Pedal/Paddle Jersey Shore

Photo by Chuck Haupt

Registration Deadline Extended to June 9, 2017

Join us on June 17th, 2017 as we discover Jersey Shore by land and sea. Pedal/Paddle Jersey Shore is a one-day celebration connecting you to the outdoor opportunities along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River.

During the morning, enjoy a guided bike ride along the beautiful Pine Creek Rail Trail, named top 10 best biking destinations in the world by USA Today. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Whitetail access area and hear a presentation about the history of the Pine Creek valley. In the afternoon, you will set off paddling on the cool waters of Pine Creek before flowing into the West Branch of the Susquehanna River. 

When: August 4, 2018 09:30 AM - 4:30 PM
          (Registration/Check-in begins at 8:30 AM)

Tickets: $25/ adult
             $15/youth (12 and under)

* Each ticket includes: lunch, educational presentations, guided kayaking trip, snacks, and a t-shirt (if pregistered by July 23rd).

Participants should be prepared to kayak 12 miles on gentle flowing waters. 

Don't have your own boat? Not a problem! Boats are available for rent through Stone Barn Outfitters for just $20.00. Just mark your registration to reserve yours. 

Got Questions? We have answers; CLICK HERE to visit our Frequently Asked Questions

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON MAY 14, 2018

Please call or email Corey Ellison with any questions: 570-478-1317 or cellison@susquehannagreenway.org

 

This event was funded in part through the 2018 PA River Sojourn Grant administered by Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds & Rivers 


 

See photos from the 2016 Lower North Branch Susquehanna Sojourn 

Photo by Chuck Haupt

Schedule

8:30 AM:
Check-in opens at the Jersey Shore Borough Recreation Area. If you are bringing your own boat, you will be asked to drop them off at the Pine Creek Put-in location. 

10:00 AM: Opening Ceremony and bike safety talk

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Participants will bike 4.5 miles along Pine Creek from Jersey Shore to the Whitetail Access Area.

12:00 PM- 1:00 PM: Lunch - provided with registration

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM: Kayak Safety talk and launch

1:30 – 5:00 PM: Participants launch on Pine Creek and paddle 7.9 miles ending back in Jersey Shore.

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Complimentary boat and person shuttle back to parking area from boat take-out.

 

Biking (Pedal) Section Map
Distance: 4.5 Miles
Elevation: +219/ -199 Ft 

Paddling Section Map
Distance: 7.9 Miles
Elevation: -10 ft. 

Waivers
Please fill out these two waivers and email to cbevier@susquehannagreenway.org

Canoe Susquehanna Waiver

Susquehanna Greenway Waiver and Informed Consent

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Photos of from 2012 and 2014 West Branch Susquehanna Sojourns by Chuck Haupt.