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Riverlands Holiday Guide

Whether you’re just beginning or wrapping up your holiday shopping, don’t forget to give a gift from the Susquehanna Riverlands. This holiday gift guide is our way of sharing our appreciation for history, art, craft beer, and outdoor adventure with you and your loved ones this holiday season. We’ve included some stocking stuffers, too! Find… read more »

Pollinator Park & Edible Park created in Riverlands!

Holtwood Park to become a pollinator park, state’s first forest garden planted on river trail AD CRABLE | Staff Writer  at Lancaster Newspaper    Jul 1, 2018 From left, Brandon Tennis, Joe Fields and Lydia Martin examine newly planted pollinator plants in a former cornfield at the Pollinator Park at Kellys Run Nature Preserve. People using… read more »

Lancaster Water Week Starts June 1st!

Lancaster County has over 1,500 miles of streams and rivers! The county is primarily known for rolling, preserved agricultural land but the Lancaster County Conservancy protects some of the most amazing natural lands in the county. With over 6,000 acres of wild lands in their posession that Lancaster County Conservancy works to create open space… read more »

Great Places to Visit in Early Spring

Great Places to Visit in Early Spring Early spring is a great time to visit the Riverlands. Unpredictable spring weather can keep people away from outdoor destinations but the Riverlands has indoor and outdoor attractions to adapt to any weather.  Here are some of our favorite places to visit in early spring — any why!… read more »

Museum Day in the Riverlands!

More than 1000 museums will have free admission on Saturday, September 23rd. The day is organized by Smithsonian Magazine. The magazine created the day not just to bring visitors through the doors of museums. “Smithsonian recognizes the extraordinary power of museums and other cultural institutions to provide visitors with insight and inspiration. This event represents… read more »

Antique Cars come to Ma & Pa Railroad

Early American Auto Day at the Ma & Pa Railroad! July 16th from 1 pm to 5 pm Car shows come in all shapes and sizes but few compare to Early American Auto Day on Sunday, July 16th at the Ma & Pa Railroad Heritage Village in Muddy Creek Forks, York County. The Horseless Carriage… read more »

Get Geared Up!

Getting geared up for the 2017 river season…kayaks, canoes, bicycles, binoculars. There’s plenty to get or rent for your Susquehanna Riverlands outing. Here are great places to rent gear for your next adventure!   Chiques Rock Outfitters, Columbia & Marietta, PA Available Rental Gear: Canoes, Kayaks, Dry Bag, Soft Coolers, Paddles, PFD (Life Vest), and… read more »

Marietta Candlelight Tour of Homes

Marietta Candlelight Tour of Homes The 51st Annual Event is December 4th The historic river town of Marietta has some of the most striking architecture in the Susquehanna Riverlands. Incorporated in 1812, this quaint town is nestled on a bend of the Susquehanna River north of Columbia. In colonial times, the area has been known as… read more »