Heart Of The River
The river towns found in the Heart of the River Valley celebrate their connection to the river and its heritage. Once the main transportation route, the river is now heralded for its recreation and the scenic beauty found along its banks, islands and water trails.
Boating enthusiasts gain a unique and breathtaking perspective from the river, viewing the towns and scenery on its bank or looking up to discover the transcendent view of majestic bald eagles.
The region's history provides stories of Native American settlements lead by Chief Shikellamy and the challenges faced by military forts of the French and Indian War. Building upon the lessons learned from the past, the residents and businesses within the Heart of the River Valley Region work to build thriving and friendly communities.