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Pennsylvania whitewater, Tubmill Creek

Westmoreland county, Route 711 to Bolivar section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-III     5.6 miles
  This stretch of Tubmill Creek is 5.6 miles long and is a class I-III section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The put-in is not too far from Indiana, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Pennsylvania are often easier than in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that rivers in this state are less demanding.
    This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. The beautiful scenery of Westmoreland County and the sparkling
of the sunlight on the water have people coming here. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling spots. This is a pretty decent length section, good for a one day paddling trip. Great exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are sure to keep you coming back for more. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem and if you make reservations  
in advance you're all set.

Briefly about the general area:
There's fine hiking along the Laurel Highlands Trail, and skiing at The Springs at Laurel Mountain is one of those things you just should do. The Clark Run Trail offers hiking at its best, and at Tubmill Creek you always meet someone from Robinson. The surroundings of this river have so much to offer. The warmest time of the year at Tubmill Creek arrives with high temperatures in the 80's. Summer overnight lows drop down to the 50's. Daytime highs through the winter are in the 30's while Tubmill Creek night low temperatures through the winter are in the 10's.

Tubmill Creek, Route 711 to Bolivar 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 Tubmill Creek.
 Whitewater Near Tubmill Creek:
Tubmill Creek, Westmoreland County, 2 miles away
      Class I-III - 5.6 miles long (Route 711 to Bolivar)
Blacklick Creek, Indiana County, 8 miles away
      Class II-IV - 10 miles long (Route 56 to Josephine)
Quemahoning Creek, Somerset County, 12 miles away
      Class III - 3.62 miles long (SR 160 to Quemahoning Dam)
Loyalhanna Creek, Westmoreland County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 16.4 miles long (Rector to Latrobe)
Quemahoning Creek, Somerset County, 13 miles away
      Class III - 3.4 miles long (Boswell to Reservoir)
Conemaugh River, Cambria/ Westmoreland County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 25.9 miles long (Johnstown to Torrance)
Hinckston Run, Cambria County, 15 miles away
      Class V+ - 0.1 miles long (Hinckston Falls Area)
Stonycreek River, Somerset County, 17 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 1.7 miles long (Hollsopple to Foustwell)
Stonycreek River, Somerset County, 18 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.6 miles long (Foustwell to Carpenters Park)
Fourmile Run, Westmoreland County, 20 miles away
      Class II-IV - 10 miles long (Route 130 to Loyalhanna Creek at Darlington)
 Ski Areas Near Tubmill Creek:
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 12 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 19 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 22 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 40 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 43 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 46 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 73 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 75 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 86 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Tussey Mountain, Pennsylvania , 97 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
 Hotels Near Tubmill Creek:
Days Inn Blairsville, Blairsville , 6 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Blairsville, Blairsville , 7 miles away
Ramada Ligonier, Ligonier , 10 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Indiana, Indiana , 11 miles away
Park Inn By Radisson Indiana, PA, Indiana , 12 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Tubmill Creek:
Mirror Lake Resort, New Florence, 3 miles away
Forbes Trail Camp, Ligonier, 9 miles away
L and M Campgrounds, Penn Run, 12 miles away
 Trails Near Tubmill Creek:
Laurel Highlands Trail, Westmoreland , 10 miles away
Clark Run Trail, Indiana , 11 miles away
Roger Mountain Trail, Indiana , 11 miles away
East End Trail, Somerset , 12 miles away
Spruce Run Trail, Somerset , 13 miles away
 Public Lands Near Tubmill Creek:
Blue Knob State Park, Pennsylvania , 39 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Tubmill Creek:
Chestnut Ridge Golf Club, Blairsville , 7 miles away
Ridgeview Golf Course, Ligonier , 8 miles away
Champion Lakes Golf Resort, Ligonier , 9 miles away
 Lakes Near Tubmill Creek
Quemahoning Reservoir, Somerset , 17 miles away

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