Archive for the ‘Great Outdoors’ Category

How to spend 1 Hour, 1 Afternoon, or 1 Weekend in the Susquehanna Riverlands

What to visit if you have 1 Hour, 1 Afternoon, or 1 Weekend in the Susquehanna Riverlands Planning a visit to the Susquehanna Riverlands? The lower Susquehanna is full of popular sites and attractions including museums, historic sites, recreation opportunities, shopping centers, charming small towns and hip urban neighborhoods all located within the Susquehanna National… read more »

16 Fun & Free things to do in the Susquehanna Riverlands this Spring

We have rounded up 16 fun and free Spring activities for you to try! Experiencing the Susquehanna Riverlands can be easy on the wallet, especially with fun and free experiences to be found throughout the river corridor. You will be surprised at just how easy it is to find free things to do in the Riverlands…. read more »

For the Love of Conservation

Love is in the Air in the Susquehanna Riverlands! A love of nature! We all have fond memories that are centered around our time spent wondering in the natural world. Nature provides for us in so many ways.  We are thankful for the breaths of fresh air, solitude, and respite, always available in its never-ending… read more »

Random Acts of Wildness

Make your resolution to get outdoors more in 2021. We all appreciate a random act of kindness that brightens our day. Random acts of wildness are a kindness to yourself using the outdoors. The best thing about getting outdoors in the Susquehanna Riverlands is that it offers such freedom and accessibility. At first glance winter… read more »

12 days of Christmas in the Susquehanna Riverlands

The Susquehanna Riverlands are a gift. Throughout the year they offer us an escape from our routine, and allow us to rediscover and fall in love with the world around us. More than that, the Susquehanna Riverlands provides us seemingly endless nature, deep rooted history to explore, fun opportunities for adventure and a place to… read more »

Best Places to Watch the Leaves Change

When it comes to Fall leaf-peeping, Pennsylvania’s colorful seasonal display is the longest and most varied in the entire country. Central Pennsylvania leaves are starting to transition, expect the peak of color to occur sometime between October 5th through 21st. Each zone’s colors reach their peak at different dates during October, but with colors changing… read more »

Camping in the Susquehanna Riverlands

Is there anything better than getting out in the great outdoors? If you like the great outdoors, you’ll love the Susquehanna Riverlands. Come for the day. Make memories for a lifetime. No one does the great outdoors better! Reconnecting with nature on a camping trip is an excellent way to experience the Susquehanna Riverlands. Whether… 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 »

The Zimmerman Center for Heritage is Open for the Winter Season!

The Zimmerman Center for Heritage is Open for the Winter Season!              Even though the weather may be cold outside there is still much to see and do throughout the Susquehanna Riverlands in the winter. This is no time to hibernate! Miles of trails, spectacular overlooks, and ever-changing ice flows make… 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 »