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Pennsylvania whitewater, Cherry Run

Clarion county, Lower Cherry Run section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 
  The starting location is a reasonable drive from Oil City, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The beautiful scenery of Clarion County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream have people coming here. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good spots for that around here. Getting some good exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great
    reasons to come. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Pennsylvania tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so if you're not from around here don't forget that the rivers in this state are less demanding.
This is a very short section so no need to bring snacks. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. The Lower Cherry Run section is one of a few paddling sections in this river system.

Briefly about the general area:
While you're here at Cherry Run you will meet lots of people from close by Callensburg. Throughout the summertime here at Cherry Run, high temperatures regularly reach the 80's. Summer overnight
 
lows fall down to the 50's. Daytime highs during the wintertime are in the 30's while Cherry Run nighttime low temperatures all through the wintertime are in the 10's. Cherry Run sees pretty high levels of rain. Most of the rain falls during July, and February meanwhile is the driest month.

Cherry Run, Lower Cherry Run 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 Cherry Run.
 Whitewater Near Cherry Run:
Cherry Run, Clarion County, 0 miles away
      Class -blank- - 1 miles long (Lower Cherry Run)
Canoe Creek, Clarion County, 5 miles away
      Class -blank- - 2.5 miles long (I-80 bridge to Clarion River)
Deer Creek, Clarion County, 9 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 3.5 miles long (Shippenville to Clarion River)
Bear Creek - Allegheny River Tributary, Butler County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 3.75 miles long (Bruin to Parker)
East Sandy Creek, Venango County, 12 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 7 miles long (Van to Allegheny River)
Mill Creek - Allegheny R. Tributary, Venango County, 12 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 2.75 miles long (Lower Mill Creek)
Cowanshannock Creek, Armstrong County, 21 miles away
      Class IV - 11 miles long (Greendale to Route 66)
Mahoning Creek, Armstrong County, 22 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.5 miles long (McCrea Furnace to Route 66)
Scrubgrass Creek, Venango County, 22 miles away
      Class -blank- - 5.25 miles long (Route 308 to Allegheny River)
South Sandy Creek, Vernango County, 28 miles away
      Class I-II - 6.5 miles long (State Game Lands # 39 to Pecan)
 Ski Areas Near Cherry Run:
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 36 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Peek N Peak, New York , 51 miles away, 400 foot drop, 10 lifts, 27 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 57 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 59 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 60 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Cockaigne, New York , 66 miles away, 430 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 82 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 83 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Holimont, New York , 85 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 50 runs
Holiday Valley, New York , 86 miles away, 750 foot drop, 12 lifts, 52 runs
 Marinas Near Cherry Run:
Nautical Mile Marina, Templeton , 13 miles away
Kittanning Marina, Kittanning , 15 miles away
Rosston Eddy Marina, Ford City , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Cherry Run:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CLARION, Clarion , 12 miles away
Hampton Inn Clarion, Clarion , 12 miles away
Monroe Heights Clarion, Clarion , 13 miles away
Comfort Inn Clarion, Clarion , 13 miles away
Econo Lodge Clarion, Clarion , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Cherry Run:
Wolf's Camping Resort, Knox, 4 miles away
Cherry Run Camp, Rimersburg, 6 miles away
Burnt Ridge Campground, Cowansville, 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Cherry Run:
Oil Creek State Park, Pennsylvania , 23 miles away
Cook Forest State Park, Pennsylvania , 28 miles away
Moraine State Park, Pennsylvania , 34 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Cherry Run:
Foxburg Country Club, Foxburg , 6 miles away
Stoney Meadow Golf Course, Emlenton , 8 miles away
Hi Level Golf Course, Kossuth , 9 miles away
 Lakes Near Cherry Run
Allegheny River Pool Nine, Armstrong , 9 miles away
Kahle Lake, Venango , 9 miles away
Allegheny River Pool Eight, Armstrong , 13 miles away

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