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Pennsylvania whitewater, Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary

York county, Martinsville to Lake Clarke section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     6 miles
  This section of Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary in York County is 6 miles long and has been rated as a class II-III section by American Whitewater. If you're coming from York-Hanover it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Pennsylvania are easier than the national norm, so you'd better keep in mind
    that rivers in this state are less demanding. A good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors will have 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. The Martinsville to Lake Clarke stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. The scenic beauty of Pennsylvania and the water flowing gracefully down Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary attract people from near and far. This stretch has has enough mileage, suitable for an afternoon trip. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and  
some kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling places. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground.

Briefly about the general area:
Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary is not far at all from East Prospect. There's wonderful hiking along the Camp Echo Trail. From a rainfall point of view Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary is a relatively common spot. June is when you get the most rain here, and February meanwhile is the driest month. All through the days of summer highs here at Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary get into the 80's, and during the night it cools down to the 60's.

Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary, Martinsville to Lake Clarke road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary.
 Whitewater Near Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary:
Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary, York County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Martinsville to Lake Clarke)
Susquehanna River, York County, 11 miles away
      Class III - 2 miles long (Saginaw Railroad Bridge)
Susquehanna River, York County, 13 miles away
      Class III+ - 2 miles long (Holtwood)
Codorus Creek, York County, 13 miles away
      Class II(III) - 4.4 miles long (Pennsylvania Route 24 to Codorus Furnace Road)
Susquehanna River, Lancaster/York County, 14 miles away
      Class II(III) - 2 miles long (Marietta to Columbia)
Deer Creek, Harford County, 14 miles away
      Class I-III - 43.5 miles long (Bond Road to Susquehanna River)
Conewago Creek - East, Lancaster/ Dauphin County, 15 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.2 miles long (Aberdeen Mills to Hillsdale Road)
Muddy Creek - Susquehanna Tributary, York County, 16 miles away
      Class II(III) - 5 miles long (Paper Mill Road to Susquehanna River)
Little Falls, Baltimore County, 19 miles away
      Class I-III - 5 miles long (Maryland Route 4 to Gunpowder Falls)
Broad Creek, Harford County, 21 miles away
      Class I-II - 4.5 miles long (MD Route 136 to Maryland Route 623)
 Ski Areas Near Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary:
Ski Roundtop, Pennsylvania , 30 miles away, 600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 15 runs
Blue Marsh, Pennsylvania , 37 miles away, 315 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Ski Liberty, Pennsylvania , 61 miles away, 620 foot drop, 8 lifts, 16 runs
Bear Creek, Pennsylvania , 67 miles away, 510 foot drop, 7 lifts, 21 runs
Spring Mountain, Pennsylvania , 75 miles away, 420 foot drop, 6 lifts, 9 runs
Blue Mountain, Pennsylvania , 83 miles away, 1082 foot drop, 9 lifts, 33 runs
Jack Frost, Pennsylvania , 86 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 21 runs
Big Boulder, Pennsylvania , 86 miles away, 475 foot drop, 7 lifts, 16 runs
Sno Mountain, Pennsylvania , 95 miles away, 1020 foot drop, 7 lifts, 30 runs
Tussey Mountain, Pennsylvania , 97 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
 Marinas Near Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary:
Lake Clarke Marina, Wrightsville , 3 miles away
 Hotels Near Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary:
Comfort Inn Lancaster County, Columbia , 7 miles away
B.F. Hiestand House Bed & Brea, Marietta , 7 miles away
Ascot House, Marietta , 7 miles away
Red Lion Bed & Breakfast, Red Lion , 7 miles away
MainStay Suites Of Lancaster County, Mountville , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary:
Prospect Valley Farm Campground, Columbia, 6 miles away
Circle Creek Campground, Columbia, 6 miles away
Otter Creek Campground, Airville, 9 miles away
 Trails Near Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary:
Camp Echo Trail, York , 4 miles away
 Public Lands Near Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary:
Greenbelt Park, Greenbelt - MD , 56 miles away
Catoctin Mountain Park, Thurmont - MD , 66 miles away
Rocks State Park, Maryland , 16 miles away
Gunpowder Falls State Park, Maryland , 25 miles away
Gifford Pinchot State Park, Pennsylvania , 27 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary:
Cool Creek Golf Club, Wrightsville , 4 miles away
Freestone Golf Course, Port Matilda , 7 miles away
Groffs Farm Restaurant & Golf Club, Mount Joy , 8 miles away
 Lakes Near Fishing Creek - Susquehanna Tributary
Lake Clarke, Lancaster , 8 miles away
Lake Aldred, Lancaster , 13 miles away
Lake Redman, York , 14 miles away

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