Susquehanna River North Branch
2016 River of the Year
The Susquehanna River is officially the 2016 Pennsylvania River of the Year! We want to thank everyone that voted and showed their support for the Susquehanna River. It's time to start planning all of our river activities for 2016. We hope to see everyone out on the river this year!
The Endless Mountains Heritage Region, Inc. proudly serves as the official Water Trail Manager for the North Branch Susquehanna River Water Trail, a designated National Recreation Trail of the National Park Service (2009). Our water trail is part of the Pennsylvania Water Trail System coordinated by Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission and the ExplorePATrails system. EMHR cooperated in the development of free water trail maps now available at http://www.fish.state.pa.us/watertrails/trailindex.htm. We serve as the regional partnership agency of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources. We work in cooperation with the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership, an initiative responsible for developing and sustaining the Susquehanna Greenway to connect communities and enrich lives through enhanced recreation, healthy living, economic prosperity and environmental stewardship. We also work in close cooperation with the National Park Service, serving as a Gateway Agency of the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network.
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The North Branch Water Trail Map & Guide is a comprehensive river map and guide for paddlers and river enthusiasts providing for a special experience on the North Branch of the Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake watershed. This valuable guide was co-produced with the Pennsylvania Environmental Council.
The Map & Guide Can Be Purchased for $15.00 from our Approved Vendors
Information about local river-based activities for the North Branch of the Susquehanna River can be obtained from the website of David Buck, our Greenway Coordinator, at http://www.emo444.com/. David is also the owner of Endless Mountain Outfitters, providing rentals of kayaks and canoes in Sugar Run, PA. Another regional outfitter for river-based activity is Susquehanna Kayak& Canoe Rental in Falls, PA. Learn about the outfitter and restaurant at http://www.kayaktheriver.com/susquehanna_kayak/html/susquehanna_kayak_home.htm .
Orientation and safety signs keyed to specific panels of the North Branch Water Trail map have been installed at designated river access points to provide information about resources, use of sites and nearby attractions. Host municipalities along the river cooperated with EMHR and Pennsylvania Environmental Council in this project coordinated by our Greenway Coordinator, David Buck. See brochure for details.