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A sojourn is an impermanent stay reached by journey.

A quest.

Join Raritan Headwaters to float atop the waters of the South and North Branches of the Raritan River, and the Black River. We offer sojourn trips for more experienced paddlers, and open paddle programs for those looking for a more casual paddle, perfect for beginners!

The Raritan River is the longest river completely within New Jersey. It includes the state’s largest contiguous stretch of wildlife habitat, and runs through one of the most populated areas of the United States. Experience the unique beauty of this river by paddling it with us! 


Raritan River Keeper
Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) of Bridgewater
USGS Water Gauge in Stanton