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Special Events



Something is always going on on the Susquehanna and surrounding area….
here are some ways to GO PLAY OUTSIDE!

The 3rd Annual Dam Bridge Challenge - Saturday, September 25, 2021
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Support the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper and have some fun at the same time.  Choose 3 race options - 1 mile, 3.5 mile or 10 mile - for kayaks, canoes or stand-up paddleboards.  Takes place on the Susquehanna River at Shank's Mare.

2nd Annual Great Plastic Purge on the Lower Susquehanna - Fall, 2021
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Attention all concerned groups and citizens who want to make and keep the Susquehanna River as clean as possible!  Join our 2nd Annual Great Plastic Purge clean-up days to purge plastic and assorted trash from the banks and islands on the Susquehanna.


Kayak Anglers of Central PA Tournaments &
Heroes on the Water Events
Virtual Tournaments being held - check out the link for details.

Kayak fishing tournaments sponsored by Kayak Anglers of Central PA are held at Shank's Mare and many other local waterways. For more information on this friendly and supportive kayak fishing group plus all the details on their full schedule throughout central PA, tournaments guidelines etc., click here. Heroes on the Water provide kayak fishing sessions to area veterans and their families free of charge.  To get involved or to volunteer, click here.