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.

RIVER MAPS: Paddling Guide & Launch Sites ... click to plan your trip now Things you should know!

Epic Scout Paddle to start August 31.  Please see "EVENTS" for details and how you can take part.

River Friends seeking information about goose stoning.  Please go to NEWS for the details.  Contact River Friends if you have leads:

New Swings installed at boat launch/community garden.  Get the details in "NEWS."

West Water Sports kayak rental business opens! See more in "NEWS."

Final River Paddle scheduled for August 31.  Check out "Events" for the full details.

River Friends elect two new board members.  Read more in "NEWS."

Finn Academy's Earth Day River Clean-up - "Give A Hoot: Don't Pollute." Read the details in "NEWS."
Big Flats Elementary School Plants Bee-Friendly Garden.  Learn all about it in "NEWS."

NYSDEC 2015 Chemung River Angler Survey now released! Click here for the full survey.

New River Walk Path now open in the Village of Riverside!  Read all the details in NEWS.

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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