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Pennsylvania whitewater, Sugar Creek

Bradford county, LR08014 to LR0817 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-III     8 miles
  The starting point is not too far from Sayre, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The LR08014 to LR0817 section of Sugar Creek is 8 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-III section. The natural beauty of Bradford County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream beats anything. The campgrounds here at Sugar Creek are pretty good. A bit of exercise and
    just being out on the river for a while are great reasons to come. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. The rivers
for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often easier than in other states, so don't forget that rivers in this state are less demanding. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers. This river system has a few good paddling stretches and the LR08014 to LR0817 section is one of them. On this section you do get some distance, you can easily run it  
on an afternoon.

Briefly about the general area:
People from Sayre love to come to Sugar Creek, and naturally, everybody loves Mt. Pisgah State Park. An average amount of rainfall falls at Sugar Creek. Of all the months in a year June is the one with the most rain, and January on the other hand is the driest. For the period of the warmest time of the year here at Sugar Creek, high temperatures regularly reach the 80's. When the night sets in temperatures sink down into the 50's. The winter comes with highs in the 30's while the cold winter nights at Sugar Creek are in the 10's.

Sugar Creek, LR08014 to LR0817 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 Sugar Creek.
 Whitewater Near Sugar Creek:
Schrader Creek, Bradford County, 9 miles away
      Class II-IV - 12.7 miles long (T359 to Towanda Creek)
Sugar Creek, Bradford County, 13 miles away
      Class I-III - 8 miles long (LR08014 to LR0817)
Elk Creek, Sullivan County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 4.7 miles long (Lincoln Falls to Loyalsock Creek)
Towanda Creek - South Branch, Bradford County, 18 miles away
      Class I-III - 8.6 miles long (New Albany to Susquehanna)
Loyalsock Creek, Sullivan County, 23 miles away
      Class I-IV - 13 miles long (US 220 to Forksville)
Miners Run, Lycoming County, 23 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1 miles long (Gorge)
Little Loyalsock Creek, Sullivan County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.9 miles long (Dushore to Forksville)
Loyalsock Creek, -blank- County, 28 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Lopez to US 220)
Tioga River, Tioga County, 28 miles away
      Class I-III - 23.5 miles long (T431 to Lambs Creek Recreation Area)
Cayuta Creek, Schuyler County, 29 miles away
      Class -blank- - 40 miles long (Main)
 Ski Areas Near Sugar Creek:
Ski Sawmill, Pennsylvania , 47 miles away, 515 foot drop, 4 lifts, 13 runs
Greek Peak, New York , 50 miles away, 952 foot drop, 9 lifts, 29 runs
Song Mountain, New York , 60 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 24 runs
Labrador Mountain, New York , 64 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Toggenburg, New York , 71 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 24 runs
Bristol Mountain, New York , 71 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Sno Mountain, Pennsylvania , 72 miles away, 1020 foot drop, 7 lifts, 30 runs
Elk Mountain, Pennsylvania , 76 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 27 runs
Jack Frost, Pennsylvania , 77 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 21 runs
Blue Marsh, Pennsylvania , 80 miles away, 315 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
 Hotels Near Sugar Creek:
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Sayre, Sayre , 12 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites Sayre, Sayre , 12 miles away
Candlewood Suites SAYRE, Sayre , 12 miles away
Hampton Inn Sayre, Sayre , 12 miles away
Best Western Grand Victorian Inn, Sayre , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Sugar Creek:
Sunfish Pond County Park, Granville Summit, 9 miles away
Alparon Community Park, Troy, 9 miles away
Armenia Mountain Campground, Troy, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Sugar Creek:
Hoagland Trail, Sullivan , 15 miles away
Middle Hill Trail, Sullivan , 16 miles away
High Rock Spur, Sullivan , 17 miles away
Dead Horse Trail, Sullivan , 17 miles away
Browns Trail, Sullivan , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Sugar Creek:
Mt. Pisgah State Park, Pennsylvania , 2 miles away
Worlds End State Park, Pennsylvania , 18 miles away
Robert H. Treman State Park, New York , 33 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Sugar Creek:
Paul's Par 3, Smithfield , 5 miles away
Pine Cross Golf Course, Gillett , 10 miles away
Chemung Golf Course, Waverly , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Sugar Creek
Sones Pond, Sullivan , 19 miles away
Eldridge Lake, Chemung , 20 miles away

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