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Maryland whitewater, Jennings Run

Allegany county, Barrelville to Wills Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS III+     3.5 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Maryland is often easier than elsewhere, so don't forget that many of the rivers in this state are not very demanding. The nature scenery of Maryland and the water flowing gracefully down Jennings Run will make you feel great. This stretch of Jennings Run in Allegany County is 3.5 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class III+ section. The put-in location is a short drive from
    Cumberland, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. There's camping available near
Jennings Run. This section is quite short so no need to bring snacks. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just being out on the river for a while are great attractions for lots of people. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way there are lots of good places for that around here.

Briefly about the general area:
You're sure to bump into some friendly folks from Corriganville
here, and you can go for a hike on the Old Mail Trail. Jennings Run is a good place of normal rain. Of all the months in a year July is the one with the most rain while February is the month with the least amount of precipitation. Through the summertime months at Jennings Run temperatures are ordinarily in the 70's, and the night is a bit chillier of course, usually in the 50's. For the duration of the winter highs are typically in the 30's; night lows at Jennings Run throughout the wintertime usually fall into the 10's.

Jennings Run, Barrelville to Wills Creek road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Jennings Run.
 Whitewater Near Jennings Run:
Jennings Run, Allegany County, 2 miles away
      Class III+ - 3.5 miles long (Barrelville to Wills Creek)
Wills Creek, Allegany County, 3 miles away
      Class I-II - 6.1 miles long (Ellerslie to North Branch Potomac)
Wills Creek, Somerset County, 7 miles away
      Class II-IV - 18.7 miles long (Glencoe to Ellerslie)
Wills Creek, -blank- County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 3.5 miles long (Fairhope to Hyndman)
Brush Creek, Somerset County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.2 miles long (Covered Bridge to Wills Creek)
Evitts Creek, Bedford (PA) and Allegany (MD) County, 10 miles away
      Class I-III - 13.5 miles long (Lake Gordon Dam to Maryland Route 51)
Georges Creek, Allegany County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 10 miles long (Maryland Route 36 to North Branch Potomac River)
Piney Creek, Somerset County, 15 miles away
      Class III - 3.5 miles long (Little Piney Creek to Boynton)
Savage River, Garrett County, 15 miles away
      Class II(IV) - 12.5 miles long (Avilton Lonaconing Road to Head of Savage Reservoir)
Flintstone Creek, Allegany County, 16 miles away
      Class I-III - 3.5 miles long (Flintstone Creek Road to Town Creek)
 Ski Areas Near Jennings Run:
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 35 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 36 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 37 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 38 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 39 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 47 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 53 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 56 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Massanutten, Virginia , 69 miles away, 1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 77 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
 Hotels Near Jennings Run:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CUMBERLAND - LA VALE, La Vale , 3 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites LaVale - Cumberland, La Vale , 3 miles away
Super 8 La Vale/Cumberland Area, La Vale , 4 miles away
Best Western Braddock Inn, La Vale , 4 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Cumberland, Cumberland , 5 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Jennings Run:
Reserve World, Cumberland, 6 miles away
C and O Canal NHP - Evitts Creek, Wiley Ford, 7 miles away
Iron Mountain Campground, Allegany County, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Jennings Run:
Old Mail Trail, Bedford , 11 miles away
Wigfield Trail, Bedford , 16 miles away
Dickens Trail, Bedford , 17 miles away
Gum Spring Trail, Bedford , 17 miles away
Evitts Mountain Trail, Bedford , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Jennings Run:
Shenandoah National Park, Luray - VA , 61 miles away
Blue Knob State Park, Pennsylvania , 35 miles away
Cacapon State Park, West Virginia , 37 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Jennings Run:
Cumberland Country Club, Cumberland , 6 miles away
Fore Sisters Golf Course, Rawlings , 9 miles away
Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort, Flintstone , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Jennings Run
Lake Gordon, Bedford , 10 miles away
Lake Habeeb, Allegany , 11 miles away
Midland-Gilmore Reservoir, Allegany , 11 miles away

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