Tidal Trail Ambassador Handbook

February 19th, 2015

We at the Tidal Trail were totally inspired by the American Trails sponsored webinar on Water Trail Ambassador programs. We definitely want to take a trip to see the Yuba River in California, and we are already planning a “work” trip to experience the Northern Forest Canoe Trail! We especially liked this quote from the […]

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Petty’s Island Update and News

February 9th, 2015

Last Friday, the New Jersey Natural Lands Trust convened the yearly stakeholder meeting to discuss developments in the restoration of Petty’s Island – one of the many islands found in the Tidal Delaware River. Though the island is currently owned by the Citgo company, and easement on the land will pass ownership to the Trust […]

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December 23rd, 2014

It’s been a great year for the Tidal Delaware Water Trail – the website got a revamp that allowed many new users to find out about the great opportunities for recreation on our amazing trail. As 2015 approaches, we are going to keep spreading the word about everything the Tidal Trail has to offer – […]

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The Great Migration Takes the Tidal Trail

November 25th, 2014

Every year millions of Monarch butterflies migrate up to 4,830 miles from southern Canada and the USA to winter in groves in Mexico. The Monarchs that migrate in the fall are not the same ones that migrate back north five months later. The northern-migrating butterflies are at least five generations removed from overwintering sites! One researcher calls it […]

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Winterfest is Coming!

October 30th, 2014

The best Delaware River winter tradition will soon be back! The Blue Cross RiverRink and Waterfront Winterfest will be open from November 28 to March 1. It might be the best thing about winter. In addition to just being a magical place to spend time, the Blue Cross RiverRink turns 20 this year! It remains Philadelphia’s […]

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Another Milestone for the North Delaware Riverfront Greenway

October 16th, 2014

The Delaware River City Corporation hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking in East Torresdale on Tuesday for a new, 1.8-mile section of the North Delaware Riverfront Greenway Trail. The section is called Baxter Trail.  It’s is an important off-road pedestrian and bicycle link between Pennypack Park, Pleasant Hill Park, and other areas, such as along the Delaware River, […]

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Come out tomorrow to the Philadelphia Cup Regatta!

September 26th, 2014

It’s a beautiful fall weekend for a boat race! Tomorrow, September 27th is the return of the Philadelphia Cup Regatta sponsored by the Independence Seaport Museum, Independence Yacht Club of Philadelphia, the Liberty Sailing Club, and the Riverton Yacht Club. This year’s race expects more than 100 sailboats and over 325 sailors. Races begin at 10:30 […]

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New Development on the Delaware

September 12th, 2014

A jewel of the Tidal Delaware is up for redevelopment. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported on Wednesday that Exelon Generation Co. LLC is going to sell Delaware Station, the former Philadelphia Electric Co. power plant on 16.4 acres next door to Penn Treaty Park on the river. The package, split in two lots, includes almost 6 acres […]

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Come help clean up the Delaware

September 2nd, 2014

Do you want to make a difference on the Tidal Delaware? Do you want to spend a beautiful autumn day outside by the river? Do both on September 27th! There will be snacks! The Central Delaware Advocacy Group (CDAG) is hosting a river waterfront clean-up and needs all the volunteers they can muster.  CDAG works […]

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Last Chance to enjoy relaxing over the Delaware River

August 26th, 2014

It’s been voted one of the best urban beaches in the world by the Huffington Post. It’s been Philadelphia’s go-to summer spot for alfresco imbibing. It’s been the closest you can get to the Delaware without actually getting in a boat (you are literally hanging over it!). And now… it’s almost over! The Spruce Street […]

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