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 Things you should know!


2018 River Fun Calendars are now available!!  Check out "NEWS" for all the details.



Eight  organizations create STEAM ahead! Read the "NEWS" for details. 

Life Jackets given away at Addison Fall Festival.  See "NEWS" for more.

Elmira Church  5K run along the River aids hurricane victims.  "NEWS" has the details.

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, 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.
Kim's Kayaks, Corning, N.Y., (607) 481-3925,  http://www.corningfingerlakes.com/outdoors/kims-kayaks-llc kimskayaks@gmail.com, rents kayaks. 
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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