RIVER ACCESS & RECREATION PROGRAM
Protecting and promoting public use of our rivers and streams.
Our love for the river is what fuels our cause. We are a team of river-lovers who paddle, fish, swim, or simply admire the pure beauty of our watershed. As part of our core ideology, we want to share that passion with you – reconnecting the public to their water by offering educational and recreational resources.
RiverPalooza 2017 kicks off on June 3rd with our Make a SPLASH for Clean Water Day at Harpers Ferry — including paddling, rafting, tubing and a big party with BBQ and a bluegrass band. RiverPalooza is a season-long annual event providing a wide range of on-the-water and paddling events with our Riverkeepers and in partnership with the region’s best outfitters. Volunteer […]
People from across the nation are coming to Washington, DC on April 29 for a day of global climate action. The People’s Climate March, planned by an alliance that includes climate scientists, environmental organizations, faith-based groups, labor unions, indigenous groups, and citizen activists, is expected to attract millions to the nation’s capital as well as […]
Paddle Potomac! Paddle Shenandoah! Features 12 Paddle Events over 11 Days, June 8th-19th WASHINGTON, DC May 20, 2016 – Potomac RIverkeeper Network, in partnership with the National Park Service, is organizing Paddle Potomac! Paddle Shenandoah!, an unprecedented series of canoe and kayak adventures lasting from a few hours to a few days, and for all […]
Swimmable water weekend July 31-August 2, 2015 Photo Contest Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN), along with Waterkeeper Alliance, is celebrating Swimmable Water Weekend by hosting an interactive photo contest with our members. The challenge is simple: post your favorite water photo of the Potomac Watershed to Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram and make sure to tag PRKN at @potomacriver with the hashtag #Swimmablewaterweekend. The winner will receive a spot on the official […]