This stretch of the river is characterized by rolling meadows, forests, and crop land, set amidst seemingly endless mountains.

Much of the area is with in the Endless Mountains Heritage Region and it offers abundant outdoor recreation. Classic Americana still flourishes in small river towns like Susquehanna, Hallstead, Sayre, Athens, Towanda, Wyalusing, Laceyville and Tunkhannock.

Designations & State-Recognized Landscapes

North Branch Paddling Itineraries

Berwick: Wetlands to Test Track Park

7.75 (6.7 miles for Alternate Route)


Meshoppen to Tunkhannock Access

14 miles


Oakland to Hallstead River Access

12 miles


Towanda | Hornbrook Park to Eastside Riverfront Park

4.5 miles


West Nanticoke Canal Park to PFBC Union Township

6 miles


PFBC Bloomsburg to Danville Montgomery Park

12.5 miles


Berwick’s Test Track Park to PFBC Bloomsburg

10 miles


Wysox to PFBC Terrytown Access

14.3 miles

Water Trail Managers

Upper North Branch Water Trail
Endless Mountains Heritage Region
602 Main Street, Suite 7
Towanda, PA 18848

Lower North Branch Water Trail
The Susquehanna Greenway Partnership
301 Market Street, Unit #301
Lewisburg, PA 17837
[email protected]