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Virginia whitewater, Quantico Creek - South Branch

Prince William county, Route 619 to Dumfries section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-III     8.5 miles
  The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, as you can see on the road map further down. The wonderful Virginia scenery and the cool fresh water beats anything. Getting a good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors are sure to keep you coming back for more. There are nice comfortable hotels here, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. The campgrounds here at Quantico Creek -
    South Branch are pretty good. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often easier than in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that rivers in this state are less demanding. You might be into
whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, around here you'll find a large number of good spots. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. The Route 619 to Dumfries stretch of Quantico Creek - South Branch is 8.5 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-III section.

Briefly about the general area:
Leesylvania State Park is
worth taking a look at if you're at Quantico Creek - South Branch; there are great places to explore along the Little Run Loop. A tour to Quantico Creek - South Branch wouldn’t be complete without a journey to close by Purse State Park. Going for a hike on the High Meadows Trail is always a magnificent adventure, and there are plenty of folks from Dumfries here. Do pay a visit to Prince William Forest Park while you're here at Quantico Creek - South Branch. Spend the day on the beach at Clifton Beach if you're here at Quantico Creek - South Branch. Summertime highs at Quantico Creek - South Branch ordinarily tend to be in the 80's while nighttime lows are frequently in the 60's.

Quantico Creek - South Branch, Route 619 to Dumfries road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


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These outdoors activities are available near Quantico Creek - South Branch.
 Whitewater Near Quantico Creek - South Branch:
Quantico Creek, Prince William County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Trail 7 to Dumfries)
Quantico Creek - South Branch, Prince William County, 3 miles away
      Class I-III - 8.5 miles long (Route 619 to Dumfries)
Aquia Creek, Stafford County, 9 miles away
      Class II - 10.5 miles long (Rt. 610 to US 1)
Pohick Creek, Fairfax County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 5.5 miles long (Route 636 to Route 1)
Cub Run, Prince William County, 15 miles away
      Class I-III - 2 miles long (Route 29 bridge to Compton Road)
Accotink Creek, Fairfax County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 13 miles long (King Arthur Road to Telegraph Road)
Rappahannock River, Fauquier/ Culpeper County, 18 miles away
      Class I-III - 4.5 miles long (Motts Run to Fredericksburg)
Broad Run, Prince William County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II - 14 miles long (Route 675 to Route 28 South of Manassas)
Scott's Run, -blank- County, 23 miles away
      Class IV-V - -blank- miles long (Swinks Mill Road to Fairfax County Park trailhead)
Four Mile Run, Arlington County, 23 miles away
      Class III - 4.5 miles long (Ohio Street to Arlington Ridge Road)
 Ski Areas Near Quantico Creek - South Branch:
Ski Liberty, Pennsylvania , 64 miles away, 620 foot drop, 8 lifts, 16 runs
Ski Roundtop, Pennsylvania , 89 miles away, 600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 15 runs
Massanutten, Virginia , 96 miles away, 1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 97 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
 Marinas Near Quantico Creek - South Branch:
Holly Acres, Woodbridge , 7 miles away
Willow Landing Marina, Stafford , 8 miles away
Hampton's Landing Marina, Woodbridge , 8 miles away
Holiday Harbor Marina, Stafford , 8 miles away
Belmont Bay Harbor Marina, Woodbridge , 11 miles away
 Beaches Near Quantico Creek - South Branch:
Clifton Beach, Charles , 12 miles away
 Hotels Near Quantico Creek - South Branch:
Ramada Triangle/Quantico, Triangle , 3 miles away
Courtyard Stafford Quantico, Stafford , 3 miles away
Holiday Inn DUMFRIES - QUANTICO CENTER, Dumfries , 4 miles away
Hampton Inn Dumfries, Dumfries , 4 miles away
Days Inn Dumfries Quantico, Dumfries , 4 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Quantico Creek - South Branch:
Turkey Run Ridge Campground, Prince William County, 1 miles away
Prince William Forest - Turkey Run Ridge Group, Dumfries, 1 miles away
Prince william Travel Trailer Village, Dumfries, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Quantico Creek - South Branch:
High Meadows Trail, Prince William , 1 miles away
Little Run Loop, Prince William , 1 miles away
Mary Bird Branch Trail, Prince William , 1 miles away
Hickory Ridge Trail, Prince William , 1 miles away
South Valley Trail, Prince William , 1 miles away
 Public Lands Near Quantico Creek - South Branch:
Prince William Forest Park, Triangle - VA , 4 miles away
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna - VA , 21 miles away
Leesylvania State Park, Virginia , 9 miles away
Purse State Park, Maryland , 12 miles away
Smallwood State Park, Maryland , 14 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Quantico Creek - South Branch:
Forest Greens, Triangle , 2 miles away
Locust Shade Park, Triangle , 3 miles away
Montclair Country Club, Dumfries , 4 miles away
 Lakes Near Quantico Creek - South Branch
Marumsco Acres Lake, Prince William , 9 miles away
Burke Lake, Fairfax , 11 miles away
Abel Lake, Stafford , 12 miles away

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