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Pennsylvania whitewater, Slippery Rock Creek

Eckert's Bridge to Harris Bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II     3.5 miles
  The average Pennsylvania whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be easier to run than those in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. This section of Slippery Rock Creek in -blank- County is 3.5 miles long and is a class II section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The campgrounds here at Slippery Rock Creek are pretty good. Great exercise
    and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions for lots of people. This is a short paddling stretch so no need to bring snacks. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to
stay the night, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The natural beauty of -blank- County and the water flowing gracefully down Slippery Rock Creek make the trip here worthwhile. There are some good sections to paddle in this river system, the Eckert's Bridge to Harris Bridge section is one of them. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling places.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
Spillway Falls is an inspiring place to take a look at while you're here, and if you're dropping by from Portersville, you won't be the only one. Slippery Rock Creek is next to Moraine State Park which is a lovely place. You undeniably must take a look at McConnell's Mill State Park since you're here at Slippery Rock Creek. The yearly precipitation here at Slippery Rock Creek is about average. The month of June is the wettest with most of the rain, and the driest month is February. All through the days of summer at Slippery Rock Creek highs are typically in the 80's.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Slippery Rock Creek.
 Whitewater Near Slippery Rock Creek:
Slippery Rock Creek, -blank- County, 0 miles away
      Class II - 3.5 miles long (Eckert's Bridge to Harris Bridge)
Muddy Creek - Slippery Rock Tributary, Lawrence County, 2 miles away
      Class V - 0.35 miles long (to Slippery Rock Creek)
Slippery Rock Creek, Lawrence County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.7 miles long (Kennedy Mill to Eckert's Bridge)
Connoquenessing Creek, Beaver County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Calgon to 2nd treatment plant)
Neshannock Creek, Lawrence County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 2 miles long (Neshannock Gorge)
Big Run, Lawrence County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1.5 miles long (Savannah Road to Shenango River)
South Sandy Creek, Vernango County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 6.5 miles long (State Game Lands # 39 to Pecan)
Pine Creek, Allegheny County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 6.5 miles long (Allison Park to Etna)
Scrubgrass Creek, Venango County, 25 miles away
      Class -blank- - 5.25 miles long (Route 308 to Allegheny River)
Montour Run, Allegheny County, 26 miles away
      Class II-III - 11 miles long (Enlow to Groveton)
 Ski Areas Near Slippery Rock Creek:
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 38 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Peek N Peak, New York , 66 miles away, 400 foot drop, 10 lifts, 27 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 77 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 78 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 81 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Alpine Valley, Ohio , 81 miles away, 230 foot drop, 7 lifts, 9 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 92 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Brandywine, Ohio , 97 miles away, 240 foot drop, 9 lifts, 10 runs
Boston Mills, Ohio , 97 miles away, 240 foot drop, 7 lifts, 8 runs
Cockaigne, New York , 98 miles away, 430 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
 Marinas Near Slippery Rock Creek:
Davis Hollow Marina, Portersville , 2 miles away
River Rose Marina, New Brighton , 14 miles away
Jeffries Landing, Beaver , 15 miles away
Club Cq Marina, Beaver , 15 miles away
 Hotels Near Slippery Rock Creek:
Comfort Inn New Castle, New Castle , 10 miles away
Super 8 New Castle, New Castle , 10 miles away
Monroe Heights Hotel, Grove City , 11 miles away
Super 8 Grove City, Grove City , 11 miles away
Candlewood Suites GROVE CITY - OUTLET CENTER, Mercer , 11 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Slippery Rock Creek:
Cooper's Lake Campground, Slippery Rock, 3 miles away
Bear Run Campground, Portersville, 3 miles away
Indian Brave Campgrounds, Harmony, 6 miles away
 Public Lands Near Slippery Rock Creek:
McConnell's Mill State Park, Pennsylvania , 2 miles away
Moraine State Park, Pennsylvania , 10 miles away
Beaver Creek State Park, Ohio , 32 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Slippery Rock Creek:
Hartmann's Deep Valley Golf Course, Harmony , 6 miles away
Sinking Valley Country Club, Altoona , 7 miles away
Connoquenessing Country Club, Ellwood City , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near Slippery Rock Creek
Lake Latonka, Mercer , 17 miles away

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