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River Common

along River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

While many cities have their industry centered around the riverfront, early citizens and officials in Wilkes-Barre had the forethought to save much of the space along the Susquehanna River for recreation.

Recommended Ages: Kids, Teens, Adults, Seniors


(Currently under construction)
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Wilkes-Barre's River Common is currently undergoing a major overhaul. Portals in the levy system are being built, along with new amenities on both the river and street side of the flood wall. The park is expected to reopen in the summer of 2009.