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Pennsylvania whitewater, Meadow Run

Fayette county, Pennsylvania Route 381 to Youghiogheny River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS IV-V(V+)     7 miles
  This stretch of Meadow Run is 7 miles long and has been rated as a class IV-V(V+) section by American Whitewater. The scenic beauty of Pennsylvania and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water will make you feel great. There's camping available near Meadow Run. There are some good sections to paddle in this river system, the Pennsylvania Route 381 to Youghiogheny River section is one of them. The starting location is a reasonable drive
    from Morgantown, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. 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. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Pennsylvania is often easier than elsewhere, so keep in mind that many runs in this state are very easy. This stretch is mid length, good for a one day paddling trip. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just hanging out with mother nature will have you coming back for more.

Briefly about the general area:
The Mile Trail is a nice hiking
 
trail close to Meadow Run, and during your tour here you'll meet some folks from Farmington for sure. If the weather is glorious here at Meadow Run, you can go for a hike along the Great Gorge Trail; Cucumber Falls is an inspiring spot to explore while here. This river has so much to offer. For the duration of the summertime months highs here at Meadow Run reach the 80's, and all through the night it cools down to the 60's. High temperatures during the winter are normally in the 30's; after the sun is down through the wintertime temperatures at Meadow Run plunge into the 10's. A normal amount of rain falls here at Meadow Run.

Meadow Run, Pennsylvania Route 381 to Youghiogheny 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 Meadow Run.
 Whitewater Near Meadow Run:
Meadow Run, Fayette County, 2 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 7 miles long (Pennsylvania Route 381 to Youghiogheny River)
Youghiogheny River, Fayette County, 3 miles away
      Class III - 7.4 miles long (Ohiopyle to Bruner Run)
Youghiogheny River, Fayette County, 3 miles away
      Class IV - 0.25 miles long (Ohiopyle Falls)
Whitewater Outfitter - Wilderness Voyageurs - Outfitters, Fayette County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Beaver Creek, Fayette County, 4 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4 miles long (LR 26023 to confluence with Meadow Run)
Fike Run, Fayette County, 6 miles away
      Class III-V - 4.8 miles long (to Gibbon Glade Run)
Indian Creek, Fayette County, 9 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 4.9 miles long (Route 381 to Camp Carmel)
Little Sandy Creek, Preston County, 10 miles away
      Class II - 9.3 miles long (Rt. 68 to Route 26)
Drake Run, Somerset County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2 miles long (Draketown to Youghiogheny River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Riversports, Somerset County, 11 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Meadow Run:
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 18 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 19 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 22 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 30 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 37 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 43 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 45 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 71 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 75 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 82 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
 Marinas Near Meadow Run:
Yough Lake Marina, Addison , 10 miles away
Deep Creek Marina, Mc Henry , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near Meadow Run:
The Hotel Limpia, Fort Davis , 11 miles away
Holiday Inn Express MT. PLEASANT - SCOTTDALE, Mount Pleasant , 15 miles away
Hampton Inn Uniontown, Uniontown , 16 miles away
Comfort Suites Uniontown, Uniontown , 16 miles away
Fairfield Inn Uniontown, Uniontown , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Meadow Run:
Scarlett Knob Campground, Ohiopyle, 1 miles away
Benner's Meadow Run Camping and Cabins, Farmington, 3 miles away
Ohiopyle State Park - Kentuck Camp Ground, Ohiopyle, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Meadow Run:
Great Gorge Trail, Fayette , 2 miles away
Mile Trail, Fayette , 11 miles away
 Public Lands Near Meadow Run:
Blackwater Falls State Park, West Virginia , 39 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Meadow Run:
Uniontown Country Club, Uniontown , 14 miles away
King's Mountain Golf Course, Rockwood , 15 miles away
Linden Hall Golf Course, Dawson , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Meadow Run
Cranberry Glade Lake, Somerset , 11 miles away
Deep Creek Lake, Garrett , 20 miles away

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