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Virginia whitewater, Broad Run

Prince William county, Route 675 to Route 28 South of Manassas section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     14 miles
  If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more forgiving, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that rivers in this state are less demanding. The scenic beauty of Prince William County and the playfulness of the water beats anything. This section of Broad Run is 14 miles long and has been rated as a class I-II section by American Whitewater. This river system is full of
    great paddling sections, the Route 675 to Route 28 South of Manassas section is just one of them. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this is an area with plenty of
places for that. A bit of exercise and spending some quality time in nature are great reasons to come. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. No shortage of good hotels, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. This section is long enough for an overnight trip if you take your time, so pack your camping stuff.

Briefly about the general area:
You're sure to come across some good people from Bristow here. Going
 
for a hike on the Farms to Forest Trail is always a splendid adventure. Through the warm months at Broad Run temperatures are regularly in the 80's, and the night is a little colder of course, commonly in the 60's. The winter brings highs down to the 30's; nighttime lows throughout the winter for Broad Run tend to be in the 10's. Broad Run sees pretty high levels of precipitation. For the duration of August this area sees the most rain, and January is when it's the driest.

Broad Run, Route 675 to Route 28 South of Manassas road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Broad Run.
 Whitewater Near Broad Run:
Broad Run, Prince William County, 3 miles away
      Class I-II - 14 miles long (Route 675 to Route 28 South of Manassas)
Cub Run, Prince William County, 9 miles away
      Class I-III - 2 miles long (Route 29 bridge to Compton Road)
Broad Run, Prince William County, 10 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Beverly Mills to Buckland)
Broad Run, Fauquier County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1 miles long (Route 628 to Beverly Mills)
Quantico Creek - South Branch, Prince William County, 14 miles away
      Class I-III - 8.5 miles long (Route 619 to Dumfries)
Aquia Creek, Stafford County, 16 miles away
      Class II - 10.5 miles long (Rt. 610 to US 1)
Quantico Creek, Prince William County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Trail 7 to Dumfries)
Goose Creek, Loudoun County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 2.5 miles long (Fairfax Dam to Goose Creek Country Club)
Rappahannock River, Fauquier/ Culpeper County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II - 24 miles long (Kellys Ford to Motts Run)
Rappahannock River, Fauquier/ Culpeper County, 20 miles away
      Class II+ - 4.5 miles long (Remington to Kellys Ford)
 Ski Areas Near Broad Run:
Ski Liberty, Pennsylvania , 56 miles away, 620 foot drop, 8 lifts, 16 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 82 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Massanutten, Virginia , 84 miles away, 1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
Ski Roundtop, Pennsylvania , 86 miles away, 600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 15 runs
 Hotels Near Broad Run:
Hampton Inn Gainesville-Haymarket, Gainesville , 3 miles away
Value Place Gainesville, Gainesville , 4 miles away
Candlewood Suites MANASSAS, Manassas , 4 miles away
BEST WESTERN Battlefield Inn, Manassas , 5 miles away
Days Inn Manassas/I-66, Manassas , 5 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Broad Run:
Mountain View Campground, Haymarket, 6 miles away
Greenville Farm Family Campground, Haymarket, 7 miles away
Bull Run Regional Park, Centreville, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Broad Run:
Farms to Forest Trail, Prince William , 14 miles away
Oak Ridge Trail, Prince William , 15 miles away
South Valley Trail, Prince William , 16 miles away
High Meadows Trail, Prince William , 16 miles away
Hickory Ridge Trail, Prince William , 16 miles away
 Public Lands Near Broad Run:
Prince William Forest Park, Triangle - VA , 20 miles away
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna - VA , 24 miles away
Leesylvania State Park, Virginia , 24 miles away
Mason Neck State Park, Virginia , 27 miles away
Purse State Park, Maryland , 28 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Broad Run:
Dave Predzin Golf Improvement Center, Bristow , 3 miles away
Virginia Oaks Golf Club, Gainesville , 3 miles away
Bristow Manor Golf Club, Bristow , 4 miles away
 Lakes Near Broad Run
Burke Lake, Fairfax , 20 miles away

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