Where are the best spots in the Wilkes-Barre area to fly a kite? Macaroni Kid Wilkes-Barre tried out some local spots as well as asked the local community on social media to round up some favorite Kite Flying locations!
Kirby Park is a located at 160 Market St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18704
Forty Fort Borough Sports Complex
Camryn Way, Forty Fort, PA 18704
West Side Career & Technology Center
75 Evans St, Kingston, PA 18704
Luzerne County Sports Complex
10 Dennison Ave Wyoming 18644
Frances Slocum State Park
567 Mt Olivet Rd, Wyoming, PA 18644
Albert West Park
E Swallow St, Pittston, PA 18640
PA-415, Dallas, PA 18612
Enjoying some Family Fun, Kite Flying at Yalick Farms:
Jackson Township Park
275 Huntsville Rd, Shavertown, PA 18708
Back Mountain Recreation Fields
55 Outlet Rd. Lehman, PA 18627
Moon Lake State Forest Recreation
Deerwood Dr, Hunlock Creek, PA 18621
Dorrance Township Municipal Park
7844 Blue Ridge Trail Mountain Top, Pennsylvania 18707
Frances E. Walter Dam
Walter Dam Rd, White Haven, PA 18661
Hickory Run State Park
3613 PA-534, White Haven, PA 18661
Reader Tip: Recommends when visiting Hickory Run State Park, drive back to Boulder Field. Kids will love it!
Lackawanna State Park
1839 N Abington Rd, North Abington Township, PA 18414
Bald Mountain Rd, Scranton, PA 18507
You Own, A Friend or Family's Yard
If you are lucky enough, to have an open space in your own yard or a friend or family members get outside with your kite on the next windy day and see how high you can get it to fly!
Here is my family enjoying a kite flying session with their Pappy at their grandparents house:
If you're planning any beach trips this year, don't forget your kite! The beach is a great place to fly kites (when it's not crowded) as there's usually a good ocean breeze to help keep your kite flying.
Flying Kites on the Beach in Cape May Bay, NJ and England, UK
Do you know of another great local Kite Flying location? Please share with us on our Facebook Post!
There are so many benefits of flying kites with kids. Helpfulprofessor.com shared these 11 Benefits of Flying Kites:
1. Gross Motor Skills
2. Hand Eye Coordination
3. Learning to Share
4. Following Instructions
5. Making Friends
6. Physical Health
9. Peripheral Awareness
11. Learn about Wind Pressure
Enjoy the Family Friendly Activity of flying kites and remind your children "Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it." - Sir Winston Churchill. What a great quote to live by!
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