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Virginia whitewater, Broad Run

Fauquier county, Route 628 to Beverly Mills section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV     1 miles
  This section of Broad Run in Virginia is 1 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class III-IV section of whitewater. If you're coming from Hagerstown-Martinsburg it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, as you can see on the road map further down. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state is often easier than elsewhere, so you'd better keep in mind that many of the rivers in this state are not very demanding.
    Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while have people coming from far and near. The natural beauty of Fauquier County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are in themselves reasons enough to come
here to paddle. This is a very short stretch so you'd better be prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. There are plenty of other sections in this river system that can be paddled as well. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good rivers. If you're a  
camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby.

Briefly about the general area:
If you're visiting Broad Run from Broad Run, you won't be the only one, and if you're here why not stop by Thoroughfare Gap. The area where Broad Run is, is dominated by the Pond Mountains. The warmest time of the year at Broad Run arrives with high temperatures in the 80's with night lows in the 60's. All through the winter this place gets highs in the 30's with temperatures at Broad Run dipping down into the 10's through winter nights. A normal amount of rainfall falls here at Broad Run.

Broad Run, Route 628 to Beverly Mills 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 Broad Run.
 Whitewater Near Broad Run:
Broad Run, Fauquier County, 0 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1 miles long (Route 628 to Beverly Mills)
Broad Run, Prince William County, 0 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Beverly Mills to Buckland)
Broad Run, Prince William County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II - 14 miles long (Route 675 to Route 28 South of Manassas)
Rappahannock River, Fauquier/ Culpeper County, 17 miles away
      Class II+ - 4.5 miles long (Remington to Kellys Ford)
Cub Run, Prince William County, 17 miles away
      Class I-III - 2 miles long (Route 29 bridge to Compton Road)
Goose Creek, Loudoun County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 2.5 miles long (Fairfax Dam to Goose Creek Country Club)
Rappahannock River, Fauquier/ Culpeper County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II - 24 miles long (Kellys Ford to Motts Run)
Shenandoah River, Clarke Jefferson County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II - 11 miles long (state line to West Virginia 9)
Rappahannock River, Fauquier/ Culpeper County, 22 miles away
      Class I-II - 13.5 miles long (Route 647 to Route 211)
Shenandoah River, Clarke County, 23 miles away
      Class I(II) - 14 miles long (Route 50 to Route 7)
 Ski Areas Near Broad Run:
Ski Liberty, Pennsylvania , 56 miles away, 620 foot drop, 8 lifts, 16 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 73 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Massanutten, Virginia , 75 miles away, 1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
Ski Roundtop, Pennsylvania , 88 miles away, 600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 15 runs
Wintergreen, Virginia , 98 miles away, 1003 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 98 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
 Hotels Near Broad Run:
Airlie Center, Warrenton , 6 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Warrenton, Warrenton , 7 miles away
Value Place Gainesville, Gainesville , 7 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites WARRENTON, Warrenton , 7 miles away
Middleburg Country Inn, Middleburg , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Broad Run:
Mountain View Campground, Haymarket, 5 miles away
Greenville Farm Family Campground, Haymarket, 8 miles away
Sky Meadows State Park, Delaplane, 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Broad Run:
Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Harpers Ferry - WV , 28 miles away
Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, McLean - VA , 28 miles away
Sky Meadows State Park, Virginia , 20 miles away
Leesylvania State Park, Virginia , 34 miles away
Seneca Creek State Park, Maryland , 37 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Broad Run:
Evergreen Country Club, Haymarket , 5 miles away
Dominion Valley Country Club, Haymarket , 5 miles away
Jones Robert Trent Golf Club, Gainesville , 6 miles away
 Lakes Near Broad Run
Fleetwood Farm Pond Number One, Fauquier , 17 miles away

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