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West Virginia whitewater, Patterson Creek - North Fork

Grant county, Scherr to Dam section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     8.2 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state is often easier than elsewhere, so you'd better keep in mind that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. The Scherr to Dam section of Patterson Creek - North Fork is 8.2 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-III section. If you're coming from Cumberland it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, please print out a copy of the road map
    further down the page so you wonít get lost. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers. On this section you do get some distance, suitable
for an afternoon trip. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. The natural beauty of West Virginia and the water flowing gracefully down Patterson Creek - North Fork attract people from near and far. A good workout and just hanging out with mother  
nature are great attractions for lots of people.

Briefly about the general area:
People from Lahmansville love to come to Patterson Creek - North Fork, and a glorious site to have a look at close by is Falls Gap. A short visit to Cold Spring is always worthwhile; do take a hike on the North Fork Mountain Trail. A river like this is too good to miss. An average amount of rain falls at Patterson Creek - North Fork. For the period of July this area sees the most rain, and the driest month is February. For the duration of the days of summer, highs usually are in the 80's at Patterson Creek - North Fork.

Patterson Creek - North Fork, Scherr to Dam 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 Patterson Creek - North Fork.
 Whitewater Near Patterson Creek - North Fork:
Patterson Creek - North Fork, Grant County, 4 miles away
      Class I-III - 8.2 miles long (Scherr to Dam)
Lunice Creek - North Fork, Grant County, 6 miles away
      Class I-III - 6 miles long (Confluence of Shell Run to confluence of North Fork and South Fork)
Lunice Creek, Grant County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.3 miles long (West Virginia 42 to US220)
Abram Creek, Mineral/Grant County, 10 miles away
      Class II-IV - 8.7 miles long (US 50 to confluence of North Branch of Potomac River)
Stony River, Grant County, 11 miles away
      Class III+ - 7.6 miles long (Vepco Dam to Route 50)
Potomac River - South Branch, Grant/ Hardy County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 18.8 miles long (US 220 South of Petersburg to US 220 North of Moorefield)
Stony River, Grant County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6.7 miles long (Route 50 to North Branch of Potomac River)
Potomac River - North Branch, Mineral WV Garrett MD County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 3 miles long (Kitzmiller to Jennings Randolph Lake)
Potomac River - South Branch, Hardy/ Hampshire County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 11 miles long (US 220 Bridge north of Moorefield to Harmison's Landing)
New Creek, Mineral County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 9 miles long (Intersection of US220 and West Virginia 93 to Keyser)
 Ski Areas Near Patterson Creek - North Fork:
Timberline, West Virginia , 22 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 24 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 26 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 31 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 46 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 47 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Massanutten, Virginia , 49 miles away, 1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 52 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Wintergreen, Virginia , 69 miles away, 1003 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 70 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
 Hotels Near Patterson Creek - North Fork:
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Keyser, Keyser , 13 miles away
Inn At Deep Creek, Oakland , 22 miles away
Wisp Resort, McHenry , 26 miles away
Comfort Inn Grantsville, Grantsville , 26 miles away
Quality Inn Deep Creek Lake, McHenry , 27 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Patterson Creek - North Fork:
Riverside Cabins and RV Park (Formerly Scott's Cabins and RV Park), Fisher, 12 miles away
Robert W Craig, Elk Garden, 12 miles away
Barnum Whitewater Area, Bloomington, 13 miles away
 Trails Near Patterson Creek - North Fork:
North Fork Mountain Trail, Grant , 15 miles away
Blackbird Knob Trail, Tucker , 19 miles away
Loop Trail, Grant , 19 miles away
Redman Trail, Grant , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Patterson Creek - North Fork:
Shenandoah National Park, Luray - VA , 54 miles away
Lost River State Park, West Virginia , 20 miles away
Blackwater Falls State Park, West Virginia , 27 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Patterson Creek - North Fork:
Capon Springs & Farms, Capon Springs , 6 miles away
Valley View Golf Course, Moorefield , 12 miles away
Polish Pines Golf Club, Keyser , 14 miles away
 Lakes Near Patterson Creek - North Fork
Mount Storm Lake, Grant , 11 miles away

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