Click for complete source of regional river recreation info ...maps & water levels to boat launch amenities and scenic riverscape photographs. River Friends continues to work to make the Chemung River and its tributaries more accessible, safer and enjoyable.

"Ode to Chemung"
...A film by Raj Pippalla on Elmira Street Art Festival & a beautiful soul ,an amazing artist, a poweful goddess; Satyavani Pippalla Akula.

RIVER MAPS: Paddling Guide & Launch Sites ... click to plan your trip now River Fun Calendar Contest CONTINUES!!!


Got your 2018 River Fun Calendar? Flip to JUNE for ROUND 6!!!  Don't have one?? Check out NEWS for the JUNE pages so that you can play!  Be sure to get your answers in by JUNE 18 to have a chance to win a $50 outdoors-related gift certificate.  Good Luck! 

Things you should know!

2018 River Friends Eco-Recreation Events announced!  See the list of upcoming paddles, nature strolls and other eco-activities in "EVENTS."  Join in!!



Visit our on-line driving guide! ...launches, historic markers and places to visit
access a map that will give you information about river boat launches, historic markers and places and other sites to visit along the river in your vehicle. ...more>>

Where to Rent a Canoe or Kayak
Southern Tier Kayak Tours, Ithaca, N.Y. (607) 220-3642, mail@stktours.com or www.stktours.com specializes in guided tours and paddling instructions.
On the River Canoe and Kayak Rentals, Big Flats, N.Y., (607) 215-6692 or ontheriver2009@yahoo.com - rents canoes and kayaks and leads river paddle tours.
West Water Sports kayak and stand-up board rentals, servicing Chemung River, Keuka, Waneta, Lamoka and Seneca lakes; Elmira, N.Y. (585)-490-4480, westwatersports@yahoo.com; or FACEbook@westw2017 or www.westwatersports.wixsite.com/yakattack.
Summit to Stream Adventures, Watkins Glen, N.Y. (607) 535-2701 rents canoes and kayaks and leads river paddle tours.
Endless Mountain Outfitters, Sugar Run, PA., (570) 746-9140, www.emo444.com, rents and sells canoes and kayaks and leads river paddle tours.


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