Mountaintop - White Haven

Status: Complete open and improved

The Basics:  Locally known as the Black Diamond Trail, this section is complete between White Haven and the new Black Diamond Trailhead south of Glen Summit.  Users will pass secluded ponds and bogs, wildlife, and towering trees.

The Details: There is currently a gap in the trail at Glen Summit, due to private property.  The trail resumes north of Glen Summit and is complete to the Mountaintop Trailhead.

Click here for a map of the trail section.

Things to see and do on the Mountaintop - White Haven trail.

  • Trail Head - North Marker
  • Trail Head - South Marker
  • Marker 1
    Wilkes-Barre River Commons

    Wilkes-Barre River Commons

    Located along the eastern bank of the Susquehanna River, this park is host to a 750 person amphitheater, paved walk-ways, gardens, ornamental trees, a grand common and seating area, a fishing pier, and two grand gateways connecting the city to the River.

    Directions

  • Marker 2
    Nescopeck State Park

    Nescopeck State Park

    Nescopeck State Park is one of Pennsylvania's newest State Parks and includes an environmental education center and offers hiking, cross-country skiing and fishing.

    Directions

  • Marker 3
    Susquehanna Levee Trail

    Susquehanna Levee Trail

    The Wyoming Valley area currently includes about 22 miles of trail that follows the Susquehanna River Levee system. Both urban and suburban in character, environmental and historical waysides follow the trail as it meanders along the mighty Susquehanna.

    Directions

  • Marker 4
    Greater Hazleton Rails to Trails

    Greater Hazleton Rails to Trails

    Trail users will experience many types of wildlife along the trails, as well as spectacular scenery, unique environmental areas, rare vegetation, scars of past mining and active on-going strip mining.

    Directions

Trail Updates

Status Key

Complete open and improved

Unimproved open, travel at your own risk

Under Construction not accessible at this time

Planned Future linkage and trail development

Closed (access currently prohibited)