Fall Paddle Fest 2019

Enjoy a float down one of Pennsylvania’s Official Water Trails!
After the float, enjoy live music and a cookout with fellow paddlers.

Restrooms available at launch, mid-float (Halfway Rd), and at take out.
Registration 7:30am – 10:30 AM at Pymatuning State Park
$15 per person

FAQ

How does it work? Drop your gear at the launch below the dam in Pymatuning State Park, and then proceed to Riverside Park (Greenville, PA) and park your vehicle. From there, take our bus shuttle back to the launch, and put-in when you’re ready! Busing from Riverside Park to Pymatuning will be provided. Buses run every half hour from 8-11:30AM.

How much does it cost? $15 per person

What does that get me? A beautiful day on the river, shuttle, AND lunch! All proceeds from this event help pay for Water Trail maintenance. Lunch provided @ Riverside Park, Greenville.
LUNCH ENDS AT 3:00 PM please plan your float accordingly!

Where do I put in and get out? Launch from Pymatuning State Park float to Riverside Park in Greenville(9 miles, ~3.5 hours Class 1 Water)

Do I need to pre-register? No. All registrations are done the morning of at the launch. You can print out and fill out your registration form at home to make the morning go more smoothly.

Do I have to bring my own kayak/canoe? Most people bring their own boat. If you do not have a boat you can rent one from one of the outfitters located on the Shenango River.

Can I rent a kayak or canoe when I get there? No. Shenango River Watchers is a non-profit organization, we do not have kayaks or canoes to rent. Please contact one of the local outfitters to make arrangements!

Who are the local outfitters? Carried Away Outfitters (724)343-1313 or Pymatuning Rentals (724)877-6104

2019 Public Meeting

Join us for our annual Public Meeting on Wednesday March 20th at 7:00 PM in the Buhl Park Activities Building (right across from our office at 730 Forker Blvd Hermitage, PA)

We will discuss upcoming events, projects, volunteer opportunities, and our latest research. We hope to see you there!