Start Your Susquehanna Heritage Adventure With Us


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.

Latest News

Pollinator Project connects York City to the River

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Member impacts Heritage Area through Pollinator Projects Each year, Susquehanna National Heritage Area welcomes a Chesapeake Conservation Corps Member to our team. The Conservation Corps program is […]

PA Outdoor Corps

A big THANK YOU! to the Student Conservation Association Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps who braved the heat and rain in July to remove invasive plants from our woodlands and perform maintenance […]

SUSQ Camp Recap

This summer, Susquehanna Heritage hosted its first ever summer camp session at Columbia Crossing River Trails Center. SUSQ Camp was created to get kids and teens ages 12-15 out and […]

Upcoming Events

Tadpole Time

Monthly Early Childhood storytime for ages 2-5. Tadpole Time will feature monthly themes that explore the natural world along the river, with a nature-themed story, songs, and activities that will […]

Ornament Making

Create your own tree decorations from natural materials like pine cones and acorns. We’ll supply all the paint, glitter, and glue you need to get creative. Suggested donation of $2 […]

Homeschool Series

For homeschool students ages 5-13. Topics focus on the environment, the Susquehanna River and the living systems found along it. Hands-on activities to investigate and form questions about the natural […]

Stories of the Land

Friend of the River

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.