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
Make your reservation for the Nov. 18 Annual Meeting and Fundraiser TODAY!

Come to the Golden Glow Volunteer Fire Company building at 214 Hendy Creek Road, Pine City, NY and enjoy dinner, vote for the cover of the 2016 River Calendar, take a chance on fun raffle items and the 50/50 raffle, hear about River Friends activities, sample a few brews, and lots more!  Tickets are $20 per member or $25 for a not-yet-member. More details on the NEWS page.   Please go to the DONATE page and RSVP today!

Order your 2015 The River Calendar Today!
A stunning calendar filled with photos of the Chemung River and environs taken by local photographers is available for $15 plus shipping and handling.  Go to the DONATE page to order yours!  Proceeds support the work of the River Friends.

2014 River Friends public eco-recreation and cleanup events ...more>>

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, Erin, N.Y., (607) 481-3925 or, rents kayaks

Donate on-line to Chemung River Friends with PayPal

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