Friends of the Chemung River Watershed, Inc.

Click here to find your most complete source of regional river recreation info -- from maps and 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
Breaking News This Fall!
2016 River Calendar Signing Event December 1!  Go to "EVENTS" for details.

December 26 Jackals Game to benefit River Friends - see "EVENTS" for more info. - Click here for Form!

New Mile Markers installed for safety.  Read the details in "NEWS."

Eagle Scout project installs nature education signs at Eldridge Lake. Read 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
Endless Mountain Outfitters, Sugar Run, PA., (570) 746-9140,, rents and sells canoes and kayaks and leads river paddle tours,
Wilson Rental Center, Corning, N.Y., (607) 962-8611, - rents canoes
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 or, rents kayaks

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Friends of the Chemung River Watershed • 111 N. Main St., Elmira, N.Y. 14901 • (607) 846-2242 •