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 March for ROUND 3!!!  Don't have one?? Check out NEWS for the March pages so that you can play!  Be sure to get your answers in by March 19 to have a chance to win a $50 gift certificate from Summit to Stream Adventures.

Things you should know!

March 24 - Ice skate with real life heroes and help protect our rivers.  See "EVENTS" for all the specifics.

Elmira Fire Dept. and River Friends share new rescue boat.  See "NEWS" for the details.

Visit our new 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, or specializes in guided tours and paddling instructions.
On the River Canoe and Kayak Rentals, Big Flats, N.Y., (607) 215-6692 or - 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,; or FACEbook@westw2017 or
Summit to Stream Adventures, Watkins Glen, N.Y. (607) 535-2701 rents canoes and kayaks and leads river paddle tours.
Kim's Kayaks, Corning, N.Y., (607) 481-3925,, rents kayaks. 
Endless Mountain Outfitters, Sugar Run, PA., (570) 746-9140,, rents and sells canoes and kayaks and leads river paddle tours.

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