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Pennsylvania whitewater, Young Womans Creek

Clinton county, LR18020 to Pennsylvania Route 120 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS III     7.4 miles
  The starting point is not too far from Lock Haven, as you can see on the road map further down. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often easier than in other states, so keep in mind that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river system, the LR18020 to Pennsylvania Route 120 stretch is one of them. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit
    away from the river if you want to stay the night, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. This section of Young Womans Creek is 7.4 miles long and has been rated as a class III section
by American Whitewater. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. This stretch is mid length, suitable for an afternoon trip. The wonderful Clinton County scenery and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling spots.

Briefly about the general area:
A good place near Young Womans Creek is Quiggle
Hollow; on a magnificent day you can take a hike along the Laurelly Hill Trail. Ole Bull State Park is a pleasant location to go if you're at Young Womans Creek, and if the weather is great, you can go for a hike along the Shaney Brook Trail. If you come to this river you will have a good time for sure. This is a popular place for people from North Bend. Summer brings highs in the 80's to Young Womans Creek, and the nighttime is rather chillier of course, ordinarily in the 50's. The cold days of the wintertime come with highs in the 30's, and overnight lows in the 10's for Young Womans Creek.

Young Womans Creek, LR18020 to Pennsylvania Route 120 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 Young Womans Creek.
 Whitewater Near Young Womans Creek:
Young Womans Creek, Clinton County, 3 miles away
      Class III - 7.4 miles long (LR18020 to Pennsylvania Route 120)
Slate Run, Lycoming County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.3 miles long (Picnic area to Pine Creek)
Cross Fork, Potter County, 13 miles away
      Class III - 8.8 miles long (T418 Short Run to Pennsylvania Route 144)
Cedar Run, Tioga/Lycoming County, 17 miles away
      Class III - 6.6 miles long (Leetonia to Pine Creek)
Stony Fork Creek, Tioga County, 25 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.2 miles long (State Forest Picnic Area to Babb Creek)
Pine Creek, Tioga County, 26 miles away
      Class I-II - 6 miles long (Ansonia to Blackwell)
Elk Creek, Centre County, 29 miles away
      Class I-III - 7.8 miles long (Smulton to Penns Creek)
 Ski Areas Near Young Womans Creek:
Ski Denton, Pennsylvania , 23 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Ski Sawmill, Pennsylvania , 28 miles away, 515 foot drop, 4 lifts, 13 runs
Tussey Mountain, Pennsylvania , 33 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Swain, New York , 58 miles away, 650 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
Bristol Mountain, New York , 73 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Holiday Valley, New York , 82 miles away, 750 foot drop, 12 lifts, 52 runs
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 83 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
Holimont, New York , 83 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 50 runs
Ski Roundtop, Pennsylvania , 84 miles away, 600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 15 runs
Ski Liberty, Pennsylvania , 87 miles away, 620 foot drop, 8 lifts, 16 runs
 Hotels Near Young Womans Creek:
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lock Haven, Lock Haven , 20 miles away
Best Western Lock Haven, Lock Haven , 21 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Lamar, Mill Hall , 21 miles away
Quality Inn Mill Hall, Mill Hall , 22 miles away
Quality Inn Milesburg, Milesburg , 23 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Young Womans Creek:
Hyner Run State Park, Hyner, 4 miles away
Ole Bull State Park, Cross Fork, 7 miles away
Quiet Oaks Campground, Cross Fork, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Young Womans Creek:
Shaney Brook Trail, Clinton , 1 miles away
Laurelly Hill Trail, Clinton , 2 miles away
Cannon Hole Trail, Clinton , 2 miles away
Stible Hole Trail, Clinton , 2 miles away
Camp Trail, Clinton , 2 miles away
 Public Lands Near Young Womans Creek:
Ole Bull State Park, Pennsylvania , 8 miles away
Leonard Harrison State Park, Pennsylvania , 23 miles away
Sinnemahoning State Park, Pennsylvania , 24 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Young Womans Creek:
Clinton Country Club, Mill Hall , 20 miles away

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