Paddlers’ Paradise in Ridley Township

October 22nd, 2015

The most recent host of the Canoemobile program was Ridley Township – home to a Tidal Trail marina that you should definitely know about. Located just a few miles downriver of Philadelphia, Ridley sits at the confluence of the Tidal Trail and the Darby Creek. The marina provides excellent access to the John Heinz National Wildlife […]

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Canoemobile Conquering the Delaware

October 16th, 2015

The Canoemobile is a roving fleet of six, 24-foot Voyageur canoes supported by Wilderness Inquiry that travels across America to bring environmental literacy to urban youth. The Tidal Delaware is currently the lucky host of the program, and over the last two weeks Canoemobile paddled with more than 2,000 Philadelphia, Camden, and Wilmington students in their “floating […]

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Tidal Trail Fans Spread the Word

October 6th, 2015

The Tidal Delaware got some major love on Billy Penn last week. The on-line news platform for Philly made a great case for why more people should be out playing in the Delaware and Schuylkill: there is less industry on the rivers than every before; the river is less polluted than ever before; and this guy […]

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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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You should do this: Race on the Darby Creek (and picnic!)

September 8th, 2014

Celebrating Darby Creek Valley Association’s 30th Anniversary. Come race on the Darby Creek! When you finish, enjoy a free picnic along its banks! Bring your family, friends, or significant other.  While you are racing, your family can walk the boardwalk over the large freshwater tidal lake next to Darby Creek, stop at the observation blinds to […]

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Spruce Street Harbor Park: Believe the Hype.

July 2nd, 2014

By Lauren Deutsch On Friday June 27th the Spruce Street Harbor Park, a new, highly anticipated, pop-up green space on the Tidal Delaware River officially opened to the public. The much-hyped project has captivated Philadelphia’s attention and offers an example as to what future waterfront development could look like for the city. The Delaware River […]

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Enjoy the Tidal Trail at a Special Bartram’s Garden Event (with free hotdogs!)

June 10th, 2014

The Tidal Delaware is a prime spot for fishing, boating, birding, and learning about the environment. It’s also a beautiful place to just hang out and have a good time! Bartram’s Garden is planning on doing both on June 22 at their Community River Fest on the Tidal Schuylkill, just a short boat trip from […]

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Two Water Trails Diverged

May 20th, 2014

And happy you can certainly travel both. The Independence Seaport Museum is hosting the Walnut2Walnut Regatta on May 31st. You have the opportunity to paddle from Walnut Street on the Schuylkill to Walnut Street on the Delaware! The Seaport Museum says this about their event: Walnut2Walnut is an ambitious combination of three fun events:  1) […]

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Summer is coming.

May 5th, 2014

It’s been a long, cold winter. Here at Tidal Trail, we think the harsh weather we made it through makes the coming of summer even sweeter. Get ready for the transformation of the Tidal Delaware River Trail into a summertime paradise complete with paddling opportunities, free picnics, and an urban beach. Paddle Penn’s Landing is […]

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