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Pennsylvania whitewater, Wallenpaupack Creek

Wayne county, Mountainview Road to Ledgedale Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     9.8 miles
 
Good stretch of water after a good hard rain. It is definitely not for the beginner. Creek winds through what is mostly private property. One land owner is not very friendly and will harass you, but that is near the end next to a waterfall. With all things said if you ignore the last land owner the creek is awesome. Says Pat

Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more forgiving than the national average,
    so you'd better keep in mind that many runs in this state are very easy. The wonderful Pennsylvania scenery and the water flowing gracefully down Wallenpaupack Creek beats anything. The Mountainview Road to Ledgedale Road
section of Wallenpaupack Creek is 9.8 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class I-III section of whitewater. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. The Mountainview Road to Ledgedale Road section is one of a few paddling sections in this river system. The starting point is not too far from East Stroudsburg, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. A bit of  
exercise and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions for lots of people. This stretch is mid length, suitable for an afternoon trip. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of rivers for that. There are many good hotels to choose from, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.

Briefly about the general area:
Take a hike on the Boundary Trail, and folks from Lake Ariel love to come here. Going to Tobyhanna State Park in close proximity to Wallenpaupack Creek is a pleasant thing to do, and you can have a good hiking adventure along the Lakeside Trail.

Wallenpaupack Creek, Mountainview Road to Ledgedale Road 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 Wallenpaupack Creek.
 Whitewater Near Wallenpaupack Creek:
Wallenpaupack Creek, Wayne County, 3 miles away
      Class I-III - 9.8 miles long (Mountainview Road to Ledgedale Road)
Wallenpaupack Creek - East Branch, Pike County, 4 miles away
      Class III - 2.4 miles long (Sawmill Road to mouth)
Brodhead Creek, Monroe County, 8 miles away
      Class I-III - 21.2 miles long (Canadensis to mouth)
Paradise Creek, Monroe County, 10 miles away
      Class III - 7.7 miles long (Keokee Chapel Lane to mouth)
Whitewater Outfitter - Whitewater Raft Center, Monroe County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary, Wayne County, 12 miles away
      Class I-III - 15 miles long (T412 to mouth)
Lehigh River, Carbon / Lehigh / Northhampton / Monroe County, 13 miles away
      Class I-III - 82.1 miles long (Pennsylvania Route 435 to Canal Park Allentown)
Pocono Creek, Monroe County, 14 miles away
      Class II-IV - 10.6 miles long (Tannersville to Stroudsburg)
Bush Kill Creek, Pike/Monroe County, 17 miles away
      Class I-IV - 25 miles long (Pickeral Lake to Bushkill)
Shohola Creek, Pike County, 17 miles away
      Class I-IV - 9.5 miles long (Shohola Falls Park to Mouth)
 Ski Areas Near Wallenpaupack Creek:
Mount Airy Lodge, Pennsylvania , 11 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Ski Big Bear, Pennsylvania , 12 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 18 runs
Tanglwood, Pennsylvania , 12 miles away, 415 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Alpine Mountain, Pennsylvania , 13 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Camelback, Pennsylvania , 14 miles away, 800 foot drop, 15 lifts, 34 runs
Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania , 22 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Sno Mountain, Pennsylvania , 23 miles away, 1020 foot drop, 7 lifts, 30 runs
Big Boulder, Pennsylvania , 23 miles away, 475 foot drop, 7 lifts, 16 runs
Jack Frost, Pennsylvania , 25 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 21 runs
Elk Mountain, Pennsylvania , 26 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 27 runs
 Marinas Near Wallenpaupack Creek:
Lighthouse Harbor Marina, Lakeville , 7 miles away
First KLAS Marina, Tafton , 10 miles away
MT Cobb Boathouse, Lake Ariel , 10 miles away
Pine Crest Marina, Lakeville , 11 miles away
Walt's Landing, Hawley , 12 miles away
 Hotels Near Wallenpaupack Creek:
Comfort Inn Pocono Lakes Region, Hamlin , 4 miles away
Brookview Manor Inn Of The Poconos, Canadensis , 6 miles away
Skytop Lodge, Skytop , 8 miles away
The Frogtown Inn And Restaurant, Canadensis , 8 miles away
Naomi Village Cottages Resort, Mountainhome , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Wallenpaupack Creek:
Camp Pocono Ridge, South Sterling, 3 miles away
Ironwood Point Recreation Area, Greentown, 4 miles away
Ledgedale Recreation Area, Greentown, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Wallenpaupack Creek:
Boundary Trail, Pike , 7 miles away
Lakeside Trail, Monroe , 7 miles away
Snow Shanty Trail, Pike , 9 miles away
Burley Inlet Trail, Pike , 9 miles away
Brown Trail, Pike , 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Wallenpaupack Creek:
Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River, Beach Lake - PA , 21 miles away
Delaware National Scenic River, Bushkill - PA , 27 miles away
Tobyhanna State Park, Pennsylvania , 7 miles away
Gouldsboro State Park, Pennsylvania , 10 miles away
Big Pocono State Park, Pennsylvania , 14 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Wallenpaupack Creek:
Buck Hill Golf Club, Buck Hill Falls , 8 miles away
Mt. Pocono Golf Course, Mount Pocono , 10 miles away
Mt Pocono Golf Course, Mount Pocono , 10 miles away
 Lakes Near Wallenpaupack Creek
Roaming Woods Lake, Wayne , 6 miles away
Dresser Lake, Monroe , 6 miles away
Lake Ariel, Wayne , 7 miles away

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