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Pennsylvania whitewater, Scrubgrass Creek

Venango county, Route 308 to Allegheny River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 
  The natural beauty of Venango County and the cool fresh water make the trip here worthwhile. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Oil City, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. This stretch has has enough mileage, it's good length for a morning trip. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often easier than in other states, so if you're visiting here do
    keep in mind that many runs in this state are very easy. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way there are lots of good spots for that around here. A good workout and just
hanging out with mother nature have a lot of people coming here. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. The Route 308 to Allegheny River stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system.

Briefly about the general area:
Here at Scrubgrass Creek
 
you'll perhaps meet some people from Clintonville. Summertime highs at Scrubgrass Creek generally tend to be in the 80's with night lows in the 50's. High temperatures throughout the winter are normally in the 30's, and winter nights come with lows in the 10's to Scrubgrass Creek. The amount of precipitation that falls at Scrubgrass Creek is close to the national average. For the period of the month of June you get the most rain around here, and February is when it's the driest.

Scrubgrass Creek, Route 308 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 Scrubgrass Creek.
 Whitewater Near Scrubgrass Creek:
Scrubgrass Creek, Venango County, 2 miles away
      Class -blank- - 5.25 miles long (Route 308 to Allegheny River)
South Sandy Creek, Vernango County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II - 6.5 miles long (State Game Lands # 39 to Pecan)
Mill Creek - Allegheny R. Tributary, Venango County, 10 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 2.75 miles long (Lower Mill Creek)
Bear Creek - Allegheny River Tributary, Butler County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 3.75 miles long (Bruin to Parker)
East Sandy Creek, Venango County, 15 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 7 miles long (Van to Allegheny River)
Cherry Run, Clarion County, 21 miles away
      Class -blank- - 1 miles long (Lower Cherry Run)
Canoe Creek, Clarion County, 24 miles away
      Class -blank- - 2.5 miles long (I-80 bridge to Clarion River)
Muddy Creek - Slippery Rock Tributary, Lawrence County, 26 miles away
      Class V - 0.35 miles long (to Slippery Rock Creek)
Slippery Rock Creek, Lawrence County, 26 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.7 miles long (Kennedy Mill to Eckert's Bridge)
Slippery Rock Creek, -blank- County, 27 miles away
      Class II - 3.5 miles long (Eckert's Bridge to Harris Bridge)
 Ski Areas Near Scrubgrass Creek:
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 40 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Peek N Peak, New York , 44 miles away, 400 foot drop, 10 lifts, 27 runs
Cockaigne, New York , 72 miles away, 430 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 73 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 74 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 74 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 94 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Holimont, New York , 97 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 50 runs
Alpine Valley, Ohio , 98 miles away, 230 foot drop, 7 lifts, 9 runs
Holiday Valley, New York , 98 miles away, 750 foot drop, 12 lifts, 52 runs
 Hotels Near Scrubgrass Creek:
Quality Inn Barkeyville, Barkeyville , 8 miles away
Quality Inn & Conference Center, Franklin , 9 miles away
Super 8 Franklin, Franklin , 10 miles away
Days Inn Oil City Conference Center, Oil City , 15 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Slippery Rock, Slippery Rock , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Scrubgrass Creek:
Marlowe's Scenic River Campground, Kennerdell, 7 miles away
Gaslight Campgrounds, Emlenton, 8 miles away
Kozy Rest Kampground, Harrisville, 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Scrubgrass Creek:
Moraine State Park, Pennsylvania , 18 miles away
Oil Creek State Park, Pennsylvania , 22 miles away
McConnell's Mill State Park, Pennsylvania , 25 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Scrubgrass Creek:
River Ridge Golf Course, Franklin , 9 miles away
Valley View Golf Course, Harrisville , 10 miles away
Lucky Hills Golf Course & Driving Range, Franklin , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Scrubgrass Creek
Polk Dam Lake, Venango , 9 miles away
Kahle Lake, Venango , 14 miles away

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