It is crossed by a number of bridges. One of these is a toll-bridge (crossing fee 2GP) manned by a Troll who lives in a hovel under one of the bridge's arches. Another bridge over the river takes the form of an ancient crumbling fortification inhabited by Gremlins.
- The name Scamder recalls the name of the river of the Trojan plain, the Scamander. Note that Scamander is also the name of a river in Jack Vance's Dying Earth.