Scenic Rivers


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Classification, PA Scenic Rivers Act and Managing Organizations

 

The following map depicts the location of Pennsylvania and Federally designated Scenic Rivers. The Pennsylvania Scenic rivers are depicted in yellow, the Federally designated Scenic Rivers are depicted on this map in orange. Click on the corridor you wish to study or it's name in the list below to get more information on it.

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Pennsylvania Designated Rivers                                            

   Name  Date Designated   Name  Date Designated
 1  Schuylkill River  November 1978  8  Bear Run  December 1988
 2  Stony Creek  March 1980  9  Tucquan Creek  December 1988
 3  Lehigh River  April 1982 10  Lower Brandywine  June 1989
 4  West (Northwest) French Creek  April 1982 11  Yellow Breeches Creek  December 1992
 5  Lick Run  December 1982 12  Tulpehocken Creek  December 1992
 6  Octoraro Creek  October 1983 13  Pine Creek  December 1992
 7  Le Tort Spring Run  March 1988   

 

Federal Designated Rivers

   Name  Date Designated
 1  Middle Delaware River  September 1965
 2  Upper Delaware River  November 1978
 3  Allegheny River  April 1992
 4  Clarion River  October 1996
 5  White Clay Creek  October 2000
 6  Lower Delaware River  November 2000