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Pennsylvania whitewater, Kishacoquillas Creek

Mifflin county, Reedsville to Juniata River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-III     7 miles
  The Reedsville to Juniata River section of Kishacoquillas Creek is 7 miles long and has been rated as a class I-III section by American Whitewater. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Lewistown, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are not so many other good rivers for that around here. Getting some good exercise and a chance to spend some time
    outdoors are great reasons to come. There are nice comfortable hotels here, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more forgiving than the national
average, so don't forget that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. There are some good sections to paddle in this river system, the Reedsville to Juniata River section is one of them. The scenic beauty of Pennsylvania and the water flowing gracefully down Kishacoquillas Creek will make you feel great. This stretch is mid length, it's good length for a morning trip.

Briefly about the general area:
Kishacoquillas Creek is right
by the Sharps Trail, and lots of people from Lewistown come here. Really great skiing awaits you at Tussey Mountain, and Mann Narrows is a good site to stop at. Coming to this river is always a good idea. Why not take a refreshing hike along the Footbridge Trail. At Kishacoquillas Creek through the days of summer highs are in the 80's, and through summer nights temperatures are in the 60's. The winter brings highs down to the 30's while Kishacoquillas Creek night low temperatures all through the wintertime are in the 10's. Kishacoquillas Creek gets a normal amount of precipitation.

Kishacoquillas Creek, Reedsville to Juniata River 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 Kishacoquillas Creek.
 Whitewater Near Kishacoquillas Creek:
Kishacoquillas Creek, Mifflin County, 2 miles away
      Class I-III - 7 miles long (Reedsville to Juniata River)
Elk Creek, Centre County, 19 miles away
      Class I-III - 7.8 miles long (Smulton to Penns Creek)
Fishing Creek - Bald Eagle Tributary, Clinton County, 28 miles away
      Class I-III - 31.4 miles long (Loganton to Pennsylvania Route 120)
 Ski Areas Near Kishacoquillas Creek:
Tussey Mountain, Pennsylvania , 14 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Ski Liberty, Pennsylvania , 48 miles away, 620 foot drop, 8 lifts, 16 runs
Ski Sawmill, Pennsylvania , 51 miles away, 515 foot drop, 4 lifts, 13 runs
Ski Roundtop, Pennsylvania , 53 miles away, 600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 15 runs
Ski Denton, Pennsylvania , 63 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 69 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
Swain, New York , 99 miles away, 650 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
 Hotels Near Kishacoquillas Creek:
Quality Inn & Suites, Burnham , 0 miles away
Super 8 Burnham/Lewistown, Burnham , 0 miles away
Best Western Nittany Inn Milroy, Milroy , 4 miles away
Keller House Bed And Breakfast, Centre Hall , 13 miles away
Knights Inn Mifflintown, Mifflintown , 14 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Kishacoquillas Creek:
WaterSide Campground and RV Park, Lewistown, 4 miles away
Hartman Center Camp Cnfrnc, Milroy, 7 miles away
Bob Kearns Campgrounds, Spring Mills, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Kishacoquillas Creek:
Footbridge Trail, Juniata , 5 miles away
Sharps Trail, Mifflin , 6 miles away
Vincent Tram Trail, Juniata , 6 miles away
Kratzer Trail, Mifflin , 6 miles away
Spruce Mountain Trail, Mifflin , 6 miles away
 Public Lands Near Kishacoquillas Creek:
Catoctin Mountain Park, Thurmont - MD , 55 miles away
Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Harpers Ferry - WV , 69 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Kishacoquillas Creek:
Lewistown Country Club, Lewistown , 5 miles away
Standing Stone Golf Club, Huntingdon , 7 miles away
Monroe Valley Golf Club, Jonestown , 8 miles away
 Lakes Near Kishacoquillas Creek
Clearview Reservoir, Juniata , 6 miles away

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