Water Trails Lead to Fun, Recreation and Discovery

Paddling Pennsylvania’s aquatic highways

Do you want to combine water, good food, recreation, open space, history, culture, scenic beauty and geology into a one-day trip? We have you covered. Set your canoe or kayak on one of Pennsylvania’s water trails. These trails are boat routes suitable for canoes, kayaks and small, motorized watercraft. Like conventional trails, water trails are recreational corridors between specific locations. Water trails are comprised of access points, boat launches, day-use sites, and, in some cases, overnight camping areas. From ripples to rapids, paddling these aquatic highways can be a great adventure. And don’t forget about fishing opportunities. Most of these trails boast of great fisheries and easy access to the water.

Delaware River Watershed

Delaware River and Tidal Delaware River Water Trails Lehigh River Water Trail Schuylkill River Water Trail

Susquehanna River Watershed

Conestoga River Water Trail Conodoguinet Creek Water Trail Juniata River Water Trail Lower Susquehanna River Water Trail Middle Allegheny River Water Trail Middle Susquehanna River Water Trail North Branch Susquehanna River Water Trail Pine Creek Water Trail Raystown Branch-Juniata River Water Trail Swatara Creek Water Trail West Branch Susquehanna River Water Trail Yellow Breeches Creek Water Trail

Ohio River Watershed

Clarion River Water Trail Conewango Creek Water Trail Kiski-Conemaugh River Water Trail Three Rivers Water Trail (Ohio, Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers) Youghiogheny River Water Trail Upper Monongahela Water Trail

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