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Virginia whitewater, Broad Run

Prince William county, Beverly Mills to Buckland section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     5 miles
  The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master in this state than those in other states, so better not forget that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. The put-in location is a short drive from Hagerstown-Martinsburg, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. This section of Broad Run in Prince William County is 5 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class
    I-II section. This is not the only paddling section in this river system, there are others too. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. The beautiful scenery of Prince William County and the beautiful way
the water current moves down the stream make the trip here worthwhile. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good rivers for that around here. Getting your paddling muscles activated and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great attractions for lots of people. This is a pretty decent length section, it's good length for a morning trip. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive  
a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.

Briefly about the general area:
You'll meet a lot of folks from Broad Run here, and Thoroughfare Gap is a delightful spot to explore. The lovely Pond Mountains is here at Broad Run. Through the summer months at Broad Run highs are frequently in the 80's, and during the night it cools down to the 60's. Highs throughout the wintertime are frequently in the 30's, and through the dark hours in the wintertime at Broad Run temperatures sink to the 10's. Broad Run gets a typical amount of precipitation.

Broad Run, Beverly Mills to Buckland 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, Prince William County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Beverly Mills to Buckland)
Broad Run, Fauquier County, 2 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1 miles long (Route 628 to Beverly Mills)
Broad Run, Prince William County, 5 miles away
      Class I-II - 14 miles long (Route 675 to Route 28 South of Manassas)
Cub Run, Prince William County, 16 miles away
      Class I-III - 2 miles long (Route 29 bridge to Compton Road)
Rappahannock River, Fauquier/ Culpeper County, 17 miles away
      Class II+ - 4.5 miles long (Remington to Kellys Ford)
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)
Quantico Creek - South Branch, Prince William County, 22 miles away
      Class I-III - 8.5 miles long (Route 619 to Dumfries)
Shenandoah River, Clarke Jefferson County, 22 miles away
      Class I-II - 11 miles long (state line to West Virginia 9)
Aquia Creek, Stafford County, 22 miles away
      Class II - 10.5 miles long (Rt. 610 to US 1)
 Ski Areas Near Broad Run:
Ski Liberty, Pennsylvania , 56 miles away, 620 foot drop, 8 lifts, 16 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 74 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Massanutten, Virginia , 77 miles away, 1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
Ski Roundtop, Pennsylvania , 88 miles away, 600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 15 runs
Wintergreen, Virginia , 99 miles away, 1003 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
 Hotels Near Broad Run:
Value Place Gainesville, Gainesville , 5 miles away
Hampton Inn Gainesville-Haymarket, Gainesville , 6 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Warrenton, Warrenton , 7 miles away
Airlie Center, Warrenton , 7 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites WARRENTON, Warrenton , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Broad Run:
Mountain View Campground, Haymarket, 4 miles away
Greenville Farm Family Campground, Haymarket, 7 miles away
Bull Run Regional Park, Centreville, 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Broad Run:
Prince William Forest Park, Triangle - VA , 29 miles away
Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Harpers Ferry - WV , 30 miles away
Sky Meadows State Park, Virginia , 22 miles away
Leesylvania State Park, Virginia , 32 miles away
Mason Neck State Park, Virginia , 36 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Broad Run:
Dominion Valley Country Club, Haymarket , 4 miles away
Jones Robert Trent Golf Club, Gainesville , 4 miles away
Evergreen Country Club, Haymarket , 5 miles away
 Lakes Near Broad Run
Fleetwood Farm Pond Number One, Fauquier , 19 miles away

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