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Virginia whitewater, Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary

Shenandoah county, Route 42 to North Fork Shenandoah River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     7 miles
  If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many of the rivers in this state are not very demanding. The starting location is a short drive from Harrisonburg, as you can see on the road map further down. The wonderful Virginia scenery and the cool fresh water make the trip here worthwhile. On this section you do get some distance,
    good for a one day paddling trip. The campgrounds here at Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary are pretty good. This river system has a few good paddling stretches and the Route 42 to North Fork Shenandoah River section is
one of them. Getting a good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors have a lot of people coming here. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this is an area with plenty of places for that. This stretch of Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary in Virginia is 7 miles long and it is classified as a class I-III section by American Whitewater. There are some good hotels near the river, and if you make reservations  
in advance you're all set.

Briefly about the general area:
At Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary you always meet someone from Quicksburg. Why not take a refreshing hike along the Tibbet Knob Trail; what would winter be without some skiing at Bryce Resort. If you come to this river you will have a good time for sure. For the duration of the warmest time of the year here at Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary, high temperatures generally reach the 80's, and the nighttime is slightly cooler of course, frequently in the 50's. For the duration of the winter the highs are ordinarily in the 30's with winter lows in the 10's overnight here at Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary.

Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary, Route 42 to North Fork Shenandoah River road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary.
 Whitewater Near Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary:
Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary, Shenandoah County, 4 miles away
      Class I-III - 7 miles long (Route 42 to North Fork Shenandoah River)
Stony Creek - North fork Shenandoah Tributary, Shenandoah County, 6 miles away
      Class I-III - 15.5 miles long (Liberty Furnace to North Fork Shenandoah)
Lost River, Hampshire County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 15 miles long (Lost River to West Virginia 55/259)
Passage Creek, Warren County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 21 miles long (Kings Crossing Road to Elizabeth Furnace)
Trout Run, Hardy County, 14 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7 miles long (Halfmoon Trail to West Virginia 55/259 bridge)
Shenandoah River - South Fork, Page/ Warren County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 27.5 miles long (Route 675 to Bentonville)
Waites Run, Hardy County, 15 miles away
      Class II-IV - 6.8 miles long (Wilson Cove to West Virginia 55)
Shenandoah River - North Fork, Rockingham County, 17 miles away
      Class I-III - 27.5 miles long (Route 921 to Route 730)
Lost River, Hardy County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 6 miles long (West Virginia 55/259 to West Virginia 259)
Shenandoah River - South Fork, Page/ Rockingham County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II - 30.5 miles long (Elkton to Luray)
 Ski Areas Near Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary:
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 6 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Massanutten, Virginia , 20 miles away, 1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
Wintergreen, Virginia , 49 miles away, 1003 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 51 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 53 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 63 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 80 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 80 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 83 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 84 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
 Hotels Near Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary:
Super 8 Mount Jackson/New Market Area, Mount Jackson , 4 miles away
Days Inn New Market Battlefield, New Market , 6 miles away
Quality Inn Shenandoah Valley, New Market , 6 miles away
Econo Lodge Woodstock, Woodstock , 13 miles away
HAMPTON INN AND SUITES WOODSTOCK, Woodstock , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary:
Endless Caverns, New Market, 6 miles away
Rancho Campgrounds, New Market, 7 miles away
Big Stony Family Campgrounds, Edinburg, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary:
Tibbet Knob Trail, Shenandoah , 8 miles away
Tibbet Knob Trail, Hardy , 9 miles away
Story Book Trail, Page , 9 miles away
North Mountain Trail, Shenandoah , 9 miles away
North Mountain Trail, Hardy , 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary:
Shenandoah National Park, Luray - VA , 18 miles away
Lost River State Park, West Virginia , 17 miles away
Shenandoah River Andy Guest State Park, Virginia , 27 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary:
Bryce Golf Course, Basye , 6 miles away
Glade Springs Resort Golf Course, Daniels , 7 miles away
Caverns Golf Course, Luray , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Mill Creek - Shenandoah Tributary
Lake Laura, Shenandoah , 7 miles away
Woodstock Reservoir, Shenandoah , 15 miles away

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