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Pennsylvania whitewater, Fourmile Run

Westmoreland county, Route 130 to Loyalhanna Creek at Darlington section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-IV     10 miles
  The put-in location is a short drive from Somerset, as you can see on the road map further down. The nature scenery of Pennsylvania and the cool fresh water have people coming here. There are a few other stretches in this river system that can be paddled as well. There's camping available near Fourmile Run. Getting some good exercise and just being out on the river for a while are sure to keep you coming back for more. This section of Fourmile
    Run is 10 miles long and is a class II-IV section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good places for that around here. You can enjoy this section
more if you take your time, so go ahead and pack your sleeping bag. No need to look hard for hotels, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The sections for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Pennsylvania are often more forgiving than in other states, so better not forget that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere.

Briefly about the general area:
The slopes of Seven Springs are
 
so inviting noone can resist; since you're here, you might as well pop by Possum Hollow. Fourmile Run is a location with many visitors from Whitney, and hiking is a popular thing to do around Fourmile Run; Darr Trail is a magnificent local trail. This river has so much to offer. The Brant Trail offers hiking at its best. Fourmile Run is a good place of normal rain. The month with most of the rain is July, and February is the month with the least moisture. High temperatures at Fourmile Run during the days of summer are in the 80's, and throughout summer nights temperatures are in the 50's.

Fourmile Run, Route 130 to Loyalhanna Creek at Darlington 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 Fourmile Run.
 Whitewater Near Fourmile Run:
Fourmile Run, Westmoreland County, 4 miles away
      Class II-IV - 10 miles long (Route 130 to Loyalhanna Creek at Darlington)
Jacobs Creek, Westmoreland County, 5 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.5 miles long (Acme to Laurelville)
Crabtree Creek, Westmoreland County, 9 miles away
      Class II - 4.1 miles long (Crabtree to New Alexandria)
Loyalhanna Creek, Westmoreland County, 9 miles away
      Class I-II - 16.4 miles long (Rector to Latrobe)
Indian Creek, Fayette County, 14 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 4.9 miles long (Route 381 to Camp Carmel)
Laurel Hill Creek, Somerset County, 16 miles away
      Class II+ - 16.2 miles long (Laruel Hill State Park to Ursina)
Drake Run, Somerset County, 20 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2 miles long (Draketown to Youghiogheny River)
Tubmill Creek, Westmoreland County, 20 miles away
      Class I-III - 5.6 miles long (Route 711 to Bolivar)
Jacobs Creek, Westmoreland/Fayette County, 20 miles away
      Class II-III - 7.1 miles long (Chaintown to Youghiogheny River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Wilderness Voyageurs - Outfitters, Fayette County, 20 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Fourmile Run:
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 13 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 13 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 16 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 28 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 36 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 58 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 63 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 65 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 86 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Peek N Peak, New York , 100 miles away, 400 foot drop, 10 lifts, 27 runs
 Hotels Near Fourmile Run:
SpringHill Suites Pittsburgh Latrobe, Latrobe , 3 miles away
Wingate By Wyndham Latrobe, Latrobe , 3 miles away
Inn At Mountainview, Greensburg , 6 miles away
Days Inn Donegal, Donegal , 7 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites DONEGAL, Donegal , 7 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Fourmile Run:
Donegal Campground, Donegal, 6 miles away
Donne Lake Campground, Stahlstown, 7 miles away
Laurel Highlands Campland, Donegal, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Fourmile Run:
Darr Trail, Westmoreland , 13 miles away
Brant Trail, Westmoreland , 13 miles away
Wolf Rocks Trail, Westmoreland , 15 miles away
East End Trail, Somerset , 18 miles away
Spruce Run Trail, Somerset , 18 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Fourmile Run:
Treesdale Golf And Country Club, Gibsonia , 3 miles away
Glengarry Golf Links, Latrobe , 3 miles away
Latrobe Country Club Guest House, Latrobe , 3 miles away
 Lakes Near Fourmile Run
Cranberry Glade Lake, Somerset , 17 miles away

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