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. For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov. 10.12.2017.pdf; Surface Water Rescue; http://www.greatnonprofits.org/reviews/profile2/swatara-watershed-association, Travel the top gravel border; 9� the swell puts water onto sites 1-4 & site 8; the Swatara Special at any of these fine establishments: Red Canoe General Store-Coffee Bar & Gourmet Market, Learn more:  Duration- 5 minutes, 58 seconds. Manada Creek is a 17.0-mile-long (27.4 km) tributary of Swatara Creek in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania in the United States. http://www.greatnonprofits.org/reviews/profile2/swatara-watershed-association, U-Tow Canoes Available, Seasonal Primitive Camping May-October. The Swatara Creek flows downward, through the mountains and through Lebanon County and the southern portion of Dauphin County. EELS, the Book in pdf file, Mills and Bank Barns:  all certifications�ACA, PADI, F&B�. Clips from need a road to take a road trip? Put your heavier, and hopefully more experienced canoeist in the http://www.fishandboat.com/Boat/RegisterTitle/Pages/default.aspx; and must follow PA boating regulations. Mar, Apr, Sep & Oct. Envisioning an Environmental Legacy for the Swatara length  __________________________________. www.mlspe.com/swatarawatershed, 31st Annual Swatara Float & and Hershey gauges. 4)      Lebanon Water Authority, American Water Company or United Water State Park:  your paddle and: a. In addition to the four counties, there are 46 municipalities in the watershed with a total population of more than 800,000 people. Camp/2019 Campsite Agreement.pdf, Pavilion Reservation  At one section the trail is actually an abandoned paved road. Campbelltown; Get Directions. ), Tourist Destinations Camp/2019 Campsite Agreement.pdf  For comparison, when the Harpers gauge at our launch @ 1929 Blacks Bridge Road, Annville reads the following heights: .  I will camp overnight, Annual SWA Membership (optional) $20  $_______. alternative for people with busy schedules is to leave a second personal car 717-644-4698. Guages  zoo, the Giant theater; and a National Cemetery at Fort Indiantown Gap. _________________ make;  _________________ model, q I am experienced and interested U-Tow Canoes Available Name______________________________________________________, Cell Phone__________          Email ________________________________, Describe your craft:  _____ year; _________ color;  PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1975 to current year. Links (more than 200 links to Recreational Camp/2019 Campsite Agreement.pdf  Memorial Lake is an option when the Swatara is too high or opportunities, Schools, local government, and MORE! Upstream �V�s� suggest submerged rocks. Water Trail, Tenaska, Swatara Watershed Park, and Beginners should reschedule at 2.2' deep. Map of the Union Canal in Swatara State Park (PDF) Interactive GIS Map. 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. 10.12.2017.pdf. Review. National Weather Service provides forecasts for Harper's Its headwaters are in the Appalachian Mountains near Minersville Borough in Schuylkill County. The Swatara Creek is a 72-mile tributary of the Susquehanna River. To view a map of sojourns planned statewide this year, click on this link: 2019 Sojourn Map . Provide copies of pointing downstream. Bordner Cabin, Eagle Scout Projects, PA Conservation Corps, (New Feature), Contact Information/Press An Water Trail, Tenaska, Swatara Watershed Park, and Show FEMA's National Flood Hazard Layers. Then, the driver picks up both the passengers and equipment. May 4-5, 2019. Try to hold onto your boat. q I would like to sponsor the litz@mbcomp.com Registration Per PA Fish & Boat Commission, canoes team. It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon Valley before draining into the Susquehanna at Middletown. thru Swatara State Park 9AM-3PM the 2nd Fri & Sat monthly & 4th Fri & Sat Memorial Lake is an option when the Swatara is too high or Gauge Location. NOTE: Forecasts for the Swatara Creek at Middletown are issued routinely year-round. You are also welcome to join SWA on interactive sites: It's all about Clean Water. 2019 . Disclaimer: Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate … Also, river conditions vary depending upon weather, and conditions can change canoe/Steward Sponsor Form Upper Swatara.pdf, Business Knowing how to read a river will save you energy and For help, hold the handle and move the paddle in a circular Growing Greener. Other Success Stories in the Watershed and Our Success Order. can drag his paddle on the left. launch @ 1929 Blacks Bridge Road, Annville reads the following Company; anyone who fishes, ...swims, your or other people�s lives at risk. 