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: June 17, 2017 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
          (Registration/Check-in begins at 8:30 AM)

Tickets: $30/ adult
             $20/youth (12 and under)

* Each ticket includes: lunch, educational presentations, guided bike tour, guided kayaking trip, snacks, and a t-shirt (if pregistered by June 6th).

Participants should be prepared to bike 4.5 miles on a combination of streets and bike trails, on pavement and crushed stone surfaces, and be prepared to kayak 7.9 miles on gentle flowing waters. 

Don't have your own boat? Not a problem! Sit-in and Sit-on-top boats are available for rent through Canoe Susquehanna for just $25.00. Just mark your registration to reserve yours. 

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


Please call or email Corey BeVier with any questions: 570-522-7244 or



Youth Scholarship: Thanks to our generous event sponsors we are happy to announce the opening of the 2017 PPJS Youth Scholarship. This scholarship allows the recipient (under 12) and a parent/guardian to attend the event for FREE; included are two kayak rentals. Just fill out the form and return it by June 5, 2017. CLICK HERE to access the form.


A Special Thank you to our Event Sponsors


Jersey Shore Hospital

Jim Ely - State Farm Insurance Agent

Muncy Bank & Trust Co.

Canoe Susquehanna


See photos from the 2016 Lower North Branch Susquehanna Sojourn 

Photo by Chuck Haupt


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. 

Please fill out these two waivers and email to

Canoe Susquehanna Waiver

Susquehanna Greenway Waiver and Informed Consent



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