April 29 Saturday Neshaminy Creek, Mill Creek road to Tyler State Park. A scenic paddle in Bucks county. Class 1 not difficult but some experience is helpful. Upon registration detailed information will be sent to you. If you have a boat, register with the leader. If you need a boat, contact Churchville Nature Center. Call Tue.-Sun. 10-5 at 215-357-4005. Fee includes canoe, paddle, pfd, and boat transport to river. Canoe Use Fee: Members $25/Non-Members $30. CNC honors AMC membership. If you are an AMC member, be sure to mention it when you call. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Additional information will be provided upon registration. John Chalikian, 215-635-3516 (best time to call: before 9) firstname.lastname@example.org
Neshaminy Creek in spring.
PFDs (life jackets) must be worn on all trips when on the water. Helmets must be worn by all paddling decked boats on Class 2 or higher trips, and for all open boats on Class 3 or higher trips.
For Class 2 and higher trips, paddlers must provide their own equipment: Canoe or kayak suitable for whitewater with flotation and grab loops or handles, a helmet, lifejacket, sprayskirt for closed boats, paddle and clothing suitable for water & air temperatures. Paddlers must have the necessary skills, be able to wet exit their boat, swim and self-rescue in a rapid: swim boat and self to shore, get back in boat, or eskimo roll.
Lehigh River whitewater dam release schedule for 2017:
May13, 20, 27, 28 June 10, 11, 24, 25 July 8, 9, 22, 23, 29, 30 August 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26*, 27* September 2*, 3* October 7-8* *depending on available water
Paddling guide books and skills books click here.
AMC interactive stream map of the Pennsylvania Highlands Region. Click here
Electronic trip reporting now available for leaders
Trip leaders can skip mailing in trip reports and sign up sheets by reporting their trips electronically on this web site.
Leaders will be able to scan their sign sheets, upload them and fill out their trip report on line. They have the option of receiving a copy of their report by e-mail. Instructions and help are provided. For more information, click here.
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TRIP RELEASE FORM. Download and read the waiver you must sign to participate on trips! Click here.
Guide book information & reviews, click here.
Wing Dam, Kelly's Lock and other practice areas. Info and directions.
The Mohican Getaway Program has a full schedule of reasonably priced two- and three-day activity-oriented outings planned at the Mohican Outdoor Center. Click here for more information.
Rent Club Boats: We have two fully outfitted whitewater solo open canoes which you can rent for $25 a day for use on club trips. Includes paddle & spare, PDF, helmet. To rent, contact Walt Underhill, 610-827-7776 or contact leader.
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