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Pennsylvania whitewater, Little Mahoning Creek

Indiana county, Nashville to Rochester Mills section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II     6 miles
  This stretch of Little Mahoning Creek is 6 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class II section. The natural beauty of Pennsylvania and the water flowing gracefully down Little Mahoning Creek have people coming here. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state is often easier than elsewhere, so you'd better keep in mind that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. There are some good sections to paddle in this
    river system, the Nashville to Rochester Mills section is one of them. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this is an area with plenty of places for that. If you're coming from Indiana
it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. This stretch has has enough mileage, it's good length for a morning trip.

Briefly about the general area:
During your tour to Little
 
Mahoning Creek you'll meet some folks from Rochester Mills for sure. Little Mahoning Creek usually gets a large amount of rainfall. Of all the months in a year June is the one with the most rain, and the driest month of the year is February. Through the summertime at Little Mahoning Creek temperatures are typically in the 80's with nighttime lows in the 50's. During the winter highs are usually in the 30's; winter nights come with lows in the 10's to Little Mahoning Creek.

Little Mahoning Creek, Nashville to Rochester Mills 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 Little Mahoning Creek.
 Whitewater Near Little Mahoning Creek:
Little Mahoning Creek, Indiana County, 3 miles away
      Class II - 6 miles long (Nashville to Rochester Mills)
Blacklick Creek, Indiana County, 18 miles away
      Class II-IV - 10 miles long (Route 56 to Josephine)
Blacklick Creek - South Branch, Cambria County, 22 miles away
      Class II-III - 9 miles long (Route 271 to Vintondale)
Mahoning Creek, Armstrong County, 23 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.5 miles long (McCrea Furnace to Route 66)
Conemaugh River, Cambria/ Westmoreland County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 25.9 miles long (Johnstown to Torrance)
Hinckston Run, Cambria County, 26 miles away
      Class V+ - 0.1 miles long (Hinckston Falls Area)
Tubmill Creek, Westmoreland County, 26 miles away
      Class I-III - 5.6 miles long (Route 711 to Bolivar)
Chest Creek, Cambria/Clearfield County, 26 miles away
      Class I-III - 34 miles long (LR11038 to West Br. Susquehanna River)
Little Conemaugh River, Cambria County, 26 miles away
      Class II - 10.2 miles long (South Fork to Johnstown)
Anderson Creek, Clearfield County, 27 miles away
      Class II-III - 12.2 miles long (US Route 322 to West Br. Susquehanna)
 Ski Areas Near Little Mahoning Creek:
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 36 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 39 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 44 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 47 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 57 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 71 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Cockaigne, New York , 77 miles away, 430 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Holiday Valley, New York , 79 miles away, 750 foot drop, 12 lifts, 52 runs
Holimont, New York , 79 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 50 runs
Tussey Mountain, Pennsylvania , 84 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
 Hotels Near Little Mahoning Creek:
Punxsutawney Cobblestone Hotel, Punxsutawney , 6 miles away
Park Inn By Radisson Indiana, PA, Indiana , 17 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Indiana, Indiana , 18 miles away
Hampton Inn Indiana, Indiana , 18 miles away
Days Inn Indiana, Indiana , 18 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little Mahoning Creek:
Living waters Camp, Cherry Tree, 11 miles away
Yellow Creek Campground, Penn Run, 12 miles away
L and M Campgrounds, Penn Run, 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little Mahoning Creek:
Cook Forest State Park, Pennsylvania , 33 miles away
S.B. Elliott State Park, Pennsylvania , 33 miles away
Blue Knob State Park, Pennsylvania , 39 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little Mahoning Creek:
Cherrywood Golf Course, Penn Run , 12 miles away
Hemlock View Golf Course, Punxsutawney , 13 miles away
Meadow Lane Golf Course, Indiana , 14 miles away

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