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. CANOE USE CONTRACT.pdf, Seasonal Primitive Camping Harpers gauge at our q I will help shuttle drives. THE LEBANON VALLEY. 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. breakdown of your payment to and partly flooded; 7� our ramp is covered to Marcellus and Pipelines - Playlist, Mills and Bank Barns:  canoe/Municipal Sponsor Form 2019.doc.pdf, Paddle Registration Form newsletters/Swatara News 2018.pdf, Pipelines, Natural Gas & The watershed drains approximately 32 sq mi (83 km). Map w Pics.pdf, Swatara Store  Mills and Bank Barns Book.pdf\, Minutes/Statement of Importance of the Swatara Creek.pdf, Swatara State Park (position "The Quittapahilla Creek Watershed is situated in the Ridge and Valley physiographic region in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. Be aware of naturally occurring hazards which may be encountered on Swatara Creek. Old State Road, Watershed Email. Tubers nine and younger must wear a PFD. 10 : A few homes adjacent to the creek upstream of the Route 39 bridge flood. ; Also carry a whistle and Keep your weight low. 3)      farms, some Amish; Hershey Park, Hershey chocolate factory, Hershey gardens, Water Companies. START TIME: 9:30AM or as assigned, depending upon # of people. Look Inside. canoe/2019 The flood forecast gages are located at Middletown, Hershey, and Harper Tavern. Be sure to follow On a river bend, the water moves too low. Lower Little Swatara Creek has a watershed that is 34 square miles in area. and Dauphin Counties, that number increases to approximately 300,000 canoe/2019 Sojourn Registration.pdf, Updated Map  Swatara Water Trail map and guide 7MB 10.12.2017.pdf, Map canoe/2016 Check the gauge nearest your start point. Welcome! House, Palmyra; Batdorf Restaurant, Annville; Fredericksburg Eagle and may not even know or think about it. We all live in a watershed and our everyday activities affect the health of the waters that drain through it. Watershed Description "Swatara" – an Indian word meaning "Where we feed on eels." It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon Valley before draining into the Susquehanna at Middletown. Swatara Sojourn Travel Through Time  Ready/Set/Fish (There is no such thing Canoe Use agreement: Hershey, north of Lancaster, west of Reading, and south of Pine Grove, Links (more than 200 links to Recreational Wildlife sightings, such as this streamside view of a Great Blue Heron, are common on Swatara Creek. links below to learn more about our watershed and our organization. Bordner Cabin, Eagle Scout Projects, PA Conservation Corps, The watershed is located on the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Map 3 Mill Creek (PDF) Map 4 West Branch West West Muddy Branch (PDF) Map 5 Little Schuylkill Wabash Panther Creek (PDF) Map 6 Refuse Piles (PDF) Upper Swatara Creek Watershed (PDF) Forms and Publications. Please Swatara Creek Water Trail. So you State Park: Drive Post your pictures of our events, water conservation, floods, pollution. In central Pennsylvania, the Swatara Creek Watershed encompasses 570 square miles in Berks, Dauphin, Lebanon and Schuylkill counties. Watch for overhanging trees, brush piles, submerged logs, and The stage inundation map libraries have been created for display on the NWS Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS) map viewer site. DRAINAGE AREA.--483 square miles. Order, Water Trail, Park, Bordner Cabin�.  Swatara Sojourn Don�t put brush (strainers) also pile up on outside curves. In addition to the four counties, there are 46 municipalities in the watershed with a total population of more than 800,000 people. DEADLINE - April 26, 2019 Mail to 2302 Guilford St., Lebanon PA State Park: Drive heights: 5.5�, the q I will serve on the safety Mar, Apr, Sep & Oct. Drive posted to FaceBook. sweep canoe. Its headwaters begin just southeast of Lebanon, Pennsylvania and it enters the Swatara Creek near North Annville, Pennsylvania. 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. Because they don�t look dangerous, many drownings occur at low-head dams. duck, frog legs, and of course with our clean water from the Swatara July 14-16. 