Driving, Biking and Walking Tours

Colorful Autumn Views in the Susquehanna River Valley








Magnificent views of the Susquehanna River, dense woodlands, peaceful country roads, mountains, valleys and pastoral fields proclaim the stunning beauty of the Susquehanna River Valley. 

Our highways and byways are ideal for a glorious autumn drive, bicycle ride or leisurely stroll. Experience the wonder of the Susquehanna River Valley's natural beauty.

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Walking Or Biking Tours

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Town Park, Northumberland

The Susquehanna River Valley is made up of many unique and thriving downtowns: Selinsgrove, Lewisburg, Mifflinburg, Milton, Shamokin, Sunbury, Mt. Carmel and Northumberland, just to name a few. Each downtown has its own unique character, architecture and history, not to mention diverse shops, restaurants and lodging. 

Historic Downtown Walking Tours are a fun and interesting way to explore the quaint down towns of the Susquehanna River Valley.

Shamokin Mural Tour

Susquehanna River Valley Universities have Beautiful Campuses Perfect for an Autumn Walk

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Bucknell Univeristy in Lewisburg's picturesque campus offers beautiful fall sights. From the majestic Malesardi Quad, in the heart of Bucknell's campus, take in the view of the Susquehanna River Valley and Appalachian Mountains. Walk along peaceful pathways past historic academic buildings and through the tree-filled open spaces that surround them. Visit the Christy Mathewson Gates, where every Bucknellian begins their journey. Pick your own path around campus and continue your stroll to quaint downtown Lewisburg whose tree-lined streets complete a picture perfect autumn walk.



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Susquehanna University, located near the banks of the beautiful Susquehanna River, is situated on 325 scenic acres in the charming town of Selinsgrove, Pa. The Georgian style buildings of Susquehanna's campus sit along winding, wooded pathways providing a stunning and colorful fall walk.

Head out of Town to our State Forests, Parks and Natural Areas for Breathtaking Autumn Views

Autumn Path

Montour Preserve

 

From easy strolls on level paths to strenuous mountain hikes, there are trails for all levels of hikers.

Visit Hiking in the Susquehanna River Valley to discover a plethora of magical trails.

 




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Shikellamy State Park
Marina & Overlook

Shikellamy State Park is split in to two sections. The marina encompasses 54-acres located at the confluence of the West Branch and North Branch Susquehanna River. It offers a 1.5-mile walking and biking trail past a butterfly garden with beautiful views of the Susquehanna River as well as the Shikellamy Bluffs and Blue Hill across the river. The 78-acre Shikellamy Overlook is on the western shore of the Susquehanna River. A 360-foot cliff overlooks the confluence providing a stunning view of the river as well as the nearby towns of Northumberland and Sunbury. Walking Paths at the overlook offer opportunities to view birds, deer and other wildlife for attentive hikers.



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Buffalo Valley Rail Trail, unPAved

The Buffalo Valley Rail Trail is a 9.2-mile trail that joins Lewisburg and Mifflinburg. The trail includes bathroom facilities and parking areas at both ends as well as at the mid-point on the trail at Vicksburg and interpretive signage along the route. The trail parallels Route 45 (see map). Along the trail you will see serene farm fields and quiet towns. Birds in song will accompany you and wildflowers add a pop of color to woodland edges and meadows. Bring your bikes if you prefer to be wheeling along, or bikes can be rented from Earl's Bicycle Store located near the eastern end of the trail in Lewisburg. Brookside Bikes, located adjacent to the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail in Mifflinburg, is a Trek and Fuji bicycle dealership also offering a selection of electric bicycles and cycling accessories plus full-service bicycle repair. Watch for their new rental fleet.

Driving Tours of the Susquehanna River Valley

Fall Road

Become acquainted with the natural beauty of the region by taking a leisurely drive on back country roads and quiet downtown streets.

Fall Foliage Driving Tours

Post Office Art

 

 

Post Office Art and Architecture Driving Tour

Take a scenic fall foliage driving tour on byways and highways leading to picturesque Susquehanna River Valley towns. Stop to view amazing works of art and architecture at Post Office buildings around the River Valley.