See our area from a new perspective while watching for riverside wildlife, improving your paddling skills, learning about local history and enjoying the companionship of other friendly paddlers! This route is 5 river miles from Watsontown to Milton with a stop at mile 3 for optional purchased food at a riverside restaurant.
This is the perfect river route to try a Stand Up Paddle-Board. When you register for this trip, be sure to tell us that you want to give one a try!
The September 6, 2015, West Branch Express proceeds benefit The Improved Milton Exerience.
We meet at Milton State Park for a pre-paddle shuttle to the put-in. After an entertaining presentation on paddling, we get on the river.
Cost: $45/person if you plan to use a Canoe Susquehanna kayak, please review the Boat Choices page to help you decide which model you would prefer to use.
Cost: $35/person if you bring your own equipment. Boats must have current registration or launch stickers.
Reservations are required. Email Mail@PaddleHappy.com or phone 888-524-7692 (local: 570-524-7692) for details and to book your spot!
GPS Coordinates: 41° 1' 2" N, 76° 51' 37" W
Milton State Park occupies an island on the West Branch of the Susquehanna near Milton, Pa. From the Route 642 Bridge, exit into the State Park and follow signs for the River Access Area.
West Branch Express Dates:
- Saturday, July 4 1pm-5pm
- Sunday, September 6 1pm-5pm
All end times are approximate.
All Canoe Susquehanna Trips Include:
- Well maintained boats and paddles
- Life jackets (PFDs)
- Dry bags to keep spare clothing dry
- Snacks and water
- Water blasters!
- Digital photos of your adventure
- Ride back to your car in one of our bright yellow buses.
- Paddling Instruction, Local History, and Wildlife Information from our friendly, expert guides!