Our restaurants, shops, attractions, and hotels welcome you to Cumberland Valley. However, as COVID-19 cases rise and fall due to variants, local businesses and organizations may continue to implement mask policies or encourage individuals to continue to mask. We encourage visitors to seek and heed the latest expert guidance and take the precautions necessary for all of us to stay safe. By following updated recommended public health guidelines and showing our respect to the people around us, we can minimize the spread of COVID-19 and help keep local businesses open. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

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Water Activities in Cumberland Valley 

Cumberland Valley may be land-locked but there are still plenty of opportunities to get out on the water. From swimming to canoeing, kayaking, tubing, or fishing... our unique river trails, serene lakes, and world-renowned streams promise a perfect day of fun in the sun. Or enjoy hours of splashing around at our community outdoor pools with slides, diving boards, wading pools for the little ones, locker rooms, and concession stands.

Explore your options using this interactive map showing our parks, land trails, and water trails (including access points, water hazards, and water warnings). Detailed information about water activities can be found below. 

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Water Trail Rules

Click on the video to the right for some general tips on how to be safe and have fun on our waterways. (Video produced by Cumberland County Communications Department and Cumberland...

If you don't have your own gear or you want to explore with the expertise of a guide, check out Susquehanna Outfitters or Blue Mountain Outfitters for rentals and guided adventures by canoe or kayak. TCO Outdoors is your headquarters for fly-fishing gear as well as float trips and full or half-day guide services.

TIP: Be sure to check boating and fishing rules and regulations on the PA Fish and Boat Commission's website before your trip. 


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