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Virginia whitewater, Cub Run

Prince William county, Route 29 bridge to Compton Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     2 miles
  This section of Cub Run in Prince William County is 2 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-III section. The starting point is not too far from Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. A good workout and just hanging out with mother nature have people coming from far and near. This river system has a few good paddling stretches
    and the Route 29 bridge to Compton Road section is one of them. The sections for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Virginia are often more forgiving than in other states, so don't forget that the rivers in this state
are less demanding. There's camping available near Cub Run. This is a bit of a short stretch so you'll have to walk back to the start over and over. There are many good hotels to choose from, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this area has a large number of paddling places. The nature scenery of Virginia and the cool fresh water attract people  
from near and far.

Briefly about the general area:
Take a hike on the Oak Ridge Trail; you'll meet a lot of people from Centreville here. Why not take a refreshing hike along the Farms to Forest Trail. During the months of summer highs here at Cub Run reach the 80's. Through the dark hours of summer temperatures dip down into the 60's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 30's; nighttime lows at Cub Run during the wintertime mostly fall into the 10's. Cub Run gets a typical amount of rain. All through May this area sees the most rain, and February on the other hand is the driest.

Cub Run, Route 29 bridge to Compton 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 Cub Run.
 Whitewater Near Cub Run:
Cub Run, Prince William County, 1 miles away
      Class I-III - 2 miles long (Route 29 bridge to Compton Road)
Broad Run, Prince William County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 14 miles long (Route 675 to Route 28 South of Manassas)
Quantico Creek - South Branch, Prince William County, 13 miles away
      Class I-III - 8.5 miles long (Route 619 to Dumfries)
Quantico Creek, Prince William County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Trail 7 to Dumfries)
Goose Creek, Loudoun County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 2.5 miles long (Fairfax Dam to Goose Creek Country Club)
Accotink Creek, Fairfax County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 13 miles long (King Arthur Road to Telegraph Road)
Potomac River, Montgomery County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 4 miles long (Violette's Lock - GW Canal Loop)
Pohick Creek, Fairfax County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 5.5 miles long (Route 636 to Route 1)
Broad Run, Prince William County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Beverly Mills to Buckland)
Difficult Run, Fairfax County, 17 miles away
      Class III-IV(V+) - 0.9 miles long (Old Georgetown Pike to Potomac River)
 Ski Areas Near Cub Run:
Ski Liberty, Pennsylvania , 51 miles away, 620 foot drop, 8 lifts, 16 runs
Ski Roundtop, Pennsylvania , 79 miles away, 600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 15 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 90 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Massanutten, Virginia , 92 miles away, 1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
 Marinas Near Cub Run:
Holly Acres, Woodbridge , 14 miles away
Hampton's Landing Marina, Woodbridge , 18 miles away
Belmont Bay Harbor Marina, Woodbridge , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Cub Run:
Days Inn Manassas, Manassas , 2 miles away
SpringHill Suites Centreville Chantilly, Centreville , 2 miles away
BEST WESTERN Manassas, Manassas , 3 miles away
Super 8 Manassas, Manassas , 3 miles away
Holiday Inn MANASSAS - BATTLEFIELD, Manassas , 3 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Cub Run:
Bull Run Regional Park, Centreville, 1 miles away
Greenville Farm Family Campground, Haymarket, 11 miles away
Hillwood Camping Park, Gainesville, 11 miles away
 Trails Near Cub Run:
Farms to Forest Trail, Prince William , 12 miles away
Oak Ridge Trail, Prince William , 13 miles away
Hickory Ridge Trail, Prince William , 13 miles away
High Meadows Trail, Prince William , 14 miles away
North Valley Trail, Prince William , 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Cub Run:
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna - VA , 15 miles away
Prince William Forest Park, Triangle - VA , 17 miles away
Leesylvania State Park, Virginia , 19 miles away
Mason Neck State Park, Virginia , 21 miles away
Smallwood State Park, Maryland , 24 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Cub Run:
Chantilly Natl Golf & Country Club, Centreville , 3 miles away
Westfields Golf Club, Clifton , 3 miles away
Westfields Golf Club, Centreville , 3 miles away
 Lakes Near Cub Run
Burke Lake, Fairfax , 12 miles away
Marumsco Acres Lake, Prince William , 17 miles away

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