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Pennsylvania whitewater, Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary

Wayne county, T412 to mouth section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-III     15 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so better not forget that many of the sections in this state are safe for beginners. The put-in location is a short drive from East Stroudsburg, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. The beautiful scenery of Wayne County and the water flowing gracefully down Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary
    are reasons enough to come here and paddle. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. If you hurry you can run this
section in a day but why not make it an overnighter, so pack your camp stove. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling places. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while are  
great reasons to come.

Briefly about the general area:
Going for a hike on the Boundary Trail is always a great adventure; this is a popular spot for folks from Lake Ariel. Tobyhanna State Park is a good location to stretch your legs a bit, and there are delightful spots to explore along the Brown Trail. This river is so perfect. There's no such thing as a bad day of skiing at nearby Ski Big Bear. Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River is a pleasant place near Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary. The high level of rain makes Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary a relatively wet location.

Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary, T412 to mouth road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

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These outdoors activities are available near Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary.
 Whitewater Near Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary:
Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary, Wayne County, 9 miles away
      Class I-III - 15 miles long (T412 to mouth)
Wallenpaupack Creek - East Branch, Pike County, 9 miles away
      Class III - 2.4 miles long (Sawmill Road to mouth)
Wallenpaupack Creek, Wayne County, 11 miles away
      Class I-III - 9.8 miles long (Mountainview Road to Ledgedale Road)
Lackawanna River, Susquehanna / Wayne / Lackawanna County, 15 miles away
      Class I-III - 9.8 miles long (Stillwater Lake to Carbondale)
Brodhead Creek, Monroe County, 16 miles away
      Class I-III - 21.2 miles long (Canadensis to mouth)
Shohola Creek, Pike County, 17 miles away
      Class I-IV - 9.5 miles long (Shohola Falls Park to Mouth)
Lackawaxen River, Pike County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Above Delaware confluence)
Paradise Creek, Monroe County, 18 miles away
      Class III - 7.7 miles long (Keokee Chapel Lane to mouth)
Whitewater Outfitter - Whitewater Raft Center, Monroe County, 19 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Lehigh River, Carbon / Lehigh / Northhampton / Monroe County, 19 miles away
      Class I-III - 82.1 miles long (Pennsylvania Route 435 to Canal Park Allentown)
 Ski Areas Near Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary:
Ski Big Bear, Pennsylvania , 7 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 18 runs
Tanglwood, Pennsylvania , 11 miles away, 415 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Mount Airy Lodge, Pennsylvania , 19 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Alpine Mountain, Pennsylvania , 20 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Elk Mountain, Pennsylvania , 21 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 27 runs
Camelback, Pennsylvania , 23 miles away, 800 foot drop, 15 lifts, 34 runs
Sno Mountain, Pennsylvania , 25 miles away, 1020 foot drop, 7 lifts, 30 runs
Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania , 28 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Big Boulder, Pennsylvania , 30 miles away, 475 foot drop, 7 lifts, 16 runs
Jack Frost, Pennsylvania , 31 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 21 runs
 Marinas Near Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary:
Lighthouse Harbor Marina, Lakeville , 3 miles away
Pine Crest Marina, Lakeville , 8 miles away
Walt's Landing, Hawley , 8 miles away
First KLAS Marina, Tafton , 8 miles away
Seeley's Landing, Hawley , 8 miles away
 Hotels Near Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary:
Comfort Inn Pocono Lakes Region, Hamlin , 8 miles away
The Settlers Inn, Hawley , 9 miles away
Silver Birches, Hawley , 9 miles away
Ledges Hotel, Hawley , 10 miles away
Great Wolf Lodge Poconos, Scotrun , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary:
Lake Mocatek Campground, Lakeville, 3 miles away
Lake Moc A TeK Campground, Hamlin, 4 miles away
Caffrey Recreation Area, Lakeville, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary:
Boundary Trail, Pike , 10 miles away
Brown Trail, Pike , 11 miles away
White Deer Trail, Pike , 11 miles away
West Branch Bruce Lake Trail, Pike , 12 miles away
Blooming Grove Trail, Pike , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary:
Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River, Beach Lake - PA , 15 miles away
Delaware National Scenic River, Bushkill - PA , 30 miles away
Tobyhanna State Park, Pennsylvania , 15 miles away
Gouldsboro State Park, Pennsylvania , 17 miles away
Big Pocono State Park, Pennsylvania , 23 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary:
Honesdale Golf Club, Honesdale , 6 miles away
Red Maples Public Golf Course, Waymart , 8 miles away
Stone Hedge, Factoryville , 10 miles away
 Lakes Near Middle Creek - Lackawaxen Tributary
Paupackan Lake, Wayne , 2 miles away
Roaming Woods Lake, Wayne , 4 miles away
Lake Ariel, Wayne , 5 miles away

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