2015 River Tours


Registration is Now Open!

Riverkeeper offers hiking and biking tours, and our 2015 Summer Schedule is now open!  Come join us on these tours as we explore our local watershed to learn about the history and importance of these places.  Become better connected with our environment so we can all continue to work of protecting and restoring our water.  Please see below for tours dates and locations.

2015 Water Tours

Join us on a professionally guided, interpretive paddle tours on our region’s greatest asset — our water!  Each tour has its own unique story that showcases the importance of how our water shapes our past, present, and future.  All tours are guided by naturalists, local water experts, and ACA certified instructors in kayak and rescue.  Kayaks can be rented from Riverkeeper or you may bring your own.  Spots on our tours are limited.

Water Tours 2015

This spectacular paddle will launch from the restored East River Marsh on Grand Island and explore Motor and Strawberry Islands of the Upper Niagara River. The numerous restoration projects as well as the history and ecology of the Niagara River Islands will be discussed.  Paddle tour launches from East River Marsh located here: https://goo.gl/Tz1WNT

Much of Buffalo’s explosive growth in the 19th and 20th centuries was thanks to numerous immigrants that lived and worked in our city during that time. Join us as we paddle through Buffalo’s Historic Old First Ward and enjoy a unique perspective on our grain elevators and industrial heritage.  Paddle tour launches from Mutual Riverfront Park located here: https://goo.gl/hdvfN4

Click Here To Purchase Your Water Tour Ticket




Hiking Tours

Hiking Tour Saturday, September 26, 9:15AM-11:30AM, Artpark Upper Rim Trail (Lewiston)
Saturday, October 10, 9:15AM-11:30AM, Niagara Gorge: Devaux Woods to the Whirlpool (Niagara Falls)

Free and Open to the Public

Click Here For The Hiking Tour Registration Page




Custom paddling, biking, and hiking programs are also available. To learn more about this option, please visit our Custom Programs webpage.




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