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Pennsylvania whitewater, Brodhead Creek

Monroe county, Canadensis to mouth section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     21.2 miles
 
Took the section of the Broadhead starting at Rte 447 today, this was definitely not a good idea! At least 3 different sections were completely blocked by downed trees / dams to the point we had to get out and walk around. Do not take this section! Says C Braun

Have you paddled the 21+ miles on this? If not, do you know anyone who has? Where are the CL3 spots on this river? Is the CL3 on this easier than most CL3 on NY? Says Jay Dee

    The starting location is a reasonable drive from East Stroudsburg, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often
easier than in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that a lot of the rivers in this state are suitable for beginners. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just being out on the river for a while are sure to keep you coming back for more. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. This section  
of Brodhead Creek in Monroe County is 21.2 miles long and is a class I-III section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling rivers. This river system has a few good paddling sections and the Canadensis to mouth section is one of them. This stretch is long enough for an overnight trip if you take your time, so go ahead and pack your camp stove. There's camping available near Brodhead Creek. The scenic beauty of Monroe County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream beats anything.

Brodhead Creek, Canadensis to mouth 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 Brodhead Creek.
 Whitewater Near Brodhead Creek:
Whitewater Outfitter - Adventure Sports, Monroe County, 6 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Brodhead Creek, Monroe County, 7 miles away
      Class I-III - 21.2 miles long (Canadensis to mouth)
Pocono Creek, Monroe County, 8 miles away
      Class II-IV - 10.6 miles long (Tannersville to Stroudsburg)
Paradise Creek, Monroe County, 9 miles away
      Class III - 7.7 miles long (Keokee Chapel Lane to mouth)
Bush Kill Creek, Pike/Monroe County, 11 miles away
      Class I-IV - 25 miles long (Pickeral Lake to Bushkill)
Whitewater Outfitter - Whitewater Raft Center, Monroe County, 11 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Martins Creek, Northampton County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Flicksville to mouth)
Wallenpaupack Creek - East Branch, Pike County, 13 miles away
      Class III - 2.4 miles long (Sawmill Road to mouth)
Wallenpaupack Creek, Wayne County, 14 miles away
      Class I-III - 9.8 miles long (Mountainview Road to Ledgedale Road)
Shohola Creek, Pike County, 16 miles away
      Class I-IV - 9.5 miles long (Shohola Falls Park to Mouth)
 Ski Areas Near Brodhead Creek:
Alpine Mountain, Pennsylvania , 3 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania , 8 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Mount Airy Lodge, Pennsylvania , 9 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Camelback, Pennsylvania , 11 miles away, 800 foot drop, 15 lifts, 34 runs
Tanglwood, Pennsylvania , 17 miles away, 415 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Ski Big Bear, Pennsylvania , 20 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 18 runs
Blue Mountain, Pennsylvania , 26 miles away, 1082 foot drop, 9 lifts, 33 runs
Big Boulder, Pennsylvania , 28 miles away, 475 foot drop, 7 lifts, 16 runs
Jack Frost, Pennsylvania , 32 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 21 runs
Sno Mountain, Pennsylvania , 35 miles away, 1020 foot drop, 7 lifts, 30 runs
 Marinas Near Brodhead Creek:
First KLAS Marina, Tafton , 17 miles away
Captain's Cove Marina, Hawley , 18 miles away
Lighthouse Harbor Marina, Lakeville , 19 miles away
Pine Crest Marina, Lakeville , 19 miles away
Walt's Landing, Hawley , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Brodhead Creek:
Staybridge Suites STROUDSBURG (EAST) POCONOS, East Stroudsburg , 5 miles away
Days Inn East Stroudsburg, East Stroudsburg , 5 miles away
Super 8 Stroudsburg, East Stroudsburg , 5 miles away
Pocono Inne Town, Stroudsburg , 6 miles away
The Penn Stroud Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member, Stroudsburg , 6 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Brodhead Creek:
Cranberry Run Campground, Analomink, 3 miles away
Mountain Vista Campground, East Stroudsburg, 4 miles away
Lindenmere Sports & Arts center, Henryville, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Brodhead Creek:
Indian Trail, Monroe , 10 miles away
Burley Inlet Trail, Pike , 10 miles away
Snow Shanty Trail, Pike , 11 miles away
Camelback Trail, Monroe , 11 miles away
Lake Laura Trail, Pike , 11 miles away
 Public Lands Near Brodhead Creek:
Delaware National Scenic River, Bushkill - PA , 17 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Bushkill - PA , 17 miles away
Big Pocono State Park, Pennsylvania , 11 miles away
Tobyhanna State Park, Pennsylvania , 16 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Pennsylvania , 18 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Brodhead Creek:
Evergreen Golf Club, Analomink , 3 miles away
Terra Golf Course, East Stroudsburg , 4 miles away
Country Club Of The Poconos, Marshalls Creek , 5 miles away
 Lakes Near Brodhead Creek
Zacharias Pond, Monroe , 4 miles away
White Heron Lake, Monroe , 5 miles away
Camp Sun Mountain Lake, Monroe , 7 miles away

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