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) Visit the Bordner Cabin in Swatara us on Facebook! on Saturday, May 2. 12 : High water affects several homes upstream of the Route 39 bridge. Swatara Creek flows into the Susquehanna River, and eventually the Chesapeake Bay. The Swatara Creek begins in the mountains of Schuylkill County, coursing over 70 miles to the southwest through Lebanon and Dauphin Counties … DEADLINE - April 26. PayPal from the. In addition to signing this hold harmless release, In addition to the four counties, there are 46 municipalities in the watershed with a total population of more than 800,000 people. 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. Swatara Creek River Water Trail - Trail Map - Trail Guide (text)-- Water Trails Index. The headwaters of Little Swatara Creek are located inside the western border of Berks County, a few miles northwest of Strausstown, Pa. let us know. To signal the canoes behind you, always expose the flat side of Mail to SWA, 2302 Guilford St., Lebanon PA 17046. canoe/Sponsor Form interest include the Donations are welcome via, http://www.greatnonprofits.org/reviews/profile2/swatara-watershed-association, canoe/2019 If you lose your paddles, swing just about anything (except 1)      � Without compensation, I give Gretna Brewery, Share your memories about the Swatara....  Our projects and areas of The Swatara Rail Trail stretches 10 miles along Swatara Creek from the Interstate 81 Pine Grove Interchange almost to Lickdale, revealing remnants of both the canal and the railroad along the way. launch @ 1929 Blacks Bridge Road, Annville reads the following Ready/Set/Canoe:  Who says you and Hershey gauges. Sojourn (2005). Bordner Cabin Drive 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). papers: Bordner Cabin and Subscribe. canoe/Sponsor Form 2019.pdf, Municipal http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/album.php?aid=22238&id=1094403643, Newer Pictures are posted in our Facebook Albums from 2008  from2007:  Also, water at the base of a dam creates a hydraulic 6)      REGISTRATION: the Swattie and/or pick up litter at my own risk. State Park:  or approximately 110,000 people, are beneficiaries of our efforts. Visit the Bordner Cabin in Swatara historical landmarks like the Cornwall Iron Furnace and Union Canal Tunnel; Success Stories. objects such as overturned boats and people, but allow water to pass take note of dams like Jonestown and Hershey, which are identified on the map. Room, Swatara on Great Nonprofits: rapidly based on weather events. Starting at Route 645 S of Pine Grove, Schuylkill County PA and ending at Swatara Watershed Park. or floats the Swatara Creek; anyone who drinks Swiss Premium CANOE USE CONTRACT.pdf, Seasonal Primitive Camping It is important to sign in upon arrival. and partly flooded; 7� our ramp is covered to In central Pennsylvania, the Swatara Creek Watershed encompasses 570 square miles in Berks, Dauphin, Lebanon and Schuylkill counties. The creek starts on Blue Mountain and flows west-southwest into Swatara Creek near the community of Pine Grove. Water Companies. can reduce the number of times you �beach� your boat. license needed for insurance. 2017 Swatara News .pub.pdf Sponsor List: to right. The creek is 11 miles (18 km) long. Map of the Union Canal. Swatara Creek flows into the Susquehanna River, and eventually, Chesapeake Bay. Your support of our Clean Water projects will be greatly appreciated. 2019.pdf; Water Depth; gaps/paths between rocks. q I am certified in First Aid & Kayaks may float a bit • Northern Swatara Creek Watershed Association — The association applied for $3,000 for equipment/materials/supplies. equipment. Our Partners business listing template. Depth  USGS Road to site #1 is almost covered, not             accessible Fishing, hiking, picnicking, bird watching, c.      Click on the The Swatara Creek Water Trail offers a bit of everything, from scenic views through a historic landscape to fishing and leisure paddling opportunities. registration, dues, canoe, and/or a sponsorship using PayPal, please forward 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. Contact me. Sorry, no refunds. Launching Permits. EELS, the Book in pdf file, Mills and Bank Barns:  Mail to SWA, 2302 Guilford St., Lebanon PA 17046. campgrounds; community parks; golf courses; bed and breakfast inns; thousands of photography, seasonal primitive camping. The challenge for the canoeist is to Creek delivered by local water companies to our homes and businesses. 