Shank’s Mare’s Susquehanna House
An 1890's era general store, the building is located on the banks of the scenic Susquehanna River. This unique structure houses Shank’s Mare Outfitters, specializing in sales, rentals and instruction of touring kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, hiking and cross country skiing gear, plus The Rookery Meeting Facility, our Outdoor Education Center, and a great staff dedicated to the idea that we all need to.............GO PLAY OUTSIDE!
Our selection of “GO PLAY OUTSIDE” apparel
and gear supports your active lifestyle,
no matter what your outdoor pursuit!
It’s our lifestyle statement! We wear it, we live it, we teach it, we share it...
Located in a restored river bungalow just south of Shank’s Mare’s main building, this charming cafe features light food, refreshments, coffee, and ice cream. Our Friday Night Unwind programs feature free live music usually the second Friday of each month. The Lock 2 Cafe is the perfect stop to complete a visit to the beautiful Susquehanna River.
HIKE & HOT LUNCH SERIES - explore the Mason-Dixon Trail
FULL MOON HIKE & DINE SERIES - easy hikes, great dinners!
2015 DINING & LEARNING - winter lecture series now posted
WINTER PADDLING TRIP - head to sunny Florida for a tropical paddling adventure with Shank’s Mare.
GEAR4SALE final clearance on used kayaks - great deals! Plus new in-stock kayaks on sale - how about a kayak for Christmas!
HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE - Stock a Shelf at Shank’s Mare for the York County Food Bank and we’ll reward your efforts!
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