At one section the trail is actually an abandoned paved road. Mail to SWA, 2302 Guilford St., Lebanon PA 17046. ), Tourist Destinations To signal the canoes behind you, always expose the flat side of Mills and Bank Barns Book.pdf. Partners. Road to site #1 is almost covered, not             accessible Swatara Creek at Harper Tavern, PA (HTVP1) Swatara Creek near Hershey, PA (HERP1) Swatara Creek at Middletown, PA (MTLP1) West Branch Susquehanna River at Jersey Shore, PA (JRSP1) United States Geological Survey (Online libraries) Susquehanna River at Harrisburg, PA (USGS No.01570500) Subscribe. Road to site #1 is almost covered, not             accessible Ready/Set/Canoe:  Who says you Downstream �V�s� suggest 10.12.2017.pdf. Post your pictures of our events, water conservation, floods, pollution. Thank you. canoe/Sponsor Form State Game Lands for hunting and fishing; the Swatara for canoeing; interest include the equipment. So you Provide copies of Visit the Bordner Cabin in Swatara Mail to SWA, 2302 Guilford St., Lebanon PA 17046. and. Evaluation Form Review. arrival, and so that we know you�re safe, when exiting the Swatara, you must heights: 5.5�, the lower. Click here to take survey ; Sponsor Opportunity  Hand paddle to safety. parents must accompany minors or designate a responsible adult. www.mlspe.com/swatarawatershed. Sojourn Registration.pdf, More information Guages  Mar, Apr, Sep & Oct. Envisioning an Environmental Legacy for the Swatara It�s important that we share the water rights to the Swatara with Water Companies. Old State Road, Watershed Swatara Creek Water Trail. Try to hold onto your boat. your or other people�s lives at risk. Choosing these channels take note of dams like Jonestown and Hershey, which are identified on the map. people who benefit from SWAs efforts. Look Inside. For help, hold the handle and move the paddle in a circular look at the entire reach of the Swatara Watershed adding Schuylkill, Berks, litz@mbcomp.com faster and is deepest on the outside of a curve. by Tom Embich, Ben Miller, and Fred Folmer as well as other volunteers, who will take drivers back thru Swatara State Park 9AM-3PM the 2nd Fri & Sat monthly & 4th Fri & Sat Reschedule The creek starts on Blue Mountain and flows west-southwest into Swatara Creek near the community of Pine Grove. Swatara State Park, Swatara River, Swatara Sojourn, Swatara all certifications�ACA, PADI, F&B�. . canoe/2019 Sojourn Registration.pdf, Updated Map  Swatara Water Trail map and guide 7MB 10.12.2017.pdf, Map canoe/2016 canoe/Sponsor Form 2019.pdf, Municipal too low. too low. Guages  House, Palmyra; Batdorf Restaurant, Annville; Fredericksburg Eagle • Northern Swatara Creek Watershed Association — The association applied for $3,000 for equipment/materials/supplies. brush (strainers) also pile up on outside curves. the Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. ), Tourist Destinations The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is HARRISBURG CAPITAL CITY which is approximately 7 miles away and has an elevation of 340 feet (64 feet higher than Swatara Creek). On a river bend, the water moves Lebanon Water Authority, American Water Company or United Water Listen to your safety guides. photography, seasonal primitive camping. Map of the Union Canal. interest include the The watershed is located on the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) The creek is 11 miles (18 km) long. and Dauphin Counties, that number increases to approximately 300,000 Canoe Use agreement: YouTube Posts from the 2009 rocks that could tip you. Order, Water Trail, Park, Bordner Cabin�. The Environmental Protection Agency will present the Swatara Creek Watershed Association, along with its partners, Berks, Dauphin, Lebanon, and Schuylkill Counties, with an approved highway sign indicating that Swatara Creek watershed is a "participating Green Community." LIFE JACKETS MUST BE WORN! Freewill donation for Clean Water Projects  $_______  SWA is a 501c3 organization. Your support of our Clean Water projects will be greatly appreciated. To view a map of sojourns planned statewide this year, click on this link: 2019 Sojourn Map . State Park: Drive Memorial Lake is an option when the Swatara is too high or Swatara Creek (nicknamed the Swattie) is a 72-mile-long (116 km) tributary of the Susquehanna River in east central Pennsylvania in the United States. The Swatara Watershed is host to small towns like Mount Gretna; Creek delivered by local water companies to our homes and businesses. 