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Maryland whitewater, Long Green Creek

Baltimore county, Glen Arm Road to Gunpowder Falls section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS IV     2 miles
  This section of Long Green Creek is 2 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class IV section of whitewater. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Maryland are easier than the national norm, so you'd better keep in mind that a lot of the rivers in this state are suitable for beginners. The wonderful Maryland scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water attract people from near and far. If you'll be staying in a hotel
    you're in luck, lodging is available very near the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. This is a somewhat short section so you'll have to walk back to the start over and over.
There's camping available near Long Green Creek. A bit of exercise and spending some quality time in nature are great reasons to come. There are a few other stretches in this river system that can be paddled as well. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of rivers for that. The starting point is not too far from Baltimore-Towson, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
While you're here at Long Green Creek you will meet lots of folks from close by Hydes. North Point State Park is a good location to go if you're at Long Green Creek; obviously, everyone loves Gunpowder Falls State Park. This river is so good. Long Green Creek gets a good deal of water. The wettest month of the year is usually May, that's the one that rains the most while February is the month with the least amount of precipitation. Throughout the warm months here at Long Green Creek, high temperatures typically get into the 80's while night lows are generally in the 60's.

Long Green Creek, Glen Arm Road to Gunpowder Falls road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Long Green Creek.
 Whitewater Near Long Green Creek:
Long Green Creek, Baltimore County, 1 miles away
      Class IV - 2 miles long (Glen Arm Road to Gunpowder Falls)
Little Gunpowder Falls, Harford/ Baltimore County, 4 miles away
      Class I-III - 6 miles long (Maryland Route 147 to US Route 40)
Gunpowder Falls, Baltimore County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.3 miles long (Route 1 to US 40)
Gunpowder Falls, Baltimore County, 5 miles away
      Class I - 7 miles long (Lower Loch Raven Dam to Route 1)
Winters Run, Harford County, 6 miles away
      Class I-II - 13 miles long (Pleasantville Road to Maryland Route 7)
Herring Run, City of Baltimore County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Echodale Avenue to Sinclair Lane)
Jones Falls, Baltimore County, 12 miles away
      Class I-III - 6 miles long (Lake Roland to Round Falls)
Deer Creek, Harford County, 13 miles away
      Class I-III - 43.5 miles long (Bond Road to Susquehanna River)
Gwynns Falls, City of Baltimore County, 16 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4 miles long (Franklintown Road to Carroll Park Golf Course)
Little Falls, Baltimore County, 17 miles away
      Class I-III - 5 miles long (Maryland Route 4 to Gunpowder Falls)
 Ski Areas Near Long Green Creek:
Ski Roundtop, Pennsylvania , 47 miles away, 600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 15 runs
Blue Marsh, Pennsylvania , 58 miles away, 315 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Ski Liberty, Pennsylvania , 65 miles away, 620 foot drop, 8 lifts, 16 runs
Bear Creek, Pennsylvania , 80 miles away, 510 foot drop, 7 lifts, 21 runs
Spring Mountain, Pennsylvania , 83 miles away, 420 foot drop, 6 lifts, 9 runs
Blue Mountain, Pennsylvania , 99 miles away, 1082 foot drop, 9 lifts, 33 runs
 Marinas Near Long Green Creek:
Stansbury Yacht Basin, Middle River , 8 miles away
Sunset Harbor Marina, Essex , 8 miles away
Maryland Marina, Middle River , 8 miles away
Porter's Seneca Park Marina, Middle River , 10 miles away
Galloway Creek Marina, Middle River , 10 miles away
 Beaches Near Long Green Creek:
Belcamp Beach, Harford , 16 miles away
Mitchell Bluff, Kent , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near Long Green Creek:
Fairfield Inn & Suites White Marsh, Baltimore , 4 miles away
Residence Inn Baltimore White Marsh, Baltimore , 4 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Baltimore-White Marsh, Baltimore , 4 miles away
Hampton Inn Baltimore-White Marsh, Baltimore , 4 miles away
Home2 Baltimore/White Marsh, White Marsh , 4 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Long Green Creek:
Maryland State Fairground, Lutherville Timonium, 11 miles away
Hart-Miller Island State Park, Chesapeake Bay, 12 miles away
Hart-Miller Island State Park - Main Camp Ground, Essex, 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Long Green Creek:
Greenbelt Park, Greenbelt - MD , 37 miles away
Fort Washington Park, Fort Washington - MD , 51 miles away
Gunpowder Falls State Park, Maryland , 3 miles away
North Point State Park, Maryland , 11 miles away
Hart-Miller Island State Park, Maryland , 12 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Long Green Creek:
MT Vista Golf Course, Kingsville , 5 miles away
Mountain Branch, Fallston , 6 miles away
Towson Golf & Country Club, Phoenix , 6 miles away
 Lakes Near Long Green Creek
Lake Montebello, Baltimore (city) , 10 miles away
Druid Lake, Baltimore (city) , 13 miles away
Silver Lake, Baltimore (city) , 16 miles away

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