Trail)
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Great cleanup efforts today on the Trolley Trail and Meadowsweet Preserve by volunteers from the Conservancy and St. Gregory’s - thanks so much!!
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