Crayfish Trap Workshop / Canoe/Kayak Float

  • 21 Aug 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Lock 60

Sunday, August 21th

Crayfish Trap Workshop 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

Canoe/Kayak Float 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, LTH Open 3:00-4:00 PM

Lock 60 at Schuylkill Canal Park, 400 Towpath Rd., Mont Clare, Pa, 610-917-8030

Crayfish Trap Workshop (fee): Ages: 8 and up with an adult. Participants will meet at Lock 60 in Mont Clare by 10:00 a.m. and meet at the Locktender’s House. SCA will provide materials and assistance to build a crayfish trap and review the pertinent PA Fish and Game Commission regulations. There is a $15 fee for materials for each trap and pre-registration is required.

Paddlers will meet in the boat launch parking lot at Lock 60 at 1:00 p.m. and will paddle 2.5 miles down the Schuylkill River, portage about 200 yards to the canal, and paddle up the canal to Lock 60. The paddle takes approximately 2 hours, depending on stops.  Life Jackets Required. Children welcome with adult supervision. Free of charge; however, donations will gladly be accepted.

To register or for more information and/or directions, please call (610) 917-8030.

NOTE: The event is cancelled only if there is a steady downpour of rain.

For additional information, call (610) 917-0021 or visit

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