Paddle on the Tidal Trail

October 1st, 2016

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29 2016 2:00 PM — 6:00 PM   Join PEC and Take it Outdoors Adventures as we show you how to access and enjoy the Tidal Trail from Bristol to Philadelphia. This easy, four-hour trip is for all levels. The Tidal Delaware Water Trail is one of 25 designated Pennsylvania Water Trails. The […]

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The Walnut 2 Walnut Regatta is back and better than ever!

July 26th, 2016

Join Philadelphia Independence Seaport Museum for their 3rd annual Walnut 2 Walnut Challenge! Photo from Plan Philly This 15 mile paddle will take you through most beautiful and interesting urban landscapes that will highlight how the Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers have shaped Philadelphia over three centuries. The Walnut 2 Walnut Challenge can be whatever you […]

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River Cleanup Season is Here!

May 4th, 2016

Though it might not feel like spring yet, it’s just a matter of time before the flowers start to bloom, the beer gardens start to open, and the paddlers take to the river! Don’t forget, though, while you are enjoying Delaware River currents (or Delaware River views!), that we all need to pitch in to […]

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The Lure of Fishing Grows Among Delaware Valley Women

December 10th, 2015

According to data from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, Pennsylvania’s male anglers decreased by more than 25,300 (according to fishing licenses issued) between 2010 and 2014. During the same period, the Commission issued more than 25,500 licenses to Pennsylvania women. Though women have always been a part of the fishing culture in the Delaware Valley, […]

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Go DEEP in the River!

July 22nd, 2015

The Delaware River Environmental Explorer Program is BACK by popular demand! The DEEP is an 8-week series of Thursday evening strolls along the river from July 23rd through September 10th from 6-8 pm.  All are welcome to participate in one, several, or all eight sessions. The program is free, but you do need register. Here is what the […]

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Join the Second Annual Delaware River Waterfront Cleanup

April 1st, 2015

On April 11, the Central Delaware Advocacy Group is partnering with United by Blue to host the second annual Delaware River Waterfront Cleanup. Last year’s cleanup removed 6,220 pounds of debris from the river, including 116 shopping carts. The cleanup is from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM, and volunteers meet at Pier 68 on the Delaware […]

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Tidal Trail Ambassador Handbook

February 19th, 2015

We at the Tidal Trail were totally inspired by the American Trails sponsored webinar on Water Trail Ambassador programs. We definitely want to take a trip to see the Yuba River in California, and we are already planning a “work” trip to experience the Northern Forest Canoe Trail! We especially liked this quote from the […]

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Petty’s Island Update and News

February 9th, 2015

Last Friday, the New Jersey Natural Lands Trust convened the yearly stakeholder meeting to discuss developments in the restoration of Petty’s Island – one of the many islands found in the Tidal Delaware River. Though the island is currently owned by the Citgo company, and easement on the land will pass ownership to the Trust […]

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December 23rd, 2014

It’s been a great year for the Tidal Delaware Water Trail – the website got a revamp that allowed many new users to find out about the great opportunities for recreation on our amazing trail. As 2015 approaches, we are going to keep spreading the word about everything the Tidal Trail has to offer – […]

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Come out tomorrow to the Philadelphia Cup Regatta!

September 26th, 2014

It’s a beautiful fall weekend for a boat race! Tomorrow, September 27th is the return of the Philadelphia Cup Regatta sponsored by the Independence Seaport Museum, Independence Yacht Club of Philadelphia, the Liberty Sailing Club, and the Riverton Yacht Club. This year’s race expects more than 100 sailboats and over 325 sailors. Races begin at 10:30 […]

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