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Pennsylvania whitewater, Little Scrubgrass

Venango county, Rt 208 Bridge to Allegheny River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV     5 miles
  The scenic beauty of Pennsylvania and the cool fresh water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. The Rt 208 Bridge to Allegheny River section of Little Scrubgrass in Pennsylvania is 5 miles long and is a class III-IV section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. A good workout and just being out on the river for a while are great reasons to come. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance
    then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. The starting location is a short drive from Oil City, if you're not familiar
with the area there's a road map further down the page. This is a pretty decent length section, you can easily run it on an afternoon. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this is an area with not too many other places for that. The Rt 208 Bridge to Allegheny River stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to  
be a bit easier to master in this state than those in other states, so better not forget that a lot of the rivers in this state are suitable for beginners.

Briefly about the general area:
You'll meet a lot of people from Townville here, and a tour to Oil Creek State Park is a wonderful idea. Lots of rainfall falls at Little Scrubgrass. The month of June is the wettest with most of the rain; February on the other hand is the driest. Summertime highs at Little Scrubgrass typically tend to be in the 80's, and all through the night it cools down to the 50's. High temperatures during the winter are normally in the 30's, and after the sun is down through the wintertime temperatures at Little Scrubgrass sink into the 10's.

Little Scrubgrass, Rt 208 Bridge to Allegheny River 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 Scrubgrass.
 Whitewater Near Little Scrubgrass:
South Sandy Creek, Vernango County, 21 miles away
      Class I-II - 6.5 miles long (State Game Lands # 39 to Pecan)
East Sandy Creek, Venango County, 21 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 7 miles long (Van to Allegheny River)
Little Scrubgrass, Venango County, 23 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5 miles long (Rt 208 Bridge to Allegheny River)
Mill Creek - Allegheny R. Tributary, Venango County, 24 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 2.75 miles long (Lower Mill Creek)
Scrubgrass Creek, Venango County, 24 miles away
      Class -blank- - 5.25 miles long (Route 308 to Allegheny River)
 Ski Areas Near Little Scrubgrass:
Peek N Peak, New York , 21 miles away, 400 foot drop, 10 lifts, 27 runs
Cockaigne, New York , 55 miles away, 430 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 62 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Holimont, New York , 84 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 50 runs
Holiday Valley, New York , 85 miles away, 750 foot drop, 12 lifts, 52 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 90 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 92 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 92 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Kissing Bridge, New York , 94 miles away, 600 foot drop, 9 lifts, 37 runs
Alpine Valley, Ohio , 100 miles away, 230 foot drop, 7 lifts, 9 runs
 Hotels Near Little Scrubgrass:
Quality Inn & Suites Titusville, Titusville , 10 miles away
Super 8 Franklin, Franklin , 14 miles away
Quality Inn & Conference Center, Franklin , 14 miles away
Days Inn Oil City Conference Center, Oil City , 14 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites FINDLEY LAKE (I-86 EXIT 4), Findley Lake , 24 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little Scrubgrass:
Oil Creek Campground-resort, Titusville, 10 miles away
Two Mile Run County Park, Reno, 11 miles away
Brookdale Family Campground, Meadville, 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little Scrubgrass:
Oil Creek State Park, Pennsylvania , 13 miles away
Presque Isle State Park, Pennsylvania , 31 miles away
Moraine State Park, Pennsylvania , 39 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little Scrubgrass:
Green Acres Golf Course, Titusville , 4 miles away
Cross Creek Resort, Titusville , 6 miles away
Titusville Country Club, Titusville , 8 miles away
 Lakes Near Little Scrubgrass
Polk Dam Lake, Venango , 17 miles away
Woodcock Creek Lake, Crawford , 20 miles away

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