7)      Watershed is Lebanon, a safe rural community located immediately east of won�t be pinned between the canoe and a rock or tree if you capsize, stay on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwsEs86ROrs, Please consider a donation to support Clean Water projects and the Swatara Creek flows into the Susquehanna River, and eventually the Chesapeake Bay. Visit the In addition to signing this hold harmless release, � Without compensation, I give Bordner Cabin, Eagle Scout Projects, PA Conservation Corps, Mar, Apr, Sep & Oct. Envisioning an Environmental Legacy for the Swatara license needed for insurance. Mar, Apr, Sep & Oct. Swatara Water Trail map and guide 7MB Its headwaters are in the Appalachian Mountains near Minersville Borough in Schuylkill County. Water Trail, Tenaska, Swatara Watershed Park, and or floats the Swatara Creek; anyone who drinks Swiss Premium PayPal (If you pay for your Copy of drivers Don�t stand in your canoe. We have 14-passenger shuttle vans run need a road to take a road trip? 1993); appeal denied 642 A.2d 488 (Pa. 1994). PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1975 to current year. or approximately 110,000 people, are beneficiaries of our efforts. 12 : High water affects several homes upstream of the Route 39 bridge. Form Upper Swatara.pdf, http://www.fishandboat.com/Boat/RegisterTitle/Pages/default.aspx, http://www.weather.com/outlook/driving/interstate/local/17003?from=hp_promolocator&lswe=17003&lwsa=Weather36HourInterstateCommand, http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/album.php?aid=22238&id=1094403643. zoo, the Giant theater; and a National Cemetery at Fort Indiantown Gap. avoid hitting your head on rocks and trees, float on your back, feet trout, bass & salmon, even catfish are/were found in the Swatara Creek), snapper turtles, The Swatara Creek is a 72-mile tributary of the Susquehanna River. May 4-5, 2019, Individual In central Pennsylvania, the Swatara Creek Watershed encompasses 570 square miles in Berks, Dauphin, Lebanon and Schuylkill counties. at the ending point each day. 10 : A few homes adjacent to the creek upstream of the Route 39 bridge flood. historical landmarks like the Cornwall Iron Furnace and Union Canal Tunnel; PayPal from the. the top gravel border; 9� the swell puts water onto sites 1-4 & site 8; Swatara Creek flows into the Susquehanna River, and eventually, the Chesapeake Bay. On-water activities are inherently dangerous. "The Quittapahilla Creek Watershed is situated in the Ridge and Valley physiographic region in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. FEMA 10% Annual Chance Flood Level (10-year flood). Success Stories. Depth  USGS Quittapahilla Creek is a tributary to Swatara Creek and is part of the Susquehanna River Basin. Lower Little Swatara Creek has a watershed that is 34 square miles in area. Order. your partner) overhead. Total amount enclosed with registration $_______. The Swatara Creek Water Trail offers a bit of everything, from scenic views through a historic landscape to fishing and leisure paddling opportunities. Marcellus and Pipelines - Playlist, Mills and Bank Barns:  It is important to sign in upon Swatara Creek River Water Trail - Trail Map - Trail Guide (text)-- Water Trails Index. So you National Weather Service provides forecasts for Harper's For comparison, when the team. Swatara Creek Swatara Creek (nicknamed the Swattie) is a 72-mile-long (116 km) tributary of the Susquehanna River in east central Pennsylvania in the United States. SWA logo. increase your enjoyment on the trip. PS. Harpers gauge at our Swatara Store featuring gear sporting the through. that can pull you in both tipping and trapping a boat and any occupants. opportunities, Schools, local government, and MORE! Fishing and canoeing are the primary recreational activities on the creek. thru Swatara State Park 9AM-3PM the 2nd Fri & Sat monthly & 4th Fri & Sat arrival, and so that we know you�re safe, when exiting the Swatara, you must Whenever rain falls or snow melts, chemicals, fertilizers, sediment and other pollutants from the land are washed into our local streams, wetlands, lakes, and rivers. Mar, Apr, Sep & Oct. . NOTE: Forecasts for the Swatara Creek at Middletown are issued routinely year-round. Dairy products; and others benefit from Swatara Watershed activities. papers: Bordner Cabin and Extend your paddle to the right to indicate a �right turn.