STAYING SAFE ON THE WATER
Rivers, streams, and lakes can present unexpected challenges to recreationalists. For a safe and enjoyable experience, it is important that you remember these basic rules and guidelines:
The American Canoe Association provides paddlers with a lot of useful information about safety on the water.
Read the American Canoe Association's Top 10 Safety Tips.
STAYING SAFE ON YOUR BIKE
Bikers often face special safety challenges, particularly road bikers. It is important that bikers maintain their vehicles well, and obey all traffic laws and regulations. Here are a few safety tips for both road and mountain bikers:
STAYING SAFE ON THE TRAIL
Hiking, like all outdoor sports, requires a certain level of knowledge and research to have a safe and enjoyable experience. Before you get out and enjoy nature, consider these following tips:
Visit the Things to Do activity pages on the Schuylkill River Heritage Area’s website for information on river safety.
Last updated: March 11, 2015