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Pennsylvania whitewater, Shohola Creek

Pike county, Shohola Falls Park to Mouth section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-IV     9.5 miles
 
You cannot kayak from your blue dot to your red dot.  This would mean you would have to go through a propagation area which has an Bald Eagle nest, a federal crime. Says Robert Johnson, WCO Pike County

First of all, you can't go past the game lands. It is all private.  Second of all, be courteous and do not kayak during the first few weeks of trout season.  Remember, we are guests on lands paid for by hunters and legally, we can only
    launch from designated boat ramps.  This would keep us off the creek as we can't legally go over the dam. Says Bob

Raft??? First off, I cant see raft going through box canyon. It might be possible, but I wouldn't
want to see someone I care about be the first. After the box, downstream of the route 6 bridge, you would need a lot of rain, I mean an awful lot of rain to get through the flat water section. Personally, I do some tough runs (CL4+) and I'm not sure I'd wanna be there with that much water. With plenty of water, medium level, we were scraping a lot in the flat water section. Also, in the canyon, if someone gets hurt, they are in for a bad  
day. This is evident by looking at a typo map or looking down from route three bridge. ''outside the state you might find the rivers here are more forgiving''. My travel for White Water is limited: NY, NJ, MA, CT, WV, MD, VT, NC. Never been out west. With my limited experience the above states and PA and 5 years kayaking including winter, I have no clue what the above quote means. Ratings CL1-5 (6 being a rating meaning it might not be runable), while far from perfect is a pretty good indication of water difficulty. Don't paddle here unless you know what you or doing. Says J.D.

This stretch of Shohola Creek is 9.

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Shohola Creek.
 Whitewater Near Shohola Creek:
Lackawaxen River, Pike County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Above Delaware confluence)
Shohola Creek, Pike County, 6 miles away
      Class I-IV - 9.5 miles long (Shohola Falls Park to Mouth)
Bush Kill Creek, Pike/Monroe County, 10 miles away
      Class I-IV - 25 miles long (Pickeral Lake to Bushkill)
Raymondskill Creek, Pike County, 12 miles away
      Class V+ - 1 miles long (SR 2009 to Route 209)
Hornbeck's Creek, Pike County, 13 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 1.8 miles long (Emery's Road to Route 209)
Whitewater Outfitter - Landers River Trips, Sullivan County, 14 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Callicoon Creek - East Branch, Sullivan County, 17 miles away
      Class I-III - 10 miles long (Route 52 bridge to confluence with North Br. Callicoon)
Mongaup River, Orange/ Sullivan County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.9 miles long (Rio Dam to Delaware River)
Delaware River, Sullivan/ Orange/ Pike County, 17 miles away
      Class II - 0.2 miles long (Mongaup Wave)
Wallenpaupack Creek - East Branch, Pike County, 19 miles away
      Class III - 2.4 miles long (Sawmill Road to mouth)
 Ski Areas Near Shohola Creek:
Tanglwood, Pennsylvania , 11 miles away, 415 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Ski Big Bear, Pennsylvania , 15 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 18 runs
Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania , 20 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Alpine Mountain, Pennsylvania , 22 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Mount Airy Lodge, Pennsylvania , 27 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Holiday Mountain, New York , 29 miles away, 400 foot drop, 5 lifts, 15 runs
Camelback, Pennsylvania , 30 miles away, 800 foot drop, 15 lifts, 34 runs
Mountain Creek, New Jersey , 36 miles away, 1040 foot drop, 12 lifts, 46 runs
Hidden Valley, New Jersey , 38 miles away, 620 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Elk Mountain, Pennsylvania , 41 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 27 runs
 Marinas Near Shohola Creek:
Captain's Cove Marina, Hawley , 12 miles away
Seeley's Landing, Hawley , 13 miles away
Walt's Landing, Hawley , 14 miles away
Pine Crest Marina, Lakeville , 14 miles away
First KLAS Marina, Tafton , 14 miles away
 Hotels Near Shohola Creek:
The Lodge At Woodloch, Hawley , 9 miles away
Woodloch Pines Resort, Hawley , 9 miles away
Ledges Hotel, Hawley , 12 miles away
The Settlers Inn At Bingham Park, Hawley , 13 miles away
The Settlers Inn, Hawley , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Shohola Creek:
Camp Shohola, Greeley, 1 miles away
Lake Adventure Community Assoc, Milford, 3 miles away
Kittatiny Campgrounds, Barryville, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Shohola Creek:
Maple Brook Trail, Pike , 4 miles away
Bald Hill Trail, Pike , 4 miles away
Steam Mill Trail, Pike , 4 miles away
Crawford Trail, Pike , 5 miles away
Flat Ridge Trail, Pike , 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Shohola Creek:
Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River, Beach Lake - PA , 12 miles away
Delaware National Scenic River, Bushkill - PA , 13 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Pennsylvania , 12 miles away
Lake Superior State Park, New York , 18 miles away
Tobyhanna State Park, Pennsylvania , 29 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Shohola Creek:
Lords Valley Country Club, Hawley , 6 miles away
Cricket Hill Golf Club, Hawley , 8 miles away
Woodloch Springs, Hawley , 9 miles away
 Lakes Near Shohola Creek
Westcolang Pond, Pike , 6 miles away
Tinkwig Lake, Pike , 10 miles away
Lake Nianque, Sullivan , 13 miles away

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