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Pennsylvania whitewater, Brandywine Creek - West Branch

Chester county, Icedale Road to Pennsylvania 340 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     6.6 miles
  The average Pennsylvania whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master than those in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that rivers in this state are less demanding. The put-in is not too far from Reading, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The Icedale Road to Pennsylvania 340 section of Brandywine Creek - West Branch in Pennsylvania is 6.6 miles
    long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-III section. The wonderful Chester County scenery and the playfulness of the water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. Whether you're whitewater
rafting or kayaking there are lots of good spots for that around here. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. On this section you do get some distance, it's good length for a morning trip. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. Getting some good exercise and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions  
for lots of people.

Briefly about the general area:
Brandywine Creek - West Branch is not far at all from Brandamore, and do take a hike on the Buzzard Trail. Brandywine Creek - West Branch is right by the Lenade Trail. A great deal of precipitation falls at Brandywine Creek - West Branch. The wettest month of the year is commonly May, that's the one that rains the most, and February on the other hand is the driest. Through the summer months highs here at Brandywine Creek - West Branch reach the 80's, and through the night it cools down to the 60's. The winter comes with highs in the 30's, and winter nights come with lows in the 10's to Brandywine Creek - West Branch.

Brandywine Creek - West Branch, Icedale Road to Pennsylvania 340 road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Brandywine Creek - West Branch.
 Whitewater Near Brandywine Creek - West Branch:
Brandywine Creek - West Branch, Chester County, 2 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.6 miles long (Icedale Road to Pennsylvania 340)
Brandywine Creek - West Branch, Chester County, 2 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.6 miles long (Icedale Road to Pennsylvania 340)
Brandywine Creek - West Branch, Chester County, 2 miles away
      Class III - 6.6 miles long (Pennsylvania 340 to Mortonville)
Brandywine Creek - East Branch, Chester County, 4 miles away
      Class I-II - 21.1 miles long (Pennsylvania Route 82 to Pennsylvania Route 842)
Buck Run, Chester County, 6 miles away
      Class II - 4 miles long (Doe Run Church Road to Brandywine Confluence)
Brandywine Creek - West Branch, Chester County, 6 miles away
      Class I - 12 miles long (Mortonville to Lenape)
French Creek, Chester County, 13 miles away
      Class II - 7 miles long (Route 100 to French Creek Road)
Brandywine Creek, Chester County, 13 miles away
      Class I - 11 miles long (Lenape Pennsylvania to Thompson Bridge Road Delaware)
Red Clay Creek, New Castle County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 10.5 miles long (Marshall Bridge Road to Route 41)
Big Elk Creek, Cecil County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.6 miles long (Pennsylvania Route 341 to Elkton)
 Ski Areas Near Brandywine Creek - West Branch:
Bear Creek, Pennsylvania , 27 miles away, 510 foot drop, 7 lifts, 21 runs
Blue Marsh, Pennsylvania , 29 miles away, 315 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Spring Mountain, Pennsylvania , 29 miles away, 420 foot drop, 6 lifts, 9 runs
Blue Mountain, Pennsylvania , 47 miles away, 1082 foot drop, 9 lifts, 33 runs
Big Boulder, Pennsylvania , 56 miles away, 475 foot drop, 7 lifts, 16 runs
Jack Frost, Pennsylvania , 58 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 21 runs
Camelback, Pennsylvania , 63 miles away, 800 foot drop, 15 lifts, 34 runs
Mount Airy Lodge, Pennsylvania , 67 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Alpine Mountain, Pennsylvania , 71 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Sno Mountain, Pennsylvania , 71 miles away, 1020 foot drop, 7 lifts, 30 runs
 Hotels Near Brandywine Creek - West Branch:
Courtyard Philadelphia Coatesville, Coatesville , 2 miles away
Waynebrook Inn EST 1865, Honey Brook , 7 miles away
Red Carpet Inn & Suites Morgantown, Morgantown , 7 miles away
Holiday Inn MORGANTOWN - READING AREA, Morgantown , 8 miles away
HGI Exton West Chester, Exton , 11 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Brandywine Creek - West Branch:
Hibernia County Park - Lake Camp Ground, Brandamore, 1 miles away
Birchview Farm Campgrounds, Coatesville, 3 miles away
Two Log Campground, Honey Brook, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Brandywine Creek - West Branch:
Lenade Trail, Berks , 10 miles away
Buzzard Trail, Chester , 11 miles away
Horseshoe Trail, Lancaster , 16 miles away
 Public Lands Near Brandywine Creek - West Branch:
Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Bethlehem - PA , 43 miles away
New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route, Newport - NJ , 61 miles away
Brandywine Creek State Park, Delaware , 21 miles away
Lums Pond State Park, Delaware , 26 miles away
Bellevue State Park, Delaware , 26 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Brandywine Creek - West Branch:
Coatesville Country Club, Coatesville , 3 miles away
Ingleside Golf Club, Coatesville , 4 miles away
Honeybrook Golf Club, Honey Brook , 5 miles away
 Lakes Near Brandywine Creek - West Branch
Robert G Struble Lake, Chester , 5 miles away
Birdsboro Reservoir, Berks , 11 miles away
Angelica Lake, Berks , 16 miles away

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