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Pennsylvania whitewater, Mehoopany Creek

Wyoming county, Stony Brook to Mehoopany section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     12.1 miles
  The nature scenery of Pennsylvania and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream attract people from near and far. The average Pennsylvania whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master than those in other states, so don't forget that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. The starting point is not too far from Scranton—Wilkes-Barre, as you can see on the road map further down.
    You can enjoy this stretch more if you take your time, so why not pack your sleeping bag too. A bit of exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are sure to keep you coming back for more. There are campgrounds quite
near the river where you can camp. The Stony Brook to Mehoopany stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. The Stony Brook to Mehoopany section of Mehoopany Creek in Pennsylvania is 12.1 miles long and is a class I-III section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but if you don’t have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car.  
Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good rivers.

Briefly about the general area:
Near Mehoopany Creek you find the Old Bulldozer Road Trail which is a nice hiking trail. If you're visiting Mehoopany Creek from Mehoopany, you won't be the only one; close by you find Bowman Hollow which is a glorious place to explore. The surroundings of this river have so much to offer. High temperatures at Mehoopany Creek during the warm months are in the 80's; all through summer nights temperatures are in the 50's. Through the winter this place gets highs in the 30's; night lows in the 10's for Mehoopany Creek.

Mehoopany Creek, Stony Brook to Mehoopany road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Mehoopany Creek.
 Whitewater Near Mehoopany Creek:
Mehoopany Creek, Wyoming County, 5 miles away
      Class I-III - 12.1 miles long (Stony Brook to Mehoopany)
Bowman Creek, Wyoming County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II - 10.2 miles long (Pennsylvania Route 309 to Susquehanna River)
Kitchen Creek, Luzerne County, 13 miles away
      Class V+ - 3 miles long (Route 487 to Route 118)
Harveys Creek, Luzerne County, 14 miles away
      Class II-IV - 6.5 miles long (SR 1059 to Susquehanna River)
Loyalsock Creek, -blank- County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Lopez to US 220)
Little Loyalsock Creek, Sullivan County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.9 miles long (Dushore to Forksville)
Meshoppen Creek, Susquehanna/Wyoming County, 22 miles away
      Class I-III - 17 miles long (LR57012 to Meshoppen)
Loyalsock Creek, Sullivan County, 22 miles away
      Class I-IV - 13 miles long (US 220 to Forksville)
Towanda Creek - South Branch, Bradford County, 22 miles away
      Class I-III - 8.6 miles long (New Albany to Susquehanna)
Wapwallopen Creek, Luzerne County, 23 miles away
      Class I-II - 5.2 miles long (LR40022 to Camp Keller)
 Ski Areas Near Mehoopany Creek:
Sno Mountain, Pennsylvania , 33 miles away, 1020 foot drop, 7 lifts, 30 runs
Jack Frost, Pennsylvania , 38 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 21 runs
Elk Mountain, Pennsylvania , 41 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 27 runs
Big Boulder, Pennsylvania , 43 miles away, 475 foot drop, 7 lifts, 16 runs
Greek Peak, New York , 52 miles away, 952 foot drop, 9 lifts, 29 runs
Blue Mountain, Pennsylvania , 55 miles away, 1082 foot drop, 9 lifts, 33 runs
Blue Marsh, Pennsylvania , 56 miles away, 315 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Camelback, Pennsylvania , 58 miles away, 800 foot drop, 15 lifts, 34 runs
Mount Airy Lodge, Pennsylvania , 59 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Bear Creek, Pennsylvania , 63 miles away, 510 foot drop, 7 lifts, 21 runs
 Marinas Near Mehoopany Creek:
Marina Pointe, Harveys Lake , 9 miles away
 Hotels Near Mehoopany Creek:
Comfort Inn & Suites Tunkhannock, Tunkhannock , 12 miles away
The Prince Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member, Tunkhannock , 13 miles away
Hampton Inn Tunkhannock, Tunkhannock , 13 miles away
BEST WESTERN Genetti Hotel & Conference Center, Wilkes-Barre , 22 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites, Wilkes-Barre , 22 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Mehoopany Creek:
Endless Mountain Campground, Laceyville, 8 miles away
Slumber Valley Campground, Meshoppen, 11 miles away
Schaffer's Riverside Campground, Tunkhannock, 12 miles away
 Trails Near Mehoopany Creek:
Old Bulldozer Road Trail, Luzerne , 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Mehoopany Creek:
Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Bethlehem - PA , 67 miles away
Frances Slocum State Park, Pennsylvania , 19 miles away
Lackawanna State Park, Pennsylvania , 30 miles away
Worlds End State Park, Pennsylvania , 31 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Mehoopany Creek:
Farley's Sweet Valley Golf Course, Sweet Valley , 11 miles away
Stonehedge Country Club, Tunkhannock , 12 miles away
Huntsville Golf Club Market, Lehman , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Mehoopany Creek
Harveys Lake, Luzerne , 9 miles away
Sylvan Lake, Luzerne , 13 miles away
Moon Lake, Luzerne , 14 miles away

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