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AMERICA’S 55TH NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA

Susquehanna National Heritage Area is a non-profit organization and Congressionally-designated coordinating entity for America’s 55th National Heritage Area. We collaborate with local, state and national partners to advance our vision for the Susquehanna National Heritage Area as a national destination for outdoor fun and cultural discovery. Our work focuses on placemaking that enhances the quality and appeal of our area’s special places and landscapes and tourism development that increases the visibility and readiness of our area as a visitor destination. We are part of the Alliance of National Heritage Areas and HeritagePA, Pennsylvania’s statewide Heritage Area network.

Latest News

Searching for Moses

River Roots: Searching for Moses River Roots is Susquehanna NHA’s blog series featuring history from York and Lancaster Counties that showcases the Susquehanna River’s historic, cultural, and natural resource contributions […]

A Management Plan for Susquehanna NHA

On March 12, 2019, when the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act was signed into law, Lancaster and York Counties were officially designated as the Susquehanna National […]

Columbia & Susquehanna
Through the Lens of John Reitzel

Columbia & Susquehanna Through the Lens of John Reitzel Now on display at Columbia Crossing River Trails Center, Susquehanna NHA presents: “Columbia & Susquehanna: Through the Lens of John Reitzel.” […]

Upcoming Events

Tadpole Time

Tadpole Time features monthly themes that explore the natural world along the river, with stories and activities that will encourage your child’s curiosity about the world around them. For children […]

Tadpole Time

Tadpole Time features monthly themes that explore the natural world along the river, with stories and activities that will encourage your child’s curiosity about the world around them. For children […]

SNHA Management Plan Listening Session

Join us for a Management Plan Listening Session! Tuesday November 9, 6:00-7:30 pm Monday November 15, 3:30-5:00 pm Join SNHA President Mark Platts, SNHA Vice President Jonathan Pinkerton, and Elizabeth […]

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Friend of the River

Your annual donation in any amount makes you an official Friend of the Susquehanna National Heritage Area and gives you bragging rights for your support of outdoor recreation and heritage education, public access to the river, and tourism development and services in the riverlands of Lancaster and York.