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Home > Visit a Gateway > Juniata River Water Trail
Juniata River Water Trail - Central PA
Activities: The Juniata River Water Trail provides unique flat-water paddling trips and fishing opportunities. Individuals may want to explore these activities alone, or contact one of the many outfitters in the area, including Rothrock Outfitters of Huntingdon. The Water Trail is also adjacent to multiple land-based recreation opportunities, including the Lower Trail and Canoe Creek State Park.
Boat Access Fishing Canoeing / Kayaking
Facilities: There are 49 access sites along the Juniata River Water Trail, identified on the JRWT Guides for the Upper and Lower Juniata and the Raystown Branch. Copies of the JRWT Guides are available by calling (814) 940-1922, or emailing info@alleghenyridge.org, Printable copies of the JRWT Guides can be downloaded from the Pa. Fish and Boat Commission Web site at http://www.fish.state.pa.us/watertrails/trailindex.htm. Eight additional access points exist on the Lake Section of the Raystown Branch, all but one of them managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Raystown Lake information can be accessed at http://raystown.nab.usace.army.mil/index.html.
Length: 240 miles / 386 kilometers
Accessibility: Most access areas are primitive, carry-in sites, though 9 PA Fish and Boat Commission sites are handicapped accessible with 8 o them providing accessible porta-toilets. For accessibility information related to PA Fish and Boat Commission sites, visit their website: http://www.fish.state.pa.us/access_ada.htm

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