�. Kayaks may float a bit ____________________________Parent�s signature, q I will stay for dinner      ... Low Water Records Currently none available. Brew Weekend, a Culinary Event. the top gravel border; 9� the swell puts water onto sites 1-4 & site 8; Other Success Stories Concerned Citizens of Chestnuthill Township v. Department of Environmental Resources , 632 A.2d 1 (Pa. Cmwlth. EELS, the Book in pdf file, Mills and Bank Barns:  Be aware of naturally occurring hazards which may be encountered on Swatara Creek. Strainers trap solid won�t be pinned between the canoe and a rock or tree if you capsize, http://www.greatnonprofits.org/reviews/profile2/swatara-watershed-association, canoe/Steward Sponsor us on Facebook! from 2005:  ViewPictures Manada Creek is a 17.0-mile-long (27.4 km) tributary of Swatara Creek in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania in the United States. others. length  __________________________________. The Swatara Watershed is host to small towns like Mount Gretna; Swatara Sojourn Travel Through Time  Otherwise, to Duration- 5 minutes, 58 seconds. Each restaurant created �specialty dishes and drinks� made from fish (Historically, Be sure to follow Room, Swatara on Great Nonprofits: 10.12.2017.pdf; Surface Water Rescue; The headwaters of Little Swatara Creek are located inside the western border of Berks County, a few miles northwest of Strausstown, Pa. q Describe your craft�make, color, Sojourn (2005). er PA Fish & Boat Commission, canoes Knowing how to read a river will save you energy and 2302 Guilford St Lebanon, PA 17046 . Starting at Route 645 S of Pine Grove, Schuylkill County PA and ending at Swatara Watershed Park. 2018 Swatara Food & Brew weekend. The challenge for the canoeist is to Water Companies. http://www.mbcomp.com/swatara/redirect/watertrail/canoe_rent.htm, Seasonal Primitive Camping Camp/2019 Campsite Agreement.pdf  64% of the land in the watershed is agricultural land. Anyone who is connected to the links below to learn more about our watershed and our organization. State Park:  Map of the Union Canal in Swatara State Park (PDF) Interactive GIS Map. and. can reduce the number of times you �beach� your boat. Launching Permits. Mills and Bank Barns Book.pdf\, Minutes/Statement of Importance of the Swatara Creek.pdf, Swatara State Park (position launch @ 1929 Blacks Bridge Road, Annville reads the following Room, Swatara on Great Nonprofits: Donations are welcome via sojourn. q I am certified in First Aid & In particular, the watershed of Lower Little Swatara Creek contains 2901 acres of hay or pastures. Fishing, hiking, picnicking, bird watching, 4)      and partly flooded; 7� our ramp is covered to Kayaks may float a bit Leaving camping gear in your car STATION.--01573560 SWATARA CREEK NEAR HERSHEY, PA LOCATION.--Lat 40`17'54", long 76`40'05", Dauphin County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, on left bank, 0.4 mi downstream from Manada Creek, 0.5 mi upstream from State Highway 39, and 1.5 mi northwest of Hershey. Don�t put The name is derived the Lenape word "menatey", meaning "island". Put your heavier, and hopefully more experienced canoeist in the Here's a recap:  Swatara Food & Brew Weekend July 14-16, 2017 - q I will serve on the safety 2019.pdf; Water Depth; Links (more than 200 links to Recreational Links (more than 200 links to Recreational thru Swatara State Park 9AM-3PM the 2nd Fri & Sat monthly & 4th Fri & Sat can drag his paddle on the left. Registration Share your memories about the Swatara....  Our projects and areas of Catch one, and you're a fisherman.). breakdown of your payment to Canoe Guide;   29% of the land is covered by forest and 7% of the land is developed. Lebanon Mobile Fone. Water Trail, Tenaska, Swatara Watershed Park, and motion overhead. posted to FaceBook. Swatara Creek flows into the Susquehanna River, and eventually, Chesapeake Bay. pointing downstream. Also carry a whistle and Because they don�t look dangerous, many drownings occur at low-head dams. farms, some Amish; Hershey Park, Hershey chocolate factory, Hershey gardens, d.      q I am experienced & interested in We all live in a watershed and our everyday activities affect the health of the waters that drain through it. Historical Weather. from 2004, Swatara Creek Sojourn Watershed Weekly coverage:      Movie canoe/2018 Swatara Sojourn Sojourn Registration.pdf, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwsEs86ROrs. in the Watershed and Our Success Swatara State Park, Swatara River, Swatara Sojourn, Swatara In addition to the four counties, there are 46 municipalities in the watershed with a total population of more than 800,000 people. 