Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers Program
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Rivers included in the Scenic Rivers System will be classified, designated and administered as Wild, Scenic, Pastoral, Recreational and Modified Recreational Rivers (Sections 4; (a) (1) of the Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers Act). Low dams are permitted on Modified Recreational Rivers, but are not permitted in other classifications. Land use constraints in the watersheds of designated Scenic Rivers is also restricted and subject to the approval of management organizations and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
Individual organizations manage each Scenic River through the authorization and oversight of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. For a list of managing organizations, visit: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/brc/conservation/rivers/scenicrivers/riversprograminformation/srmanagingorganizations/index.htm
|Department||Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources|
|Division|| Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers Program - Managing Organizations
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers Act of Dec. 5, 1972, P.L. 1277, No. 283|
|Date Enacted|| 1972