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Riverfront Parks Committee Riverfest 2015

June 19, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - June 21, 2015 @ 2:00 pm

Kayak or canoe on the Susquehanna River as part of the 2015 Wyoming Valley River Trips. If you choose to stay on land, join us for a full list of activities.

Riverfest photoFriday, June 19

Opening ceremonies and concert on the commons along with free family fishing, paint a community mural, and more. Paddle from West Pittson to Wilkes-Barre’s Nesbitt Park (4-7 p.m.)

Saturday, June 20

Festival at Nesbitt Park, including children’s art and nature programs, pony rides, guided nature hikes, kayaking demos, bike tours, and more. Paddel from Apple Tree PFBC Access Harding to Wilkes-Barre’s Nesbitt Park (8 a.m.-2 p.m.)

Sunday, June 21

View local Dragon Boat Racing teams on the Susquehanna River or take part in a paddle from Nesbitt Park to Hunlock Creek (8 a.m.-2 p.m.)

Event Fees

$25 event fee: Bring your own boat-We will shuttle you. Fee covers shuttle buses, guides, insurance, water, bathrooms, and t-shirt.
$45 event fee with a recreational kayak rental (life jackets provided).
$60 event fee with a tandem kayak or canoe rental (two person)
Just want to try out a kayak? Kayak demo rentals at Nesbitt Park on Saturday from 4-6 p.m., $10/hour for ages 16 and up.

To register for a kayak/canoe trips contact:

Susquehanna Kayak & Canoe Rental
2374 Sullivan’s Trail, West Falls, PA
(570) 388-6107 or
[email protected]


Endless Mountain Outfitters
7474 Rt. 187, Sugar Run, PA
(570) 746-9140 or [email protected]
www.EMO444.com (registration online)



June 19, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
June 21, 2015 @ 2:00 pm