This All-Day Float Trip Will Make Your Pittsburgh Summer Complete

Forget the A/C, at least for a day or two this summer. Instead, indulge in what just might be one of the most leisurely ways to stay cool during the sweltering days of summer. Let your feet dangle in the cool water as you meander along the Clarion River, the lush trees and wildlife of Cook Forest passing you by. Sound good? Then, start planning your trip to go tubing in Pittsburgh.

Slide into your inner tube and meander down the picturesque Clarion River for a leisurely day of tubing in Pittsburgh. What could be better, especially on a hot summer day? Have you spent the day tubing near Pittsburgh? What other places have you tried? Share your thoughts and experience with us in the comments!

Address: 115 Riverside Drive, Cooksburg, PA 16217

But, don’t stop there. Be sure to make plans to go tubing in Pennsylvania along the Kiski River, too. Click here to read more.

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Tubing In Pittsburgh

August 01, 2019

Where is the best place to go tubing in Pittsburgh?

There are so many things to do in Pennsylvania when the summer sun warms up and tubing in Pittsburgh is one of the most relaxing. If you want to get together with a group of friends and try out some Pittsburgh tubing, the Clarion River is definitely one of the most beautiful and scenic places to visit. Pale Whale Canoe Fleet, described in the article above, has everything you need for a day of fun on the water. If you need a few other options for a lazy float trip, check out Stonycreek River, Kiski River, and the Youghiogheny River. For more information on these Pittsburgh tubing adventures, take a look at our previous article here.

What else can I do besides tubing on the Clarion River?

The Clarion River was named the 2019 Pennsylvania River of the Year, and there is so much to do on this lovely body of water. With Pale Whale Canoe alone you can go tubing, enjoy canoe adventures, try kayaking in Pittsburgh, and all while relaxing on the beautiful Clarion.

Does Pennsylvania have clean rivers?

Before taking to the waters of Pennsylvania and near Pittsburgh, you may want to know if the rivers are clean enough for activity. The state works very hard to maintain clean and healthy waters and the Clarion River, mentioned in this article, is particularly safe. When you want to go tubing in Pittsburgh or even for a quick swim, look for activities that involve the water and banks of the Clarion River.