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PostPosted: September 28th, 2012, 6:39 am 

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Links to Pennsylvania Route Information are provided at the end of this post.

Pennsylvania Resources
Ed note: Regrets that providing Route information has greater priority than providing Resource information at present. Suggestions for additions are welcome; send them to routes(AT) and I’ll post them right away.

National Parks and Forests. ... FP&CU_ID=1

State Parks and Forests. ... /index.htm ... FP&CU_ID=1

Environmental Organisations.
Audubon Society.
Natural Lands Trust.
Pennsylvania Lake Management Society.
Sierra Club.

Pennsylvania trails in general.
Explore PA trails.
National Recreation Trails Database.
Major Greenway Corridors.
Ed note: Includes water trails. ... 002138.pdf
Birding trails.

Pennsylvania waters.
Drainage basins (watersheds).
Rivers. ... nnsylvania ... ania.shtml
Wild and Scenic Rivers.
Lakes. ... nnsylvania ... ania.shtml

Paddling and related information, offline.
Beatty, Christopher. Susquehanna River Guide. Ecopress, Finney (1998). Posted also in Susquehanna Routes.
Frye, Bob. Paddling Pennsylvania: A Guide to 50 of the State's Greatest Paddling Adventures. FalconGuides (2011).
Gertler, Edward. Keystone Canoeing: A Guide to Canoeable Water of Eastern Pennsylvania. Seneca (1993).
Kenley, Kathy. Quiet Water New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania: AMC's Canoe and Kayak Guide to the Best Ponds, Lakes, and Easy Rivers. Appalachian Mountain Club Books (2010).
Mitchell, Jeff. Paddling Pennsylvania: Kayaking and Canoeing the Keystone State's Rivers and Lakes. Stackpole Books (2010).
Shalaway, Scott and Linda. Quiet Water Canoe Guide: Pennsylvania : Best Paddling Lakes and Ponds for All Ages. Appalachian Mountain Club (1994).
Weil, Roy R; and Mary M Shaw. Canoeing Guide to Western Pennsylvania and Northern West Virginia. Pittsburgh Council, American Youth Hostels (1991).
White, Ed. Keystone Canoeing, Exploring Flatwater.
Ed note: I saw a reference to this one but haven’t been able to find it on the web.

Paddling and related information, online.
Ed note: Please consult also the paragraph Paddling sites.
My Trip Journal.
Ed note: Search function is available; entries are apparently unsorted by either activity or location.
National Recreation Trails Database.
Links specific to Pennsylvania.
Every Trail. ... vity_id=11 Flatwater, whitewater, sea kayaking.
No sea kayaking source found.
REI. Flatwater, whitewater, sea kayaking. ... oeing/pa/6 ... ling/pa/14
No sea kayaking entries found at time of posting; following link (dead) should have worked if there were any. ... king/pa/10
American Whitewater. ... /state/PA/ ... /state/PA/ ... /state/PA/ ... region/PA/ ... /state/PA/
River facts. Whitewater.
Water Trails. ... PAnrt.html ... trails.htm
Chesapeake Conservancy.
http://www.friendsofthejohnsmithtrail.o ... rails.html ... print=true

Links for paddlers.
Nautical Charts; Coast Pilot 3.
Coverage: The Atlantic coast from Sandy Hook to Cape Henry, including the New Jersey Coast, Delaware Bay, Philadelphia, the Delaware - Maryland - Virginia coast, and the Chesapeake Bay. ... php?book=3
USGS streamflow data.
Paddling outfitters.
Road map.

Paddling sites.
Jim Crownover.
Ed note: Many trip reports, PA and elsewhere.
PhillyPaddler. Message board.

Paddling clubs and associations, etc.
AMC. Delaware Valley chapter.
Ahwaga Canoe Club.
Allegheny River Competitive Paddlers. ... ppaddlers/
Benscreek Canoe Club. Johnstown.
Canoe Club of Centre County.
Canoe Club of Greater Harrisburg.
Conewago Canoe Club.
Keystone Canoe Club. Reading.
Lancaster Kayak and Canoe Club.
Lehigh Valley Kayak and Canoe Club.
Philadelphia Canoe Club.
Pennsylvania Kayaking and Canoeing Group.
Raystown Canoe Club.
The Kayak and Canoe Club of New York.
Three Rivers Paddling Club.
National Canoe Safety Patrol. Upper Delaware.
National Canoe Safety Patrol. Lower Delaware.

Route information (trip reports, links to trip reports, etc)
Statement of CCR policy regarding Route information.
If we can’t post the information ourselves, then we’ll try to provide the paddling community with easy access to it.
We welcome your contributions to our library of trip reports and other Route information (for example links to other sites with such information, in general just about any similar contribution to the paddling community); please post in this thread or send email to routes(AT) .
Statement of CCR policy regarding copyright.
Copyright to the original source remains with the provider.
Copyright to CCR's presentation of the information belongs to CCR Inc.

Pennsylvania Route Information
Pennsylvania Routes. Delaware and Potomac regions. ... 33&t=40519
Pennsylvania Routes. Erie and Ohio regions. ... 33&t=40509
Pennsylvania Routes. Susquehanna region, part 1. ... 33&t=40522
Pennsylvania Routes. Susquehanna region, part 2. ... 33&t=40523


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