Skip to Content
/ Articles / Sports & Recreation /

A Memorable 20th Annual Schuylkill River Sojourn

Jul 06, 2018 • by Schuylkill River Greenways NHA
Paddlers Along The Sojourn

The 2018 Schuylkill River sojourn was exceptional in so many ways. For one, it celebrated a very special milestone. The first sojourn was launched in 1999. For the 20th consecutive year, a colorful flotilla of kayaks traveled through five counties – Schuylkill, Berks, Montgomery, Chester and Philadelphia – in a 112-mile journey down the river.

A total of about 200 paddlers from 11 states participated in the sojourn this year with about 70 making the full trip from Schuylkill Haven to Philadelphia! 

Click HERE for a Google Drive photo album of the 2018 River Sojourn

Click HERE to view the observations of 2018 Sojourn Steward Garrett Hoover of documented species found along the river. 

Click HERE for the National Heritage Area Blog on the sojourn and the new mentorship program with Reading Area Community College students. 

Visit the Sojourn Page for links to news articles. 

We need your support!

Your contribution makes community media possible.

A donation of any size to your nonprofit media organization supports the future of media access in our community - the things you love, and the places you care about, by the people you know.

Live Streaming