Recreation &  Sports

RailridersThe bustling and vibrant communities of Luzerne County offer all the recreation and entertainment options residents expect from a thriving community of more than 320,000 people. Thanks to Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, our 240,000 square foot, 8,500 permanent seat, regional, multipurpose arena and convention center, sports fans in the Wilkes-Barre and Scranton areas have many opportunities to cheer for their favorite teams and enjoy additional sports.

Pocono Raceway

NASCAR fans will find the Pocono Raceway less than an hour away - with two major races per season. The annual Giant's Despair Hill Climb in Laurel Run is the oldest sports car hill climb in America. The Weatherly Hillclimb near Hazleton offers amateur race car drivers the opportunity to compete in June & September.

Professional Teams

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are the AHL farm team of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders play Triple A baseball at PNC Field in Moosic near Montage Mountain. The RailRiders are an affiliate of the New York Yankees. 

Harness Racing at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Harness Racing fans find exciting action at Mohegan Sun Pocono owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut. Their investment has created the track to be one of the best and has been the home of the Breeders Crown race. In addition to the harness racing, full gaming casino, entertainment, dining, shopping and more is all available under one roof.

Indoor Activities

Find your fun right here! From bowling, rock climbing, laser tag and shooting range and so much more. Visitluzernecounty.com is the official guide to help you find your fun.