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About West Branch Susquehanna
Flowing 228 miles total, the West Branch is one of two principal branches of the mighty Susquehanna River and a meandering and beautiful journey through the PA Wilds Lumber Heritage Region. Exploring the river by canoe or kayak will give you a glimpse at the remnants of the Pennsylvania Wilds’ logging history. The river flows west to east, and is a state designated water trail and the western branch of the larger Susquehanna Greenway, which includes the river as well as the parks, trails, and communities that line the river’s banks.
Flow through the I-80 Frontier town of Clearfield, situated conveniently near I-80 and Rt. 322, into the wild and scenic Elk Country and the Dark Skies landscapes near the community of Renovo, pass through Lock Haven and along the foot of Bald Eagle Mountain ridge past Williamsport on the southern edge of Pine Creek Valley.
Susquehanna River Water Trail – West Branch
Explore an online map and West Branch day trip ideas from Water Trail Manager Susquehanna Greenway Partnership. The Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the Susquehanna Greenway in Pennsylvania. SGP seeks to build an active network of trails, open space, and communities that enable you to walk, bike, or paddle from town to town.
The Lumber Heritage Region also has published for sale “A Paddler’s Map and Guide to the Scenic West Branch Susquehanna River” – with safety and route information, 16 waterproof maps, historic information and recreational opportunities.
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