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Directions to Wilkes-Barre River Commons

Jul 09, 2014 05:13PM ● By Erica Shames
Plan a day trip to Wilkes-Barre’s River Commons, and you won’t be disappointed. Twelve river walks offer divergent experiences, views and strolls. Plus concerts, events and relaxing. Enjoy!

FROM Scranton:

  1. I-81S to 170B (PA-115 N/PA-309N)
  2. Take exit 2 towards Center City/Wilkes-Barre
  3. Left at fork, follow signs for Wilkes-Barre Blvd
  4. Right at East Market Street to Public Square
  5. Parking! and walk towards River!

Note: RiverCommon does not have parking facilities. Please plan accordingly. There is plenty of street parking on most streets near the parks and parking is available at Kirby Park in Kingston.

Public Parking is also located on:

  1. 53 S. Main Street: 410 Spaces
  2. 30 N. Main Street: 680 Spaces
  3. 15 N. Washington Street: 280 Spaces
  4. 18 E. Northampton Street: 165 Spaces

Rates: $1 per hr, $5 daily minimum

Private Parking includes:

  1. Boscov’s Department Store Garage: 279 Spaces
  2. Citizen’s Bank Parking Garage: 400 Spaces
  3. King’s College Off-Street Parking: 1,000
  4. Wilkes-University Off-Street Parking: 1,200 Spaces

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