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Pennsylvania whitewater, Whites Creek

Somerset county, Listonburg to Casselman River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-III     5 miles
  The starting point is not too far from Somerset, as you can see on the road map further down. The natural beauty of Somerset County and the cool fresh water will make you feel great. The sections for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Pennsylvania are often more forgiving than in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground.
    There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. On this section you do get some distance,
it's good length for a morning trip. A bit of exercise and just being out on the river for a while have people coming from far and near. There are so many stretches to paddle in this river system, the Listonburg to Casselman River stretch is just one of many. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good rivers for that around here.

Briefly about the general area:
Going for a hike on the Great Gorge Trail
is always a nice adventure, and at Whites Creek you always meet someone from Addison. The snow is fine at Wisp. Summer brings highs in the 80's to Whites Creek. When the night sets in temperatures drop down into the 60's. All through the wintertime highs are regularly in the 30's while the cold winter nights at Whites Creek are in the 10's. Whites Creek is a wet site that gets a good deal of rainfall. July is the wettest month with most rain, and February is when it's the driest.

Whites Creek, Listonburg to Casselman 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 Whites Creek.
 Whitewater Near Whites Creek:
Whites Creek, Somerset County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Listonburg to Casselman River)
Mill Run, Garrett County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV+ - 8 miles long (Pigs Ear Road to Yough River Lake)
Whitewater Outfitter - Riversports, Somerset County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Youghiogheny River, Fayette County, 3 miles away
      Class II - 10.4 miles long (Confluence to Ohiopyle)
Drake Run, Somerset County, 5 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2 miles long (Draketown to Youghiogheny River)
Bear Creek, Garrett County, 6 miles away
      Class IV - 7 miles long (US 219 to Youghiogheny River at Friendsville)
Casselman River, Garrett (MD) Somerset (PA) County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.2 miles long (Markleton to Harnedsville)
Whitewater Outfitter - Precision Rafting Expeditions, Garrett County, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Casselman River, Garrett County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 11.5 miles long (MD Route 485 to Salisbury Pennsylvania)
Beaver Creek, Fayette County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4 miles long (LR 26023 to confluence with Meadow Run)
 Ski Areas Near Whites Creek:
Wisp, Maryland , 12 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 13 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 16 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 23 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 39 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 41 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 47 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 60 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 64 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Massanutten, Virginia , 83 miles away, 1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
 Marinas Near Whites Creek:
Yough Lake Marina, Addison , 5 miles away
Deep Creek Marina, Mc Henry , 12 miles away
 Hotels Near Whites Creek:
Quality Inn Deep Creek Lake, McHenry , 12 miles away
Wisp Resort, McHenry , 12 miles away
Inn At Deep Creek, Oakland , 14 miles away
Comfort Inn Grantsville, Grantsville , 16 miles away
Log Cabin Lodge And Suites, Jones Mills , 17 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Whites Creek:
Mill Run Recreation Area, Friendsville, 5 miles away
Tub Run, Markleysburg, 6 miles away
Camp Sunrise Mountain, Friendsville, 9 miles away
 Trails Near Whites Creek:
Great Gorge Trail, Fayette , 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Whites Creek:
Blackwater Falls State Park, West Virginia , 37 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Whites Creek:
King's Mountain Golf Course, Rockwood , 10 miles away
Middlecreek Golf Course, Rockwood , 11 miles away
Thousand Acres Lakeside Golf Club, Swanton , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Whites Creek
Cranberry Glade Lake, Somerset , 8 miles away
Lake Louise, Garrett , 8 miles away
Lake Heritage, Adams , 12 miles away

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