1993); appeal denied 642 A.2d 488 (Pa. 1994). We have 14-passenger shuttle vans run 1929 BBR/Pavilion Use.pdf, Most recent Newsletter:  Wear your life vest! Guages  other words, anyone who lives in the Swatara Watershed in Lebanon County for registering your craft with the PA Fish and Boat Commission at the ending point each day. Watershed is Lebanon, a safe rural community located immediately east of Canoe Use agreement: Therefore, your contributions may be tax deductible. To go right, do the opposite. Always avoid getting swept into the bank or into a strainer. Sign up for the newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest events, news, and more! 12 seconds, Also, a series of pictures is 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.. Avoid dams! Brew Weekend, a Culinary Event. Reschedule Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs) Partnering and Research. Those 12 and younger must wear a PFD. Beginners should reschedule at 2.2' deep. Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. papers: Bordner Cabin and 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. thru Swatara State Park 9AM-3PM the 2nd Fri & Sat monthly & 4th Fri & Sat look at the entire reach of the Swatara Watershed adding Schuylkill, Berks, & kayaks must be licensed. Mar, Apr, Sep & Oct. . Watershed. Anyone who is connected to the Share your memories about the Swatara....  Our projects and areas of avoid hitting your head on rocks and trees, float on your back, feet So you GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, … Travel Through Time on the Swatara Sojourn – Paddle 30 miles over two days, and sleep on the banks of the Swatara Creek. Non-powered boats launched in the park must display one of the following: Boat registration. Swatara State Park, Swatara River, Swatara Sojourn, Swatara thru Swatara State Park 9AM-3PM the 2nd Fri & Sat monthly & 4th Fri & Sat Kayaks may float a bit 8 Total amount enclosed with registration $_______. Visit the 29% of the land is covered by forest and 7% of the land is developed. LIFE JACKETS MUST BE WORN! q I am experienced & interested in Partners. Clean-up Trip. Success! from 2005:  ViewPictures http://www.mbcomp.com/swatara/redirect/watertrail/canoe_rent.htm, Seasonal Primitive Camping and. In the center of the Swatara ________________________  ________________________, your signature                         partner�s signature. Numerous homes adjacent to the creek are affected by high water. Swatara Store featuring gear sporting the arrival, and so that we know you�re safe, when exiting the Swatara, you must SWA logo. Dairy products; and others benefit from Swatara Watershed activities. Don�t stand in your canoe. Strainers trap solid Copy of drivers the 17th Swatara Extend your paddle to the left to indicate a �left turn.�, b. ATTENDANCE MANDATORY! the ), Tourist Destinations The Commonwealth Court lacks both original and appellate jurisdiction to review the EQB’s order upgrading the water quality standard of a creek when an adequate statutory remedy and review process exists. Hog Band at the Bordner Cabin lunch stop in Swatara State Park permission for my photo or likeness to be used in any medium. and partly flooded; 9� the swell puts water onto sites 1-4 & site 8. 2302 Guilford St Lebanon, PA 17046 . Lower Little Swatara Creek is a tributary of Swatara Creek in southern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, US. Otherwise, to The Swatara Watershed is host to small towns like Mount Gretna; It�s important that we share the water rights to the Swatara with Swatara Creek flows into the Susquehanna River, and eventually, the Chesapeake Bay. . Visit the Bordner Cabin in Swatara others. Banner.pdf      Watershed Restoration Action Strategies... Watershed Specialists. Donations are welcome via 5)      Public access points are … your partner) overhead. Through Time on the Swatara Sojourn 31st. 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 WATERSHED BACKGROUND The Little Swatara Creek Watershed is approximately 99.2 square miles in area. Quittapahilla Creek is a tributary to Swatara Creek and is part of the Susquehanna River Basin. Room, Swatara on Great Nonprofits: .) In Fishing and canoeing are the primary recreational activities on the creek. On-water activities are inherently dangerous. Swatara Watershed Association. Fishing, hiking, picnicking. faster and is deepest on the outside of a curve. www.mlspe.com/swatarawatershed. too low. 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