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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!

Susquehanna Holiday Trail 2021
Visit any one of our partner specialty shops for a passport.  Visit each unique destination for a passport stamp.  Turn your passport in at any participating shop by November 28th for a chance to win prize baskets each totaling over $500.  Hit the trail to unique destinations with shelves full of holiday gifts.



The 4th Annual Dam Bridge Challenge - September 2022

Date and Details TBA
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.

3rd Annual Great Plastic Purge on the Lower Susquehanna - October 2022
Date & Details TBA
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.