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Pennsylvania whitewater, Great Trough Creek

Huntingdon county, T370 to Trough Creek State Park section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-III     6.3 miles
  The T370 to Trough Creek State Park stretch of Great Trough Creek in Huntingdon County is 6.3 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-III section. The average Pennsylvania whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be easier to run than those in other states, so keep in mind that a lot of the rivers in this state are suitable for beginners. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby.
    You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. The natural beauty of Huntingdon County and the beautiful
way the water current moves down the stream make the trip here worthwhile. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, around here you won't find a large number of other rivers. The put-in is not too far from Huntingdon, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. Getting your paddling muscles activated and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great attractions for lots  
of people. This section is long enough to enjoy a good non stop paddle, good for a one day paddling trip.

Briefly about the general area:
There are plenty of folks from Todd here at Great Trough Creek; you can have a good hiking adventure along the Sheep Rock Trail. While you're here at Great Trough Creek you can take a hike along the Gracey Trail. Great Trough Creek gets a common amount of rainfall. The wettest month of the year is frequently May, that's the one that rains the most while January is the month with the least amount of precipitation. For the duration of the long summer days, highs frequently are in the 80's at Great Trough Creek.

Great Trough Creek, T370 to Trough Creek State Park road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Great Trough Creek.
 Whitewater Near Great Trough Creek:
Great Trough Creek, Huntingdon County, 2 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.3 miles long (T370 to Trough Creek State Park)
Sideling Hill Creek, Fulton / Huntingdon County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 20 miles long (Pennsylvania Route 915 to LR31009)
Licking Creek, Fulton County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II - 8 miles long (Knobsville to US Route 30)
Yellow Creek, Bedford County, 20 miles away
      Class I-III - 10.4 miles long (Loysburg to Raystown Branch Juniata River)
Big Cove Creek, Fulton County, 25 miles away
      Class I-III - 12 miles long (T379 to Licking Creek)
 Ski Areas Near Great Trough Creek:
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 30 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
Tussey Mountain, Pennsylvania , 35 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Ski Liberty, Pennsylvania , 59 miles away, 620 foot drop, 8 lifts, 16 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 73 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Ski Denton, Pennsylvania , 80 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 80 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Ski Roundtop, Pennsylvania , 83 miles away, 600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 15 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 83 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Ski Sawmill, Pennsylvania , 85 miles away, 515 foot drop, 4 lifts, 13 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 91 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
 Marinas Near Great Trough Creek:
Seven Points Marina, Hesston , 5 miles away
 Hotels Near Great Trough Creek:
Fairfield Inn & Suites Huntingdon Route 22/Raystown Lake, Huntingdon , 11 miles away
Huntingdon Motor Inn, Huntingdon , 11 miles away
Comfort Inn Huntingdon, Huntingdon , 11 miles away
Quality Inn Breeze Manor, Breezewood , 18 miles away
Econo Lodge Breezewood, Breezewood , 18 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Great Trough Creek:
Trough Creek State Park, Todd, 1 miles away
Nancys Campground, Huntingdon County, 2 miles away
Point Campground, Huntingdon County, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Great Trough Creek:
Sheep Rock Trail, Huntingdon , 6 miles away
Gracey Trail, Fulton , 10 miles away
Rocky Face Trail, Fulton , 11 miles away
Keith Trail, Fulton , 11 miles away
Woodcock Trail, Fulton , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Great Trough Creek:
Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Harpers Ferry - WV , 56 miles away
Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, McLean - VA , 56 miles away
Blue Knob State Park, Pennsylvania , 32 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Great Trough Creek:
Huntingdon Country Club, Huntingdon , 13 miles away
Old Town Run Golf Course, Hollidaysburg , 15 miles away
American Legion Country Club, Mount Union , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Great Trough Creek
Raystown Lake, Huntingdon , 10 miles away

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