Paddler's Toolkit: Tunkhannock

The Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) is collaborating with Pennsylvania Master Naturalist (PMN) to provide an introductory experience on everything you need to paddle like a naturalist with our Paddler's Toolkit Workshop. Our first session of the season will be held at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock and includes lunch and a half-day paddle.

Date: Saturday, May, 21, 2022

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Dietrich Theater; 60 E Tioga St, Tunkhannock, PA 18657 

Registration: $15

Kayak Rental: $15


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Schedule (tentative)

8:00 - 8:30 AM: Check-In

8:30 - 10:00 AM: Opening remarks & "Paddling the Susquehanna Presentation" by SGP

  • The Susquehanna Greenway Partnership will explore the ins and outs of paddling. Topics such as gear selection, navigation, trip planning and packing, permits, on-water safety, minimal impact practices, and more will be covered.  

10:00 - 10:15 AM: Break

10:15 - 11:30 AM: "Everyday Naturalist Presentation" by PMN

  • Pennsylvania Master Naturalist will present on flora and fauna identification, geology, history, and stewardship practices to help enhance your paddling experience and turn you into an everyday naturalist.

11:30 - 12:15 PM: Lunch and Shuttle to Tunkhannock Riverside Park Access

12:15 - 12:30 PM: Paddling remarks; safety discussion

12:30 - 3:30 PM: Launch from Tunkhannock Riverside Park Access

  • We will be paddling from the Tunkhannock Riverside Park Access in Tunkhannock, PA to the Whites Ferry Access located 7 miles downstream. This ~7-mile route is classified as class-I moving water.

3:30 - 4:00 PM: Transition off water


Thank you to our Sponsors!

Funded in part by WeConservePA and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Pennsylvania Recreational Trails Program funded through the Federal Highway Administration.