Scranton, Pennsylvania: Nay Aug Gorge Tree House (Closed)

The David Wenzel Tree House was built so that the people of Scranton could peer down into the gorge without tumbling over a cliff. It was found to be unsafe in 2017 and closed.

Nay Aug Park - David Wenzel Tree House

Nay Aug Park at the top of Mulberry St. Drive straight up Nay Aug Rd to the parking lot on the right, then follow the short trail from the far end of the lot to the Treehouse.
Found unsafe; closed in 2017. May reopen in 2018, or later.

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Nay Aug Gorge Tree House

Closed! When I went to visit today. Not sure for how long.

[Sam, 07/01/2017]

The Tree House was abruptly closed in May 2017 when some of the trees holding it up were found to be decaying. The city has no idea when the Tree House might reopen, but it won't be in 2017.

Gorge scene.

Nay Aug Gorge Tree House

Visited the tree house 9/17/12 and found the gate to its ramp locked. Locals told us that it's only open in the summer. The park is still a great place to visit, and the bridge gives a great view of the gorge. If you don't want to walk too much, if you try some of the park roads, you can park pretty close to these sites. Also look for stacked up metal turtles at abandoned zoo, large Scranton electric sign, old Lincoln monument, old coal mine, and old deco museum building with four curious concrete slabs on lawn, as well as an old Navy artillery shell. Lots to see in a pretty setting. Drive in thru Scranton is easy, too.

[Hal Clarke, 09/19/2012]
Nay Aug Gorge Tree House

At the park there is also a shut down zoo. Buildings and cages near the buildings can still be seen along the path near the treehouse. There is even a colorful giraffe statue with one leg missing and several giant tortoise statues on the sides of the building. This was a nice bonus.

[Erika And Eddie, 07/04/2012]
Nay Aug Park Tree House

Excellent spot to visit even if you have someone in a wheelchair, as the tree house was built especially to allow wheelchair access. Everyone can enjoy the tree house and views it affords.

There is a great play area within Nay Aug Park for the little ones to enjoy themselves, and nature walks within the park. We try to visit a few times a year. You can sometimes catch a free concert if you time your visit right.

[MikeinPA, 08/23/2010]

Nay Aug Tree House.

Nay Aug Gorge Tree House

I loved this stop! The tree-house offers a great view. There is also a bridge with a scenic view of the Nay Aug Gorge. Great trails. Lots of dog walkers.

[Sue, 06/29/2010]

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