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Pennsylvania whitewater, Conewago Creek - West

Adams county, Buchanan Valley to Bridgeport section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS III-V     2 miles
  The Buchanan Valley to Bridgeport stretch of Conewago Creek - West in Adams County is 2 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class III-V section. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more forgiving, so better not forget that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. The starting point is not too far from Gettysburg, if you're not familiar
    with the area there's a road map further down the page. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good places. A good workout and just being out on the river for a while are
sure to keep you coming back for more. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river system, the Buchanan Valley to Bridgeport stretch is one of them. The wonderful Adams County scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water make the trip here worthwhile. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby.

about the general area:
Go for a hike on the Pole Bridge Trail, and close by The Narrows is a glorious location to go. There are delightful places to discover along the Wildcat Trail, and if you like skiing, you're in luck; Ski Liberty is pretty near. This is a great river. Here at Conewago Creek - West you'll most likely meet some folks from Biglerville. From a rainfall point of view Conewago Creek - West is a relatively normal location. The wettest month of the year is mostly June, that's the one that rains the most, and January is when it's the driest. At Conewago Creek - West through the summertime months highs are in the 80's, and the nighttime is slightly chillier of course, mostly in the 60's.

Conewago Creek - West, Buchanan Valley to Bridgeport 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 Conewago Creek - West.
 Whitewater Near Conewago Creek - West:
Conewago Creek - West, Adams County, 1 miles away
      Class III-V - 2 miles long (Buchanan Valley to Bridgeport)
Marsh Creek, Adams County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.8 miles long (Old US Route 15 to Horner Road)
Antietam Creek - East Branch, Franklin County, 11 miles away
      Class I-IV - 9 miles long (Old Forge to confluence with West Branch)
Bermudian Creek, Adams / York County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 13.1 miles long (Pennsylvania Route 94 to Conewago Creek)
Owens Creek, Frederick County, 17 miles away
      Class II-IV - 8 miles long (Lantz to Rocky Ridge Road)
Owens Creek, Frederick County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Rocky Ridge Road to Monocacy River)
Hunting Creek, Fredrick County, 19 miles away
      Class III-IV+(V) - 2.5 miles long (Catoctin Hollow Road to Frank Bentz Lake)
Middle creek, Frederick County, 23 miles away
      Class II-III(V) - 6.3 miles long (Wolfsville to Myersville)
Beaver Creek, Washington County, 29 miles away
      Class I(II) - 4.5 miles long (Beaver Creek Park N Ride (I-70) to Alternate Route 40)
 Ski Areas Near Conewago Creek - West:
Ski Liberty, Pennsylvania , 10 miles away, 620 foot drop, 8 lifts, 16 runs
Ski Roundtop, Pennsylvania , 29 miles away, 600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 15 runs
Tussey Mountain, Pennsylvania , 53 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Ski Sawmill, Pennsylvania , 84 miles away, 515 foot drop, 4 lifts, 13 runs
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 87 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
Blue Marsh, Pennsylvania , 88 miles away, 315 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
 Marinas Near Conewago Creek - West:
Gettysburg Marine Center, Biglerville , 3 miles away
 Hotels Near Conewago Creek - West:
The Inn At White Oak, Gettysburg , 7 miles away
Inn At Herr Ridge, Gettysburg , 7 miles away
The Lodges At Gettysburg, Gettysburg , 8 miles away
Federal Pointe Inn, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member, Gettysburg , 8 miles away
The Inn At Lincoln Square, Gettysburg , 9 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Conewago Creek - West:
Conewago Campground, Biglerville, 1 miles away
Pine Grove Furnace State Park, Gardners, 5 miles away
Tom Runs Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Biglerville, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Conewago Creek - West:
Wildcat Trail, Adams , 6 miles away
Pole Bridge Trail, Franklin , 7 miles away
Lippencot Trail, Adams , 7 miles away
Green Ridge Trail, Adams , 8 miles away
Boundary Trail, Cumberland , 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Conewago Creek - West:
Catoctin Mountain Park, Thurmont - MD , 19 miles away
Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Harpers Ferry - WV , 45 miles away
Greenbrier State Park, West Virginia , 29 miles away
Gifford Pinchot State Park, Pennsylvania , 31 miles away
Patuxent River State Park, Maryland , 34 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Conewago Creek - West:
Piney Apple Golf Course, Biglerville , 3 miles away
Gettysburg Country Club, Gettysburg , 7 miles away
Mountain View Golf Club, Fairfield , 9 miles away
 Lakes Near Conewago Creek - West
Long Pine Run Reservoir, Adams , 8 miles away
Hunting Creek Lake, Frederick , 19 miles away
Lake Meade, Adams , 20 miles away

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