Chiques Creek Watershed Alliance

The Chiques Creek Watershed covers approximately 126 square miles of area, nearly all of which is within Lancaster County.  Beginning in Lebanon County, the Chiques Creek flows 31 miles to its confluence with the Susquehanna River near Marietta Borough.  Six townships (East Hempfield, Mount Joy, Penn, Rapho, West Cornwall & West Hempfield) and two boroughs (Manheim & Mount Joy) have areas contained within the watershed.  This is testament to the fact that natural divides such as watersheds do not respect man-made boundaries.

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Upcoming events

Wednesday, June 9th, 6pm - Creek Stomp

New date.  New location.   Our annual Creek Stop will be located at Little Chiques Park located at 229 Park Ave in Mount Joy.  This is a part of Lancaster Conservancy's Water Week, June 4-12, 2021   This event is free but please register for this event along the other events throughout the week.  70 participant limit sign up today.

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Visit our floodplain restoration project at Manheim Borough's Logan Park