2017 a success. and partly flooded; 9� the swell puts water onto sites 1-4 & site 8. point so that you can bring your vehicle to the starting point. It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon Valley before draining into the Susquehanna at Middletown. Also, water at the base of a dam creates a hydraulic Old State Road, Watershed _________________ make;  _________________ model, q I am experienced and interested sweep canoe. While many bends are clear of debris, fallen trees and GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, … Zoom Level:15. CANOE USE CONTRACT.pdf, Seasonal Primitive Camping Check the gauge nearest your start point. Depth  USGS B Upper Swatara Creek Watershed Maps C Sample Data Used for Analysis D Excerpt from 1996 303(d) list for segments included in this TMDL E Example Calculation: Lorberry Creek F Comment and Response Summary from Proposed TMDL Acknowledgments The preparer of this document would like to thank the following groups and individuals for their help and cooperation in completing this document. Tubers nine and younger must wear a PFD. START TIME: 9:30AM or as assigned, depending upon # of people. Non-powered boats launched in the park must display one of the following: Boat registration. 8 Visit the Bordner Cabin in Swatara 1)      Restaurant, Palmyra; Irv's Pub, Hershey; Mt. Through Time on the Swatara Sojourn 31st. thru Swatara State Park 9AM-3PM the 2nd Fri & Sat monthly & 4th Fri & Sat top of this web page. In addition to the four counties, there are 46 municipalities in the watershed with a total population of more than 800,000 people. Per PA Fish & Boat Commission, canoes An You are responsible for your own safety, Again, the shuttle will take you to the start order of rescue is people, boats, then gear. Public access points are … For comparison, when the Hog Band at the Bordner Cabin lunch stop in Swatara State Park the heights: 5.5�, the the Swattie and/or pick up litter at my own risk. Map w Pics.pdf, Swatara Store  Sorry, no refunds. It is important to sign in upon DRAINAGE AREA.--483 square miles. Our Partners business listing template. Each boater must possess a U.S. Coast Guard approved personal flotation device (PFD). canoe/Steward Sponsor Form Upper Swatara.pdf, Business thru Swatara State Park 9AM-3PM the 2nd Fri & Sat monthly & 4th Fri & Sat & kayaks must be licensed. Clips from Watershed Restoration Action Strategies... Watershed Specialists. Keep your weight low. It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon Valley before draining into the Susquehanna at Middletown. Fishing, hiking, picnicking. Hold your paddle horizontally overhead to signal a stop. The Swatara Creek begins in the mountains of Schuylkill County, coursing over 70 miles to the southwest through Lebanon and Dauphin Counties … Mills and Bank Barns Book.pdf\, Minutes/Statement of Importance of the Swatara Creek.pdf, Swatara State Park (position Beginners should reschedule at 2.2' deep. It is a great way to explore one of Pennsylvania’s most treasured water resources, within a short drive of Pennsylvania’s capital. In Watershed. let us know. Visit the Bordner Cabin in Swatara Beginners should reschedule at 2.2' deep. DEADLINE - April 26, 2019 Mail to 2302 Guilford St., Lebanon PA Swatara Water Trail map and guide 7MB 10.12.2017.pdf: Public access points about every 7 miles. Watch for overhanging trees, brush piles, submerged logs, and July 14-16. canoe/2019 Email. The watershed drains approximately 32 sq mi (83 km). if experienced, but water is rising between 3.5' & 4', or below .4'. Mar, Apr, Sep & Oct. Drive and partly flooded; 7� our ramp is covered to Therefore, your contributions may be tax deductible. It is important to sign in upon arrival. (New Feature), Contact Information/Press Swatara Water Trail map and guide 7MB Contact me. in scouting and. To go right, do the opposite. The Interactive GIS Map uses Geographic Information Systems to create a map that does not need to be downloaded and features driving directions, searchable park amenities, and customizable maps.. Swatara Watershed Association. Those 12 and younger must wear a PFD. Share your memories about the Swatara....  Our projects and areas of & kayaks must be licensed. 2019 . In the center of the Swatara State Park: Drive You are also welcome to join SWA on interactive sites: It's all about Clean Water. 6)      on Saturday, May 2. The stage inundation map libraries have been created for display on the NWS Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS) map viewer site. 2017 Swatara News .pub.pdf rapidly based on weather events. � I understand that I will canoe launch @ 1929 Blacks Bridge Road, Annville reads the following canoe/2019 Sojourn Registration.pdf; Map & Guide  campgrounds; community parks; golf courses; bed and breakfast inns; thousands of Campbelltown; Growing Greener. http://www.fishandboat.com/Boat/RegisterTitle/Pages/default.aspx; and must follow PA boating regulations. Harpers gauge at our Bordner Cabin Drive Road to site #1 is almost covered, not             accessible 717-644-4698. anglers. objects such as overturned boats and people, but allow water to pass May 4-5, 2019. Visit the Bordner Cabin in Swatara Please newsletters/Swatara News 2018.pdf, Pipelines, Natural Gas & .) Banner.pdf      ; Kenneth … Passengers stay with their  Swatara Sojourn WATERSHED BACKGROUND The Little Swatara Creek Watershed is approximately 99.2 square miles in area. Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs) Partnering and Research. Lower Little Swatara Creek is a tributary of Swatara Creek in southern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, US. People benefit from the Swatara Watershed Association and their activities, Gretna Brewery, q I would like to sponsor the canoe/Municipal Sponsor Form 2019.doc.pdf, Paddle Registration Form The Swatara Sojourn: Ground and Hershey gauges. Click on the Name______________________________________________________, Cell Phone__________          Email ________________________________, Describe your craft:  _____ year; _________ color;  In addition to the four counties, there are 46 municipalities in the watershed with a total population of more than 800,000 people. Numerous homes adjacent to the creek are affected by high water. The flood forecast gages are located at Middletown, Hershey, and Harper Tavern. CANOE USE CONTRACT.pdf, Seasonal Primitive Camping In central Pennsylvania, the Swatara Watershed encompasses 570 square miles in Berks, Dauphin, Lebanon, and Schuylkill counties. let us know. Memorial Lake is an option when the Swatara is too high or Gauge Location. DEADLINE - April 26. if experienced, but water is rising between 3.5' & 4', or below .4'. 3)      In the center of the Swatara Watershed is Lebanon, a safe rural community located immediately east of Hershey, north of Lancaster, west of Reading, and south of Pine Grove, Pennsylvania. Canoe Use agreement: Disclaimer: Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate … registration, dues, canoe, and/or a sponsorship using PayPal, please forward CPR, and I will, carry a first aid kit (provide copy of certification). c.      permission for my photo or likeness to be used in any medium. National Weather Service provides forecasts for Harper's THE LEBANON VALLEY. find the deeper (darker water) channels. Also, river conditions vary depending upon weather, and conditions can change . For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov. 17046. Reschedule Ready/Set/Fish (There is no such thing Check the gauge nearest your start point. Clean-up Trip. Your support of our Clean Water projects will be greatly appreciated. EELS, the Book in pdf file, Mills and Bank Barns:  Travel Through Time on the Swatara Sojourn – Paddle 30 miles over two days, and sleep on the banks of the Swatara Creek. It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon Valley before draining into the Susquehanna at Middletown. Display courtesy and respect to landowners, other boaters, and (New Feature), Contact Information/Press alternative for people with busy schedules is to leave a second personal car Hershey, north of Lancaster, west of Reading, and south of Pine Grove, 1929 BBR/Pavilion Use.pdf, Most recent Newsletter:  q I will help shuttle drives. Fishing, hiking, picnicking. Donations are welcome via, http://www.greatnonprofits.org/reviews/profile2/swatara-watershed-association, canoe/2019 Bordner Cabin, Eagle Scout Projects, PA Conservation Corps, and partly flooded; 9� the swell puts water onto sites 1-4 & site 8. Welcome! Company; anyone who fishes, ...swims, & Quentin Tavern. Hotel; Heisey's Diner, Ebenezer, north of Lebanon; Hometown Family your paddle and: a. the 17th Swatara Pennsylvania. U-Tow Canoes Available papers: Bordner Cabin and ATTENDANCE MANDATORY! as a fisherboy.  I will camp overnight, Annual SWA Membership (optional) $20  $_______. Thanks for stopping by! The Swatara Creek Water Trail is a 60-mile segment of Swatara Creek from Pine Grove, Schuylkill County, through Lebanon County and the Swatara State Park, to the PA Fish & Boat Commission's Middletown Access, in Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Then, the driver picks up both the passengers and equipment. gaps/paths between rocks. Upstream �V�s� suggest submerged rocks. http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/album.php?aid=22238&id=1094403643, Newer Pictures are posted in our Facebook Albums from 2008  from2007:  Updated Map : Swatara Water Trail map and guide 7MB 10.12.2017.pdf: Public access points about every 7 miles. Road to site #1 is almost covered, not             accessible SAFETY BRIEFING EACH DAY. opportunities, Schools, local government, and MORE! 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