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Wrightsville Susquehanna Rivertowns

SN: 113914 - 2020 / Y2693

Wrightsville Susquehanna Rivertowns

Seasonal Walk

Wrightsville, Pennsylvania

The address/location for the physical start box (PSB) is as follows:

Columbia Crossing River Trails Center 41 Walnut Street Columbia, PA

Starting Wed, Jul 1st, 2020 until Dec 31st, 2020

Start times: Wed - Sun 10 - 5 Closed Mon and Tue

Special programs

This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.

Long description

According to a plaque at Samuel S. Lewis State Park, which overlooks Wrightsville and the Susquehanna River, Wrightsville was among George Washington's choices as location of the capital of the United States. The Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge and Wrightsville Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The trail will go over the Wrightsville Bridge. Most of the trail will be sidewalks with a little roadside walking. Wheelchairs will have a difficult time; strollers will have medium difficulty.

Distance: 5K/6K/10K, Rating: 1A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: medium

Wheelchairs: hard


There is a "B" award for this walk. It is a 3 x 3.5-inch patch. On it is an illustration of the John Wright Restaurant.

Awards and fees: B Award

Driving to the start box

From Harrisburg/North: Take I-83 South to Exit 21-US 30 East. * Take US30 East to exit PA-441. At the stop sign, turn Right onto Linden St to North 2nd St. At North 2nd St turn Left. At Walnut St turn Right and follow to the start point. From Gettysburg or West: Take US-30 East. Follow from * above. From Lancaster /East: Take US-30 West to PA-441. At traffic light, cross over 3rd St, and continue on PA-441 to Walnut St. Turn Right on Walnut St to the Start Point.

York White Rose Wanderers

POC:   Keith Choiniere