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Maryland whitewater, Mill Run

Garrett county, Pigs Ear Road to Yough River Lake section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS III-IV+     8 miles
  The beautiful scenery of Maryland and the water flowing gracefully down Mill Run are reasons enough to come here and paddle. The Pigs Ear Road to Yough River Lake stretch of Mill Run in Garrett County is 8 miles long and is a class III-IV+ section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. There are no other stretches to paddle along Mill Run than the Pigs Ear Road to Yough River Lake stretch. If you're a camper you can camp at one
    of the great campgrounds nearby. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this area has a large number of paddling rivers. This is a pretty decent length section, you can easily run it on
an afternoon. Getting some good exercise and just hanging out with mother nature are sure to keep you coming back for more. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Maryland is often easier than elsewhere, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many of the sections in this state are safe for beginners. The put-in location is a short drive from Somerset, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page.

about the general area:
During your spree to Mill Run you'll meet some people from Addison for sure. Why not take a refreshing hike along the Great Gorge Trail; you can hit the slopes at Wisp in the neighborhood. If you come to this river you will have a good time for sure. Through the days of summer at Mill Run highs are frequently in the 80's, and the overnight is somewhat colder of course, regularly in the 60's. Throughout the winter highs are frequently in the 30's while Mill Run overnight low temperatures through the wintertime are in the 10's. Mill Run is a pretty wet place commonly with much rainfall.

Mill Run, Pigs Ear Road to Yough River Lake 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 Mill Run.
 Whitewater Near Mill Run:
Bear Creek, Garrett County, 3 miles away
      Class IV - 7 miles long (US 219 to Youghiogheny River at Friendsville)
Whites Creek, Somerset County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Listonburg to Casselman River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Riversports, Somerset County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Youghiogheny River, Fayette County, 5 miles away
      Class II - 10.4 miles long (Confluence to Ohiopyle)
Whitewater Outfitter - Precision Rafting Expeditions, Garrett County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Drake Run, Somerset County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2 miles long (Draketown to Youghiogheny River)
Youghiogheny River, Garrett County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9.9 miles long (Sang Run Road to Friendsville)
Casselman River - North Branch, Garrett County, 11 miles away
      Class I-III+ - 6 miles long (Dung Hill Road to Maryland Route 485)
Beaver Creek, Fayette County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4 miles long (LR 26023 to confluence with Meadow Run)
Casselman River, Garrett (MD) Somerset (PA) County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.2 miles long (Markleton to Harnedsville)
 Ski Areas Near Mill Run:
Wisp, Maryland , 9 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 17 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 19 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 27 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 36 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 38 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 49 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 62 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 63 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
Massanutten, Virginia , 81 miles away, 1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
 Marinas Near Mill Run:
Yough Lake Marina, Addison , 4 miles away
Deep Creek Marina, Mc Henry , 9 miles away
 Hotels Near Mill Run:
Quality Inn Deep Creek Lake, McHenry , 8 miles away
Wisp Resort, McHenry , 9 miles away
Inn At Deep Creek, Oakland , 11 miles away
Comfort Inn Grantsville, Grantsville , 16 miles away
Log Cabin Lodge And Suites, Jones Mills , 20 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Mill Run:
Mill Run Recreation Area, Friendsville, 3 miles away
Tub Run, Markleysburg, 5 miles away
Camp Sunrise Mountain, Friendsville, 6 miles away
 Trails Near Mill Run:
Great Gorge Trail, Fayette , 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Mill Run:
Blackwater Falls State Park, West Virginia , 34 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Mill Run:
King's Mountain Golf Course, Rockwood , 13 miles away
Thousand Acres Lakeside Golf Club, Swanton , 13 miles away
Middlecreek Golf Course, Rockwood , 14 miles away
 Lakes Near Mill Run
Lake Louise, Garrett , 8 miles away
Cranberry Glade Lake, Somerset , 10 miles away
Deep Creek Lake, Garrett , 12 miles away

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