Water Trail Alert:
CAUTION: A tree has fallen into the river left opening of the Titus Wing Dam (at River Mile 71.3), causing a hazardous strainer situation in this strong current. Until this hazard is removed, DO NOT attempt to run this chute! Portage on river right around the dam. (February 22, 2023)
The Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area invites the public to view this year’s Sojourn! The community is invited to witness a fleet of colorful kayaks and canoes paddle through river towns as part of the 2022 Schuylkill River Sojourn.
River conditions are unpredictable, and the estimated timing below is likely to change.
When: Saturday – June 18, 2022. Spectators have two opportunities to view the paddlers in Schuylkill Haven: Viewers can send off the Paddlers at Schuylkill Haven Island Park from the Broadway Street Bridge at 9 AM, or they can view the paddlers from the Columbia Street (Rt. 443) Bridge as they start their journey between 9:15 and 10 AM.
Where: Broadway Street Bridge, right next to Island Park, or Columbia Street (Rt. 433) Bridge near the Turkey Hill.
Parking: For the Broadway Street Bridge, viewers can park at Island Park. Use “Island Park Complex, Broadway St., Schuylkill Haven 17972” for GPS. For the Columbia Street Bridge, viewers can park at the Turkey Hill (336 W. Columbia St., Schuylkill Haven 17972) or nearby Bubeck Park (Washington St., Schuylkill Haven 17972).
For a list of all other locations you can view this year’s sojourn, visit schuylkillriver.org/sojourn.