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AMERICA’S 55TH NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA

Susquehanna National Heritage Area is a non-profit organization and Congressionally-designated coordinating entity for America’s 55th National Heritage Area. We collaborate with local, state and national partners to advance our vision for the Susquehanna National Heritage Area as a national destination for outdoor fun and cultural discovery. Our work focuses on placemaking that enhances the quality and appeal of our area’s special places and landscapes and tourism development that increases the visibility and readiness of our area as a visitor destination. We are part of the Alliance of National Heritage Areas and HeritagePA, Pennsylvania’s statewide Heritage Area network.

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Heritage Along the NW River Trail

Heritage Along the NW River Trail There is no doubt that the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail is the most popular hiking and biking trail in the Susquehanna NHA. In […]

River Roots: Unique Geology

River Roots is Susquehanna NHA’s blog series featuring history from York and Lancaster Counties that showcases the Susquehanna River’s historic, cultural, and natural resources contributions to our nation’s heritage. On […]

Support the River & its Restaurants with the Picnic Passport

Picnic Passport Campaign starts August 1st! Support the River & its Restaurants! Experience the Susquehanna while supporting local businesses and SNHA’s work to connect people to the river and its […]

Upcoming Events

River Discovery Boat Tours

River Discovery Boat Tours are back for 2020! Explore the Susquehanna River in our comfortable pontoon boat! Susquehanna National Heritage Area staff guide participants on a FREE 70-minute tour of […]

River Discovery Boat Tours

River Discovery Boat Tours are back for 2020! Explore the Susquehanna River in our comfortable pontoon boat! Susquehanna National Heritage Area staff guide participants on a FREE 70-minute tour of […]

Monarch Tagging

September is the month that most monarch butterflies will migrate through our region on their way to Mexico where they will spend the winter. Every fall as monarchs travel thousands […]

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Your annual donation in any amount makes you an official Friend of the Susquehanna National Heritage Area and gives you bragging rights for your support of outdoor recreation and heritage education, public access to the river, and tourism development and services in the riverlands of Lancaster and York.