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Pennsylvania whitewater, Towanda Creek - South Branch

Bradford county, New Albany to Susquehanna section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     8.6 miles
  The put-in location is a short drive from Sayre, as you can see on the road map further down. The nature scenery of Pennsylvania and the water flowing gracefully down Towanda Creek - South Branch beats anything. This stretch of Towanda Creek - South Branch in Pennsylvania is 8.6 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class I-III section. This stretch is mid length, it's perfect for a one day trip. The New Albany to Susquehanna stretch
    is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. There are some good hotels near the river, but if you don’t have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. If you've been out of state whitewater rafting
and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so better not forget that many of the sections in this state are safe for beginners. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this is an area with plenty of spots for that. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground.

Briefly about the general area:
Here at Towanda Creek - South Branch you'll perhaps meet some
 
people from Monroeton; a journey here wouldn’t be complete without a tour to close by Worlds End State Park. Going for a hike on the Irish Settlement Trail is always a fine adventure, and there are fine places to explore along the Fox Hollow Spur. At this river you will always have a good time. All through the warm months, highs typically are in the 80's at Towanda Creek - South Branch, and the night is rather colder of course, commonly in the 50's. The wintertime brings highs down to the 30's; overnight lows in the 10's for Towanda Creek - South Branch. A normal amount of rainfall falls here at Towanda Creek - South Branch.

Towanda Creek - South Branch, New Albany to Susquehanna 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 Towanda Creek - South Branch.
 Whitewater Near Towanda Creek - South Branch:
Towanda Creek - South Branch, Bradford County, 4 miles away
      Class I-III - 8.6 miles long (New Albany to Susquehanna)
Little Loyalsock Creek, Sullivan County, 10 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.9 miles long (Dushore to Forksville)
Loyalsock Creek, Sullivan County, 11 miles away
      Class I-IV - 13 miles long (US 220 to Forksville)
Loyalsock Creek, -blank- County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Lopez to US 220)
Schrader Creek, Bradford County, 16 miles away
      Class II-IV - 12.7 miles long (T359 to Towanda Creek)
Elk Creek, Sullivan County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 4.7 miles long (Lincoln Falls to Loyalsock Creek)
Mehoopany Creek, Wyoming County, 21 miles away
      Class I-III - 12.1 miles long (Stony Brook to Mehoopany)
Kitchen Creek, Luzerne County, 21 miles away
      Class V+ - 3 miles long (Route 487 to Route 118)
Sugar Creek, Bradford County, 29 miles away
      Class I-III - 8 miles long (LR08014 to LR0817)
 Ski Areas Near Towanda Creek - South Branch:
Greek Peak, New York , 47 miles away, 952 foot drop, 9 lifts, 29 runs
Sno Mountain, Pennsylvania , 56 miles away, 1020 foot drop, 7 lifts, 30 runs
Ski Sawmill, Pennsylvania , 60 miles away, 515 foot drop, 4 lifts, 13 runs
Song Mountain, New York , 60 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 24 runs
Elk Mountain, Pennsylvania , 61 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 27 runs
Jack Frost, Pennsylvania , 61 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 21 runs
Labrador Mountain, New York , 62 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Big Boulder, Pennsylvania , 66 miles away, 475 foot drop, 7 lifts, 16 runs
Toggenburg, New York , 68 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 24 runs
Blue Marsh, Pennsylvania , 68 miles away, 315 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
 Hotels Near Towanda Creek - South Branch:
Comfort Inn Towanda, Towanda , 5 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Towanda Wysox, Towanda , 5 miles away
Rodeway Inn Towanda, Towanda , 6 miles away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Towanda Inn, Towanda , 6 miles away
Eagles Mere Inn, Eagles Mere , 17 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Towanda Creek - South Branch:
Riverside Acres Campground, Towanda, 5 miles away
Mountain Lake Hotel, Towanda, 5 miles away
Larnard Hornbrook County Park, Ulster, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Towanda Creek - South Branch:
Irish Settlement Trail, Sullivan , 11 miles away
Fox Hollow Spur, Sullivan , 12 miles away
Rock Run Trail, Sullivan , 12 miles away
Ash Ridge Spur, Sullivan , 12 miles away
Crane Spur, Sullivan , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Towanda Creek - South Branch:
Worlds End State Park, Pennsylvania , 14 miles away
Mt. Pisgah State Park, Pennsylvania , 18 miles away
Buttermilk Falls State Park, New York , 39 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Towanda Creek - South Branch:
Towanda Country Club, Towanda , 5 miles away
Lowlands Chip-N-Putt, Rome , 15 miles away
Eagles Mere Country Club, Eagles Mere , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Towanda Creek - South Branch
Sones Pond, Sullivan , 12 miles away

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