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Pennsylvania whitewater, Miners Run

Lycoming county, Gorge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS IV-V     1 miles
  If you're coming from Williamsport it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, as you can see on the road map further down. The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master in this state than those in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that lots of rivers in this state are good for beginners. A bit of exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are sure to keep
    you coming back for more. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. This section of Miners Run is 1 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater
as a class IV-V section. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good places. This is an extremely short stretch so you'll have to walk back to the start over and over. The wonderful Pennsylvania scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water make the trip here worthwhile. The campgrounds here at Miners Run are pretty good.

Briefly about the general area:
Here at Miners
 
Run you'll probably meet some people from Roaring Branch; Miners Run is close to Fourth Bottom Hollow which is without doubt worth a visit. Go for a hike on the Old Loggers Path, and good hiking is available along the Doe Run Trail. This river is a great place to visit. An average amount of precipitation falls at Miners Run. The month with most of the rain is June; January is the month with the least moisture. The warmest time of the year at Miners Run comes with high temperatures in the 70's. Once the sun is down it sinks down to the 50's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 20's with temperatures at Miners Run dipping down into the 10's during winter nights.

Miners Run, Gorge 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 Miners Run.
 Whitewater Near Miners Run:
Miners Run, Lycoming County, 0 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1 miles long (Gorge)
Tioga River, Tioga County, 11 miles away
      Class I-III - 23.5 miles long (T431 to Lambs Creek Recreation Area)
Larrys Creek, Lycoming County, 15 miles away
      Class I-III - 15.4 miles long (T786 to US Route 220)
Sugar Creek, Bradford County, 16 miles away
      Class I-III - 8 miles long (LR08014 to LR0817)
Elk Creek, Sullivan County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 4.7 miles long (Lincoln Falls to Loyalsock Creek)
Schrader Creek, Bradford County, 19 miles away
      Class II-IV - 12.7 miles long (T359 to Towanda Creek)
Babb Creek, Tioga County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II - 13.7 miles long (Lick Run to Pine Creek)
White Deer Creek, Union County, 29 miles away
      Class I-II - 17.1 miles long (Coopers Mill Road to West Br. Susquehanna)
 Ski Areas Near Miners Run:
Ski Sawmill, Pennsylvania , 26 miles away, 515 foot drop, 4 lifts, 13 runs
Ski Denton, Pennsylvania , 64 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Tussey Mountain, Pennsylvania , 70 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Bristol Mountain, New York , 72 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Ski Roundtop, Pennsylvania , 73 miles away, 600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 15 runs
Greek Peak, New York , 74 miles away, 952 foot drop, 9 lifts, 29 runs
Blue Marsh, Pennsylvania , 79 miles away, 315 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Swain, New York , 81 miles away, 650 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
Song Mountain, New York , 83 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 24 runs
Sno Mountain, Pennsylvania , 87 miles away, 1020 foot drop, 7 lifts, 30 runs
 Hotels Near Miners Run:
Mountain Laurel Bed And Breakfast, Blossburg , 13 miles away
Super 8 Williamsport, Montoursville , 14 miles away
Econo Lodge Williamsport, Williamsport , 14 miles away
Comfort Inn Williamsport, Williamsport , 14 miles away
Candlewood Suites WILLIAMSPORT, Williamsport , 15 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Miners Run:
Sheshequin Campground, Trout Run, 7 miles away
The Best Beach Campground, Williamsport, 9 miles away
Buttermilk Falls Campground, Shunk, 12 miles away
 Trails Near Miners Run:
Old Loggers Path, Lycoming , 2 miles away
Doe Run Trail, Lycoming , 2 miles away
Potash Trail, Lycoming , 2 miles away
Crandalltown Trail, Lycoming , 2 miles away
Long Run Trail, Lycoming , 4 miles away
 Public Lands Near Miners Run:
Mt. Pisgah State Park, Pennsylvania , 22 miles away
Hills Creek State Park, Pennsylvania , 24 miles away
Worlds End State Park, Pennsylvania , 24 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Miners Run:
Williamsport Country Club, Williamsport , 14 miles away
Corey Creek Golf Club, Mansfield , 18 miles away
White Deer Golf Course, Montgomery , 18 miles away

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